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Social Progress Visions
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You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
A Terrorist Converts: How I Learned to Love the NSA
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Series: A Terrorist Converts, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Five times a day, retired terrorist Shazam al-War bin al-Gorithm prays to Washington and begs forgiveness. But no answer ever comes. When Special Forces try--and fail--to rescue his wife, Shazam saves the life of a wounded NSA analyst. But is this “analyst” what he seems? Or is he actually an archangel sent down from Washington--with glad tidings of great joy--in answer to Shazam's prayers?
Give Me Two Days
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
While history and time still work to fully comprehend and evaluate Operation Iraqi Freedom, it is certain that the impact of this war goes beyond battlefields and budget allocations. It has personally touched an entire generation. For every soldier that deployed to Iraq, there is a story. This is one. It profiles and Iraqi businessman, an Army supply officer, and a quest for gravel.
The African Manifesto
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A chilling and disturbing exposition of power and the history of African unrest. The African Manifesto is a timely literary bridge between the past we know, and hope never to repeat, and the future we aspire for. Gary Chambers
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck is a collection of common sense articles, essays and observations accumulated over the last ten years about any and everything I wanted or needed to write about.
Denied 3 Times
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Price: Free! Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Is there now a new war on Christians?Three times Peter denied knowing Jesus when Roman soldiers came to arrest Jesus. He was fearful for his life and didn’t want to be known as one of Jesus’s followers. Even after Jesus told Peter he would deny him three times before the rooster crowed, Peter weakened. Modern-day Christians will face that same question. How will they answer; will they deny God?
The Modern Administration of the Earth
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You set the price! Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
How should be required the present world Administration.
The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
Blogmania 2
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Price: Free! Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In his second installment of blogs novelist R.D. Byron Smith continues the wit, humor and intellectual rigor of the Blogmania Series. While he doesn’t neglect his core competence of commentary on the whacky world of law, “There Go Da Judge” being a perfect for instance, he also offers up a funny delivery room scene in a personal blog, “A Father’s Story.”
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
POTUS 2016: Redirecting The Empire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is a policy paper that will revive the empire of the United States.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
The European Federalist Papers
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Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness
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Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
A 21st Century American Crisis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A call to arms for all American citizens to get active and to rescue our Republic from its dangerous drift away from our founding principles of small, limited government; individual liberties; personal responsibilities. "The blows we struck in 2010 were a worthy start, but they were only a start. The progress we added in 2012 has been inadequate to our cause. But we are not finished."
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.