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How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
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A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Representative Bureaucracy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“Professor Samuel Krislov’s Representative Bureaucracy remains among the most important and enduring books in the field of public administration and its intersection with political science." -- David H. Rosenbloom, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, American University. A classic resource in political science and public administration, now available with a new, 2012 Foreword.
Rules for Patriots: How Conservatives Can Win Again
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Time is running out on American exceptionalism. The light of liberty is flickering. At no point since we still had the Redcoats on our shores has freedom been more imperiled. This time it's not an invading foreign power that threatens us, but our own government gone wild— unhinged from its Constitutional limits.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
Diary Of A Ram Fan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,900. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Sunset Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A satirical look at more than 75 years of Football's Rams history, combined with discussions of American Exceptionalism and almost 50 years of personal experience in the life of a Rams Fan.
Youthhood in Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The politically active gene pool of talent and ambition in Africa, the youths, are on more than one occasion misunderstood and seldom empowered, causing the continent dire consequences and gross economic losses year in year out, yet NO OTHER CAN CHANGE AFRICA save the youths.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
The Blue Guitar
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
2008 Financial Crisis: Official Federal Reserve Meeting Transcripts Reveal New Details About Crucial Decisions, Bernanke, Yellen, Lehman Collapse, White House Report on 2009 Stimulus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 808,350. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This ebook presents the complete set of 2008 financial crisis meeting transcripts released by the Federal Reserve System in February 2014.
Common Sense For Today's America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Common Sense for Today’s America shows practical ways of solving issues Americans face today. It covers government, politics, family life, education, church, God, sports, and other things that make people wonder what happened to the American Dream. It turns complex problems upside down and looks at them with the perspective of real solutions that do not adhere to any one philosophy or bias.
Gas At $1.25 Per Gallon: How We Get There in Six Weeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The book’s title and subtitle pretty much preview the contents of the book. The one exception would be the book’s longest chapter (approximately ¼ of the book’s content), which discusses and challenges the Federal Reserve and its five year-long “stimulus” effort known as the Q.E. programs. It raises such under-publicized issues as “the fairness factor” and “the inventory durability factor”.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
Madaraka: The Poor Shall Inherit the Earth, Including Its Natural Resources
You set the price! Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This book aims to provide readers with a general overview of neoliberal (economic/corporate) globalization - presently militarized via the fabricated U.S-led War on Terror - and to draw attention to the political economy of this exploitative system, which is marked by increasing inequality, oppression, and the exploitation of both people and the natural environment, exclusively for profit.
Art of War Paper: Closing the Security Gap - Building Irregular Security Forces, Iraq, Dhofar Region of Oman, North-West Frontier, Host Nation Decisions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The British and US experience with the use of local, irregular security forces suggest their importance in assisting the host nation government and counterinsurgent forces.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
What's Wrong With America And How To Change It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
What's Wrong With America examines the major problems facing America today, ranging from the economy, jobs, taxes, the government, politics, military spending, the educational and judicial systems, to social services and inflation. Includes the author's recommended changes to restore America's status.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is arguably the most comprehensive book about the Occupy and 99% Movements written up until now. From a history of American revolutions to documenting class warfare waged against us by the rich, this book is not the first to predict the probability of civil unrest in the US, but it makes the strongest case yet for that to occur
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Bringing Intelligence About - Practitioners Reflect on Best Practices - CIA Analysis, Analytical Tradecraft, Process Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: CIA analysis, internet and electronic media, analytical tradecraft, process management, U.S. Coast Guard, DIA, DODIIS, COLISEUM, JWICS, SIPRNET, OSIS, DITDS, HUGIN expert, ESRI, induction, deduction, and abduction.