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Townie Planet by Steve Radlauer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Essay » Political(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
17 Vorurteile, die wir Deutschen gegen Amerika und die Amerikaner haben und die so nicht ganz stimmen können by Misha Waiman
Series: Subway Line, no. 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: German. Published: July 25, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Essay » Sociology
In this witty philosophical polemic, Misha Waiman uncovers the paradoxes and absurdities underlying Germans’ love-hate relationship with the US and its culture.
Reconstructing Oregon’s Frankentax: Improving the Equity, Financial Sustainability, and Efficiency of Property Taxes by pdxcityclub
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The City Club of Portland chartered your committee to research the evolution of the Oregon property tax system, to understand and explain it, to evaluate its pros and cons, and to recommend improvements.
How Socialized Health Care Will Radically Change America - Why Universal Health Care Will Create a Political Hegemony as In Sweden by Jon Kallberg
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A nationalized health care system is not the quick fix that its proponents claim. It is a vehicle for long-term political and economical influence and will change America in a more radical way than we can portray today. Kallberg addresses the myths about single payer universal health care by drawing comparisons with Sweden, which has one of the most comprehensive socialized health care systems.
The Nigerian Polity by Tayo Demola
Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book contains powerfully crafted articles on many political affairs and national issues about Nigeria. The articles are indeed thought-provoking and captivating. The author’s style and presentation are really fascinating. It’s a compendium of brilliant piece of writing.
Soldier of Misfortune: George W. Bush's War in Iraq by Steven Greffenius
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Analysis of the war in Iraq as it entered its middle stages in 2004 and 2005. Investigates the war's mistakes, poor reasoning, and catastrophic consequences. Analyzes why the Iraq war was misdirected from the start. Important reading for people interested in the United States' misdirected foreign policy: why the war occurred, how to correct the mistake, what to do as we look ahead.
Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure by Kenneth Lasson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer by Stanley Bronstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From August through October 2010, Stanley Bronstein walked all 50 states of the USA. Inside you will discover the 13 Self-evident Truths he learned about America and the 50 Key Questions We The People MUST ask and answer if America is to be saved.
Binnen Zonder Bellen by Philip Claeys
Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: Dutch. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Europees parlementslid Philip Claeys (Vlaams Belang) beschrijft hoe het feitelijke wegvallen van de binnengrenzen in de EU de immigratiestroom nog groter en oncontroleerbaarder heeft gemaakt. Het asiel- en immigratiebeleid van de EU is geen oplossing voor het probleem, het is een onderdeel van het probleem. Elk land moet dus opnieuw zelf kunnen bepalen wie het op zijn grondgebied toelaat.
Quatre priorités pour 2012 by Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Quel est l'enjeu de la campagne présidentielle ? Quelles sont les priorités pour la France et les Français ? Priorité n° 1 : l'école primaire, le niveau de maîtrise de la langue écrite et des mathématiques élémentaires. Pourquoi cette priorité ? Quel est l'état des lieux ? Comment améliorer le niveau ? Quelles sont les conséquences sur les autres volets de l'action de l'État ?
Intelligent Designer: Evolution for Politicians by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Third Millennium American culture wars have produced the most scientifically illiterate politicians, including Presidential candidates, in modern times: climate change deniers, Biblical literalists, etc. This nation cannot afford such ignorance. This book brings badly needed help for a nation in desperate need of science literacy in high places. Send a copy to your elected representative!
Place of Women In Iran by College Guide World
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 232 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Iranian women have always enjoyed better rights than the women in any other Islamic country in the Arabian world. Since ancient times, the participation of Iranian women in politics, arts, culture, and education has been almost equal to the men in the society. After the Islamic Revolution, some of the women's rights were repealed in Iran.
The Student Loan Swindle: Why It Happened – Who’s To Blame – How The Victims Can Be Saved by Bill Zimmerman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The only way to resolve the student loan crisis is with a robust campaign of civil disobedience. This book explains how to use the Internet and social media to force a settlement on Wall Street that is fair to bankers and borrowers alike. Civil disobedience is justified by an analysis of the history of the crisis and the damage it has done to working families and our system of higher education.
Food For Thoughts by Secret Agent X-9
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Food For Thoughts is a collection of assorted topics that readers should find interesting, and include such subjects as the economy, health care, UFO's, the broadcasting industry, the prospects and implications of possible life on other planets, and even some thoughts about the current state of comic books. If you're looking for something unusual to read, this just might be it...
Give Paz a Chance by Joseph P. Duggan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Pennylesse. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Give Paz a Chance collects essays in media studies, cultural criticism, and politics by former White House and State Department official Joseph P. Duggan. The title essay lauds Octavio Paz's commitment to criticism as a way of thinking with integrity, as ”the imagination cured of fantasies and determined to face the world's realities.”
Los hijos de Robespierre. Francia: de la OAS a la intervención en Libia by Gabriel Glasman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Esta obra se ocupa de trazar, el itinerario de una tradición que hizo de la ocupación y de las cruentes formas de represión, un hábito sostenido por siglos. Recorre desde los sueños expansivos de Richeliu y Colbert hasta la presencia en el sudeste asiático y la vergonzosa derrota a manos de los vietnamitas; desde el crudo colonialismo en Argelia hasta la escuela de tortura de la OAS.
The Ombudsmen - Time for Reform by Nicky Morgan MP
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Thoughtful and convincing work arguing for the thorough reform of the Ombudsman system written by an MP PPS in the House of Commons.
The Very First Blog Posts of All Time (on The Blog Empty Glass Full) by John Nicholas Datesh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A compilation of the first humorous and satiric posts on the blog Empty Glass Full, written by John Nicholas Datesh. Topical commentary so you should download the book immediately or before the end of the current news cycle, whichever comes first.
Pritical Thinking - The Lost Art of Critical Thinking and Common Sense in Politics and Public Policy by Shawn Brodof
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Pritical Thinking is a book on a mission to restore critical thinking and common sense to American politics and public policy. It's about ending the practice of telling people what to think and teaching them how to think. Pritical Thinking offers an alternative method to evaluating politics and public policy and instills a healthy level of skepticism in conventional wisdom.
Gebrandmerkt, Logboek Van Een N-VA Campagne by Erik Saelens
Price: Free! Words: 49,880. Language: Dutch. Published: September 21, 2014 by Brandhome. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In 'Gebrandmerkt' beschrijft Erik Saelens de ontwikkeling en het verloop van de N-VA campagne in de aanloop naar de moeder aller verkiezingen, de verkiezingen op 25 mei 2014. Zijn persoonlijke verslag geeft een meeslepende en vooral onthutsende kijk van binnenuit op de actieve tegenkrachten vanuit media, politiek, cultuur en bedrijfsleven tegen de N-VA, tegen Brandhome en tegen Saelens zelf.