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Fast Times in Palestine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Fighting For Freedom: Sometimes Doing The Right Thing Ain't Doing The Right Thing
Price: Free! Words: 109,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pitted against the greed and lawlessness of the hierarchy of a rural African village, a young Australian devotes himself to saving the poverty-stricken families. Inspired by his love for a local, Jake remains close to those in desperate need of help despite fighting for his own freedom and safety. But the experience blurs his once unwavering ethics as he questions what is morally right and wrong.
Dear Mr. Putin - Jehovah's Witnesses Write Russia
Price: Free! Words: 171,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution, & Conflict
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
The Truth about Syria
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Against Excess
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Radical Moderate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 1 review)
"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.
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Politics & 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
Liberal Betrayal of America and the Tea Party Firestorm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,660. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This book explains why liberals hate America, the enormous power of the Tea Party movement, and the many ways individual citizens citizens can act to revive the spirit and confidence of of a great nation under siege.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra
Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.
1,366 well sourced examples of Barack Obama’s lies, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc.
Price: Free! Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Biography
(1.00 from 1 review)
Every claim that I make in this list is sourced. Click on the underlined text to see the sources. I have cited a wide variety of sources, from right wing, to left wing, to middle of the road.