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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.
The Currency Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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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
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Family law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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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
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
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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.
The Dark Side Of Share Market
You set the price! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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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
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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 Art of Strategic Agency
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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.
Donald Trump For President
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
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Mr Donald Trump is known as a controversial person but does he have what it takes to win the public's confidence to become the next president of the United State of America?
Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church: Questions
Price: Free! Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A brief review of the Mormon corporate empire and the power it holds over high priest and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose family has been a part of the Mormon Royalty since the Church's creation.
Political Spectrum for the Brain Dead
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
On one end of the spectrum is anarchy. The other end is absolute government control as a dictator. Where are Democrats, Republicans, Communists, Socialists, Greens and Libertarians on the spectrum? The answers may surprise you.
The Prometheus Post - Issue One
Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,690. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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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.