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Sicily, A Captive Land by Mary Rose Liverani
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
History and Future of Two Parties by Julio Camino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
THE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICAN in the last half century is a "drama in three acts". Act one: Dictatorships overthrow the armed left in the military field. Act two: Democracy is back and the end of the soviet communism coincides with a decade of "free market economies" (the '90). Act three: Former guerrilla take power in almost all the countries.
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control by Mark A. R. Kleiman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
This authoritative and objective analysis of US drug policy by Mark Kleiman (Public Policy | UCLA, and Harvard alumnus) explains how to choose among alternative ways of enforcing marijuana laws at the federal level.
Branded, The Inside Story Of A Game-changing Belgian Election Campaign by Erik Saelens
Price: Free! Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Brandhome. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In Branded, Erik Saelens, strategic director of Brandhome, describes the course of the N-VA campaign in the run-up to the mother of all Belgian elections on May 25, 2014. His personal account offers a suspenseful and disconcerting view from the inside of how opposing forces in the media, politics, culture and business actively worked against the N-VA, against Brandhome and against Saelens himself.
The Modern Administration of the Earth by Gopal Kolekar
You set the price! Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In present times, due to mass terrorism and animosity, the world is suffering endless wars. The author puts forth his views on how a modern administration based on Liberal thinking and central power inspired by Christ’s message should function.
Privacy for Me and Not for Thee: The Movement for Invincible Personal Encryption, Radical State Transparency, and the Snowden Hack by Catherine Fitzpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security / cryptography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor, perpetrated the greatest assault on American intelligence in US history. Yet his select brotherhood of adversarial journalists, radical activists and anarchist hackers have remained in the shadows. This book brings them to light and challenges their war for absolute encryption even as they demand radical transparency of liberal democracies.
Canadian Health Policy in the News by Evidence Network
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Butterfly Effect by Emily Mathews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this wise and provocative book, Emily Mathews grounds her intelligent policy philosophy in common sense, which is particularly refreshing as our political system grows increasingly dysfunctional. Ms. Mathews’ innovative thought process collides with her talent for entertaining storytelling. The result is a book that you cannot put down.
Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World by William Lambers
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The book Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World features over 50 interviews with officials from the United Nations World Food Programme, Catholic Relief Services, World Vision, the Barefoot Foundation and ChildsLife International. Each interview shows the status of these critical child feeding programs and their role in ending hunger and poverty.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America by Paul Czuchra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
Against Excess by Mark Kleiman
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.
Intelligent Designer: Evolution for Politicians by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,740. 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!