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Department of Justice Report Regarding the Criminal Investigation into the Shooting Death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson - Summary of the Evidence, Use of Force
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The evidence, when viewed as a whole, does not support the conclusion that Wilson's uses of deadly force were "objectively unreasonable" under the Supreme Court's definition. Accordingly, under federal law and relevant standards set forth in the USAM, it is not appropriate to present this matter to a federal grand jury for indictment, and it should therefore be closed without prosecution.
Interim Report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, March 2015 - Building Trust and Legitimacy, Social Media, Community Policing, Crime Reduction, Training, Officer Wellness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
In light of the recent events that have exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect and serve, on December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
China in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Chinese, Cantonese, Gan, Mandarin, Uighur, Wu - Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,380. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of six unique guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in China.
'Don't Make the Black Kids Angry:' The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Black people are relentless victims of relentless white violence, often at the end of a badge -- for No Reason What So Ever. That was the biggest news story of 2014 and it was easy to find in the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Spike Lee, Oprah, USA Today, and lots of other places. That is a hoax. That is what Don't Make the Black Kids Angry is about.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Preventing and Managing Conflict in an Unstable World - Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, Child Soldiering, Japan Foreign Policy, Foreign Aid, Post-Conflict
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This anthology of research papers explores how to prevent and manage conflict in an unstable world. Some of the topics covered include Iran, Rio Gangs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moldova, World War II, Rwanda, child soldiering, Japan foreign policy, foreign aid, post-conflict, Greece, Uganda, Timor-Leste, and more.
2015 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Clapper Testimony: Islamic State, ISIS, Cyber Threats, Russia, Iran, Terrorism, al-Qaida, North Korea, Syria, National Security Strategy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 177,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. presented the 2015 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on February 26, 2015.
Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope: Stories of Surviving Wrongful Conviction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Imagine you are in prison for a crime you did not commit. From prison yard gardens to contraband cooking to family visits, "Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope" gives you a glimpse of life inside some of America's prisons and shares how each exoneree survived, and in some cases thrived, and prevailed against overwhelming odds.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
THE GOODLUCK TRANSFORMATION:How Nigeria Brokethrough
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book is on the on-going transformation of Nigeria and the battles of attrition against the incumbent president even as he is breaking records left,right and center.Its about the records of President Goodluck Jonathan and the battle against his reforms by intrenched interest to reap from financially from the archaic old system.
Jonathan: The Squandering of Goodluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Having governed Nigeria for four years; the jury is out: Mr Jonathan has exhausted his goodluck charm in 2015. He has alienated important go-to-guys and has squandered enormous goodwill and goodluck that saw him to the presidency five years ago. Inside and outside Nigeria, there is a call for a change. This biography of Mr. Jonathan is a clinical dissection of the change epitomized by Gen Buhari.
Organizational Intelligence: Knowledge and Policy in Government and Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This prizewinning, foundational book—as a new ebook featuring a 2015 Foreword by Neil Smelser—focuses on the structural and ideological roots of intelligence failures (both informational and analytical) found in government, industry, and other institutions. It provides groundbreaking theory and structure to the analysis of decision-making processes and their breakdowns, and the use of "experts."
Disarming Islamic Extremists in the West: 40 Critical Questions Recruits Should Ask
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This book provides historical and contemporary information, for adults and teenagers of diverse racial and ethnic background, which challenges extremist propaganda. It disarms recruits of arguments that extremist groups use to recruit Western born and Naturalized citizens. Recruiting sites are normally prisons, colleges, churches, youth centers, mosques and this book can prevent recruitment.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
The Shape of Events to Come
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,550. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Wars, terrorism, revolutions and civil unrest mark the ravages of a mental plague afflicting the human race. This epidemic of the psyche is caused by a state of constant stress, worry, and tension created by a lifestyle that is not in harmony with evolutionary laws. Gopi Krishna proposes that it is only the discovery of these laws that can save mankind from an inevitable nuclear catastrophe.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,270. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Saga Di Lui
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Romanzo di formazione, 140mila parole, è stato scritto da un perfido giornalista professionista politicamente molto scorretto e maschilista. L'assurdo e tragico legame d'amicizia profonda fin dall'infanzia tra un assassino terrorista rosso e Lui, un poeta idealista perduto tra amori, sogni, ricerca di verità. Sullo sfondo, la corruzione in Italia e nel mondo alla fine del secolo scorso. Come oggi.
The Saturday Night Massacre: What Really Happened on October 20, 1973
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Fiction » Historical » USA
The nation watched in astonishment as the Watergate scandal dominated media headlines for 26 months, leading ultimately to the only resignation of an American chief executive since the founding of the United States, the world’s oldest Constitutional republic. The culminating climactic events of October 20, 1973 shattered the Nixon administration beyond repair.
For the Love of Long Shots: A Memoir on Democracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Bones Kendall. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Shawn Casey O'Brien's literary memoir For The Love Of Long Shots looks at the off-beat, humane possibilities as a rag tag group of disabled rebels lay the groundwork for a bloodless, democratic revolution by getting out the vote. Follow the true story of how O'Brien registered 100,000 disabled voters as well as their friends and family members in California in the 1990s.
A Terrible State
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Kathryn Nelson had enjoyed successful careers as a teacher and then as an international advisor, relishing her life and work in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. Her world came crashing down around her when she was wrongly implicated in money laundering after the biggest bank robbery of the time, when robbers had walked out of the Northern Bank in Belfast with £26.5m in cash.