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Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
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.
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust
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.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek
Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
The Currency Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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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.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.
The Big Obama Bubble
You set the price! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
No it’s not a Rally, No it’s not a Boom, It’s the Big Obama Bubble! As stock market indices rise to ever increasing all-time highs all declare this unfathomable rise in stock prices is due to the Federal Reserve’s continuing Quantitative Easing program, but it is not. Rather stock markets are being driven relentlessly upwards through the actions of the President of the United States!
How To Kill Your Doctor For Fun And Profit
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
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Congress implemented the "Affordable Health Care Act" based on Electronic Medical Records. They immediately tried to exclude themselves from participation. This is the story of the murder of one great doctor that started with the Clintons and continued with Obama's "Affordable Health Care Act." Written for doctors to help them understand EHR's impact on their practices.
Stories of Spies
Price: Free! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book depicts the colourful true story of a few real world spies, whose espionage created sensation all over the world. These include both male and female spies of variegated characters and motivations.
Year of the Rant. Part Three: Spring Loaded, Spring, 2013
Series: Year of the Rant., Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the third part of the 'Year of the Rant' Series. The latest collection of posts from Lachlan's blog. It's all here: the fight for the environment, politics, commercial TV. It all comes within the ambit of Lachlan's fury. Send it to a friend as a gift? But only do this if you want your friends to know you are a total cheapskate.
To Be Frank!!
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"To be frank!!" is a collection of satirical poems highlighting the existing Indian political scenario in the run up to general elections.
U. S. Third Republic: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A proposal for a new constitution for a third American Republic. The current constitution is a seditious rag that supports corruption and the subversion of the electorate.
Year of the Rant. Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013.
Series: Year of the Rant., Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Year of the Rant, Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013 is the second collection of posts collected from Lachlan's blog. Make sure your eReader is coated with asbestos as it gets increasingly volcanic.
Horror of Soviet Secret Police
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book depicts the crime against humanity committed by Lenin and Stalin through Secret Police and espionage agencies and slave labor camps in the USSR
Zealot: The Looming Tower, The Bible, The Quran, The Torah, Science and the Hidden Secrets Before 9/11
Price: Free! Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a book about the reason why Israel was formed and why did the terrorists attack America on 9/11. This is a book about religion, politics, history and science. It is also about the connection between the formation of Israel and the reason why 9/11 ever happened with the Quran, the Torah & the Bible. It is also a book of religion & science.
The Blue Guitar
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
The Doctor,The Eye Doctor and Me
Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Analogies and Parallels Between the World of Doctor Who and the Syrian Conflict
Poetic Justice Volume 1: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse
Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
“Poetic Justice, Volume I: The 2012 Presidential Campaign” is a wickedly funny collection of satirical political limericks that originally appeared on Pensito Review, the online publication of political and social commentary. While having a decidedly progressive bent, Volume 1 is an equal-opportunity dispenser of humorous poetic justice to both Democrats and Republicans.