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Fractured Hope. South Africa reflects on the future of her children by Sipho Mzolo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book is about assessing the progress South Africa has made in the last twenty years since the advent of its democracy and it looks into the future especially what the youth may need to do
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.
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought by Bill Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.
The Middle and Working Class Manifesto by Rev. Paul Bern
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 119,570. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
"The Middle and Working Class Manifesto" For the many who like to read leftist, politically subversive nonfiction, or who are fed up with the status quo, and particularly for those who think American government is broken beyond repair, this 470-page book will electrify and inspire you!
Korzenie zła by Włodzimierz Dajcz, Sr
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“KORZENIE ZŁA” to ciekawa lektura dla tych, którzy chcieliby poznać kulisy władzy rodzącej się nowej klasy rządzącej w Polsce, pokazanej na tle lokalnego konfliktu. To taka wielka afera na skalę gminną, gdzie jak zwykle wygrali "oni". Historia jest dosyć aktualna i co ważne prawdziwa.
Time To Jump - A Positive Vision of a Britain Out of the EU and In EEA Lite by David Campbell-Bannerman MEP
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A timely, populist and controversial book that explains in an easy to understand and chatty style what problems face Britain in the UK and how they can be solved.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Democratic Governance and The Rule of Law: Lessons From Colombia by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Colombia has experienced conflict for decades. In the 1990s it was a paradigm of the failing state, beset with all manner of troubles: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking, corruption, an economic downturn of major scope, general lawlessness, and brain drain.
The Last Election by Eric Lawton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How to eliminate politicians from our democratic system. We save billions of dollars and get more say in the important issues. It's a revolutionary idea without the need for a revolution. Examples of why we don't need them will surprise you.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy by Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
An exploration of the myths we currently believe and the ancient myths we no longer recall, failed social policy, and the need for feminine insight and balance between individual pursuits and community building. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through themes of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors.
Inglorious Revolution by Gerard Batten MEP
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How membership of the European Union has subverted the English Constitution and how the people can set themselves free.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout by Maureen A. Griswold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » North America
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
L'ombra del Duomo by Matteo Pontes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
L’aggressione a Silvio Berlusconi ad opera di Tartaglia, è reale? Si tratta di un attentato autentico alla vita del premier, oppure è una messinscena, gravissima, architettata per precisi scopi politici?
The Guide to Winning Elections by C. Douglas Conlan
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A practical, hands on guide to getting involved in the political process from the precinct to the general election. The Guide covers organization, fundraising, public relations, on and offline candidate and issue promotion, social and mobile media and overall campaign strategy. The Guide is perfect for the novice and the professional activist or potential candidate or campaign worker.
Pretending Democracy by Afro-Middle East Centre
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’.
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream by Robert A.G. Monks
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.
Governance and Security as a Unitary Concept by Tom Rippon
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.
Romney's Run by Alan Fisher
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.