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1001 Sex Positions
Price: Free! Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
The title is an eye-catcher intending to say people do not need or want excessive amounts of anything. This is relevant because the US economy has been sacrificing jobs to increase productivity, and such job losses are on track to get much worse. Workers are consumers. Job losses destroy their ability to buy, weakening the economy. An idea is presented for replacing these jobs.
The Conquest of Bread
Price: Free! Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Jonathan-David Jackson. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
Peter Kropotkin was born a prince, but renounced his title and became an anarcho-communist. He was imprisoned and exiled from Russia for his beliefs. In this book he shows how capitalism creates poverty and scarcity even though there is enough for all.
The Truth about Syria
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People
Price: Free! Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
16 essays by 17 disabled writers, activists and artists. This is crip wisdom for the people. Edited by Alice Wong, founder of the Disability Visibility Project, Resistance and Hope will transform the way you think about activism, leadership, and social justice.
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Quran: Must-Read Passages. For Everyone. In Clear English.
Price: Free! Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
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This small book contains the most essential passages of the Holy Quran, translated into clear English. A must-read book for non-Muslims and Muslims alike.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
The Future of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book asks the representatives from various opposition Islamist movements - political outcasts today, but potential leaders of the Arab world tomorrow - and distinguished Western experts to offer their views on where they think the Middle East is heading and what Western policy should be.
When The Eagle Screams
Price: Free! Words: 89,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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America's Vulnerability to Terrorism When The Eagle Screams was written prior to the first World Trade Center bombing. It is recognized as perhaps the first writing by an American author to warn that attacks on American soil were imminent. It predicted the events, the political response and almost every event to present day.
Building A Movement To End The New Jim Crow: An Organizing Guide
Price: Free! Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Expanding on the call to action in Michelle Alexander's acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this accessible organizing guide puts tools in your hands to help you and your group understand how to make meaningful, effective change. It's packed with stories and practical tips and techniques for building a group, pick an issue, and building campaigns to help bring down the New Jim Crow.
Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
Nazis At The Door
Price: Free! Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Have you ever wondered what it was like to watch Hitler turn a democracy into the dictatorship? Germany 1930 = Trump's America 2019.
The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won't Tell You
Price: Free! Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
This second Students For Liberty publication combines the writings of various philosophers, economists, Nobel Prize winners, and entrepreneurs to make the case that not only do “markets deliver the goods” as Vernon Smith says, but that a true free market system is a prerequisite for a just, prosperous, and cooperative society.
Istanbul Intrigues
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World
Price: Free! Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Edited by Juline Beaujouan This e-book is the fruit of the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (IMEIS) third annual conference on the theme “Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World”. It gathers insights from academics, analysts and field observers, and offers a multidisciplinary overview of the current situation of the Muslim World.
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
21st Century Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
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A collection of essays about real political change, the kind where the 99% overthrow the corporate elites who have seized control of our so-called democracies. In addition to heralding undreamed of political upheaval, the last two years have inspired new hope of taking back power from multinational corporations. Cover photo by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons.
21 Machetes
Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
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Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
Dear Mr. Putin - Jehovah's Witnesses Write Russia
Price: Free! Words: 171,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution, & Conflict
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In early 2017, Jehovah’s Witnesses were invited just once to write Vladimir Putin. Within two months, up to 49 million letters had been sent. They weren’t all to Putin – other officials were identified – but his was the most visible name. Trouble was not averted, yet Russia came to know of one nation on earth where every citizen cares deeply about every other.