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Active Shooters: Is Law Enforcement Ready for a Mumbai Style Attack? Columbine Massacre, Klebold and Harris, Virginia Polytechnic, Gabrielle Giffords, Aurora Colorado, Beslan Massacre
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Topics and subjects covered include: The Columbine massacre, Klebold and Harris, multiple active shooters, the Beslan school massacre, the Mumbai terrorist attack, North Hollywood bank robbery and shootout, the Virginia Polytechnic shooting, the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, the Aurora Colorado shooting, Seung-Hui Cho, Jared Lee Loughner, James Holmes, Taj Mahal Palace hotel.
U.S. Proliferation Policy and the Campaign Against Transnational Terror: Linking the U.S. Non-Proliferation Regime to Homeland Security Efforts - NBC, Nuclear Weapons, WMD, Iran, North Korea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The non-proliferation treaty regime the international community has utilized for over half a century is insufficient to combat emerging global threats, specifically, WMD terrorism. The current landscape of transnational terrorism requires a major shift in U.S. nonproliferation policies if the current regime is going to address WMD threats.
Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an Awesome summary of Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Summarized by J.J. Holt
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00 from 1 review)
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
The Unauthorized History of the Republican Party - Beginnings, Changes and Things Everyone Needs To Know
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Dr. Jay Polmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
History of the Republican party from its inception through today. Learn all their secrets, what makes them tick, what floats their boat, and what they say when they get caught - and THEY DO GET CAUGHT..
The Constitution of the 4th Republic of Ghana
Price: Free! Words: 50,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana. It summarizes the wishes and aspirations of the Ghanaian people. It is called the constitution of the 4th Republic of Ghana as well. The information in this book was sourced from Ghana's Ministry of Justice.
The Reserve Bank = A License to Steal Money from Citizens? (How Money is Created from Nothing for Dummies)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Very few people know how the money system is manipulated by the RESERVE BANK to make most citizens “debt-slaves” without them even being aware of it. This book exposes how the Reserve Bank uses the Fractional Reserve System to create “money out of nothing” for the benefit of the few private owners of the Bank but to the great detriment of the majority of the country’s citizens.
The Cluster Copulation of America's War On Drugs (And How to Get Peace In Our Time)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
America's drug policy in general is screwed up, or copulated, or f....you know. But simply legalizing marijuana isn't a magic cure all, either. "Cluster Copulation" is a lively and easy to read e-book about how we got here as well as where to go next. It goes into how culture, chemistry and historical timing have played a greater role than reason and common sense in determining where we are now.
Internet Radicalization: Actual Threat or Phantom Menace? Analysis of Cases and Vulnerabilities, Role of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC), Jihad Jane, Colleen LaRose, Madrid Bombing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Popular opinion expresses fear that accessing radical Islamic content and connecting with extremist networks through Internet functionalities causes radicalization and recruitment to commit terrorist acts.
Leadership in Peace and Reconciliation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The quest for good leadership in most African countries remains on the increase, especially as conflicts of different kind loom and posing an untold human suffering, undermining social and economic development, and breaking social fabrics and social co-existence.
Axioms for Organizers: Trailblazer for Social Justice
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Fred Ross Sr.’s AXIOMS FOR ORGANIZERS is a gem--a concise, bilingual treasure trove of tips for social justice advocates. It provides a stirring portrait of Ross, one of the 20th century’s most influential grassroots organizers, and spells out his guiding principles! A must read for students, teachers and community, labor, immigrant and human rights organizers committed to social justice.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Social Progress Visions
You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
A Terrorist Converts: How I Learned to Love the NSA
Series: A Terrorist Converts, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Five times a day, retired terrorist Shazam al-War bin al-Gorithm prays to Washington and begs forgiveness. But no answer ever comes. When Special Forces try--and fail--to rescue his wife, Shazam saves the life of a wounded NSA analyst. But is this “analyst” what he seems? Or is he actually an archangel sent down from Washington--with glad tidings of great joy--in answer to Shazam's prayers?
Give Me Two Days
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
While history and time still work to fully comprehend and evaluate Operation Iraqi Freedom, it is certain that the impact of this war goes beyond battlefields and budget allocations. It has personally touched an entire generation. For every soldier that deployed to Iraq, there is a story. This is one. It profiles and Iraqi businessman, an Army supply officer, and a quest for gravel.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Hybrid Threat (TC 7-100) - Enemy Combatants, Terrorists, Paramilitary, Mercenary, WMD, Mao and Guerrilla Warfare, Hezbollah, Vietcong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,260. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A hybrid threat is the diverse and dynamic combination of regular forces, irregular forces, and/or criminal elements all unified to achieve mutually benefiting effects.
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma examines the possible factors involved in the current relocation of the capital in order to enrich and enhance understanding about contemporary Burma/Myanmar in various aspects - including History, Geography, Political Science, Military Science, Economics, Sociology and Urban Architecture. Fully illustrated with maps and colour photographs.
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Common Sense Reflections of an American Redneck is a collection of common sense articles, essays and observations accumulated over the last ten years about any and everything I wanted or needed to write about.
Government Actions in the Demise of the Thugs (1829-1835) and Sikh Terrorists (1980-1993) and Lessons for the United States - Terrorism in India, Kali, Punjab, Gandhi, al-Qaeda Comparisons
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of the successful counterterrorism campaigns against the Thugs [1829-1835] and Sikh terrorists [1980-1993] show a number of commonalities in the actions taken by the governments in power at that time.