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21 Machetes by John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
21st Century Revolution by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: Free! Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of essays about real political change, the kind where the 99% overthrow the corporate elites who have seized control of our so-called democracies. In addition to heralding undreamed of political upheaval, the last two years have inspired new hope of taking back power from multinational corporations. Cover photo by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons.
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla by Bill Dienst
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless by Greta Christina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Why are atheists angry? Is it because they're selfish, joyless, lacking in meaning, and alienated from God? Or is it because they have legitimate reasons to be angry -- and are ready to do something about it? With outrage, humor, and intelligence, popular blogger Greta Christina makes a powerful case for outspoken atheist activism, and explains the empathy and justice that drive it.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics by Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
The Book of Change: Global Finance vs. The People by Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
It would appear that money is the root cause of global suffering in the 21st Century, proving that the universal law of cause and effect is alive and well in the world of global finance vs. the people. This book illuminates the endless connections between the elite players who hold all the purse strings and identifies the collateral damage caused by their actions on the human population.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience by Michael Morris
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
Love the Least (A Lot) by Michael Spielman
Price: Free! Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Abort73.com founder and director, Michael Spielman, explains why abortion-vulnerable children are as qualified to wear the "least of these" label as any victim class in the world. Whatever we fail to do in their defense, we fail to do for Christ.
Why Worry About the Gradual Loss of Our Liberties? by David L. Wood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
In the light of widespread incomplete understanding and appreciation of the powerful and successful system of Capitalism, Dr. Wood has undertaken the project of clarification of the true concepts of the system that took this United States from its small, impoverished state to become the most powerful nation among the countries of the world.
Unmasked by Ars Technica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
How the Internet vigilantes of Anonymous took on a computer security firm, spilled its secrets to the world, and got the attention of Congress--all to keep their own identities a secret.
Ron Paul's Wisdom, A Layman's Perspective. A Collection of Opinion Editorials by Szandor Blestman
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by MWB Entertainment. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Ron Paul's 2008 campaign inspired me to write about him as I have written about no other politician. His honesty and incorruptibility are legendary. I honestly don't know how he survived politics on the federal level for as long as he did, but I feel he has much to teach us. In this volume I have collected all the op/ed articles I wrote about him from 2007 through 2012.
Corupţie - Globalizare - Neocolonialism by Nicolae Sfetcu
Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: Romanian. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Ediţia a doua O introducere în conceptele interdependente despre corupţie, globalizare prin instituţiile financiare internaţionale, şi neocolonialism înţeles ca exploatarea resurselor şi materiilor prime a ţărilor sărace şi în curs de dezvoltare de unele mari corporaţii multinaţionale.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles by TaraElla
Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World by Bill Hulet
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics(4.00 from 1 review)
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability by Jon Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.
Internet Generation (English) by Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This book is written with the intent and hope to be able to show that there is a totally new kind of people inheriting the planet. Why it is so is explained through the knowledge that Marshall McLuhan presented in the 1960-ties with “The Media is the Message”. His books sells today more than ever before and that it is the Internet Generation that reads them there shouldn't be any doubt about.
How To Be a Successful Election Candidate by Rupert Matthews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A simple, step by step guide on how to be a winning election candidate by one of the best campaign managers in the business.