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Blinkered by Sabrina Rochemont
Price: Free! Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.
The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution by Steve Dustcircle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Understanding The Roots Of Fascism by Walter J. Krueckl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This work is an in depth study of the sources of fascism both within the individual, and society at large. It includes a socio-psychological analysis of the development of fascism, and also a historical overview of specific representations of fascism.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation by Randall J Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014) by Joshua Patton
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
The Twentieth Century West by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
Revolutions in the West by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
The English Difference? by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment by Steve Martinot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia by Alex Markman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3 by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
Liberals Gone Wild!! The Not-So-Silent Conquering of America by Diann Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the election of Barack Obama, Liberals have gone wild! They seek to conquer this nation from within by eroding our Constitution, weakening our defenses, undermining our moral foundations and remaking the American electorate. With laser-like clarity and surprising humor, Diann Russell dives in and explores this conquering of America and the counter-offensive required to restore the Republic.
The European Federalist Papers by Leo Klinkers & Herbert Tombeur
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts - Arab Spring, Syria, Libya, Turkey, Egypt by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The wave of uprisings which began in December of 2010 in Tunisia, now generally referred to as the Arab Spring or Arab Revolts, has had varied results throughout the region and mixed responses from the international community. Not only has the rule of long-standing regimes been challenged, but also the relationships of leaders throughout the region and beyond have been redefined.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World by Nate Henderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
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.