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My Country Tears of Thee by Bob Lord & Penny Lord
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When did we stop singing this love song to our country? It was so subtle; did it just sort of disappear with many of the other patriotic traditions that our country stood for? How many of us still remember this song, reminding us of the price paid by our fathers--the hopes and dreams of our ancestors, as they struggled in filthy disease-ridden holds of ships bringing them to a new land.
Positive Harmlessness in Practice: Enough For Us All, Volume Two by Dorothy Riddle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What does it mean to "do no harm"? Usually our focus is on what we shouldn’t do rather than on what we can do proactively to end violence towards others and ourselves. This discussion of harm and harmlessness, along with a Harmlessness Scale™, helps readers develop the ability to think, feel, and act harmlessly in everyday life.
Iran's Role in the Arab Spring of Libya by Iakovos Alhadeff
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This essay explains why Iran, a traditional ally of Qaddafi, attacked Qaddafi during the Arab Spring of Libya
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Democratic Governance and The Rule of Law: Lessons From Colombia by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Colombia has experienced conflict for decades. In the 1990s it was a paradigm of the failing state, beset with all manner of troubles: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking, corruption, an economic downturn of major scope, general lawlessness, and brain drain.
No Retaliation by Thulani Mkhabela
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book – clearly describes and demystifies the UNINTIMIDATED, UNHAMPERED POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. Still outline the intransigence; because it’s all about love and peace to all the nations.
Money, Power, and Control through Federal Budgets and Executive Departments by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Money, power, and control - does it get much better or more important? In this short e-book Catherine addresses those issues as they impact Executive Departments and Presidential Cabinets. She includes a list of the Executive Departments and their descriptions, a brief timeline, the Constitutional context, and a little more.
Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer - Geology, Regulations, Environmental Considerations, Hydraulic Fracturing, Protecting Groundwater, Pollution Threats, Impact to Land by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
CDR: Insure Domestic Tranquility by M.T. Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.” ~Mayor Richard J. Daily. Actually, since absolute freedom is pretty much pure anarchy, then maybe Daley was closer to the truth than it might first appear -- at least for this country. After all, freedom is disorderly, because everyone is at liberty to pursue their own lives and happinesses.
Occupy: Guide to the Perplexed. by nadin abbott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The "Occupy" movement has taken the country by storm. They are here to stay and this essay deals with both some of their agenda, and how the State has reacted to them. It is a guide, for those who wish to learn more, as well as Occupiers who are facing agressive police response.
VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents - 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigated the handling of sexual assaults at Department of Veterans Affairs residential programs and mental health units and has made a number of recommendations to the department.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (IS-212) - HMA Grant Programs by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 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) is designed to educate students on the benefits of the Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs and how to become qualified to apply for a grant under the HMA grant programs.
State of Power 2015: An annual anthology on global power and resistance by Transnational Institute
Series: State of Power. Price: Free! Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
State of Power seeks to examine different dimensions of globalised power, unmasking the key holders of power and identifying sources of transformative counter-power. The essays cover an impressive breadth of themes, from corporate law to the dominance of the financial sector, from big mining to food speculation, to the struggles challenging power in Mexico, Mozambique, Italy and Greece.
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Medical NBC Battlebook: Radiological Hazards and the Nuclear Battlefield - Nuclear Power Plants, Weapon Accidents, Nuclear Detonations, Treatment of Radiation Injuries, Fallout, Radioisotopes by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important and highly regarded Medical NBC Battlebook excerpt covering radiological hazards and the nuclear battlefield - nuclear power plants, weapon accidents, nuclear detonations, treatment of radiation injuries, fallout, radioisotopes, and much more.
Roadside Bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) - America's Effort to Target and Defeat Homemade Explosives in Afghanistan and Iraq - Electronics, Surveillance, Dogs, and More by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs to American and coalition troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, and America's efforts to target and defeat those explosives, is the subject of this comprehensive report, compiled from numerous official documents.
Les chênes qu'on abat by Lundi
You set the price! Words: 970. Language: French. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Comme Philippe II d'Espagne fit abattre la forêt espagnole pour bâtir ses rêves de grandeur, quelles forêts abattent aujourd'hui nos dirigeants pour poursuivre leurs chimères ? Pourquoi la notion de prospective a-t-elle disparu du discours et de l'action politiques, lesquels ne sont plus tournés que vers le court terme ? Quelles conséquences pour le monde de demain ?
Algeria: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Algiers, History, Politics, Economy by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Algeria, politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of Algeria and its history.
Three Weeks In June by Don Lichterman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,870. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Sunset Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In this classic story that takes place on a road trip throughout the United States, Don Lichterman tells of his experiences at an Indian Reservation, the country's largest music festival and a band's final tour. During his journey all around America, Lichterman talks about his relationships gained and lost along the way debating important issues facing the U.S...