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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.
Enabling Unity of Effort in Homeland Response Operations - Terrorism, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Any significant homeland response event requires Americans to work together. This has proven to be a complex challenge. Our response capabilities, while substantial, are spread across thousands of stakeholders: federal, state, and local government agencies and organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and private industry.
Ambassador Stephen Krasner's Orienting Principle for Foreign Policy (and Military Management) - Responsible Sovereignty by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of responsible sovereignty makes the resultant security paradigm intellectually manageable and analytically useful. If successful, the principle of responsible sovereignty would provide a viable foundation for a reasonable foreign policy, relevant military management, and a safer and more just world.
The Role of Small States in the Post-Cold War Era: The Case of Belarus - President Alexander Lukashenko, Putin, Medvedev, Iranian Relationship, Gas Blackmail, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Belarus officially became an ally of Russia and formed a "union" state. Still, since 2006, Minsk's relationship with Moscow became extremely acrimonious, when Moscow abruptly increased the price of oil/gas delivered to Minsk. Minsk engaged in conflict with Moscow—a conflict that has been mixed with a peculiar detente and new tensions.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story by Ron Nurwisah
Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Essay » Political
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
Against All Odds: Relations Between NATO and the MENA Region - Operation Unified Protector, Mediterranean Dialogue, Libya, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This monograph describes how the region has moved from the rim of the Alliance's security perspective toward a more nuanced vision that recognizes the region's role in an ever-changing and more-complex world.
Culture, Identity and Information Technology in the 21st Century: Implications for U.S. National Security, the Future of English in Language Usage, Demographic Shifts by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This monograph traces global trends in the use of language and media in order to identify the national security implications of cultural change and identity formation. The analysis suggests that in the next several decades, the world is likely to be more ideologically fragmented than at any time during the 20th century.
Arms Control and European Security: Major Essays on the Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
While much attention is always given to issues of strategic and nuclear arms control, the conventional arms control agenda remains something of a stepchild. Nonetheless, in regards to European security, conventional arms control issues are of the utmost significance.
The Battle for Eastleigh - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election by Janet Bew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The shock result of the Eastliegh By election of 2013 gave a massive boost to UKIP, and a blow to the Conservatives. This is a gripping account of the Eastleigh Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced observer of Parliamentary By-Elections who charts the rise, and fall, of the different parties. .
Looking at Iran by James Zogby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When American policy makers discuss Iran, the focus is only Israel. In reality, Iran a growing concern for people across the Arab and Muslim Worlds as well. In this book, based on polling in 20 Arab and Muslim countries, Zogby examines how in just six years Iran has experienced a precipitous decline in popularity among Arabs and Muslims.
The Double-Edged Sword of Freedom of Speech by Stanislaw Sielicki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Essay » Political
What were the Classical Philosophers and Thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment saying about the Censorship and Freedom of Speech? What did the Founding Fathers learn from their Great Predecessors? Were the Framers of the Constitution the real Champions of Freedom? This short essay may help you find answers to the questions mentioned above.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni by Luca Luchesini
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
Spirituality for America: Earth-Saving Wisdom From the Indigenous by Ed McGaa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Using story, history, and personal anecdotes, McGaa demonstrates how America has strayed from the Natural Path. McGaa, an Oglala Sioux, offers arguments, examples and possible solutions to the dangers of climate change in order that generations to come will be free to know the value and purpose of humanity’s place on Mother Earth.
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power by Robert Deuchars
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.