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The Butterfly Effect
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
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
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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.
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
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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.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Public Affairs Operations Field Manual - FM 46-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Public Affairs Operations Field Manual (FM 46-1) is the keystone doctrinal manual for U.S. Army Public Affairs operations. It focuses on how the Army thinks about public affairs and describes public affairs roles, missions, capabilities and organizations for the active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
Intelligent Designer: Evolution for Politicians
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!
The Great ReStart of 2019
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Great ReStart of 2019, by Kent Dickinson and Neal Worthington is subtitled: “The Return to Greatness that will follow the US Financial Collapse.” The book not only details the mess that we have made for ourselves as a society and the opportunities that are inherent in our situation, it envisions a comprehensive fix that moves beyond fear to hope.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance (IS-21.11) - Ensuring the Civil Rights of FEMA Customers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,990. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to give you an orientation to civil rights and to provide tips and best practices to help you protect the civil rights of those we serve.
2011 Essential Guide to Health and Medical Issues Involving Natural Disasters - Official Information for Individuals and Businesses on Dealing with Floods, Hurricanes, and other Emergencies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This unique ebook provides an essential up-to-date reference guide to the health and medical implications of natural disasters such as flooding and hurricanes, with detailed, expert advice from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and FEMA.
Food For Thoughts
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,440. 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...
Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
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.