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Give Me Two Days by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
While history and time still work to fully comprehend and evaluate Operation Iraqi Freedom, it is certain that the impact of this war goes beyond battlefields and budget allocations. It has personally touched an entire generation. For every soldier that deployed to Iraq, there is a story. This is one. It profiles and Iraqi businessman, an Army supply officer, and a quest for gravel.
Blinkered by Sabrina Rochemont
Price: Free! Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.
The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution by Steve Dustcircle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation by Randall J Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014) by Joshua Patton
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3 by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World by Nate Henderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
A 21st Century American Crisis by Eric Hines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
A call to arms for all American citizens to get active and to rescue our Republic from its dangerous drift away from our founding principles of small, limited government; individual liberties; personal responsibilities. "The blows we struck in 2010 were a worthy start, but they were only a start. The progress we added in 2012 has been inadequate to our cause. But we are not finished."
No Retaliation II by Thulani Mkhabela
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
NO gun war. The executive, Mitt Romney and the Wall Street drag irrelevant issues, connect a must lose to conservatives so to escape and cover their brutal, heartless 2008 recession. They’re already caught. All who shield them; financed by the chamber of commerce must peaceful resign or face a jail.
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe by Paul Okel
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.
A Terrorist Converts: How I Learned to Stop Hating America by J.M.
Series: A Terrorist Converts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by J.M.. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terrorist Shazam al-War bin al-Gorithm hates America. More bloodthirsty than Osama bin Laden, he’s notched his Koran so many times that nothing is left but confetti. When a SEAL team tries to take him out in the mountains of Wakistan, al-War defeats them all--and captures the Navy’s first female commando. Their unlikely romance makes him question his hatred of America.
La grève des électeurs by Octave Mirbeau
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
La Grève des électeurs est le titre d’une chronique, d’inspiration clairement anarchiste, de l’écrivain français Octave Mirbeau, parue le 28 novembre 1888 dans Le Figaro. Comme tous les anarchistes, Mirbeau ne voit dans le suffrage universel et le recours à des élections qu’une duperie par laquelle les dominants obtiennent à bon compte l’assentiment de ceux-là mêmes qu’ils oppriment et exploitent.
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard... In 20 Minutes by J.J. Holt
Series: Boiled Down, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard summarized by J.J. Holt
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
Love Letters to the Home Office by Love Letters to the Home Office
Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The 2012 Family Immigration Law breaches our human rights under Article 8 of the European Union Convention on Human Rights. In the face of this violation, extraordinary people in the UK and across the globe are doing everything they can to keep their love alive across borders, mountains and oceans. They show a belief in love that demonstrates what it is to be human. Here are some of their stories.
A Conservative's Thoughts on Rights and Duties, their Duality, and some Implications by Eric Hines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
An understanding of individual rights and individual duties, especially their nature as individual endowments rather than as attributes of groups of men or as grants from some men acting in a "government's" name, forms a critical part of Conservative thought. With Americans broadly divided on what rights and duties really are, now is the time to lay out the Conservative's view of these concepts.
Australian Politics -The Alternative Commission of Audit by Skye Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The newly elected Australian government appointed a Commission of Audit, a group of conservative businessmen. The result they produced sent the population shuddering at the horrifying vision they painted. We have produced our own Audit report, a vision by the People, for the People. It paints a far rosier picture that would build a fairer, more equitable and inclusive Australia.
The Currency Paradox by James King
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy(5.00 from 1 review)
With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.