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How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud by Lainie Towell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
The Currency Paradox by James King
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy(5.00 from 1 review)
With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers by Duane L. Ostler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Family law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy(5.00 from 1 review)
On a dark night in Independence Hall, ghosts of the founding fathers gather to discuss with Justice Blackmun the Roe v Wade abortion opinion he penned in 1973. Using actual quotes from the founding fathers, this debate soundly refutes Blackmun's arguments from the Roe opinion, and shows that the founders would be greatly disturbed at the law regarding abortion in America today.
The Prison Experience by Thomas Whitehope
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is about our broken prison system. It introduces the Nordic prison model, talks about a new direction for our nation's prisons and gives reasons why a soft on crime approach would be an improvement over today's philosophy of punishment.
We Rise by Odaine Tomlinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control by Mark A. R. Kleiman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs(5.00 from 1 review)
This authoritative and objective analysis of US drug policy by Mark Kleiman (Public Policy | UCLA, and Harvard alumnus) explains how to choose among alternative ways of enforcing marijuana laws at the federal level.
20/20: A Clear Vision for America by Bill Muckler
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
The 20/20 Vision brings a critical background to the issues of today and provides reasoned resolutions to restore our republic and drive our country forward. 20/20 tells how a small, limited government is the best solution to make America prosper again. Read the book that thousands of Americans are using to roll out the revolution!
The Dark Side Of Share Market by Kingofhearts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
The book deals with unethical issues in Indian share market. This book explains the volatility of shares, and risk of day trading. It includes a chapter on the psychology of greed and fear which are the driving forces of share market. The book also includes a chapter on economic inequality and its effect on the nation.
To Russia with Love - Fifty Shades of Poem by Bobby Skyler
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
The west has put sanctions on Russia with little evidence to suggest they have done wrong. we condone Saudi Arabia even though their inhumanities are great. This poem speculates on the propaganda the west has created against Russia and asks whether our own countries are in a position to judge.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings by Glenn Thompson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Romancing The Voters by Fred Schnaubelt
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Essay » Political(4.92 from 12 reviews)
Have you ever been honeyfuggled by a politician? Known you were going to a party or political event and knew there might be “stimulating or controversial” discussions on the “Topic of the Day?” A quick reference guide like this Handbook when I was on the city council. Great “Zingers” for a game of “gotcha,” Letters to the Editor, Tea Party Rallies, debate talking points, or Toastmaster Speeches.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985 by Lauren Burnhill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Paradise Lost by Robert Gates, Sr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The misconceptions some have about political parties and their followers is astounding. One must understand that all countries are controlled by political parties. Some usurp their power. Some are elected. It doesn't matter what they call themselves---its their economic philosophy that is important.
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless by Greta Christina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Why are atheists angry? Is it because they're selfish, joyless, lacking in meaning, and alienated from God? Or is it because they have legitimate reasons to be angry -- and are ready to do something about it? With outrage, humor, and intelligence, popular blogger Greta Christina makes a powerful case for outspoken atheist activism, and explains the empathy and justice that drive it.
Fast Times in Palestine by Pamela Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and 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.
Townie Planet by Steve Radlauer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Essay » Political(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown by Shiping Bao, MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
Liberal Betrayal of America and the Tea Party Firestorm by William Davis Eaton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Conservatives are from Mars & Progressives are from Venus by M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Why do those who disagree with you politically believe the ridiculous things they do? Why don’t they see what’s so obvious? How does the Progressive Mentality differ from the Conservative Mentality? What are their origins? Their motivation? Their goals? What part does religion play in political worldviews – for BOTH sides. What does the Culture War mean for the future of the US.