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State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Michael Brulotte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
The War Peace Establishment by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Essay » Political
Discussion of how to avoid the cold war's recurrence. It may be that a cold warless world will require that we reshap a host of notions concerning war, peace, and the future.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth by Michael Brulotte
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
Project on National Security Reform - Case Studies Working Group Report, Volume II - Biodefense, Unconventional Threats, Homeland Security, Financial Crisis, Terrorism, Iran-Contra, Nixon, Bush, Gore by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 260,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The studies featured in this case study volume span from the Eisenhower administration to the present day, offering diverse lessons and covering a range of issues from public diplomacy, to nonproliferation, to biodefense, to peacekeeping and alliance management, among others.
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares by Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares proposes that we replace our debt and interest based money supply with one that encourages all of us to share the work and share the wealth that our work produces. Read in this little book, that many of our greatest leaders, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, believed that government should issue, not borrow, money.
Delegitimizing al-Qaeda: A Jihad-Realist Approach - Salafist, Sharia, Takfir by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Islam is a law-governed religious faith that proscribes and prescribes human conduct. The jihad—the religious prescription to struggle and strive in the path/way of Allah until Allah's word reigns supreme throughout the earth—including its military sense, is despite disavowal in popular piety and much modern moderate Islamic discourse, a binding religious prescription.
Conflict Management and "Whole of Government": Useful Tools for U.S. National Security Strategy? Loose Nukes, WMD, Fukushima, Rinderpest, Embassy Security, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This volume presents central arguments and key findings of a symposium, tracing the genesis of the conception of a WoG approach, critically examining current WoG practices, and drawing lessons from the operational contexts of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Drug Trafficking, Violence, and Instability - FARC, Medellin Cartel, Cali Cartel, Lootable Wealth, Sendero Luminoso, ELN, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, LTTE by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The rationale for this series is a reflection of the ways in which the world of armed groups has changed and is continuing to change, and the impact of these changes on threats and challenges to national and global security.
2013 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, al-Qaida, Jihad, WMD, North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. presented the 2013 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on March 12th. In the published report, Clapper provides a thorough review of the status of possible threats from a wide variety of nations and terror groups. The report highlighted cyber and computer threats to the Nation.
Judicial Review and American Activism by Robert Winn
You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Judicial review was introduced into the American government by a Supreme Court decision, Marbury v. Madison, in 1803. This book details the effects of judicial review on the United States up to the present day.
47% Benghazi by Evan Williams
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Whether they were al Qaeda affiliates, whether they were Libyan-based extremists or al Qaeda itself I think is one of the things we'll have to determine." That is an excerpt from Ambassador Rice's comments on the CBS show Face the Nation on Sept. 16. Many would and should take the words al Qaeda or al Qaeda affiliate to mean terrorist. How the media and the nation did not jump on this and give...
The Libertarian's Handbook - The Centre-Right Principles of Liberty and the Case for a Constitution by Richard Pinder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The Libertarian's Handbook is an epic-length book on civil rights by Richard Pinder. This work shows how the ideas of libertarianism can be applied to all areas of domestic governance, from law enforcement to welfare and from economic policy to immigration. This work also asks if socialism is indeed the road to serfdom, while detailing a new constitutional model designed to protect civil rights.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition by Clarence Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream by Robert A.G. Monks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
Political Parties: Failure in American Government by Robert Winn
You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In 1796 as he was leaving the office of President of the United States, George Washington warned Americans of the danger political parties posed to their freedom and advised them not to start political parties in American government. Four years later, a political party started by Thomas Jefferson took over the government of the United States. We can now see that Washington was right.
Social Politics by Tony Whittingham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Shaking Hands with the Devil: The Intersection of Terrorism and Theology by William J. Abraham
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Highland Loch Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
In the wake of 9/11 much has been written on terrorism. Some have examined the potential relation between religion and terrorism, few, if any, have studied the relation between theology and terrorism. This book is an eye-opener on terrorism; it is also a rigorous theological response to the moral and spiritual challenges posed by one of the great evils of our times.
Guilty By Reason Of Arrest by Terrance Tykeem
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 33,090. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
There have been countless books, movies, TV Shows and documentaries describing the criminal justice system and the people who control it. What they all have failed to do is make clear the true motives of those behind what can actually be described as the “In-Justice system”.
Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital by Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book explains the development of the classical theory of value from Adam Smith to Karl Marx in a form readily accessible to readers unfamiliar with anything more than elementary arithmetic, while at the same time offering to the specialist a fundamental criticism of Marxian political economy and an original and controversial interpretation of Capital.
21st Century FEMA Key Documents: FEMA Director Battlebook - Scenario Checklists for Hurricane, Flood, Earthquake, Fire, Tornadoes, Terrorist Attack, NBC (Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical) Incident by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This document is intended to serve as a "one stop" reference that includes information on the agency's emergency teams and resources. This document is not developed as a standard operating procedure, but is designed to provide key information and identify issues or concerns that may impact the agency operations depending upon the scenario involved.