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Climate Change and Global Warming - National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan For The U.S. Global Change Research Program, Carbon Dioxide, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Models
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This important new report from the United States Global Change Research Program outlines plans for studying climate change, global warming, and other global changes over the next decade.
The Saturday Night Massacre: What Really Happened on October 20, 1973
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Fiction » Historical » USA
The nation watched in astonishment as the Watergate scandal dominated media headlines for 26 months, leading ultimately to the only resignation of an American chief executive since the founding of the United States, the world’s oldest Constitutional republic. The culminating climactic events of October 20, 1973 shattered the Nixon administration beyond repair.
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.
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
2012 Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Report by the State Department (Volume II of the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report - INCSR)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This State Department report, issued March 2012 and converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides the official government assessment of international efforts to control money laundering and financial crimes.
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
Iran: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,480. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Iran, 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 Iran and its history.
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.
FEMA Document Series: Developing and Promoting Mitigation Best Practices and Case Studies - Communication Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document describes communications strategies for developing and promoting disaster mitigation practices. Documenting and promoting mitigation efforts, both during and after disaster recovery operations, have long been undertaken by many federal, state, local and private-sector entities.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Deployment and Redeployment Field Manual - FM 100-17, FMI 3-35 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Army Deployment and Redeployment Field Manual (FM 100-17, FMI 3-35) to provide overarching guidance for Army deployment and redeployment operations in support of the National Military Strategy.
A Flowershop in Baghdad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,860. 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.
Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden?
Price: Free! Words: 55,900. Language: German. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Dank des Internets ist das Thema "Reichsdeutsche" bzw. "Dritte Macht" mittlerweile vielen Deutschen ein Begriff geworden. Doch was hat es mit den Geruechten wirklich auf sich? Wer steckt in Wahrheit hinter dem vieldiskutierten UFO-Phaenomen?
2013 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, al-Qaida, Jihad, WMD, North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. presented the 2013 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on March 12th. In the published report, Clapper provides a thorough review of the status of possible threats from a wide variety of nations and terror groups. The report highlighted cyber and computer threats to the Nation.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Schools (IS-100.SCa)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: June 25, 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 Incident Command System (ICS) for schools.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Dirty Bomb Attack Preparedness and Response: Personal and Medical Response, Radioactive Illness, Radiation Injuries, Decontamination
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Comprehensive coverage with up-to-date official documents on the response to a terrorist attack with a "dirty bomb" - also called a radiological dispersion device (RDD) - is provided in this authoritative compilation. It covers everything from practical advice for individuals exposed to a dirty bomb incident to detailed scientific and technical information for medical and health care responders.
The New China: Contemporary Life & Governance
Price: $4.99 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.
The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Stump Connolly is at it again, careening down the campaign trail in pursuit of the candidates, the cash and the real stories behind Campaign ’08. A funny, inside look at politics from an established pro. “I don’t think anyone had more fun covering the campaign than Stump, or reading him than me. You laugh and learn at the same time.” – Bill Kurtis
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
Creating Consensus: The Journey Towards Banning Cluster Munitions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Cluster bombs are weapons that are small but deadly. Their unexploded submunitions in effect, act as landmines, sometimes even years later. For decades, humanitarian organizations sought to limit their use, but progress on the issue stalled. In 2008, the campaign to ban cluster munitions succeeded. How was this accomplished, and are there any wider lessons to be learned from it?