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Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Israel and the Palestinian nightmare
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
It is both a reliable reference book, and captivating description and review of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Essays
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
THROWN UNDER THE BUS: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN WORKER
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Workplace bullying meets government incompetence in the riveting, true story of a vivacious young woman's upwardly mobile crash and burn at the hands of a mean-spirited employer, who, for 19 years, relentlessly retaliated against their feisty adversary, driving her to the brink of a nervous breakdown. 'THROWN' is a story as frightening as it is enlightening. Read it - & be warned.
Articles on Current Affairs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This is a collection of articles on current affairs of national and international importance. The book contains many articles on urban planning, environmental sustainability and participatory governance which is rare to find in conventional magazines of current affairs. This book is intended for those who are in any manner related to the policy framing and policy implementation for development.
Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets
Series: Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
To politicians and economists everywhere who provide such fertile material...similar to the material cows provide.
The Rule of Law in European Integration: The Path of the Schuman Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study “remains the definitive analysis of the first crucial decade of the formulation of the Constitution of Europe by at the time a little-known court. It must be read by all serious scholars of European integration.”—Malcolm Feeley, in the new Foreword. In the early days of what would become the EU, it had a weak and ill-defined legislature and executive. And the European Court of Justice.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
Libertarian Renaissance
Series: Liberty for America, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Former Libertarian Party State Chair George Phillies proposes a systematic plan for fixing the difficulties that ail the Libertarian Party. His objective is majority party status for the Libertarians.
Knowing Guns: The Ins and Outs of Firearms and Firearm Politics for the Uninitiated
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
No matter where you stand in the debate on guns, getting good, unbiased information is often difficult. "Knowing Guns" is an attempt to correct this deficit. Written for everyone from those completely unfamiliar with firearms to the enthusiast/activist on either side of the debate, readers will refer to this book again and again. Fully footnoted with sources.
The Human Side of Budgeting
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
The Human Side of Budgeting approaches the budget from a local government management point of view, and makes the case that traditional budget systems work against almost everything we know about good management.
Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
‘Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction’ is a book that re-examines economics from a wealth perspective as opposed to a solely monetary interpretation. The result is a theory that is both radical and familiar and not only encompasses many of the existing schools of thought but draws its own conclusions.
The Karma of Mao: The Incompatibility of Socialism and Marxism with Buddhist Principles
Price: Free! Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The Karma of Mao is a devastating critique of socialism and Marxism through the eyes of a longtime Buddhist, and award-winning author. Karl Marx and the Buddha each came up with very different solutions for the world's ills. In theory, Marxism, and/or socialism seem to be equitable systems of government, but in the end, karma runs all over the Marxist dogma.
Constituyente ¿Para Qué?: Propuestas Recopiladas Para La Asamblea Nacional Constituyente
Price: Free! Words: 24,720. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Los autores argumentan las razones por las cuales se requiere una nueva constitución,al tiempo que presentan propuestas concisas sobre su contenido. Esas propuestas se expresan en un lenguaje sencillo,justificando por qué ciertos elementos deberían ser incluidos por 1ra vez en la Constitución,por qué otros deberían ser modificados y otros más que no tienen razón de existir,deberían ser elimanados.
Richard Dawkins Is a Moron Who Doesn't Care About Global Warming (And So Is Stephen Hawking)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Scientists who should be leading a great crusade against global warming, such as Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Steven Weinberg, Edward O. Wilson, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, are instead doing nothing. Retired politicians, such as Al Gore, Gary Hart and Michael Dukakis, could also be doing a lot more. This apathy is inexplicable.
JFK Assassination Chronology
You set the price! Words: 747,070. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
Elite es Poder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
La elite del poder mundial siempre está en la sombra. Los políticos que conocemos son las caras de turno que fueron puestos para manipular la consciencia de los pueblos. No hay izquierda ni derecha, el poder está unificado. Lo importante es saber quién mueve los hilos detrás del teatro político. Descubrirlo ya es avanzar en el proceso de toma de consciencia política y social.
Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Written by a former police officer turned security consultant, Walter McKay's first-hand account of the bloody drug war that intensified to fever pitch in 2010 chronicles the media coverage throughout the year with a monthly tally of victims caught in the line of fire. 'Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010'.
Inflation Tax: The Plan To Deal With The Debts
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Inflation, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book presents in simple easy-to-read way why inflation is such a big problem, particularly in the UK. It is reducing the standard of living of most people and redistributing wealth from savers to debtors. Successive governments have used it as a tool to manage their debts. The book examines likely future inflation scenarios and the best ways to save and invest in those environments.
Carbon Policy - How robust measurement and verification can improve policy effectiveness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book puts forward the case for incorporating more robust Measurement Reporting and Verification in the development of carbon abatement policy. Its focus is on policies that aim to reduce the energy use and resultant carbon emissions of buildings. It examines a range of policy types, provides case studies, and shows how to incorporate robust measurement and verification into policy design.