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Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment
Price: Free! Words: 260,510. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is about how to reduce poverty and improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, poverty, corruption, causes of the decline of the middle class, sustainable development, emerging technologies, and more. This isn't a textbook, but it's packed with evidence and easy to understand. This is for anyone who cares about how to solve the world's problems.
Peace, Love, & Liberty
Price: Free! Words: 57,690. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
War Is Not Inevitable There is no such thing as being 'undecided' about war. It is a binary choice. If you re not for it, you have to be against it. The essays in this book offer evidence and arguments for peace.
Current and Emerging Issues: Persepectives from Students at The University of Tulsa
Price: Free! Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A collection of essays by Honors Students with topics ranging from Police Brutality to the future of Artificial Intelligence. These essays are primarily focused on The United States of America and are motivated by a desire to be informative rather than persuasive.
1,202 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc.
Price: Free! Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Some of the things on this list are major events that should scare the daylights out of any true liberal who cares about civil liberties. Other things on this list are medium things that some Obama supporters may dislike, but would be willing to overlook in light of the things that Obama has done which they like. And some of the things on this list may seem trivial, but I still think they are an
Neighbourhood First: Navigating Ties under Modi
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This publication brings to focus India’s policy towards its immediate and extended neighbourhood—South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members, Iran, China and Myanmar—under Modi thus far.
State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance
Series: State of Power. Price: Free! Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
TNI's fifth annual State of Power 2016 report explores the intersect of power and democracy. Featuring prominent activists and academics, its essays feature the long battle between economic power and popular democracy, expose the different powers seeking to undermine democracy today, and tell the stories of radical popular democratic alternatives emerging worldwide.
Islam: Through Quran
Price: Free! Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Islam Through Quran will give you understanding of what Islam is, and what Islam is not, by moving you through the Quran.
Bad Mood: Moaning Through 2015 With Anthony Bialy
Price: Free! Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Did you like 2015? Anthony Bialy didn’t. This compilation of what irked him over the last year is an endearing foray into crabbiness. His twice-weekly columns detail what went wrong and how badly, namely everything and very, respectively. Reactionary complaining has never been so amusing. Commiserate with a snarky grump who is in a bad mood for the same reason as you.
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.
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 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
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.
Detained: emails and musings from a spiritual journey through Abu Ghraib, Kandahar, and other garden spots
You set the price! Words: 193,080. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In five deployments the author described Iraq & Afghanistan in emails home. He served as the doctor to insurgent detainees & at Saddam’s trial. He considers how Christianity, meditation, spirituality & the war of ideas within Islam, may affect our wars, our casualties & other challenges. Per BlueInk Reviews: “…powerful reading… irreverent… thought provoking and painstakingly researched material.”
Promoting Democracy for Creating a Better and Peaceful World: Regional, National and Local Perspectives
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This edited volume describes various impediments to democracy at the regional, national and local level, and offers ideas for successfully promoting democracy to achieve the fundamental goal of creating a better and peaceful world
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 125,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Russia vs Turkey: The Geopolitics of the South & the Turk Stream Pipelines
Price: Free! Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This long essay is the second part of a series, with the first part being “USA Russia & China in the Middle East: Alliances & Conflicts”. Over 80 maps are used to explain the energy war between Russia and Turkey, two countries that have been fighting for regional dominance for many centuries.
Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden?
Price: Free! Words: 55,900. Language: German. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Dank des Internets ist das Thema "Reichsdeutsche" bzw. "Dritte Macht" mittlerweile vielen Deutschen ein Begriff geworden. Doch was hat es mit den Geruechten wirklich auf sich? Wer steckt in Wahrheit hinter dem vieldiskutierten UFO-Phaenomen?
Peace-making Power-sharing.
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
The first Canadian Citizens Assembly found out the best electoral reform, only to have the goal-posts moved against its adoption. Britain had half a dozen undemocratic voting methods, because only that one democratic method could work at all levels of government. The world anarchy of election systems are passed off as fashion statements. But progress in democracy wont go away.
Internet Generation (English)
Price: Free! Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This book is written with the intent and hope to be able to show that there is a totally new kind of people inheriting the planet. Why it is so is explained through the knowledge that Marshall McLuhan presented in the 1960-ties with “The Media is the Message”. His books sells today more than ever before and that it is the Internet Generation that reads them there shouldn't be any doubt about.