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The Vanunu Legend Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower’s Struggle for Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower, Mordechai Vanunu was 'freed' from 18 years behind bars on 21 April 2004 to open air captivity under draconian restrictions and 24/7 surveillance. The Vanunu Legend continues the saga the author began documenting in 2005, after meeting Vanunu in east Jerusalem on her first of eight investigative trips to both sides of The Wall in the Holy Land.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
It's Common V/S Wealth
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book talks about the real side of CWG-2010 to be held in Delhi. They are killing animals, they are cutting trees, they are displacing people, snatching livelihoods,destroying river,looting the taxpayers,violating all possible labor laws, increasing cost of living to unimaginable heights, asking students to vacate hostels, destroying heritage of this age old city and all this in name of Games
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
Democracy: A Proposal For a New Constitution For the United States
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A proposal to cut through the corrupting influence of campaign donations and corporate money on the U.S. government with a new Constitution that would make such corruption literally impossible.
Reclaiming Socialism, or: Economic Democracy (Recovering a Stolen Word)
Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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An attempt to reclaim the word "socialism" from those that have re-defined it and rendered it taboo. Socialism does NOT mean a state-run economy or the end of private property, let alone Soviet-style tyranny. Socialism DOES mean economic democracy, worker-owned business, an economy for the 99%, and a humane alternative to capitalism. Capitalism is broken and it's time to discuss replacing it.
Silver Spooned - Feeble Right Wing Fallasies
Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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In this book the author demolishes some of the facile and often completely counter-factual myths that get used over and again to justify the implementation of right-wing economic policies. If you are wondering why conservative austerity policies of Britain or perhaps your own country are not working, this book will give you the answers.
The Wee Blue Book
Price: Free! Words: 15,760. Language: British English. Published: August 11, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Scotland's referendum 2104 - the facts the papers leave out. Don't vote in the independence referendum until you've read this.
Refugee Nation - A Radical Solution to the Global Refugee Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With 60 million refugees and IDP's around the world, it is time for bold and radical action. For the 60 million stateless people around the world, a state of their own.
Time for TEA
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
(5.00 from 1 review)
We are heading into the socialist grip and we may not recover if we don’t turn things around NOW. Everyday more evidence turns up that we Americans are losing more and more freedoms. We MUST stop this government from implementing SOCIALISM and get back t
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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: 9,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
Произведение «Перестройка» представляет собой краткий обзор развития СССР за период с 1953 года по настоящий момент, т.е. по февраль 2012 года.