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False Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A false world is like an apple full of worms. It appears juicy and attractive on the outside, but is in fact disgusting on the inside. This book discusses a number of false worlds masquerading as truth but which are in fact false to their core. Included are the false worlds of politics, international relations, law, sexual confusion (premarital sex, abortion and gayness), entertainment and pride.
Global Goals, National Actions: Making the Post-2015 Development Agenda Relevant to India
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
Judicial Activism: A Way to Overcome it
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Judicial activism in the U.S. occurs when a few Supreme Court judges decide public policy issues, which normally deal with rights. However, it would be better for the people to decide such issues through their elected representatives. This book proposes a way to remove judicial activism, by returning to an original view of the founding fathers that preferred legislative oversight of rights issues.
Witty End
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Witty verses on noteworthy events
New Room to Manoeuvre: An Indian Approach to Climate Change
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The essays in this joint publication from Global Policy and the Observer Researh Foundation illuminate the way forward for climate financing, technology transfer and green growth, providing an invaluable read to politicians, researchers and students of India’s climate diplomacy.
Village Cafe A Buffet of Ideas
Price: Free! Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Our democracies appear healthy but they suffer malignant cancers. As you contend with frustration; open this book and consider wholesome remedies. You might find ways to reduce hyperbolized fat. Each village café offers a buffet of ideas appropriate to every country. If your interest is fairness, debt management, taxation, jobs, justice, welfare, environment or governance; look here.
Islamic State: Can it be Defeated?
Price: Free! Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Islamic State rules over 10m people in Iraq and Syria. It is the biggest threat to world peace. US Coalition, Russia, Iraq and Syria are unable to defeat it. What makes it invincible? Why is no one taking it seriously? How can it be defeated? The book seeks to answer these questions. The book is written by a professional for professionals, academics, journalists and concerned laymen.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep, meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guidespans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions raised in the book.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything!
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
The Russian Expeditions in Afghanistan and Syria : A Comparison 1979 and 2015
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A comparison between the Russian expeditions of Afghanistan and Syria in 1979 and 2015
The Philosophy of Misery
Price: Free! Words: 144,010. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
SYSTEM OF ECONOMICAL CONTRADICTIONS OR, THE PHILOSOPHY OF MISERY. BY P. J. PROUDHON
Wildlife Conservation in India - 1: Road To Nowhere
You set the price! Words: 46,250. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book is about a question that bothers no one in India: Why preserve dangerous wild animals? While the whole world is conserving wildlife to support local economies, India does it just for the heck of it. The world feeds millions from wildlife based incomes, an impoverished India says we want none of it. So, wild animals and people survive at each others' cost. Here's a new perspective.
What Democracy? Essays on Corporate Takeover and a Failing Empire
Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
Over the past several decades, a ruthless corporate takeover has materialized in the United States, leaving much of the public struggling to get by while those at the top continue accumulating wealth with breathtaking speed. This collection of essays examines some of the key forces behind this corporate takeover, and what we, as active citizens, can do to fight back.
Kotlikoff, Moeller, and Solman's Get What’s Yours:The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security Revised Summary
You set the price! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Social Security is an American insurance program which pays out millions of dollars each year. It is a program is very hard to understand and use. The authors present fifty tips to get more benefits from Social Security.This book provides an informal critique and summary of the main topics and messages of the guide.
Atomic Espionage & Atom Spies
Price: Free! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This booklet gives a clear idea of the atom bombs (both fission and thermonuclear) and the Soviet spy rings, spy handlers and spies centered on Manhattan Project Laboratories in USA, the project conducting research pertaining to atom bombs.
Annihilation / Likvidacija
Price: Free! Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The case known as ‘Likvidacija’, Macedonian for ‘Annihilation’ gives a breathtaking example of power abuse as on May 2013 the investigating journalist Tomislav Kezharovski (1965) is arrested by special forces and sued for an article he wrote in 2008.
Policing America's Empire - Pax Americana
You set the price! Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Policing America's Empire - Pax Americana details how the world's last remaining superpower polices its vast overseas empire by means of more than 800 military bases. Join me as I slog through triple canopy jungle, hunting insurgents and keeping the natives down. The only good commie is a dead commie. Kill them all and let God sort them out. This message was not sponsored by Al Qaeda or Al Shabob.
Why a New Constitution?
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Why a New Constitution? is the question that many people ask themselves without finding a concrete answer. In order to provide an answer, the authors evoke the fact that societies are constantly evolving, progressing, and reinventing themselves; therefore, the rules governing the State (i.e., Constitution of the Republic) must also adapt to these changes to avoid becoming an obstacle to progress.