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Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World by Nate Henderson
Price: $0.99 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.
Five Outs from the World Series by Jeff Dickson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Five Outs from the World Series: The title is one of 39 selected commentaries capturing the flavor and times of several decades leading up to 2005.
Muerte de una República by Eduardo Enríquez
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: Spanish. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
El libro narra cómo el gobierno de Daniel Ortega, que llega al poder al ganar las elecciones de noviembre de 2006 en Nicaragua con solo el 38 por ciento de los votos de los nicaragüenses se encarga de instaurar un régimen absolutista, en muchos casos valiéndose de la debilidad de las instituciones democráticas. El libro recorre "el primer período orteguista" que para efectos de la obra abarca de 2
La grève des électeurs by Octave Mirbeau
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
La Grève des électeurs est le titre d’une chronique, d’inspiration clairement anarchiste, de l’écrivain français Octave Mirbeau, parue le 28 novembre 1888 dans Le Figaro. Comme tous les anarchistes, Mirbeau ne voit dans le suffrage universel et le recours à des élections qu’une duperie par laquelle les dominants obtiennent à bon compte l’assentiment de ceux-là mêmes qu’ils oppriment et exploitent.
Venom of Asps by Meira bat Erachaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard... In 20 Minutes by J.J. Holt
Series: Boiled Down, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard summarized by J.J. Holt
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
Al-Qaida After Ten Years of War - A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects - Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Tuaregs, bin Laden, Egypt, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda by Progressive Management
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the past 10 years, counterterrorism efforts have disrupted its main training facilities and eliminated much of the core leadership structure, including the mastermind Usama Bin Ladin. Despite this, Al-Qaida has proved resilient.
The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq - AQIM, Ansar al-Sharia, Al Nusrah Front, ISIS, Islamic Front, Alleppo, Alawites, Sunni, AQAP, Assad, Al-Shabaab, Salafist by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Even though Al Nusrah has shown a willingness to cooperate with the Islamic Front, the latter is likely to have to reject any long-term alliance with Al Nusrah if it wishes to retain funding from the Saudis and the Gulf States.
Standing With Wendy by Ana Mardoll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
Russia After Putin - Ukraine, Syria, Relations with China, Beslan, Armenia, Stalin Lite, Magnitsky Scandal, Lavrov, Navalny, Russian Street Protests, European Union by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Are Putin's days numbered as many Russian watchers predict and what will Russia look like after he leaves the Kremlin?
Love Letters to the Home Office by Love Letters to the Home Office
Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The 2012 Family Immigration Law breaches our human rights under Article 8 of the European Union Convention on Human Rights. In the face of this violation, extraordinary people in the UK and across the globe are doing everything they can to keep their love alive across borders, mountains and oceans. They show a belief in love that demonstrates what it is to be human. Here are some of their stories.
Connections: Celebration, Wisdom and Commentary from Dunedin Methodist Parish by Kenneth Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Arising from a New Zealand context and touching on universal issues, Connections offers 45 responses from the people of Dunedin Methodist Parish to the challenge of being church and living out the gospel in their community. The articles, selected from weekly contributions 2007–2013, are grouped into five broad categories, and cover diverse topics.