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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.
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.
Radical! by Richard Lung
You set the price! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
Al-Qaeda: History Organization Ideology by Ben Simon
You set the price! Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book poses several questions including the following: why has al-Qaeda been established, what are the main milestones in its history, what the ideology that guides its beliefs is, and what the organizational features according to which it operates are.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World by Bill Hulet
Price: Free! 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".
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.
21st Century Revolution by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: Free! Words: 79,780. 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 the multinational corporations that control western civilization.
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
The Republicrat Junta - How Two Corrupt Parties, in Collusion with Corporate Criminals, have Subverted Democracy, Deceived the People, and Hijacked Our Constitutional Government by Joe Befumo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Both the Democrats and the Republicans are peddling the exact same deception; and that bill of goods is that the Republicans represent the interests, values, and will of Conservative Americans, and the Democrats represent the interests, values, and will of Liberal Americans.