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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
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.
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
Islam's Bloodthirsty Sword
Price: Free! Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
The purpose for this book is to identify the beast described in the book of Revelation and to explain the horrendous danger this beast poses to our survival as a nation and as a world. The Apostle John described this danger from visions he was given from Christ while he was exiled on the Island of Patmos, near the ancient city of Ephesus. Those descriptions become clearer with each passing day.
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.
Speaking in silence
Price: Free! Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In the holiday paradise Vietnam, social media are allowed only to provide and exchange personal information. Bloggers and cyberdissidents who dare to question the government’s legitimacy or domestic policies are ruthlessly suppressed.
Kidnapped
Price: Free! Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of expression in Honduras has been kidnapped. Those who are afraid of the truth attempt to imprison it in the depths of the earth. Kidnapped seeks to expose the problems for freedom of expression in journalism and literature in Honduras, the forms of censorship that have been introduced to conceal the truth.
Drugs for the mind
Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In the eyes of the Chinese authorities books are too often Drugs for the Mind. Sofie Sun (1986) chose this remarkable description as the title of her investigation into censorship and literature in the People's Republic of China.
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.”
Toward Improving Canada
Price: Free! Words: 37,190. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imagine making a difference in your village, district, country, or world. This book provides fodder for challenging our assumptions and considering whether governments are doing what we think best. If they aren't, consider embracing the ideas in this book and applying them to the situations where you might have influence. You can make a difference.
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
Plantation Negroes Of The 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book will demonstrate beyond doubt: what is, and what is not Black, by the simple barometer of what is reasonable—and what is not; and by what is historically Black, and what is historically Negro. White folks now know by their actions if they are Rednecks: Now Black folks shall know by their actions if they are Negroes. Black folks (and White folks) worldwide, will finally know:
Flare: Opinions (Law, Human Rights and Politics)
Price: Free! Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Opinions are like flare, which can turn either way: they can spread like wild fire or encapsulate themselves within the bounds of personal integrity, and thus illuminate. Recently, I published a comprehensive book of my writings entitled "Writings @ Ankur Mutreja", and the present book is a short selection of my opinions presented therein with emphasis on responsible writing.
Things I Have Posted on Facebook that Have Ticked Off My Friends
Price: Free! Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In this artfully arranged collection of politically incorrect posts gleaned from her Facebook page, fiction writer Janet Walker has much to say about the non-fiction of real life--everything from the worship of Jehovah to the worship of Obama.
Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications of the Framework Agreement
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Edited by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Arka Biswas, this volume from the Observer Research Foundation and Global Policy consists of nine chapters that deal with various aspects of the Iranian nuclear agreement reached on 2 April 2015.