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21 Machetes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
《经济学人》中国经济有多强韧 (How Strong is China's Economy?)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
本系列集合了十篇涉及中国的增长、出口、投资、消费等方面的报道,汇集为原文14页的专题报道(Special Reports),“译者”利用聚合翻译,完整译出全部内容及图片,同时将原刊于这一期的另外三篇中国报道也合并进来,形成这一专辑。
Common Core State Standards and Race to the Top - An Introduction to Marxism 101
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This is highly detailed research into the state education system and the inclusion of Socialism and Marxism that are destructive to the American way of life. Taught to our children in public schools as a legitimate means to govern that's worthy to pursue, millions of parents in their respective states have no idea this is being pushed by their publicly funded educators.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
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Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
...And the Souls Cried Out: Remembering the Victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This book is dedicated in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy as well as their parents.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
How Socialized Health Care Will Radically Change America - Why Universal Health Care Will Create a Political Hegemony as In Sweden
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: 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.
Umbeleko
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Umbeleko is a Non Profit Organisation situated in Gugulethu, one of the most desperate and deprived areas in South Africa. What are Umbeleko and the people / organisations supporting it doing to make a difference in this poverty-stricken "suburb,'" opposite Cape Town International Airport and just 20 minutes from the thriving City of Cape Town? Read this Newsletter and find out.
17 Vorurteile, die wir Deutschen gegen Amerika und die Amerikaner haben und die so nicht ganz stimmen können
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Series: Subway Line, no. 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: German. Published: July 25, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this witty philosophical polemic, Misha Waiman uncovers the paradoxes and absurdities underlying Germans’ love-hate relationship with the US and its culture.
Revolution in the Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Short essays about freedom and hope under our Constitution. Begins with a review of JFK and the Unspeakable by James Douglass. Articles investigate taxes and labor market freedom, health care, financial fraud, secrecy, torture, and citizens' right of revolution. Explores our obligation to replace illegitimate government, and how to advance revolutionary aims via secession and civil disobedience.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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.
Soldier of Misfortune: George W. Bush's War in Iraq
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: 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.
Townie Planet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(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.
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Quatre priorités pour 2012
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You set the price! Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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 ?
Binnen Zonder Bellen
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Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: Dutch. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: 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.
The Very First Blog Posts of All Time (on The Blog Empty Glass Full)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Category: 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.
Give Paz a Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Pennylesse. Category: 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.”
Happy Party Platform
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
As Happytarians, we seek a world of Happiness; a world in which all individuals own their lives, Government is compassionate, collaborative, and simple. We are the people, by the people, and for the people to own Happyness so help us God.