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《经济学人》中国经济有多强韧 (How Strong is China's Economy?)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
本系列集合了十篇涉及中国的增长、出口、投资、消费等方面的报道,汇集为原文14页的专题报道(Special Reports),“译者”利用聚合翻译,完整译出全部内容及图片,同时将原刊于这一期的另外三篇中国报道也合并进来,形成这一专辑。
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
L'Asociale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Cette œuvre de science fiction narre, sous la forme du journal intime et secret d’un prof rebelle et quelque peu anarchiste, les réformes successives qui vont transformer un pays, la Khonabsurdie, autrefois connu et respecté pour sa culture et sa liberté, en un régime totalitaire qui n’est pas sans rappeler celui de l’Océania, dans le roman de George Orwell :1984.
Armagedon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Las condiciones para el Armagedón o Guerra del Fin del Mundo ya se están dando en el mundo.
A Place To Grow
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Price: Free! Words: 151,750. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis on doing it peacefully, but since the current Democracy-Capitalism business believes itself as the only and best way of the universe and will battle anything else whatever the argument, then I’ll have to explore war scenarios too.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Sixty Years of Secrets and Scandals
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
this is a different slant on the usual Diamond Jubilee books,exposing the hidden secrets and unsavory scandals, that have occurred over the last sixty odd years, full of Royal gossip.
Vlad Kostovski's Day Off: Why I'm not voting
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Ever wonder what's the difference between democrats and republicans? Whenever you ask someone who's loyal to either party usually outrages over the other. Sure the parties have different ideals on paper, but that's where it ends. The United States has been going on a downhill spiral for years now. Economic bubbles, endless wars, degrading fiscal policies, and worst of all... corporatism.
The 2011 American Values Survey: The Mormon Question, Economic Inequality, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Move beyond the rhetoric and find out where Americans really stand at the intersection of religion and politics. The Public Religion Research Institute's 2011 American Values Survey takes America's temperature on the 2012 presidential campaign, the country's comfort with a Mormon serving as president, and the general public's stance on economic and social inequality.
Ninguna revolución es para siempre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Esta colección de pensamientos tiene la intención de despertar en el lector el deseo de reflexionar sobre ese proceso que conocemos como revolución, de sopesar el papel que desempeñamos en esta vida, y de entrever la posible salida que debe tener todo proceso revolucionario.
Ten Needed Inventions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Here we are living in the early twenty first century.Forty years ago we imagined by now that we would have all kinds of modern innovations like flying cars, automated everything in our homes and robots, and be working only four days a week. They were our futuristic notions of what the 21st century would be like. We were wrong. Here is my list of ten need inventions for the 21st century - and why.
CDR: I, Citizen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Citizen is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Without Citizens, the map of the earth would be as borderless as the surface of the moon. Without Citizens, a government is just a bunch of empty buildings – you know, like a business without customers. Taking the Citizen out of the equation is like taking the speed of light out of Einstein's E = MC2 – No Energy, just Mass.
Child of El Salvador
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
1987 - An old woman finds a newborn girl abandoned in civil-war-torn El Salvador. In the USA, Diane mourns the loss of a stillborn child. Diane sees Norma in an Salvadoran orphanage and knows this is her child. Adopting Norma is a struggle played out against a fickle, dangerous government in El Salvador and a suspicious American federal attorney. Will these forces keep Diane & Norma apart?
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Energy policy is a mess of tangled problems and political conflicts. Many look to technology to break the logjam. But breakthrough innovations are needed to make "clean" energy cheap. With a plan emphasizing open international participation, crowdsourcing, and crowdfunding, Lewis Perelman's "Energy Innovation" provides an original, timely roadmap toward a more energy-secure global economy.
A-10s over Kosovo: The Victory of Airpower over a Fielded Army as Told by the Airmen Who Fought in Operation Allied Force - Warthogs in Battle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Firsthand accounts of the precedent-setting air campaign over Serbia and Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force (OAF). This event marked a milestone for air-power, as it was, arguably, the first time airpower alone was decisive in achieving victory in combat.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) describes how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) work and how using GIS can improve emergency management.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards (IS-912) - Identifying and Report Suspicious Purchases or Thefts of Dangerous Products by Terrorists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) was written to make persons involved in commercial retail operations aware of the actions they can take to identify and report suspicious purchases.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Management Preparedness Fundamentals (IS-910)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces and overviews basic preparedness concepts and present basic strategies for improving community preparedness.
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is an essay about Patriotism The basic concept is that unless the people are united, it is easy to destroy them. We have to decide if we are Individualist or Collectivist under an Oligarch Collectivist system run by a selective “elite” group of monarchs.
Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Participation and Condorcet Criterion Compatibility
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A flawed paper I'm keeping here for historical purposes. I tried show errors in Herve Moulin's original proof that the Participation and Condorcet Criterions are incompatible, while trying to use a logical proof to show compatibility.