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A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
By Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
What a Load of Crap; You Got Mail
By Paul Farrell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,680. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
"What a Load of Crap; You got Mail" is comprised of e-mails sent to New York City Daily News writers in response to their columns. "Crap" is an essay on the important social issues in America.
Against Excess
By Mark Kleiman
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
By Richard Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen
By Doğu Ergil
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,720. Language: Turkish. Published: April 1, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Prof. Dr. Doğu Ergil, Fethullah Gülen’in kendi ağzından verdiği cevaplar ve daha önce yayımlanmış beyanları üzerinden derinlikli bir toplumbilim analizi yaptı: 100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen ve Hareketi.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
By Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
By C. Fraser Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.