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How To Help People Get Off Welfare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A short informative book about how we as a society have become what we are, and solutions to once again make us and our people great.
Complete Guide to al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda, Mujahideen Youth Movement (MYM), Terrorism in East Africa, Somalia, Mall Attack in Nairobi, Kenya, Transnational Terrorist Threat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides a thorough review of all aspects of the threat posed by terrorists from East Africa, focusing on the al-Shabaab group (also known as the Mujahideen Youth Movement MYM). These al-Qaeda affiliated terrorists claimed responsibility for the brutal assault on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 21, 2013.
101 EU Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A fun and informal book about the European Union. The book presents 101 amazing, amusing and scandalous facts about the EU accompanied by humorous cartoons to make a serious political point in a light-hearted way.
La pace - Storia e letteratura da Caino ai giorni nostri
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Essay » Sociology
Molti libri di storia parlano della guerra, pochissimi parlano della pace. Da quel tempo biblico di Caino e Abele, di acqua sotto i ponti ne è passata davvero tanta, eppure l’uomo è sempre quello: moderno, attrezzato di tecnologia, ma resta sempre un violento.
The People's Party: A Blueprint for American Political Revival
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Solve America's political issues. We agree on so much. Let's not lose our nation over our few differences. Here is an outline of the situation and a few good word pictures to help us move forward, including seashells and pizza parties. Let's have at it. It's time for The People's Party!
Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors Part II
Series: Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Second and final part of this personal memoir of a year in Afghanistan. From 2007 to 2008 an American served as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics advisory team in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. This is the scene of half the world's opium poppy production and a raging Taliban insurgency. It is a microcosm of why U.S. efforts failed in Afghanistan.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 3: Business as Usual - Greed, Racism and Genocide
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Vol.3 of Professor Gutierrez's powerful collection of social justice essays and reviews focuses on issues of class, racism and greed. "His claim that democracy is under attack is spot-on and his cry for activism is necessary and timely." Earnest, informed and articulate, Gutierrez raises a voice of moral conscience too often lacking in today's public discourse.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professor Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews on social justice have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and most importantly action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.2 focuses on problematic areas of America's democracy such as militarization, war, prisons, and political rhetoric. It includes the book-title essay "Feeling the Unthinkable."
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
Feeling the Unthinkable Vol. 1: State Terrorism - My Country Must Not Torture in My Name
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,420. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Gutierrez's essays and reviews have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.1 focuses on Washington's abuse of power domestically and abroad. This is important reading for all Americans, who need to know that their government has used U.S. money and clout to direct hellish activities abroad in their name.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
Black Monday, October 7? 3 Reasons the Moon May Mean Trouble Surviving the Coming Bad Years
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Five Reasons to Worry About the Economy (Washington Post, Sept 3) and USA Today's series, Could the October 2008 Crisis Repeat? both support a concern for the economy in October. Add a few more dimensions and we are looking at a HUGE crisis!
Sverige 2020: Från extremt experiment till normal nation
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: Swedish. Published: September 9, 2013 by Bredefeldt Förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Denna litanias titel Sverige 2020: Från extremt experiment till normal nation beskriver förutsättningar och förhoppningar om ett normalare Sverige. Det finns en mängd historier och detaljer, hjältar och skurkar i de kommande sidorna. Skandaler, sex och kroppsvätskor omtalas såväl som sovjetiska ubåtar, falliska trumpeter och tvivelaktiga välfärdskonstnärer. Alla som berättas har hänt....
Australian Senate Voting System Alternative
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
In the Australian Federal election of 2013, some disturbing results occurred in the Senate with candidates who attracted only very small support, often less than 1% of the vote, winning Senate seats. This short work looks at an alternative Senate voting system that is simple, direct and easy to understand - and above all, completely fair!
Postcard Revolution
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
Basic Concept Of Political Science
Price: $7.55 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book tackles the definition and significance of the different forms goverments in the world with emphasis on the system of governance and the role of bureaurcracy in our country. Know the nature and influence of each form and system of government in the lives of people in the world.
The Swedish Story - From extreme experiment to normal nation
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Bredefeldt Förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The subtitle of The Swedish Story: From extreme experiment to normal nation cover the areas of intellectual curiosity that make up the arguments in this study from medieval to postmodern Sweden.