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Mirth, Wind, and Ire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,070. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mirth, Wind, and Ire is a book of essays on the contemporary social and political scene--with a bit of humor thrown in. An easy read, using case studies, that is engaging yet challenging, the reader travels through five sections exploring: the world around us, religion, intergroup issues, topics from the international scene, and of course politics. Like Levy's Bread says, "Try It, You'll Like It"
The Republic of Mars: Stage 4 (Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 2 - It’s 2026. The human dream of turning Mars into another Earth has gone sour. Mars becomes an overcrowded prison, and friction turns into rebellion, which turns into murder. Earth has it even worse. An alien invasion fleet massacres our people and levels our cities.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Invisible Powers - Loose Yourself And Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World leaders
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Uncover hidden areas of supernatural power which influence & govern you. Two powerful forces exposed & their direct conflict with one another; God and Satan. A 3rd, the Christian, has available power just waiting to be used. Learn to recognize the voice of all three powers & discover how to walk in & exercise the gift of discernment. Confidence & personal power is your reward.
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.
Julian Assange in Sweden
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Understanding Africa Book 2
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
(4.00 from 1 review)
This volume continues describing the problems afflicting sub-Saharan Africa. The examples of bumbling, corruption and greed make it clear how difficult assistance will be for those trying to assist in uplifting the long suffering peoples. Executives of mining companies hoping to exploit local resources can appreciate barriers.
Layman's License
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are people, mostly self-appointed, who tend to lump the balance of humanity into a rather broad category known as laymen, lay-women, or lay-person, if you prefer. There seem to be more answers than problems bobbing about on the sea of humanity. Layman’s License poses a few more answers as well as a few more questions. This book is a little bit about a lot!
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.
Snouts
Price: Free! Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
SNOUTS Our democracy is broken. Our political class is now the donor-class, as in the USA. Sixty percent of donations to Labor and Liberal are untraceable according to the electoral office. So who is running Australia?
Trump Defeats the Psycho Bullies of the Media, Hillary Loses, Patriotism Wins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A popular (non-statistical) analysis of the 2016 US presidential election, explaining Donald Trump's surprising victory over Hillary Clinton.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
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.
The Mediterranean Reset: Geopolitics in a New Age
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: Free! Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This volume explores the geopolitics of the Mediterranean region which has changed dramatically in the twenty-first century, partly as a result of local state dynamics and partly as a product of transformational changes at the international and broader regional levels.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
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.
Перестройка или 20 лет с паханами
Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: Russian. Published: May 5, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Произведение «Перестройка» представляет собой краткий обзор развития СССР за период с 1953 года по настоящий момент, т.е. по февраль 2012 года.
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.
Long War for Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.