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Paved with Good Intentions
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
By Francis Kroncke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
By Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Outlaw Visions
By Francis Kroncke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Occupy the Highway
By Sarah Handyside
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 151,980. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In November of 2011, twenty-four Occupy Wall Street protestors marched from New York City to Washington, D.C. Seven of those marchers formed a Mobile Occupation, called Walkupy, and continued on to Atlanta, Georgia, arriving there in Late January. Altogether, they marched 1,000 miles in two and a half months. Occupy the Highway is the Journal of Sarah Handyside. It chronicles the entire trip.
Ron Paul's Wisdom, A Layman's Perspective. A Collection of Opinion Editorials
By Szandor Blestman
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by MWB Entertainment. Category: Essay » Political
Ron Paul's 2008 campaign inspired me to write about him as I have written about no other politician. His honesty and incorruptibility are legendary. I honestly don't know how he survived politics on the federal level for as long as he did, but I feel he has much to teach us. In this volume I have collected all the op/ed articles I wrote about him from 2007 through 2012.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
By Roger Rothenberger
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community
By Christopher Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
2012 President Barack Obama Campaign Speeches, Democratic National Convention Address, and First Debate: The Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 371,670. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This is an authoritative compilation of almost 100 presidential campaign speeches given by President Barack Obama from June through October 2012, including the full text of Obama's remarks accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 6, 2012, and a transcript of the first 2012 Presidential Debate.
Reclaiming Socialism, or: Economic Democracy (Recovering a Stolen Word)
By Brian Rush
Price: Free! Words: 258,690. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Radical Moderate
By Pat O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Radical Moderate" details a new way to view politics and public policy in the United States. This book focuses on pragmatic solutions to the challenges that face this country. Pat O'Brien draws from his experiences in the private sector and as a former elected official. The ideas in this book are fresh and can stand the test of time.
A Place To Grow
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Important revision 2014 coming in October. This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis to do it peacefully, but knowing the current democracy capitalism system believes itself as the only and best way of the universe, I’ll have to explore total war and destruction scenarios too.
The Kingdom of Babylon Part 3
By Don Wigton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 365,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This second of five books looks into a pivotal moment in American history that corrupted her soul. It was a time when the United States was coming off an era of prosperity created by Ronald Reagan. However, during the '90s a president without scruples took the reigns of a house united and tore it asunder. As a result we live in a divided America
The Kingdom of Babylon Parts 1 & 2
By Don Wigton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 308,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This second of five books looks into a pivotal moment in American history that corrupted her soul. It was a time when the United States was coming off an era of prosperity created by the sound economic policies, patriotism and faith of Ronald Reagan. However, during the '90s a president without scruples took the reigns of a house united and tore it asunder. As a result we live in a divided America
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
By Susan McDonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.
Against Excess
By Mark Kleiman
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Bully Pulpit: A Journey Into the Bible Convolutions, Misuses and Impact Upon Politics and Society
By Gerald Johns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Bully Pulpit is a journey into the Bible, its convolutions, its misuses, both past and present, and its dangerous effect upon American politics and society in general. Unless the public actually begins to comprehend the sinister uses of a book of such faulty premises by self-appointed religious/political crusaders, then American democracy as we know it is in jeopardy.
All Over the Map
By John Feffer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Foreign policy analyst John Feffer looks at global affairs in the Obama era. This collection of more than 125 Foreign Policy In Focus columns covers war, peace, terrorism, global economics, culture, democracy, and the environment. It critically analyzes what's happening all over the map, from the financial crisis to the Arab Spring, and offers specific recommendations for Washington policymakers