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Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Secret Sauce: The Founders' Original Recipe for Limited American Democracy
Price: Free! Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution
Is there such a thing as too much democracy? The Founders thought so. *Secret Sauce* condenses the best interviews from The Bob Zadek Show – California's longest running libertarian talk show – into a single persuasive treatise arguing for a return to constitutional principles. Insights from seven of the smartest living political minds combine to produce a recipe for renewed American democracy.
Money Facts: Simple, Obvious, but Neglected
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
For money to work properly, it needs to be understood as a medium of communication that strangers use to cooperate. Capitalism as we know it is out of control, It can be brought under control by having money originate debt-free with its value defined in work time. Evidence presented from Cooperation:The Wealth of Nations Game shows how it can be done.
Peace-making Power-sharing.
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
The first Canadian Citizens Assembly found out the best electoral reform, only to have the goal-posts moved against its adoption. Britain had half a dozen undemocratic voting methods, because only that one democratic method could work at all levels of government. The world anarchy of election systems are passed off as fashion statements. But progress in democracy wont go away.
99 Obama Blogs
Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
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Sadly for the world, his words came true. On November 21, 2007, Barack Obama said, “I truly believe that the day I'm inaugurated, not only the country looks at itself differently, but the world looks at America differently. If I'm reaching out to the Muslim world they understand that I've lived in a Muslim country and I may be a Christian, but I also understand their point of view.”
Promoting Democracy for Creating a Better and Peaceful World: Regional, National and Local Perspectives
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This edited volume describes various impediments to democracy at the regional, national and local level, and offers ideas for successfully promoting democracy to achieve the fundamental goal of creating a better and peaceful world
State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance
Series: State of Power. Price: Free! Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
TNI's fifth annual State of Power 2016 report explores the intersect of power and democracy. Featuring prominent activists and academics, its essays feature the long battle between economic power and popular democracy, expose the different powers seeking to undermine democracy today, and tell the stories of radical popular democratic alternatives emerging worldwide.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
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Plutocracy is governance by the wealthy. America is not really a democracy but a plutocracy dominated by a powerful wealthy minority that serves itself first and best. This book offers a partial redesign of our government that really fixes in just the right way what’s really wrong with it, moving our nation beyond plutocracy to true democracy, honest government and a just society.
Vote Your Ass Off
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek, hard-hitting commentary of political facts delivered in a comedic viewpoint to the masses.
Justice--Liberty or Equality
Price: Free! Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Revolutionaries generally emphasize equality. The citizens believe they are equal to the kings and the cardinals. As America’s Declaration of Independence stated “All men are created equal.” But after the revolution the constitutions written almost universally emphasize liberty–– the freedom to vote, to stand equally before the law and possibly for equality of opportunity.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
FAB STV: Four Averages Binomial Single Transferable Vote.
Price: Free! Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
The Single Transferable Vote (STV) is the “Super-vote”. Four Averages Binomial Single Transferable Vote (FAB STV) is the super-vote super-charged. Part one includes the classical school, especially by HG Wells, for “scientific method of voting” versus all the deficient distractions. If you understand Meek method, then you are in a good position to follow the blueprint for FAB STV in part two.
"Twitterdee Dum"
Price: Free! Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
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I originally wrote, "Trump sucks. End of short description." But then the software cried for "more words in this section." So -- here we go. Trump really sucks. Really. In every way. All the time. He never stops. Not once. Thank you.
John Stuart Mill: Proportional Representation is Personal Representation.
Price: Free! Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Methodology
The unstable one-sided development of mankind shows by comparing Mill the natural philosopher to Mill the political philosopher. For, A System Of Logic is like a work of antiquity, but Representative Government, after a century and a half, remains in advance of current thought. Proportional Representation as Personal Representation defied the ascendancy of party that is the Age of Benightenment.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
The Angels Weep: H.G. Wells on Electoral Reform.
Price: Free! Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
It will be particularly interesting to watch the ingenuities of the politicians in the new Parliament in producing schemes that will look like electoral reform and yet leave the profession still active for mischief...Parliament throughout the next session, though it may make the angels weep, is certain to afford much entertainment to every mundane observer of human disingenuousness.
Presidencialismo no Brasil
Price: Free! Words: 86,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Ao abranger temas relativos à Ciência Política, à História, às Relações Internacionais e à Administração Pública, este livro contribui para cobrir um gap na literatura dos estudos presidenciais no País.
Notes on Democracy
Price: Free! Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Notes on Democracy analyzes the state of self-governance in a full range of institutions in Western society, including politics and government, the workplace, the economy, the media and education, and considers the effects of technological change and globalization. Where an institution is found to be deficient in democracy, the book offers ideas for bringing it closer to the ideal.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Resgate da reforma política
Price: Free! Words: 112,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Uma das questões mais comentadas e talvez menos compreendidas no Brasil é a reforma política. Ela diz respeito à revisão das instituições vinculadas à nossa democracia representativa. Trata-se de um conjunto de temas fortemente entrelaçados, que repercutem em várias dimensões das relações sociais.

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