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The Kingdom of Babylon Part 3
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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
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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
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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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.
The Bully Pulpit: A Journey Into the Bible Convolutions, Misuses and Impact Upon Politics and Society
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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
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Price: $0.99 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
America Disarmed: Inside the U.N. and Obama’s Scheme to Destroy the Second Amendment
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Price: Free! Words: 207,680. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Liberty Library. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
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America Disarmed shows you how Obama and the United Nations are teaming up to make their gun ban dream – and your nightmare – a reality. This expertly sourced sequel to Wayne LaPierre’s 2006 blockbuster, The Global War on Your Guns, exposes the Obama administration’s scheme to use the United Nations to make an end-run around the Constitution.
Capitalism 101
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Capitalism 101 is a highly anticipated "almost" textbook about capitalism. Easy to understand, logical & entertaining explanation of why capitalism works & other systems don't. "I wish you and the book the best of luck" Karl Rove "I have a particular interest in this book's subject matter" Michele Bachmann "I look forward to an opportunity to read your book" Michael Steele
Shattered Relations Recounting the death of Kiwane Carrington
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
On October 9, 2009, 15 year old Kiwane Carrington was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer from the Champaign Police Department. This is the recounting of the news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor published by The News-Gazette reporting on and reacting to that fateful incident. In the retelling, the need to repair the shattered police community relationship is revealed.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
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Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
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You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
Understanding Thomas Sowell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
The Republicrat Junta - How Two Corrupt Parties, in Collusion with Corporate Criminals, have Subverted Democracy, Deceived the People, and Hijacked Our Constitutional Government
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Both the Democrats and the Republicans are peddling the exact same deception; and that bill of goods is that the Republicans represent the interests, values, and will of Conservative Americans, and the Democrats represent the interests, values, and will of Liberal Americans.
Fast Times in Palestine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Desafiando al imperio
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Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra
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Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.
The Conspiracy That Will Not Die: How the Rothschild Cabal Is Driving America into One World Government
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,340. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A cabal of financial interests are rapidly driving America toward totalitarianism and Communism. If we are to stop them, their conspiracy must be exposed. Currently the National Debt is over $14 trillion dollars, and it grows at over $1.5 trillion a year. This book exposes those conspiring to destroy America.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
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Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
Liberalism and The Age of the Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Imagine l957 Bee Branch, Arkansas, population 53. The author was raised four miles from there. The environment included the dregs of the tail-end of western-civilization. It was a secure world, unreflective and complacent. Not only was same-sex marriage not even on anyone’s horizon yet, but even homosexuality was something that Big-City Yankees did.
Local Participatory Democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.