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The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
开枪还是不开枪 中国与东欧的后极权主义 (To Shoot or Not To Shoot)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
为什么东欧的共产主义政权垮台了,而中国的共产党政权却能延续至今?为什么有的掌权者可以毫不犹豫地向抗议者开枪,有的却手足无措?埃尔朗根-纽伦堡大学政治系教授Mark R. Thompson给出了更系统化的答案。
How to Teach Children to be Sex Offenders
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
This small book outlines steps parents can take to teach children how to be sex offenders. It's easy. This part is satire. Next I discuss what parents and a concerned public can do to prevent children from becoming sex offenders. Prevention is hard. People must really want to do it. Apparently, not enough of us do. So, we will keep on raising children to be sex offenders. Is that what we want?
The Doomsday Brigade
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
During the summer of 1981, fears of Armageddon swept across the land as people organized for the complete breakdown of society.
Israelis and Palestinians Both Like Food
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A look at the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Stories of Spies
Price: Free! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book depicts the colourful true story of a few real world spies, whose espionage created sensation all over the world. These include both male and female spies of variegated characters and motivations.
Monkeys and Political Leaders – The Seven Rules to Every Human-Simian Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
(5.00 from 1 review)
After I moved to the northern jungles of Malaysia, I watched, observed, and studied from the safety of my window a troop of long-tail macaque monkeys in their natural habitat.
The 2011 American Values Survey: The Mormon Question, Economic Inequality, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Move beyond the rhetoric and find out where Americans really stand at the intersection of religion and politics. The Public Religion Research Institute's 2011 American Values Survey takes America's temperature on the 2012 presidential campaign, the country's comfort with a Mormon serving as president, and the general public's stance on economic and social inequality.
The Retirement Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Every day for the next twenty years, 10,000 baby boomers will retire. Most of them have not saved enough to support themselves, so they will depend on governments that are in even worse financial shape. The Retirement Crisis details how bad the problem is, and how we may resolve it.
...And the Souls Cried Out: Remembering the Victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This book is dedicated in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy as well as their parents.
The First World War for Oil 1914-1918 : Similarities with the 2014 Oil Wars 100 Later
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This booklet explains why oil was the real cause of the First World War, and explains the economic and geopolitical interests behind all the major players of this war. Moreover it compares the first Great War for oil in 1914 with the oil wars of 2014 in Syria and Iraq one hundred years later.
Unsustainable Population
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
(4.00 from 1 review)
The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.
A Generation in Transition: Religion, Values, and Politics among College-Age Millennials
Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Step into the future with Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 Millennial Values Survey. Find out what college-age Americans have to say about the most pressing issues facing the nation today and learn about the number of Millennials who are leaving their childhood religions. Here young Millennials weigh in on the country's moral, social, and economic agendas as well as the 2012 election.
LSD Issue #1
Series: LSD Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
An educated, satirical and sometimes cynical though also funny look at current events and world news.
I'm a Real American
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Rodney Ohebsion is a real American.
Horror of Soviet Secret Police
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book depicts the crime against humanity committed by Lenin and Stalin through Secret Police and espionage agencies and slave labor camps in the USSR
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is about the changing socio-economic landscape of India. This book also touches on the delicate issues of Indian mores and values. It makes no holy cows or scapegoats but is a commentary on the pressing needs of Indian society and the ascent of common man of India.
Thanks, To A Nam Vet
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A self-appointed committee of one sends a heartfelt, “Thanks, hero,” to the too-often negelected heros who protected our country and the world during the War in Viet Nam. Please accept this very belated, "Thank you."
Committed to Availability, Conflicted about Morality: What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Move beyond the rhetoric and into the heart of one of the most contentious social questions facing America today. This 2011 survey from Public Religion Research Institute explores the nation's conflicted views on abortion, discovering that majorities of Americans simultaneously believe that abortion should be legal and accessible, but also think it is immoral.
La jeunesse n'est plus ce qu'elle était .... tant mieux !
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
49 % des Français ont une image négative de la jeunesse. De nombreux préjugés se sont ainsi développés finissant par poser un véritable problème politique. En 2012, la droite a rendez-vous avec la jeunesse. Elle ne doit pas le rater.