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Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East by Graham E. Fuller
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
Understanding and Surviving Obamacare by James W Forsythe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Finally, you have found the critical and necessary book that you've heard so much about, essential information on Surviving Obamacare. James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D., is an internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist. Non-stop streams of patients from around the globe visit his U.S. clinic for treatment and medical advice.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness by Steve Zakszewski
Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
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 by Eric Hines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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 by Paul Okel
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
Five Outs from the World Series by Jeff Dickson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Five Outs from the World Series: The title is one of 39 selected commentaries capturing the flavor and times of several decades leading up to 2005.
A Terrorist Converts: How I Learned to Stop Hating America by J.M. Porup
Series: A Terrorist Converts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by J.M. Porup. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terrorist Shazam al-War bin al-Gorithm hates America. More bloodthirsty than Osama bin Laden, he’s notched his Koran so many times that nothing is left but confetti. When a SEAL team tries to take him out in the mountains of Wakistan, al-War defeats them all--and captures the Navy’s first female commando. Their unlikely romance makes him question his hatred of America.
La grève des électeurs by Octave Mirbeau
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
La Grève des électeurs est le titre d’une chronique, d’inspiration clairement anarchiste, de l’écrivain français Octave Mirbeau, parue le 28 novembre 1888 dans Le Figaro. Comme tous les anarchistes, Mirbeau ne voit dans le suffrage universel et le recours à des élections qu’une duperie par laquelle les dominants obtiennent à bon compte l’assentiment de ceux-là mêmes qu’ils oppriment et exploitent.
Venom of Asps by Meira bat Erachaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard... In 20 Minutes by J.J. Holt
Series: Boiled Down, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard summarized by J.J. Holt
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
Standing With Wendy by Ana Mardoll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
Connections: Celebration, Wisdom and Commentary from Dunedin Methodist Parish by Kenneth Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Arising from a New Zealand context and touching on universal issues, Connections offers 45 responses from the people of Dunedin Methodist Parish to the challenge of being church and living out the gospel in their community. The articles, selected from weekly contributions 2007–2013, are grouped into five broad categories, and cover diverse topics.
A Conservative's Thoughts on Rights and Duties, their Duality, and some Implications by Eric Hines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
An understanding of individual rights and individual duties, especially their nature as individual endowments rather than as attributes of groups of men or as grants from some men acting in a "government's" name, forms a critical part of Conservative thought. With Americans broadly divided on what rights and duties really are, now is the time to lay out the Conservative's view of these concepts.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek by Gerolf Annemans
Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
Australian Politics -The Alternative Commission of Audit by Skye Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The newly elected Australian government appointed a Commission of Audit, a group of conservative businessmen. The result they produced sent the population shuddering at the horrifying vision they painted. We have produced our own Audit report, a vision by the People, for the People. It paints a far rosier picture that would build a fairer, more equitable and inclusive Australia.
The Currency Paradox by James King
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy(5.00 from 1 review)
With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
The 10% Solution: Simplifying The Tax Code In The New Economy by Theresa M. Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A short history of taxation, a treatise on suggested alternatives to tax reform, and a modest proposal by the author which would eliminate the need for the tax code altogether. This book was written in response to President Barack Obama's call for suggestions from the public for tax reform, and is based on the author's experience with the complex issues of taxation and its financial impacts.
Economics: Household Management by Bob Blain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This one returns Economics to its original meaning, household management and identifies entropy, not scarcity, as the problem and cooperation, not competition, as the solution. It addresses the two defects in money ignored by the prevailing scarcity-competition orthodoxy; that money originates as interest-bearing debt and that money has no definition of its value.