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Outlaw or American Patriot?
Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Outlaw Visions
Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America's Violent Far-Right - Aryan Nation, Timothy McVeigh, Oklahoma City Bombing, KKK, Racism, White Supremacy, Neo-Nazi, Skinheads, Christian Identity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This contemporary report, issued in early 2013, provides a thorough analysis of far-right terrorism and violence. Subjects covered include: Aryan nation, White Aryan resistance, Timothy McVeigh, Oklahoma City bombing, Ku Klux Klan (KKK), racism, white supremacy groups, anti-Semitism, Neo-Nazi, David Duke, skinheads, fascism, the Christian identity movement, anti-abortion violence, and more.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In today's Marine Corps, African-Americans constitute almost 10 percent of the officer corps. The fact that this was not always the case deserves explanation, as do the Marine Corps' efforts to remedy this deficiency.
Chinese Military: Federal Strategic Perspective Reports - Military Transparency, PLA's Role in Elite Politics, Out of Area Naval Operations, China's Quest for Advanced Military Aviation Technologies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Four reports from the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies examine crucial issues involving the Chinese military: assessing Chinese military transparency; civil-military relations in China and the PLA's role in elite politics; China's out of area naval operations; and China's quest for advanced military aviation technologies (buy, build or steal).
Deception, Disinformation, and Strategic Communications: How One Interagency Group Made a Major Difference - Cold War, COINTELPRO, CHAOS, Reagan, Soviet Active Measures, KGB, Gorbachev
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This study explains how one part-time interagency committee established in the 1980s to counter Soviet disinformation effectively accomplished its mission. Interagency committees are commonly criticized as ineffective, but the Active Measures Working Group is a notable exception.
The Threat from Iran: Reassessing the Implications of a Nuclear-Armed Iran and the Iranian Puzzle Piece - Understanding Iran in the Global Context
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Can the United States live with a nuclear-armed Iran? Despite strong policy preferences to the contrary, Washington may have little choice. Evidence suggests, and most scholars agree, that Iran is working toward self-sufficiency in a complete nuclear fuel cycle that would enable it to produce nuclear weapons.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,180. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The uprisings and ensuing political changes taking place throughout the Middle East and North Africa are reshaping the political and social landscape of the region.
Libya's Nuclear Disarmament: Lessons and Implications for Nuclear Proliferation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Recent events in Libya have already had a significant effect on the region and beyond, and perhaps one of the most compelling results has been the potential impact on regional powers for the future course of nuclear proliferation.
Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập và Hiến Pháp Việt Nam
You set the price! Words: 82,480. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Tổng hợp các bản tuyên ngôn độc lập và hiến pháp của Việt Nam qua các thời kỳ 1. Nam Quốc Sơn Hà 2. Bình Ngô Đại Cáo 3. Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập của Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa Các bản hiến pháp của: Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa Việt Nam Cộng Hòa Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam
The Strategic Culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Operational and Policy Implications, A Nation of Martyrs, Soft Power, Propaganda, Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Defining what is the strategic culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 is challenging. Its nature is often contradictory and paradoxical and its meaning elusive.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
One: Love Changes Everything
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,760. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
One: Love Changes Everything is a compilation of five books by Jerry Alatalo. These titles are Occupy Love, Heaven On Earth, A New World, Unconditional Love For Humanity and Love 2013. The reader is invited to share a journey of exploration into the inner worlds where we find the answers to life's big questions. You may come to grasp that the kingdom of heaven is inside, and outside, all of us.
Misanthropy's My Business, and Business Is Good: A Year of Anthony Bialy's Crabby Columns
Price: Free! Words: 97,340. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Conservative columnist Anthony Bialy's 2012 columns are collected here in book form. Remember the year's events from the perspective of these twice-weekly cynical doses.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
To understand the lives of Mexicans who slip into the United States, Ted Conover accompanied them across deserts, hid in orange orchards, floated across the Rio Grande, and cut deals with traffickers in human sweat. This classic account, a harrowing vision of life among the American underclass, is an enduring contribution to our national debate on immigration.