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Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Chairman of the Party
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the United Sates a warning about the economic and social abuse of power when he talked about the military industrial complex in January of 1961. We would be a much stronger nation if he had also provided us with a warning about the political industrial complex. The abuse and voter manipulation through social and economic power threatens the very fabric of democracy.
Corruption, Stop it!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
Feel the pains of African youths going to the top as they struggle to break-free from bondage of corrupt leaders and taskmasters to win. This memoir is about the ravages of corruption in Nigeria & how the storyteller crashed, and bounced back to the top. The theme is freedom, leadership; the thrust is movement; context is branding; setting is Nigeria; background is African; the story inspires
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Wake Up America!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Chris Hedges said, "We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, government destroys freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." Awareness of the problem (like medical care is not healthcare) is step 1, the solutions are based on understanding of true principles v false.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Shackled and Chained, Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America is a thorough examination of mass incarceration, its causes and consequences. Eugene Puryear examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism and a result of the bipartisan political system’s needs.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
There is an extreme shortage of common sense in today’s world, I often think back to what my parents and grandparents believed and said, at the time I thought they were totally out of their mind and ignored it. I now wish I would have listened and followed their advice more often. It is in this light I have decided to publish some of my random thoughts based on the views of our ancestors.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Couch Potato Politics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A practical and strangely unique look at the current state of politics and society in the United States of America.
The Reincarnation of Zeus: Why 40% of Americans Don't Vote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
40% of Americans don’t vote. Many of the remaining 60% are ill-informed, leaving perhaps a meager 30% to constitutionally effect elections. Politicians and the media intentionally obviate issues to help promote their own private, salacious agendas. This book portrays the more fanciful ways that our government is run, who’s in bed with whom and other dark secrets from behind D.C.’s closed doors.
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An understanding of the beliefs of liberals and conservatives relates to so much more than politics. What we are really looking at are different ways of seeing reality. These differences certainly cause people to have political differences, but oh so much more. This book will not only help you grasp “what” liberals and conservatives believe, but also “why” they believe it.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
The Informed Conservative's Guide to the Lunatic Left
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Award-winning journalist B. Christopher Agee dissects the agenda of America's political left through his analysis of current events and unique brand of commentary. Prepare to cringe, laugh, and most importantly learn the true vision the left has for America's future and what patriots must do to stem the tide. Agee's column, "The Informed Conservative," reaches a monthly audience of three million.
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
To understand the lives of Mexicans who slip into the United States, Ted Conover accompanied them across deserts, hid in orange orchards, floated across the Rio Grande, and cut deals with traffickers in human sweat. This classic account, a harrowing vision of life among the American underclass, is an enduring contribution to our national debate on immigration.
Death of American Architecture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Is Peace Dead or Buried alive under the rubble of continuous conflict and war?
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book was written for those whose social curiosity is very much alive and who want to understand, a little better, the dynamics of our shared world. The book attempts to demystify the confusing tangle of information that descends like a numbing fog into our already busy lives. We want to know why the world appears to be up to its neck in debt. Money does not evaporate. Where is it? We want to
The Truth and Conspiracy of the Non-Government-Approved (NGA) Plan for Health and Longevity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(2.50 from 4 reviews)
Those in control (TICs) do not want me to publish this book and they don’t want you to read it. This book exposes the real reasons why the world is getting fat and fatter and why your health is going from bad to worse. It’s all a plan to control you and those you care for including past, present and future generations.The pandemics of malnutrition, obesity and type 2 diabetes have been planned!
Against Excess
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.