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2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Against a Tide of Evil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence Professionalism in the Americas - Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Bolivia, FARC, Russian Mafia, Submersibles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of intelligence services.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: A Muslim Archipelago: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia - Islam in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,770. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
With a knowledge of Islam unparalleled among his peers and an unquenchable thirst for determining how the goals of this religion might play out in areas far from the focus of most policymakers' current attention, the author has made the most of this opportunity to acquaint the Intelligence Community and a broader readership with a strategic appreciation of the region.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Who Watches the Watchmen? The Conflict Between National Security and Freedom of the Press - Wikileaks, Assange, CIA, Bay of Pigs, Pentagon Papers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Who Watches the Watchmen? could hardly be more timely as we debate the recent leaking of the largest trove of documents in American history.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Beneath the Surface - Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace for Counterterrorism - bin Laden, al-Qaida, Jihad, Horn of Africa, Hezbollah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,890. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The U.S. requires new strategies to collect intelligence, to manufacture new intelligence (using operations in doing so), and most importantly to organize data in new, systemic and strategic ways to make the most of what we know about this shadowy, self-healing and determined asymmetric, worldwide adversary.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Learning With Professionals - Selected Works from the Joint Military Intelligence College - Spying as Depicted in Movies, Spy Fiction, Clancy, LeCarre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: spying as depicted in movies and novels, spy fiction vs. spy reality, history of intelligence, John LeCarre, Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum, Principles of Intelligence, and much more.
We're Crazy!, a Memoir About U.S. Values
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
This is a guidebook for our children and grandchildren, to make sure they understand the mess the seniors are leaving them! They inherit the confusion of a struggle of values. So this is a low-tuition course on "What's Important?", from the curriculum of The School of Hard Knocks, from one senior citizen who wants us all to keep thinking about our own values.
America's Dysfunctional 'Exceptionalism' and Global Health
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is about the people of the Third World like Trinidad and Tobago. It is about the violence of globalization, the rigidity of ideological orthodoxy and economic dogma and the unjust structure of the existing global economic order and its impact on global health. It is about the chaos created by a flawed epistemology.
Guide for Explosion and Bombing Scene Investigation, Emergency Responder Guidelines - DOJ Guides for Law Enforcement, Fire Service, EMS, Investigators, Plus FBI Terrorism Reports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 273,560. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This is an up-to-date compendium of two Department of Justice (DOJ) publications relating to explosion and bombing scenes and other acts of domestic terrorism. These are vital references and superb sources of official information, with practical emergency information and guidance.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Artifice - Humanities Deception from Time Immemorial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Humanism and globalism seem to have taken over the thoughts and goals of the nations, yet the majority have no clue as to their ramifications and that we as a people are being propelled towards a self-fulfilling precipice of disaster that if not stopped will threaten the extinction of the human race.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
Conversations with the Crow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Basilisk Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The final, transcribed conversations of Robert Trumbull Crowley - former Deputy Director of Clandestine Operations for the CIA
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of maritime piracy, assaults on shipping from Somali pirates, security measures including the work of the U.S. Navy, and the 2009 attack on the Maersk Alabama and the Navy rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. This massive compendium includes government reports, federal material, military information, and Congressional hearings.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.