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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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.
Generals, Troops and Diplomats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Generals, Troops and Diplomats is a practical guide on the role of Ministerial offices and advisers in Australian politics. The author has many years of experience working in senior advisers roles at State and Federal level on the progressive side of politics.
'Don't Make the Black Kids Angry:' The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Black people are relentless victims of relentless white violence, often at the end of a badge -- for No Reason What So Ever. That was the biggest news story of 2014 and it was easy to find in the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Spike Lee, Oprah, USA Today, and lots of other places. That is a hoax. That is what Don't Make the Black Kids Angry is about.
Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Debates about military intervention, humanitarian or otherwise, typically involve three issues: the legality of intervention in relation to international law, the legitimacy of the intervention to the wider public and the feasibility of proposed interventions. Edited by David Held and Kyle McNally, this e-book brings together world-class academics and practitioners to comment on these issues.
Deep Web Secrecy and Security - an inter-active guide to the Deep Web and beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Don't be a victim in cyber-space. Learn how the bad guys operate to protect yourself, your family and your business. This book is a "must read" to protecting yourself against Big Brother and other cyber threats for novice and expert alike, says the hacktavist group Anonymous. "Clearly written by one who is both knowledgeable about the workings of the Internet and altruistic at the same time."
Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Grace Gershuny, a teacher, former organic farmer, and pioneer in organic certification, tells a personal and political story from the historic roots of the modern organic movement, its codification into law under the auspices of the USDA, and the key role organic has to play in the future of the planet.
Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Can framing climate change as a “human rights issue” be expected to strengthen the political resonance of the problem and spur immediate and significant action? Can it open fertile legal avenues for its management? And is it the correct way of framing the problem?These are the questions addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s e-book entitled “Climate Change and Human Rights'.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
The Black Flag: Kropotkin on Anarchism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A collection of writings from Peter Kropotkin, the leading theorist on Anarchism. Contains "Revolutionary Government", "Anarchist Communism; Its Basis and Principles", "Anarchist Morality" and "Anarchism; Its Philosophy and Ideal".
Idoj de la imperio. La rusoj en Baltio
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 65,800. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: May 9, 2016 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
En Estonio, Latvio kaj Litovio loĝas miliono da ruslingvanoj – unu el la plej grandaj minoritatoj de Eŭropa Unio. Kiam la landoj de Baltio sendependiĝis, multaj el la rusoj restis sen civitaneco en ajna lando. Ili ne malofte estas traktataj kiel fremduloj en la lando kie ili naskiĝis aŭ vivis la plej grandan parton de sia vivo. Sed ĉu vere la ruslingvanoj estas la kvina kolono de Putin?
Cowboy Movies & American Culture,Understanding the Invasion of Iraq
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
The iconic image of the American cowboy is a dominant symbol in American culture today, and it is a central theme in this book. George W. Bush adopted that cowboy image as a key part of his presidential personality, and he used the ideology inherent in that image to pursue what was one of the most catastrophic geopolitical blunders in recent history, the invasion of Iraq.
General William C. Westmoreland: Symbol of America to War, 1964-1968, Symbol of War to America, 1982-1985 - A Study of Three News Magazines, Vietnam War, CBS Libel Trial
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how three major news magazines, Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, characterized General William C. Westmoreland during two different decades.
Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
Heresies are seminal ideas that are at fundamental variance with the established order. Over the many years I have been advising governments and corporations I have often been branded a heretic. I have invariably taken this as a compliment. In the quest for alternative wisdom and new ways of knowing, this short book of essays examines the future of humanity from a mindfully contrarian perspective.
New World Order
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
When your computer goes haywire, you reboot it. What happens when the world goes haywire? Where’s the reboot button? Isn’t it possible to return everything to its pristine condition? Isn’t there a mechanism for restoring the Garden of Eden, for bringing back the Golden Age of Saturn? Does the Illuminati's New World Order (NWO) reset the world back to how it should be?
Crapitalism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,810. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
John Maynard Keynes said, “Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all.” That’s capitalism in a nutshell. You need to be mad to believe that capitalism will have a good outcome for the human race. Capitalism thus degenerates into crapitalism.
The Illuminati Manifesto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Illuminati’s manifesto is the formula for freedom. Isn’t it time for a liberated, rational world where everyone has an equal chance in life? The Second War of the Enlightenment is coming. It’s time to choose sides. You are called as a soldier to this most noble of undertakings.
Thermophobia
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Thermophobia means "fear of warmth." The cure is easy: knowledge and the humility to learn it. And it's easy to see how bad this disease is. Where do people prefer to live -- Antarctica or Florida? Which location has the greatest biodiversity -- Greenland or Brazil? Yet, too many people now prefer global cooling in our ongoing Ice Age interglacial called the Holocene. The irony runs deep.
School is Stupid: Notes from the Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Artist travels through the hell of school this time not as a student but as an adult, witnessing firsthand how school destroys humanity. It’s time to change our Western education system from the ground up.
Persian Gulf 2015: India's Relations with the Region
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
While the wider Middle East is important, the core Indian interests lie in the Persian Gulf region. This series focuses on India's bilateral relations with the region and discusses the political, strategic, economic, energy, cultural and social relations. Persian Gulf 2015 is the fourth in the series and examines the bilateral developments during 2014.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.