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Thinking Through the Cold War by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Desafiando al imperio by Phyllis Bennis
Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy by Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
An exploration of the myths we currently believe and the ancient myths we no longer recall, failed social policy, and the need for feminine insight and balance between individual pursuits and community building. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through themes of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Canadian Health Policy in the News by Evidence Network
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
The Tragedy of the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
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.
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.
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.
A Place To Grow by Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 151,750. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis on doing it peacefully, but since the current Democracy-Capitalism business believes itself as the only and best way of the universe and will battle anything else whatever the argument, then I’ll have to explore war scenarios too.
Paved with Good Intentions by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
Big Oil And Their Bankers In The Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families and Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics and Terror Network by Dean Henderson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 188,120. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Big Oil pulls back the covers to expose an ancient cabal of global oligarchs whose control over the global economy is based on hegemony over the planet’s three most valuable commodities: oil, guns and drugs combined with ownership of the world’s central banks. "...an extraordinary expose of the powers and events that are exacting a heavy toll on us, the people”. Nexus New Times Magazine
Shock and Awe on America by Teeluck Sooknarine
Price: Free! Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An informative and creative view of American Politics, Religion and almost every other problem we face. The author addresses a wide array of our daily concerns including 9/11, Columbine, Gangs, Immigration, Economics, Addiction, Drug Companies, Food Risks, Water Pollution, Evolution, Spiritual existence, Science, Jesus' real teachings and many more in this 47 chapter, insightful blockbuster.
Just Too Weird: Bishop Romney's Mormon Takeover of America: Polygamy, Theocracy, Subversion by Webster Griffin Tarpley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mitt Romney’s Mormon tradition is no real religion but a cult invented by a charlatan, a disguise for a subversive ideology opposing all that is best in the American tradition. The British recruited Mormon leaders into their 19th-century plot to break up the U.S., leading to the cult’s strategic occupation of Utah territory. Mormonism has never abandoned its secrecy and its enmity to America.
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla by Bill Dienst
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
All Over the Map by John Feffer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Foreign policy analyst John Feffer looks at global affairs in the Obama era. This collection of more than 125 Foreign Policy In Focus columns covers war, peace, terrorism, global economics, culture, democracy, and the environment. It critically analyzes what's happening all over the map, from the financial crisis to the Arab Spring, and offers specific recommendations for Washington policymakers