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Pretending Democracy
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Democratic Legitimacy in The European Union
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As the European Community has grown both in size and in influence, a democratic deficit has emerged as the result of its creation and perpetuation without direct consent from the European citizens over whom its political jurisdiction has asserted authority.
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
The Battle for Eastleigh - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The shock result of the Eastliegh By election of 2013 gave a massive boost to UKIP, and a blow to the Conservatives. This is a gripping account of the Eastleigh Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced observer of Parliamentary By-Elections who charts the rise, and fall, of the different parties. .
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
Governance and Security as a Unitary Concept
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
World leaders have not been able to find solutions to the growing problem of global insecurity associated with failed and failing states in many regions. "Governance and Security As A Unitary Concept" is the first compilation of contemporary commentaries, from 20 contributing authors on 6 continents, to examine governance and security together rather than as complementary yet separate entities.
Let Us Heed Good Advice
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you don’t support wisdom and peace initiatives DON’T READ THIS BOOK! The 4 March General Elections are here. We all want peace. No one wants a repeat of what happened in 2007/2008. Wrong choices will mean no development, poverty and endless exploitation. Do not allow moneybags to cheat you. Elect with your future in mind.
CDR: Insure Domestic Tranquility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.” ~Mayor Richard J. Daily. Actually, since absolute freedom is pretty much pure anarchy, then maybe Daley was closer to the truth than it might first appear -- at least for this country. After all, freedom is disorderly, because everyone is at liberty to pursue their own lives and happinesses.
Essays for the 99% - The Collection - Class Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Well if you want to hear what most of us are thinking read this book."~~"This writer is spot on . . . making him one of the biggest dreamers in America at the present time. His writing is eloquent and concise."~~The "Essays for the 99%" are the voice of the speechless, the dream of the hopeless, and the passion of the true Patriots who love this great nation enough to want to save it.
The Dying Yankee
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Have you ever wondered what happened to our spark? That flame that once shot up so strongly from our American souls? Our passion as American citizens? I am talking about the enthusiasm for a great life in this magnificent country…the United States of America. Who or what has stamped out our flame of passion, and left us in mediocre dimness to become dying Yankees?
Romney's Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A look at some of the key moments of the 2012 Republican Presidential Campaign, this is a collection of blog posts & entries originally published on the Al Jazeera English website. From the early campaigning in Iowa to Mitt Romney's concession on election night this follows an historic and dramatic election campaign. Also includes some exclusive 'behind the scenes' photos.
Na Poważnie Nr 7-8/2012
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Polish. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
OBAMA: America's Liar and Thief in Chief!
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How the President of the United States used the FBI to attack a private company for no other reasons than it was not unionized, and the management contributed to his political opponent.
Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens can change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A booklet about how people use the ballot initiative process at the local level.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Maximum Republic
You set the price! Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Anyone who knows anything about Britain knows that it is a democracy and a constitutional monarchy. The trouble is, it is neither. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is one of the most exotic nations on earth. In Maximum Republic Dan Hind explains how the country is currently run and sets out a programme of thorough reform.
Tax Hikes – you decide!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
The US election has been won- now Congress must agree to budgetary measures to see the US through the next year. Again the focus will be tax increases on the rich and the Republicans will fight those increases. But it doesn't need to be this way.The solution is simple, take the decision of tax rates away from bickering politicians and give it to the people, where the power belongs, in a democracy.
How To Decide In The Elections: A Global Vote-Formula on Issues and Leadership and the Obama-Romney Case in 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A scientific method to vote and decide in a meaningful rational political way. We propose and apply the ISPLE methodology (Issues, Similarity, Priority, Leadership, Estimation) to the Obama-Romney case in 2012. We use a Global Vote-Formula to score the candidates analytically. This is an e-Book for all the citizens, voters and children for any coming elections worldwide. A vision for e-Elections
Vote Your Ass Off
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek, hard-hitting commentary of political facts delivered in a comedic viewpoint to the masses.
Race-Baiting in America: How The Left Use Race as a Means to Keep Power, Drive The Narrative, & Tear This Country Apart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Darren Kirby. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
"There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don't want the patient to get well." ~Booker T. Washington