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What Does it Take to Be a "True Muslim"? Implications for Efforts to Counter al-Qa'ida's Violent Extremist Narrative - Salafist-Jihadist Movement, Orthodox Sunni Muslims in Relation to Salafis, Islam by Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Despite military targeting successes against al-Qa'ida (variant: al-Qaeda) leadership over the last 14 years, al-Qa'ida's network and influence continues to grow.
20 Examples That You're Living Under a Soft Tyranny, by Don Gumball : edited by Vince Iuliano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
Government is Run Amok!! Government is charged with keeping your country safe from harm and secure from foreign invaders. But what about internal invaders? Remember Abe Lincoln's prophetic words that if ever America should fall it would have to be an inside job? (Special Election 2016 additions)
GITMO, Terrorists, and Enhanced Interrogation: The Legality, Utility and Morality of Coercion, Regaining the Moral High Ground, Reparations for Guantanamo Detainees, Comparison to Japanese Internment by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a digital reproduction of several academic research papers regarding GITMO, the handling of terrorists and enemy combatants, and the use of enhanced interrogation.
Understanding Predatory Leadership: The First Step Toward a World Free of War, Corruption and Poverty by Matt Kramer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This book describes how narcissists and psychopaths are successful at gaining power and control, and then manipulate and exploit instead of lead. By learning how these predators, without conscience or concern, initiate and sustain actions and policies that cause so much harm to so many around the world, readers will be able to make better choices leading, eventually, to a kinder civilization.
False Worlds by Duane L. Ostler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A false world is like an apple full of worms. It appears juicy and attractive on the outside, but is in fact disgusting on the inside. This book discusses a number of false worlds masquerading as truth but which are in fact false to their core. Included are the false worlds of politics, international relations, law, sexual confusion (premarital sex, abortion and gayness), entertainment and pride.
Global Goals, National Actions: Making the Post-2015 Development Agenda Relevant to India by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
Judicial Activism: A Way to Overcome it by Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Judicial activism in the U.S. occurs when a few Supreme Court judges decide public policy issues, which normally deal with rights. However, it would be better for the people to decide such issues through their elected representatives. This book proposes a way to remove judicial activism, by returning to an original view of the founding fathers that preferred legislative oversight of rights issues.
Beyond Capitalism: Notes on the political economy of the transition to socialism by R.E. Greenblatt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
How can society organize itself democratically to achieve human freedom, environmental sustainability, justice, prosperity, equality, and solidarity? Beyond Capitalism introduces various ideas that have been suggested as answers to these questions, focusing especially on how a socialist economy might be attained to satisfy human needs democratically and equitably.
New Room to Manoeuvre: An Indian Approach to Climate Change by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The essays in this joint publication from Global Policy and the Observer Researh Foundation illuminate the way forward for climate financing, technology transfer and green growth, providing an invaluable read to politicians, researchers and students of India’s climate diplomacy.
Village Cafe A Buffet of Ideas by Dave Amonson
Price: Free! Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Our democracies appear healthy but they suffer malignant cancers. As you contend with frustration; open this book and consider wholesome remedies. You might find ways to reduce hyperbolized fat. Each village café offers a buffet of ideas appropriate to every country. If your interest is fairness, debt management, taxation, jobs, justice, welfare, environment or governance; look here.
Control, and The New World Order by Doug Beaulac Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Stargard Inc.. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Are you curious about the "Cuba Connection" or "New World Order"? a.k.a: Genus (Elitus) or the Bastard Rats thereof? They pose a serious and ever increasing threat to the well-being of man-kind’s freedom and prosperity. This problem requires the immediate attention of the world’s common folk...NOW!
The Purpose of Politics by Philip Tether
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book examines the nature and function of politics - what it is, who does it, how and why? What is special about the activity of politics? The concept is defined and then systematically analysed. The text is designed for students and the general reader alike. Clear learning outcomes are provided and the book concludes with a set of review questions to test understanding of the material.
Armed or Dangerous: Unpacking the Gun Control Debate in America by L. David Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The gun debate is a polarizing one in the US, in which both sides have strong proponents arguing about the legitimacy and the benefits to society of their opinion. Each side can claim scientific research and studies to back their claims and data is available to prove their arguments...
Islamic State: Can it be Defeated? by Bhaskar Sarkar
Price: Free! Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Islamic State rules over 10m people in Iraq and Syria. It is the biggest threat to world peace. US Coalition, Russia, Iraq and Syria are unable to defeat it. What makes it invincible? Why is no one taking it seriously? How can it be defeated? The book seeks to answer these questions. The book is written by a professional for professionals, academics, journalists and concerned laymen.
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan by Clara Brucker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
Before History Dies by Jacob Carter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
At 12:30 p.m. on November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated. More than half a century has passed since that fateful moment, yet so many questions remain unanswered. Lone gunman? Conspiracy? And then there is that one big question: Does it still matter?
The Democratic Party of Failure by Spencer Stueve
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
In The Democratic Party of Failure, you will learn about the many failures of the modern Democratic Party. You will read about the dangers of both illegal and legal immigration. You will read about the evil of abortion, and the dangers of fiscal irresponsibility. The Democratic Party of Failure is a complete dismantling of liberal ideology and exposes the political left on a case-by-case basis.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action by Daniel Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep, meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guidespans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions raised in the book.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! by John M. Braden
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.