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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.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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.
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.
A People's Politics
Price: Free! Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: 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.
LSD Issue #3
Series: LSD Magazine. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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This is the third issue of our online news and satire magazine LSD.
Dust Net
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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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.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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.
The Red Pill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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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.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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 100 to 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!
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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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!
My Trip to the Land of Gandhi: A Mexican-American's Journey to the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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A memoir about a Mexican mother’s son growing up in poverty in America and his pursuit of the human right to education through the legacy of Gandhian nonviolence. Erik Olson Fernández’s journey and his strategic insights are a call to action to finish the “unfinished business” of the 1960s with a nonviolent struggle for the human right to quality free public education in the Americas.
A Dying Breed: Insights Into The African American Question
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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A Dying Breed; Insights into the African American Question, is the first of a trilogy of books designed to focus on America’s relationship with African American males. Although there is a focus on family issues, my goal is to provide insight on how American social perspectives have contributed to a self -imposed path of destruction.
Psychopath Economics: Part 1 – The Bull & The Bewildered Herd
Series: Psychopath Economics and how to defeat it. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
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Economics is the ultimate expression of human power. But today's economic system is increasingly controlled by a psychopathic elite that is unconcerned with its impact on people or planet. Unless we challenge the system, it will lead us to our destruction.