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Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment by Wesley Krug
Price: Free! Words: 242,170. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is about how to improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, poverty, corruption, the decline of the middle class, sustainable development, emerging technologies, and more. This is not a rhetorical work, nor is it a textbook. It’s packed with evidence but presented in a way that’s easy to understand.
State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance by Transnational Institute
Series: State of Power. Price: Free! Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Science and democracy reviews. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Promoting Democracy for Creating a Better and Peaceful World: Regional, National and Local Perspectives by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and 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
Scientific Method of Elections. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Peace-making Power-sharing. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant by Walt Kienia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
99 Obama Blogs by Will Clark
Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(1.00 from 1 review)
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.”
The Constitution of the 4th Republic of Ghana by Books2digitalsolutionsUK
Price: Free! Words: 50,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana. It summarizes the wishes and aspirations of the Ghanaian people. It is called the constitution of the 4th Republic of Ghana as well. The information in this book was sourced from Ghana's Ministry of Justice.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek by Gerolf Annemans
Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred by Gabriel Campher
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America by Roger Rothenberger
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Dân Chủ Pháp Trị by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm
Price: Free! Words: 132,540. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 12, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Nguyễn Hữu Liêm DÂN CHỦ PHÁP TRỊ Luật Pháp, Công Lý, Tự Do và Trật Tự Xã Hội Copyright © 2012 by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm Kệ Sách eBook xuất bản – 2012 Smashwords Edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-9448-7 Bản in do BIỂN MỚI xuất bản VĂN NGHỆ phát hành. (C) 1992). San Jose, California, USA. Mọi trích dẫn xin vui lòng đề xuất xứ
The Forgotten Cost of Freedom by Eric Jon Kiser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A Handbook for a Free America in the 21st. Century. Our Founders gave us an enduring gift -- Democracy --We must use it to meet the challenges we face as a nation.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa by Yves Sintomer
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Local Participatory Democracy by ulas bayraktar
Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.
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