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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.
Future Namibia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Namibians have a lot to be proud of. It is one of the most spectacular countries in terms of scenery and wildlife. In addition, it has enormous mineral wealth. This book is the result of my experiences and study of the best system for making this country even better for us, and our generations to come.
From Riches to Rags: My Direct Approach to Solving Homelessness and How I Got My Ass Kicked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
I spent a year attempting to solve homelessness as a 23 year old recent college graduate. Inspired by the Jesuit ideals ingrained in me through my Catholic education, I pulled the homeless off the streets to live with them and attempted to help them get jobs. However, balancing my days in corporate America and my nights with the homeless created frequent conflicts.
Democratic Socialist Ideas in Buddha Dharma
You set the price! Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Democratic Socialism in Buddha Dharma is a text and Sutra all in one. Buddha-Guatama Siddartha,canbe consider one of the world first Democatic Socialist thinkers, and yet in consistency, even into the WON Buddhist sect it is proven that Democratic Socialism is the answer.
Thank You For Being Young
Price: Free! Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A venture capital executive draws on a wide variety of business, government, and societal trends to illustrate how most major challenges facing younger adults are exacerbated by age biases. 2011 eLit award winner.
Civility in America: Essays from America's Thought Leaders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 2011, The Dilenschneider Group, a strategic communications firm, sponsored a series of lectures on civility in conjunction with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Collected in this volume are the thoughts of six of the nation’s most insightful minds as they explore this crisis and offer their opinions as to how we can restore civility in society.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
BLACK, DUMB and BAREFOOT...AND KNOCKED UP BY THE DEMOCRATS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A provocative, unapologetic exposé on the Black voters and their relationship with the Democrat Party, as Black voters are characterized as paramours, at best Through immensely entertaining anecdotes, many of which from his own past, the author takes the reader on a journey through what has be called the "Black Code."
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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.