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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.
Freedom Sailors
By Bill Dienst
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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FREEDOM SAILORS is a much-needed account of how a small group of ordinary people conceived and executed what seemed like a grandiose and audacious plan to break Israel’s illegal military blockade of the Gaza Strip, a blockade that keeps more than 1.5 million people in an open-air prison.
The Destructive President
By Dr. Paul Fick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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In The Destructive President, renown psychologist, Dr. Paul Fick goes inside the mind of Barack Obama. Dr. Fick unmasks Obama. He exposes the truth of Obama’s psychological makeup and explains why the president is on a mission to destroy America and her traditional institutions.
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.
The Republican Cult of Ignorance
By Gregory E. Haley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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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
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.
The Extreme Conservative Plot to Destroy America
By Stephen Bettum
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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This ebook presents a plot by extreme conservatives to take over America and remake it into a completely different country. This plot will end the great experiment of American democracy. This plot is slow-moving and controlled in secret. There are many players and moving parts. This ebook deals with the ideas of the plotters as opposed to the plotters themselves. This is a warning to America.
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.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
By John J. Berger, Ph.D.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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Climate Myths is both a primer on climate change and a definitive rebuttal of climate science denial. It puts the campaign against climate science in historical, political, and economic context and juxtaposes the claims of climate change deniers with the facts about climate change as revealed by authoritative climate science.
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.
Dust Net
By David Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Transgender Marriage Rights in Texas
By Victoria Stoklasa
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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From the author of SIGN IT INTO LAW and TO DIVIDE AND NOT CONQUER comes a previously unpublished essay considering the politics behind one of the most threatened civil rights in Texas. How long will the right for transgender people to marry last? Victoria Stoklasa presents three reasons why it might not last for very long.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
By David Mint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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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.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.