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Last Bridge To Nowhere - fbi confidential source account of Alaska's political corruption scandal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The FBI just wrapped up one of the biggest cases of political corruption in U.S. history. At issue was the high stakes game of developing an Alaska gas pipeline and toxic slick of corrupton that coated the process. Wired, the author embarks on an incredible journey into the undercover world of FBI surveillance and the corroding influence of special interest, money and power politics.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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.
Misadventures in Journalism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City to the 1995 O.J. Simpson trial of the century in Los Angeles, gonzo journalist H.B. Koplowitz explores the oxymoron of "journalism ethics" in this anthology of seven New Journalism stories.
...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.
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.
The Flim Flam Republic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
'The Flim Flam Republic' holds the Australian nation under a bare bulb and asks some serious questions about who we are and where we're headed as a people. What has made us great in the past may be slipping away and there's nobody at the barricades. It tells a few home truths and explodes a few myths in an honest ground level view of ourselves as we enter the 21st Century.
Political Incompetence: What's Wrong With Our System and How To Fix It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Our political system is in trouble. Myths and opinions often override facts, data, and analysis. One of our problems is political incompetence in both the electorate and officials. The book identifies critical political competence skills, such as political mythbusting, and shows how they can be used to better understand critical policy and campaign issues.
The Candy Store Generation: How the Baby Boomers are Screwing Up America
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A look at the political performance of the Baby Boomers. How have they done running Congress? How have they done in the presidency? How have they done in charge of corporate America? How bad has it become under their leadership in all parts of our nation? What can we expect in the next decade of their leadership? Who will resucue us from their awful performance?
《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。
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works prepares and plans for emergencies.
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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-61: Public Affairs Operations - Strategic Communications, Tasks, DOD Principles of Information, PSYOPS
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This document articulates fundamental Air Force principles for conducting public affairs (PA) operations and provides commanders with operational level guidance for employing and integrating those capabilities across the range of air, space, and information operations.
New Media Handbook: For Local And State Election Campaigns
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
When it comes to new media, political candidates need to know all their options, in order to make the right decisions on how to use the internet and social networks for their election efforts. Understanding how social media works is essential, and the New Media Handbook therefore provides a general overview of the most important platforms and how to use them for campaign purposes.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(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.
Department of Defense Manual for Civil Emergencies: Guidance for Disasters, Civil Disturbance, Stafford Act Support
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This important document from the Department of Defense, the Manual for Civil Emergencies, has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The manual provides guidance for the preparation, coordination, and execution of military support to civil authorities during civil emergencies.
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.
Bilan 2011, perspectives 2012
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You set the price! Words: 1,420. Language: French. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Les prévisions que nous avions dressées en janvier 2011 se sont-elles avérées justes ? Et quelles sont nos perspectives pour 2012 ? Accélération de la vitesse d'évolution de notre civilisation, effondrement du dollar, crise chinoise, accroissement de la puissance et du rôle des très grandes entreprises : autant de « facteurs-clés » que nous analysons.
Shaping the Future, FOR THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE, What to do now!
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A Comprehensive but consice treatment of current economic and political woes, and how to address them.
The Ombudsmen - Time for Reform
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: 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.