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Secrecy, Democracy, and Fascism: Lessons from History by Julie R Butler
Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
A nation that went to war thinking that it would be quick and easy, but then getting bogged down, becoming polarized, falling into financial difficulties, losing confidence in their government, looking desperately for strong leadership, and falling for conspiracy theories and false accusations about those within and without who oppose the romantic call for cultural purity and supposed morality...?
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables by Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
OBAMA: America's Liar and Thief in Chief by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How the President of the United States used the FBI to attack a private company for no other reasons than it was not unionized, and the management contributed to his political opponent.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling by Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the second country visited by the commander and his friends. There are similarities to Singapore but it is more advanced. Singaling also licenses parents with somewhat different requirements than does Kino.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America! by Michael Mathiesen
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
On the Hunt in Baghdad by Michael J. Totten
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
How To Prepare For When The Shit Hits The Fan by PriveCo Inc.
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How To Prepare For When The Shit Hits The Fan was written with the beginning prepper in mind. It covers an expanse of general prepping topics, such as possible catastrophic events, how to plan for a disaster, how to protect yourself and your family from threats, how to hunker down at your home, and when to bug out to another location.
The Vanunu Legend Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower’s Struggle for Freedom by Eileen Fleming
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower, Mordechai Vanunu was 'freed' from 18 years behind bars on 21 April 2004 to open air captivity under draconian restrictions and 24/7 surveillance. The Vanunu Legend continues the saga the author began documenting in 2005, after meeting Vanunu in east Jerusalem on her first of eight investigative trips to both sides of The Wall in the Holy Land.
The Art of Strategic Agency by Iain Cowie
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
Canás. Francotiradores de la Siria Rebelde by Temoris Grecko
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
El canás o francotirador es un personaje inevitable de la guerra en Siria. Para que la población civil sobreviva, es imperativo saber dónde está actuando. La cotidianidad se rige por evadir tiros, salvarse de las bombas y arreglárselas para encontrar algo de humor que ayude a vivir. Este periodista mexicano nos entrega una crónica desde los frentes de batalla con una narrativa íntima y veloz.
AFGHANISTAN IS VIETNAM REVISTED BUT WORSE by Gusdavis Aughtry
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
When we read about Afghanistan, it is almost totally accepted that we are going to stay there endlessly. Please! Eight years already with no credible view that we are leaving as the President says in the summer of 2011. Afghanistan is a "fast train to nowhere." It is not that we would not like to help: we have already with American blood. We must begin to serious thing of our exit.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa by Yves Sintomer
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community by Christopher Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
Culture narcissique et politique by Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: French. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Les neuf critères du narcissisme. Comment Narcisse fait-il de la politique ? Sommes-nous une société narcissique ? Le règne de « Super Narcisse » : « mensonge insolent », « perversité narcissique » et stérilisation du débat politique.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America by Roger Rothenberger
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(5.00 from 1 review)
Plutocracy is governance by the wealthy. America is not really a democracy but a plutocracy dominated by a powerful wealthy minority that serves itself first and best. This book offers a partial redesign of our government that really fixes in just the right way what’s really wrong with it, moving our nation beyond plutocracy to true democracy, honest government and a just society.
Power, Politics and Death by Olusegun Adeniyi
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Kachifo Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the Nigerain government during President Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in the final months leading up to his death. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska) by Håkan Anderberg
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
United We Stand by Stephanie Garner
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A short personal narrative of my experience with the 9/11 terrorist attack, while attending elementary school on a military base not far from the Pentagon.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.