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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(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.
The Truth about Syria
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
(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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(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.
The Red Pill
By M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The horrifying “ultimate book on conspiracy theories.” Does a cabal of evil financiers dominate Western civilization? This book examines the how and the why, investigating the relationship of modern politics and ancient religion, revealing who “they” are and their plans for your future.
Resonant
By Trevor Weeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a divine symbiosis with an ancient alien skin which gives him god-like powers, Asher finds himself entangled in a dark world of corporate oligarchs and government conspiracies. With the help of hacktivist group Anonymous, he faces-off against conspiring evils of this world and beyond.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(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: 158,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
1,001 Things You Didn’t Know Happened in April is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. It is the first book by Singaporean writer, Ronald Hee, a self-confessed history buff. History is and should be fun! Enjoy!
Romancing The Voters
By Fred Schnaubelt
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
1 star(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.
Paradise Lost
By Robert Gates, Sr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
0.75 star(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. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
0.75 star(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.
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.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
0.5 star(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.
The Art of Strategic Agency
By Iain Cowie
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
Founders' Fire
By Bruce Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Can America rise again from the rubble pile of the post 9/11 terrorist attacks with the resulting loss of constitutional liberties? Will we find our way back to the treasure house of our Christian heritage and rediscover the greatness of America in our Founder's wisdom? A firefighter chaplain, who walked the rubble pile and encouraged the search and rescue personnel, shares stories of hope.
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
By Solveig Torvik
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
The Prometheus Post - Issue One
By Richard Pinder
Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,690. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
0.25 star(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Prometheus Post is a monthly libertarian-conservative electronic magazine. It offers in-depth analysis of important political issues. Specifically, the Post explores civil rights issues, offers analysis of law enforcement models, advocates free market economic principles, provides hands-on information for running a business, while also making the case for British independence.
The Prometheus Post - Issue Two
By Richard Pinder
Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 2. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The Prometheus Post is a monthly libertarian-conservative electronic magazine. It offers in-depth analysis of important political issues. Specifically the Post explores civil rights issues, offers analysis of law enforcement models, advocates free market economic principles, provides hands on information for running a business, while also advocating the reasons for British withdrawal from the EU.
A Viable Third Party
By Keith Snelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
(4.00 from 1 review)
Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson are the Democrats favorites for they represent big government, welfare programs and big debts. The Democrats brought us two undeclared wars, which we did not win, refused to solve the problems they created with social security and our health system and created agencies to write laws.