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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid - Edited by Andy Sumner and Tom Kirk
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.
Teaching Snapping Turtles How To Chew Bubblegum
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Trying to reason with a Republican is like teaching a snapping turtle how to chew bubblegum. This conclusion birthed the title of the book. Teaching Snapping Turtles is an opinionated nonfiction book about American society in the 21st Century.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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".
Axioms for Organizers: Trailblazer for Social Justice
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Fred Ross Sr.’s AXIOMS FOR ORGANIZERS is a gem--a concise, bilingual treasure trove of tips for social justice advocates. It provides a stirring portrait of Ross, one of the 20th century’s most influential grassroots organizers, and spells out his guiding principles! A must read for students, teachers and community, labor, immigrant and human rights organizers committed to social justice.
Social Progress Visions
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You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
The African Manifesto
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A chilling and disturbing exposition of power and the history of African unrest. The African Manifesto is a timely literary bridge between the past we know, and hope never to repeat, and the future we aspire for. Gary Chambers
POTUS 2016: Redirecting The Empire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is a policy paper that will revive the empire of the United States.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness
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Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
The Futility of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Wars have been used as a means of settling territorial and other political disputes since the dawn of human civilisation. The Futility of War takes the reader through the long history of human conflict in all its forms, and considers the reasons why wars still exist today. It offers a fascinating insight into human nature, and the past, present and possible future of all mankind.
Evolutionary Leadership-Conscious Leadership in an Age of Transition (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Peter Merry interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Peter is an evolutionary leader who operates at the evolutionary edge of our civilization. He describes himself as a the human being, author, speaker, global activist, leader, consultant, trainer, synnervator, human ecologist, father, folk singer, theatre director, rugby trainer, husband and energy worker.
Catalyzing Change-Engaging Emergence (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Peggy Holman interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Seattle based author and consultant, Peggy Holman, has helped explore a nascent field of social technologies that engage “whole systems” of people from organizations and communities in creating their own future. She is a leader in deploying group processes that directly involve hundreds, or thousands in achieving breakthroughs.
Transpartisan Politics-The Power of Integrating Diversity (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Joseph McCormick interviewed by Dr Nicholas Beecroft on Transpartisan Politics. Transpartisan Politics is an approach to politics which is integral and holistic. It seeks to go beyond the old divisions of left/right, conservative/liberal, authoritarian/libertarian, nationalist/inter-nationalist, individual/group, control/freedom, heart/mind, masculine/ feminine, courage/compassion and so on.
Simultaneous Global Policy Making-Bottom-Up Global Policy (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
John Bunzl is interviewed by Dr Nicholas Beecroft on his vision for global, bottom up simultaneous policy formation- the democratisation of globalisation. John is a businessman with a simple and powerful new vision for global governance. In 2000, John Bunzl founded the International Simultaneous Policy Organization (ISPO) and launched the Simultaneous Policy (SIMPOL) campaign.
The War on Christianity: a 12-Step Survival Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics
The Religious Right consider the secular humanist world to be in war against Christianity. The battleground is the definition of "hate speech" vs. religious freedom. And every war needs a survival guide.
Stories From The Bus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For several years, Merlin Sprague drove a small passenger bus for a senior center. It was an unusual occupation In these stories, Merlin expresses consternation with an increasingly harsh system originally designed to help those who cannot help themselves.
The Blue Guitar
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
The Fight Over Using Natural Gas for Transportation: Antagonists
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is the second report by Western Research Institute, Inc., on how a few people and corporations have thwarted what is in the best interests of the United States and its citizens. It explores how a group of extremely wealthy individuals have controlled Congress through lobbyists, contributions to lawmakers, and huge donations to front groups and foundations.
The Blue Collar Manifesto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Freedom today requires the ability to interpret reality accurately. This is a learned skill. I'm a blue collar guy with a degree in counseling, a 'reality engineer'. I want to help you understand reality manipulation. Blind, lost, enslaved, and harvested describe the blue collar working class. Take your first step to freedom. Acquire the knowledge to give yourself a fighting chance.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.