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The New Mexico Approach to Government
By Michael Ham
You set the price! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
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A policy guide created to present the political philosophy of Dr. Michael Ham, a candidate for the United States Senate in 2012.
21st Century Revolution
By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: Free! Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and 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 the multinational corporations that control western civilization.
The Twilight of the Monetary System: And Dawn of a New Era
By Richard J. Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Ever more intelligent robots are steadily replacing people in the workplace, and pushing the monetary system into its twilight. The author shows us that, if we mobilize modern science now, we could easily develop a new economic system to create the dawn of a new era of economic democracy to allow everyone to share in the economy.
Against Excess
By Mark Kleiman
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
By Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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.
Working Undercover
By Ralph Holiman, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
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Working Undercover is a true short story about a DEA agent going undercover in New Orleans in 1992 to buy five kilograms of cocaine.
Thinking Out Loud
By Iqbal Fahim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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Thinking Out Loud, is a book on socio-cultural systems of the Jammu and Kashmir state. It deals with all the aspects of life of the people and their conversions into different ideologies, rendering into various sections, on the basis of castes affecting their cultural system. It also enlighten you on educational aberrations and inconsistencies of the educational principals employed by government.
L'Asociale
By Jean-Claude Sestier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Cette œuvre de science fiction narre, sous la forme du journal intime et secret d’un prof rebelle et quelque peu anarchiste, les réformes successives qui vont transformer un pays, la Khonabsurdie, autrefois connu et respecté pour sa culture et sa liberté, en un régime totalitaire qui n’est pas sans rappeler celui de l’Océania, dans le roman de George Orwell :1984.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
By Michael Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
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This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
The Radical Moderate
By Pat O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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"The Radical Moderate" details a new way to view politics and public policy in the United States. This book focuses on pragmatic solutions to the challenges that face this country. Pat O'Brien draws from his experiences in the private sector and as a former elected official. The ideas in this book are fresh and can stand the test of time.
Monkeys and Political Leaders – The Seven Rules to Every Human-Simian Society
By Kenneth Szulczyk
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
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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.
Julian Assange in Sweden
By Guy J Sims
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, was in Sweden for almost seven weeks during August and September 2010. What happened to him during those seven weeks is a story familiar to many people in Sweden, because it is in the Swedish language. Here, for the first time, is the story for English-speaking readers.
Mitt Romney - The Clueless Candidate
By Patrick Triplett
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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Seldom in the history of American politics has a presidential candidate been so out of touch with the common man as Mitt Romney. His quote that 47 percent of voters are living off the government and he has no use for them may be the single most irresponsible statement ever uttered by a politician at that level. Here are some "Romneyisms" that further prove his incompetance to run for office.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
By Joanne Pawlowski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
By Saleena Karim
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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This paper, produced by the Pakistan First Research Institute (PFRI), presents a two-pronged contingency model for a sustainable microeconomy in Pakistan’s context.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
By Jason Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Long War for Freedom
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Truth about Syria
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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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.
A People's Politics
By Keat Peng Goh
Price: Free! Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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This author subscribes to the principle of check and balance in all human enterprises and endeavours to mitigate the effects of human sin. Therefore he supports a two-party system as the only legitimate democratic process whereby contesting sides in an election to parliament, state legislative assembly or local council may not take their constituents for granted.