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Judicial Review and American Activism
You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Judicial review was introduced into the American government by a Supreme Court decision, Marbury v. Madison, in 1803. This book details the effects of judicial review on the United States up to the present day.
47% Benghazi
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Whether they were al Qaeda affiliates, whether they were Libyan-based extremists or al Qaeda itself I think is one of the things we'll have to determine." That is an excerpt from Ambassador Rice's comments on the CBS show Face the Nation on Sept. 16. Many would and should take the words al Qaeda or al Qaeda affiliate to mean terrorist. How the media and the nation did not jump on this and give...
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
Political Parties: Failure in American Government
You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In 1796 as he was leaving the office of President of the United States, George Washington warned Americans of the danger political parties posed to their freedom and advised them not to start political parties in American government. Four years later, a political party started by Thomas Jefferson took over the government of the United States. We can now see that Washington was right.
Social Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Essay » Political
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
The Battle for Eastleigh - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The shock result of the Eastliegh By election of 2013 gave a massive boost to UKIP, and a blow to the Conservatives. This is a gripping account of the Eastleigh Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced observer of Parliamentary By-Elections who charts the rise, and fall, of the different parties. .
The Double-Edged Sword of Freedom of Speech
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Essay » Political
What were the Classical Philosophers and Thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment saying about the Censorship and Freedom of Speech? What did the Founding Fathers learn from their Great Predecessors? Were the Framers of the Constitution the real Champions of Freedom? This short essay may help you find answers to the questions mentioned above.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
The Prometheus Post - Issue Two
Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 2. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
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 advocating the reasons for British withdrawal from the EU.
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
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Shafshoofa Maleshi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Sociology
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?
Let Us Heed Good Advice
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you don’t support wisdom and peace initiatives DON’T READ THIS BOOK! The 4 March General Elections are here. We all want peace. No one wants a repeat of what happened in 2007/2008. Wrong choices will mean no development, poverty and endless exploitation. Do not allow moneybags to cheat you. Elect with your future in mind.
CDR: Insure Domestic Tranquility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.” ~Mayor Richard J. Daily. Actually, since absolute freedom is pretty much pure anarchy, then maybe Daley was closer to the truth than it might first appear -- at least for this country. After all, freedom is disorderly, because everyone is at liberty to pursue their own lives and happinesses.
Hating America - A History
Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
A People's Politics
Price: Free! Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Children of Dolhinov
Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Istanbul Intrigues
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.