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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.
Tarique Rahmanin poliittinen ajattelu; Ruohonjuuritason vaikutusvallan kasvattaminen
You set the price! Words: 35,110. Language: Finnish. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Kirja on Bangladesh Policy Forum, Cambridge University:n julkaisuja.Tämä kirja kertoo tämän hetken Bangladeshin poliittisesta tilanteesta ja erityisesti sen uuden sukupolven politiikon Tarique Rahmanin ajattelusta. Hän nostaa esiin ruohonjuuritason aktivoinnin Bangladeshin tulevaisuuden kannalta keskeisimpänä asiana. 17 eri kirjoittajaa, 2 englantilaista.
The World Needs Marriage Equality Now
Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
This is a collection of articles about marriage equality, written in 2011-2013, by TaraElla. TaraElla is a singer-songwriter, and has been a strong supporter of marriage equality for over a decade. Many of these articles were written to sincerely convince conservatives to come on board the movement, therefore they may be particularly useful for convincing people to support marriage equality.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
India Beyond Stampede Of Stupidities (Revised & Updated)
Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
An analytical commentary on how energies of ideas for socio-political changes, create a stampede of stupidities, when they are reactive and participants of change fail to observe assimilative perspectives, compromising the sanity of system, which could weed out loads of aggression, chaos and conflicts from the soil of struggle. A global reality, elaborated with India as a case study.
Kicking The Bit Bucket, Volume 1 (2013) (Blog Postings)
Series: Kicking The Bit Bucket Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The first volume of blog postings from Kicking The Bit Bucket, featuring 39 blog postings from 2013: "The Ballard of Bilbo Baggins By Leonard Nimoy," "Crashing At SFO With Carryon Luggage In Hand," "Driving While Black In My Apartment Complex," "The Nightmare Continues At Amy’s Baking Company," "A Truly Tasteless French Ad About JFK Assassination" and "No Funemployment For Spongebob Squarepants".
Secularism In India
Price: Free! Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
Unsustainable Population
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
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The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.
Polska,ale jaka?
You set the price! Words: 60,700. Language: Polish. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Polska w uścisku globalizmu i konsumpcjonizmu.
How to Fix the United States Government
Price: Free! Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
How to Fix the United States Government is a political science non-fiction book geared toward offering simple solutions to major problems facing the United States and the world.
The Entrapment Of A Nation
Price: Free! Words: 41,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A book about the corruption and bad governance in Nigeria. A Collection of essays written by Adeola Aderounmu
Rally! A President's Obsession: Chronicling the secret government takeover of equity markets: to win elections and disguise economic decline
You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
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Since the Financial Crisis and Recession politicians have been fearful of a double-dip but more so of a return of financial crisis. Trillions of U.S. dollars has been spent to bring the economy back and markets up, but when it all came crashing down in 2011, somehow markets rallied and continue to rally, but why? The answer is simple: the government took control.
Truth and Consequences
Price: Free! Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Jesse Olsen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When we choose the path we will follow, we automatically choose the destination to which that path will most surely take us, if we stay on it long enough.
You Say Misanthrope Like It's a Bad Thing: Anthony Bialy's Complaints About 2013
Price: Free! Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Anthony Bialy's 2013 columns are compiled here in book form. Join the "Red Eye" conservative in looking back on a year he's glad is over. His endearingly grumpy outlook is the only thing sustaining him. Frown and maybe occasionally smile along with him.
The Union Paper
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Union Paper is designed to oppose the White Paper. It tells you all the reasons why Alex Salmond and the SNP shouldn't be in power or government. What are the financial implications for independence? Experts like Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael and Institution of Fiscal Studies report on the dire monetary issues like what currency we will have and how much will it cost?
What's Wrong with America: The Real Patriot's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Warning! This book is not for everyone. It contains strongly held opinions & discusses controversial topics such as the Vietnam War, SWAT teams, abortion, the Republican Party, the corruption in Washington, the NSA, the drone program, the criminal justice system, gun control, globalization, taxes on the wealthy, health care, and the racism, selfishness, greed, and arrogance in U.S. foreign policy.
Reconstructing Oregon’s Frankentax: Improving the Equity, Financial Sustainability, and Efficiency of Property Taxes
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The City Club of Portland chartered your committee to research the evolution of the Oregon property tax system, to understand and explain it, to evaluate its pros and cons, and to recommend improvements.