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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.
Secrecy, Democracy, and Fascism: Lessons from History
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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A nation that went to war thinking that it would be quick and easy, but then getting bogged down, becoming polarized, falling into financial difficulties, losing confidence in their government, looking desperately for strong leadership, and falling for conspiracy theories and false accusations about those within and without who oppose the romantic call for cultural purity and supposed morality...?
March like an Egyptian
Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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This one-song book is dedicated to the freedom movement and inspired by my favorite Bangles song - Walk like an Egyptian
The New Mexico Approach to Government
You set the price! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
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A policy guide created to present the political philosophy of Dr. Michael Ham, a candidate for the United States Senate in 2012.
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.
The Twilight of the Monetary System: And Dawn of a New Era
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Ever more intelligent robots are steadily replacing people in the workplace, and pushing the monetary system into its twilight. The author shows us that, if we mobilize modern science now, we could easily develop a new economic system to create the dawn of a new era of economic democracy to allow everyone to share in the economy.
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.
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.
Monkeys and Political Leaders – The Seven Rules to Every Human-Simian Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: 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.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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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.
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.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Sociology
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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.
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.
Transgender Marriage Rights in Texas
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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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.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
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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.