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Around Rakaposhi
Price: Free! Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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The western Himalayas and the Karakoram range – earthquakes – landslides – the world’s highest paved international highway (dangerous, too) - ethnic tensions – ancient cultures – staggering beauty: 'Around Rakaposhi' is an account of two and a half years of living, working, and travelling among the Muslim people of the remote yet politically sensitive regions of 'Pakistani Kashmir'.
21 Machetes
Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
Burning Sands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » War
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Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Bridging The Gap
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Bridging The Gap is a disturbing, yet poignant look into modern day democratic surveillance societies, and how this structure is used to discredit, disenfranchise, and destroy innocent citizens. The systemic apparatus that that reaches out to destroy and discredit those declared enemy by the state. Open your eyes to how the informant system has taken over these democratic countries.
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,650. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
SMOKE & MIRRORS: The Truth About the Political Status of U.S. Women
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Women hold a measly 19.4% of seats in Congress, 239 years after independence from the British Empire. We are #73rd (#95 counting ties) in the world for electing women. Why don’t our political parties establish voluntary quotas or rule changes, like so many other countries have done to accelerate the election of women? Have women become enablers of a national disgrace? Can we reach 30% by 2020?
21st Century Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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A collection of essays about real political change, the kind where the 99% overthrow the corporate elites who have seized control of our so-called democracies. In addition to heralding undreamed of political upheaval, the last two years have inspired new hope of taking back power from the multinational corporations that control western civilization.
Broken Solidarity—Secrets of a UAW President
Price: Free! Words: 31,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
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Prepare to see the UAW, the world’s most powerful union, as never before—from a position of leadership. One of the youngest presidents ever elected in the UAW is taking you behind the scenes. Imagine the perspective of an outsider promoted from the working class. Every chapter will be a key that unlocks an inner door of one of the most controversial organizations of our day.
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.
Thinking Out Loud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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Thinking Out Loud, is a book on socio-cultural systems of the Jammu and Kashmir state. It deals with all the aspects of life of the people and their conversions into different ideologies, rendering into various sections, on the basis of castes affecting their cultural system. It also enlighten you on educational aberrations and inconsistencies of the educational principals employed by government.
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.
Freedom Sailors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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 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 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.