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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the National Response Framework (NRF) Support Annexes (IS-820) Managing Volunteers, Donations, and Finances, Building Partnerships
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 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 the NRF support annexes.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance (IS-253) - Historic Property Laws, Preservation Issues, STATEX and CATEX
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the course and highlights the importance of early consideration of environmental/historic preservation issues in disaster operations and project development.
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and Joseph Kony: American Efforts to Counter the LRA in Central Africa, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR), Congo, and South Sudan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This essential compilation of government and military reports and papers, totaling over 700 pages, provides analysis and background data on the LRA and related issues includes extensive background information on Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).
Great American Myths
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Great American Myths is a must read for Americans who have been systematically conditioned to believe lie after lie, myth after myth, many against their own self interest. The book briefly explores human perception and how it is used to manipulate and misdirect, then provides a common sense discussion of some of the prevalent myths impacting America today.
Beyond the Horizon: The Key to Broadcasting for Development
Price: $13.60 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A wise African once said that broadcasting is magic because it can take a man up a hill higher than any he can see on the horizon and let him look beyond. In trying to find a relevant communication approach to broadcasting for development, this book illustrates the constraints and opportunities broadcasting systems have whilst trying to improve life for the people it is trying to serve.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
La marcha de los árboles y la revolución de las flores
You set the price! Words: 9,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
conoce las consecuencias eco-sociales que el capitalismo inconsciente ha provocado en las urbes y como la esclavitud de la psique colectiva ha financiado sus crímenes. Hoy,ya existen las tecnologías y los medios para emanciparse de este sistema y comenzar uno mas coherente con el ser del hombre y la naturaleza, te invito a que conozcas la manera de sustituir al sistema desde casa
African Igloos and Public Service Heroes
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A practical guide for how to achieve fairness and effectiveness in UK public services
2012 Conservative Election Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Conserving America doesn’t start with the White House. It ends with the White House. It starts with the local dog catcher, and the local Council, and the sheriff, and the mayor. There are over 600,000 elected offices in America. The 2012 Conservative Election Handbook tells you everything you need to know to elect conservatives to all of them.
What Democracy? Essays on Corporate Takeover and a Failing Empire
Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
Over the past several decades, a ruthless corporate takeover has materialized in the United States, leaving much of the public struggling to get by while those at the top continue accumulating wealth with breathtaking speed. This collection of essays examines some of the key forces behind this corporate takeover, and what we, as active citizens, can do to fight back.
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
Capitalism: the Unfairest System?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A Comprehensive Analysis of a Failed Economic Philosophy. The truths and fictions about Capitalism in the twenty-first century are explored and analyzed in detail with wit and humor from an accomplished author and experienced businessman. This treatise examines the many failures and bogus promises that Capitalism makes and tells us why it isn't working, never has, and never will.
Sandy Hook Slaughter: The Newtown Shooting and Massacre in Connecticut - Adam Lanza. Thoughts and Lessons on a Tragedy and the Coming Paradigm Shift.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
"As much as it is the right of citizens to bear arms, so too is the right of parents to bear their children in their arms." - Conrad Powell, Dec 16, 2012, quoting from "Sandy Hook Slaughter..." Our hearts go out to the families devastated by the Newtown tragedy. We as a nation are left with broken hearts and a reality that public policy on gun control or lack thereof is broken as well.
Democratic Legitimacy in The European Union
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As the European Community has grown both in size and in influence, a democratic deficit has emerged as the result of its creation and perpetuation without direct consent from the European citizens over whom its political jurisdiction has asserted authority.
Things I Have Posted on Facebook that Have Ticked Off My Friends
Price: Free! Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In this artfully arranged collection of politically incorrect posts gleaned from her Facebook page, fiction writer Janet Walker has much to say about the non-fiction of real life--everything from the worship of Jehovah to the worship of Obama.
The New China: Contemporary Life & Governance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
this book introduces the reader to contemporary life and governance issues in china. It is especially directed at students and adult learners who want a basic understanding of the “new china” of the 21st century.
Cyberterrorism After Stuxnet - Terrorist Cyberattacks, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Motives, Critical U.S. Infrastructure Vulnerabilities, al-Qaeda Computer Capability, PC Attacks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
The discovery of Stuxnet in 2010 was a milestone in the arena of cybersecurity because, although a malware attack on industrial control systems was long believed to be theoretically possible, it was different to see malware used in reality to cause real physical damage.
Civic Sermons: Ideas for a Different Culture
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Austin Brothers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
Political observations from the front lines that demonstrate the power of local issues in the national debate.
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: Free! Words: 37,100. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
While rights in America have always been cherished, many people today misunderstand the source of their rights. They have come to believe that government is the grantor of rights. The flipside of this belief is that government can also take them away. Such a view conflicts with that of the founders, who gave us the ban on bills of attainder and 9th Amendment to forever protect our natural rights.
Novembre 2018 : guerre ou paix ?
You set the price! Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Un article de politique fiction de Dominic Sandbrook et publié dans le Daily Mail permet de poser la question suivante : les « plans de rigueur » successifs peuvent-ils déboucher sur des situations de type révolutionnaire, avec transfert du pouvoir par la force ? Analyse détaillée des éléments de réponse, tant dans un cadre européen que français.