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The Twilight of the Monetary System: And Dawn of a New Era
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: 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
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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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.
Перестройка или 20 лет с паханами
Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: Russian. Published: May 5, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
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Произведение «Перестройка» представляет собой краткий обзор развития СССР за период с 1953 года по настоящий момент, т.е. по февраль 2012 года.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: 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.
L'Asociale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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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
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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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.
Subverting Syria: How CIA Contra Gangs and NGOs Manufacture, Mislabel and Market Mass Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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"An E-book to Beat the Bombing - Expose the Big Lie in Time to Stop War on Syria." Syria’s situation is truly serious, under attack by infiltrators, neighbors and the USA. The "uprising" is a cynical US plot using the Countergang tactic. Terrorists -- mercenaries and irregulars, the "CIA foreign legion" -- massacre innocents: and then blame the carnage on the targeted government!
The Radical Moderate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Republican Cult of Ignorance
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
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The Republican Cult of Ignorance examines how the extreme right-wing gained control of the Republican Party and exposes the common rhetorical fallacies used by conservative politicians and their media supporters to promote radical positions on taxes, women's rights, unions, healthcare, energy, national defense, and other important issues. It is Rhetorical Judo for Your Conservative Friends.
Julian Assange in Sweden
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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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.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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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.
Reagan's Star Wars
Series: Military and Government Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
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President Eisenhower understood how Washington worked. He left us a warning: Beware of the Military Industrial Complex I not only witnessed his warning being ignored, I participated in using the power of the Military Industrial Complex during my aerospace career. Reagan’s Star Wars describes why and how the Military Industrial Complex gave birth to Strategic Defense Initiative known as Star Wars
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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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.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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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
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Sociology
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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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
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.