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《经济学人》中国经济有多强韧 (How Strong is China's Economy?)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
本系列集合了十篇涉及中国的增长、出口、投资、消费等方面的报道,汇集为原文14页的专题报道(Special Reports),“译者”利用聚合翻译,完整译出全部内容及图片,同时将原刊于这一期的另外三篇中国报道也合并进来,形成这一专辑。
L'Asociale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cette œuvre de science fiction narre, sous la forme du journal intime et secret d’un prof rebelle et quelque peu anarchiste, les réformes successives qui vont transformer un pays, la Khonabsurdie, autrefois connu et respecté pour sa culture et sa liberté, en un régime totalitaire qui n’est pas sans rappeler celui de l’Océania, dans le roman de George Orwell :1984.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Sixty Years of Secrets and Scandals
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
this is a different slant on the usual Diamond Jubilee books,exposing the hidden secrets and unsavory scandals, that have occurred over the last sixty odd years, full of Royal gossip.
Vlad Kostovski's Day Off: Why I'm not voting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ever wonder what's the difference between democrats and republicans? Whenever you ask someone who's loyal to either party usually outrages over the other. Sure the parties have different ideals on paper, but that's where it ends. The United States has been going on a downhill spiral for years now. Economic bubbles, endless wars, degrading fiscal policies, and worst of all... corporatism.
The 2011 American Values Survey: The Mormon Question, Economic Inequality, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Move beyond the rhetoric and find out where Americans really stand at the intersection of religion and politics. The Public Religion Research Institute's 2011 American Values Survey takes America's temperature on the 2012 presidential campaign, the country's comfort with a Mormon serving as president, and the general public's stance on economic and social inequality.
Ninguna revolución es para siempre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Esta colección de pensamientos tiene la intención de despertar en el lector el deseo de reflexionar sobre ese proceso que conocemos como revolución, de sopesar el papel que desempeñamos en esta vida, y de entrever la posible salida que debe tener todo proceso revolucionario.
Ten Needed Inventions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
Here we are living in the early twenty first century.Forty years ago we imagined by now that we would have all kinds of modern innovations like flying cars, automated everything in our homes and robots, and be working only four days a week. They were our futuristic notions of what the 21st century would be like. We were wrong. Here is my list of ten need inventions for the 21st century - and why.
CDR: I, Citizen
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Citizen is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Without Citizens, the map of the earth would be as borderless as the surface of the moon. Without Citizens, a government is just a bunch of empty buildings – you know, like a business without customers. Taking the Citizen out of the equation is like taking the speed of light out of Einstein's E = MC2 – No Energy, just Mass.
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
This is an essay about Patriotism The basic concept is that unless the people are united, it is easy to destroy them. We have to decide if we are Individualist or Collectivist under an Oligarch Collectivist system run by a selective “elite” group of monarchs.
Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Participation and Condorcet Criterion Compatibility
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A flawed paper I'm keeping here for historical purposes. I tried show errors in Herve Moulin's original proof that the Participation and Condorcet Criterions are incompatible, while trying to use a logical proof to show compatibility.
党(第二章 中国公司)The Party (China Inc)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
《经济学人》的书评说:马利德阐明了关于中国的最重要的矛盾和悖理,为何一个党制造了这么多悲剧却仍然大权在握。这一章聚焦的是曾经负债累累的国企如何摇身一变,成为《财富》500强中名列前茅的全球性企业。党隐身在国企的幕后如何掌舵“中国公司”这条大船。
Buckner Voting Method
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a proposal for a voting method like STV or Schulze, but better. Some criticisms are answered. Source code for a program that recognizes but doesn't decide between ties is included.
La Elección
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
"La Elección" es un relato que nos cuenta la vida de un mexicano en los últimos 5 sexenios del país y sus expectativas sobre lo que acontecerá en México a partir del 2012.
开枪还是不开枪 中国与东欧的后极权主义 (To Shoot or Not To Shoot)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
为什么东欧的共产主义政权垮台了,而中国的共产党政权却能延续至今?为什么有的掌权者可以毫不犹豫地向抗议者开枪,有的却手足无措?埃尔朗根-纽伦堡大学政治系教授Mark R. Thompson给出了更系统化的答案。
Working Undercover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
(5.00 from 1 review)
Working Undercover is a true short story about a DEA agent going undercover in New Orleans in 1992 to buy five kilograms of cocaine.
Townie Planet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Essay » Political
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
Chapter Three: Stillness
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
What does the Bible say about War? Is Jesus some pansy who will let bad guys run the world without taking action? Is Jesus some gun-toting adrenaline-junkie who pulls triggers first and asks questions later? Are we even asking the right questions? This chapter poetically reflects on the concept of war and illuminates what the Bible says about it. Price is set at $0.001 per word.
What is diplomacy?
Price: Free! Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
What Is Diplomacy? is a book which consists of thirteen articles initially published on the foreign policy blog called Diplomatic Magazine (geostrategic.eu).
The Binding Laws Governing our Present Intellectual Anarchy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by apgroup. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Are there laws that govern anarchy? Isn't that a contradiction in terms? It is, but it is Horvath's premise that intellectual anarchy is unhindered by such trivialities, with consequences that are far reaching and profoundly dangerous.