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Outlaw Visions by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America by Roger Rothenberger
Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(5.00 from 1 review)
Plutocracy is governance by the wealthy. America is not really a democracy but a plutocracy dominated by a powerful wealthy minority that serves itself first and best. This book offers a partial redesign of our government that really fixes in just the right way what’s really wrong with it, moving our nation beyond plutocracy to true democracy, honest government and a just society.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community by Christopher Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
A Place To Grow by Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 151,750. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis on doing it peacefully, but since the current Democracy-Capitalism business believes itself as the only and best way of the universe and will battle anything else whatever the argument, then I’ll have to explore war scenarios too.
Against Excess by Mark Kleiman
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy(5.00 from 1 review)
Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
America Disarmed: Inside the U.N. and Obama’s Scheme to Destroy the Second Amendment by Wayne LaPierre
Price: Free! Words: 207,680. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Liberty Library. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control(1.00 from 1 review)
America Disarmed shows you how Obama and the United Nations are teaming up to make their gun ban dream – and your nightmare – a reality. This expertly sourced sequel to Wayne LaPierre’s 2006 blockbuster, The Global War on Your Guns, exposes the Obama administration’s scheme to use the United Nations to make an end-run around the Constitution.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa by Yves Sintomer
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla by Bill Dienst
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
Desafiando al imperio by Phyllis Bennis
Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra by Achin Vanaik
Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible by Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
Local Participatory Democracy by ulas bayraktar
Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.
Shock and Awe on America by Teeluck Sooknarine
Price: Free! Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An informative and creative view of American Politics, Religion and almost every other problem we face. The author addresses a wide array of our daily concerns including 9/11, Columbine, Gangs, Immigration, Economics, Addiction, Drug Companies, Food Risks, Water Pollution, Evolution, Spiritual existence, Science, Jesus' real teachings and many more in this 47 chapter, insightful blockbuster.
Macedonia: A Nation at a Crossroads by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 210,890. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » European
The economy, culture, society, politics, and Balkan geopolitics of the Republic of Macedonia and its people.