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The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment by Steve Martinot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era by Joseph H. Daves
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 2: Soeharto and the New Order by Joseph H. Daves
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Vol 2 covers the assassination of army leaders, the communist massacre, General Soeharto's rise to power and consolidation of the New Order regime, the East Timor occupation, separatist insurgencies in Aceh and Papua, Soeharto's turn toward Islam and cynical efforts to preserve power during the late-1990s – setting the stage for the May 1998 riots and Soeharto's resignation – the subject of Vol 3.
Brutal Wisdom: Comments on the 36 Strategies of Ancient Chinese Thought by Master Dutch Hinkle
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
"Banned Secret Strategies of the Ancient Chinese !" Imagine a book of ancient strategies so dangerous that a Chinese emperor of the past banned all mention of these strategies from the history books. Why ? Because they describe some of the most cunning and most devious strategies ever devised by the mind of man, and that they could possible morally corrupt all who read them.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia by Alex Markman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3 by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
Liberals Gone Wild!! The Not-So-Silent Conquering of America by Diann Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the election of Barack Obama, Liberals have gone wild! They seek to conquer this nation from within by eroding our Constitution, weakening our defenses, undermining our moral foundations and remaking the American electorate. With laser-like clarity and surprising humor, Diann Russell dives in and explores this conquering of America and the counter-offensive required to restore the Republic.
The European Federalist Papers by Leo Klinkers & Herbert Tombeur
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun by Hasan Tahsin H.
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: Turkish. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Gerçek bir yaşam öyküsünü konu alan, Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun romanı, politikanın yanında o tarihlerde geleneksel, aile bağları, yaşamsal sorunları ve zorluklarını dile getirmektedir. 1968'den başlayan, 12 Eylül darbesi ile seçimlerin yapıldığı 1983 e kadar yaşananlar, hem kronolojik hem de yorumlarıyla ve günün gerçekleriyle bu romanda yer almaktadır.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts - Arab Spring, Syria, Libya, Turkey, Egypt by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The wave of uprisings which began in December of 2010 in Tunisia, now generally referred to as the Arab Spring or Arab Revolts, has had varied results throughout the region and mixed responses from the international community. Not only has the rule of long-standing regimes been challenged, but also the relationships of leaders throughout the region and beyond have been redefined.
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story by Albert Mulles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » World
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World by Nate Henderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East by Graham E. Fuller
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
Understanding and Surviving Obamacare by James W Forsythe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Finally, you have found the critical and necessary book that you've heard so much about, essential information on Surviving Obamacare. James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D., is an internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist. Non-stop streams of patients from around the globe visit his U.S. clinic for treatment and medical advice.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness by Steve Zakszewski
Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
A 21st Century American Crisis by Eric Hines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
A call to arms for all American citizens to get active and to rescue our Republic from its dangerous drift away from our founding principles of small, limited government; individual liberties; personal responsibilities. "The blows we struck in 2010 were a worthy start, but they were only a start. The progress we added in 2012 has been inadequate to our cause. But we are not finished."
No Retaliation II by Thulani Mkhabela
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
NO gun war. The executive, Mitt Romney and the Wall Street drag irrelevant issues, connect a must lose to conservatives so to escape and cover their brutal, heartless 2008 recession. They’re already caught. All who shield them; financed by the chamber of commerce must peaceful resign or face a jail.
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe by Paul Okel
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.