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The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Multiagency Coordination Systems (IS-701.a)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces Multiagency Coordination (MAC) Systems as described in the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and shows how these systems can be used to improve incident response.
Wildcats of Finance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Wildcat groups such as hedge funds play a growing role in causing or aggravating blowups in the marketplace. This primer exposes the reality behind the illusion of profits. For instance, hedge funds as a group perform the astounding feat of losing money for their clients. The target audience for the book includes investors and policymakers as well as general readers.
Fighting a Nuclear-Armed Regional Opponent: Is Victory Possible? Earth Penetration Warheads, EMP, High-Altitude Nuclear Detonation (HAND), Nuclear Weapons Effects, Nuclear Proliferation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
In order to sustain the current international system organized around American-led alliances, the United States may need to be able to confront challenges posed by revisionist powers armed with nuclear weapons.
State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance
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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Mongolia's Peacekeeping Commitment - Training, Deployment, and Evolution of Field Information Capabilities - Iraqi Freedom, Afghan Army Training
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mongolia's military peacekeeping experience is a recent and remarkable development, having only begun in 2002 when the State Great Hural passed a law establishing the legal framework for participation in international peace operations. This Mongolian capability, while nascent, exists at a time when the international need has never been greater and is likely to continue unabated.
CIA Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Analysis Papers - Practice of Analytic Tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, Transnational Threats, Profession of Intelligence Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is intended to help the Kent Center fulfill its mission of promoting the practice of analytic tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, and of furthering a greater understanding of intelligence analysis in the wider communities in which it is practiced, studied, or taught.
The Demise of Osama bin Laden (Usama Bin Ladin, UBL): U.S. Assault in Abbottabad, Pakistan to Kill the al Qaeda Leader, Intelligence, Implications for the Future, Legal and Military Considerations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides the complete story of the killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. forces at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan as described by American government officials with briefings by Defense Department intelligence officials and an important background paper on implications and considerations regarding the death of bin Laden and its effect on the future of al Qaeda.
The Forgotten Cost of Freedom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A Handbook for a Free America in the 21st. Century. Our Founders gave us an enduring gift -- Democracy --We must use it to meet the challenges we face as a nation.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Bob Rafsky suffered from AIDS, and he was an activist for AIDS research. One day, he went to a Japanese pharmaceuticals company to ask why research was being delayed on a promising new drug. To make a point, he rolled the leg of his pants up, and then showed the executives a lesion-covered leg. (Some anecdotes are thought provoking rather than funny.)
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck is a collection of common sense articles, essays and observations accumulated over the last ten years about any and everything I wanted or needed to write about.
Broadsides & Portents
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
In day of long ago, scribes would place news and warning of importance in prominent places for the looking to heed. Today, that tradition is continued by bloggers who accomplish that honored task through the means of advanced electronic communication.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Fail: The Collapse of Reason in Gun Control is a look at the evidence available concerning guns and crime. Every attempt is made to present evidence in a straightforward, unbiased manner so that the actual relationship between gun ownership and crime can be explored.
Speak Up, Speak Out And Be Heard
You set the price! Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This is a book about conflict, about change. It is not about making you angry, but about channeling your anger, your drive for a better world. This book provides the tools to plan and organize protests, to create change, and to help bring about the world you want to live in. This e-book also includes bonus chapters discussing the Patriot act, and how you can help the Occupy movement.
Armagedon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Las condiciones para el Armagedón o Guerra del Fin del Mundo ya se están dando en el mundo.
CDR: Government
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government is not a big mystery. It is not even unique to us human beings. Wolves hunt in packs and caribou migrate in herds. Fish school. Even insects swarm and live in “colonies.” Why? 1) Protection from threats and harm 2) Acquiring the basic necessities of life It's not rocket science. It's nature. Leave it to human nature, though, to pervert it. But that would be poltics.
Leap of Faith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
2011 Deficit Reduction Plans: The Moment of Truth, Final Report of National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Speech by President Obama, House Republican Roadmap by Congressman Ryan
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Three competing visions of deficit reduction are presented in this compilation: the report The Moment of Truth, Final Report of National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform; the April 13 speech by President Barack Obama on fiscal policy; and the House Republican Roadmap for America's Future, written by Congressman Paul Ryan, Ranking Member of the Committee on the Budget.
"Ground Zero"
Price: Free! Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"Ground Zero" is a third compilation of pieces written for The Sierra Star, The Yosemite Mountain Democrats, “My City” magazine and a few other publications that have seen fit to present my admittedly subjective commentaries on life in the early 21st Century. Things begin with a serendipitous visit back to Flint, Michigan in early October – then flash back.
World Government and Other Polemic Issues
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book constitutes recognition of the fact that the Internet is the most effective means of reaching a worldwide audience, anywhere and at any time. It is being made available with the objective of motivating people to believe that, if they receive correct information and honest opinions, the world can be changed for the better.