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None Dare Call It Conspiracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed to protect the guilty. This book may have the effect of changing your life. After reading this book you will never look at national and world events in the same way again.
Wake Up America!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Chris Hedges said, "We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, government destroys freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." Awareness of the problem (like medical care is not healthcare) is step 1, the solutions are based on understanding of true principles v false.
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.
Indeterminate Sentence: A New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objector's Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Compelling story of a World War II conscientious objector captures a piece of New Zealand history that is not well known. The small group of people described here had a strong influence on the thinking of others as New Zealanders later grappled with the issues raised by the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and the nuclear ships issue more recently.
Libertarian Renaissance
Series: Liberty for America, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Former Libertarian Party State Chair George Phillies proposes a systematic plan for fixing the difficulties that ail the Libertarian Party. His objective is majority party status for the Libertarians.
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.
Misadventures in Journalism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Flim Flam Republic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: 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?
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.
Department of Defense Manual for Civil Emergencies: Guidance for Disasters, Civil Disturbance, Stafford Act Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
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.
Give Paz a Chance
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.”
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.