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Green: The First 12 Months Of Modern American Marijuana Reform
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Series: Green Über Alles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Green: The First 12 Months of Modern American Marijuana Reform" is the story of marijuana reform in America during 2014. The book is a journalistic snapshot of where change happened and did not during a momentous year for marijuana legalization across the United States if not globally
Generals, Troops and Diplomats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Generals, Troops and Diplomats is a practical guide on the role of Ministerial offices and advisers in Australian politics. The author has many years of experience working in senior advisers roles at State and Federal level on the progressive side of politics.
Lethal Legacy: The Adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Despite strong opposition from major military powers, a treaty prohibiting the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions was signed on December 3, 2008. This book analyses the events leading up to the cluster munitions ban, the provisions of the treaty, as well as assesses the progress made in the years since towards a world without the presence of cluster munitions.
The Very First Blog Posts of All Time (on The Blog Empty Glass Full)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A compilation of the first humorous and satiric posts on the blog Empty Glass Full, written by John Nicholas Datesh. Topical commentary so you should download the book immediately or before the end of the current news cycle, whichever comes first.
Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Debates about military intervention, humanitarian or otherwise, typically involve three issues: the legality of intervention in relation to international law, the legitimacy of the intervention to the wider public and the feasibility of proposed interventions. Edited by David Held and Kyle McNally, this e-book brings together world-class academics and practitioners to comment on these issues.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
We live in an era known as “The Age of Information”. It would be more accurate to call it “The Age of Misinformation”. The truth is there for the taking, but in order to find it we must know how to sift through all of the misinformation that surrounds it. How can we distinguish between what is factual, logical, and relevant, when the truth is blended in with so much misinformation?
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
'Don't Make the Black Kids Angry:' The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Black people are relentless victims of relentless white violence, often at the end of a badge -- for No Reason What So Ever. That was the biggest news story of 2014 and it was easy to find in the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Spike Lee, Oprah, USA Today, and lots of other places. That is a hoax. That is what Don't Make the Black Kids Angry is about.
Jonathan: The Squandering of Goodluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Having governed Nigeria for four years; the jury is out: Mr Jonathan has exhausted his goodluck charm in 2015. He has alienated important go-to-guys and has squandered enormous goodwill and goodluck that saw him to the presidency five years ago. Inside and outside Nigeria, there is a call for a change. This biography of Mr. Jonathan is a clinical dissection of the change epitomized by Gen Buhari.
Chinese Mindwork: A Primer on Why China is Number 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
English speaking people have constructed a global order over several centuries, but China has now emerged as its likely strategic, financial and cultural centre. This book uses half a century of experience and exploration to suggest the profound and unique cultural and historical wisdom that informs this achievement, but that remains unknown and unimaginable to the world beyond Asia.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
Sebitically Speaking
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A perfect reader’s guide for a visitor in Ghana, the book is hilarious and a sebitical reflection of how Ghana, after 58 years, is still wobbling on the knees to give meaning to her life. Nana finds the simple and direct local phrases and words to capture the everyday happenings in the country and, by extension, our localities.
A Short Sensible Book about the World, Us and Global Warming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Written particularly for readers without a scientific background, this book explains why global warming—actually, global overheating—is changing the world’s climate and will eventually destabilize our civilization. It then describes a plan to reverse global overheating with innovative but little-known technologies and government action that will create millions of jobs and widespread prosperity.
Best. Generation. Ever.
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A look at India's current generation - the very generation where the 54% of the population is "youth". This book highlights the achievements of India's brightest young minds, the challenges that are still left to combat for the youth India to seize it's true potential and the way ahead - to make India truly a force to be reckoned with.
The Caveman Explores Politics and Economics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This book is designed to present to the reader in simple terms how government and economics work. The basics are examined in the context of a small caveman tribe and then related to the modern world. It explains monetary inflation and deflation, the creation of money by the banking system, and why tax receipts may increase with lower tax rates as well as many other aspects of the economy.
Pekka Siitoin; Cold War product, Satanist Neo-Nazi Fuehrer of Finland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Pekka Siitoin proclaimed to be Finland's Fuehrer in the mid seventies. He was also Satanist. This book tries to picture darker side of Finland. As a Finn, I am tired of listening the propaganda by our politicians, who portray Finland as a role model country to the World. High educational standards. Finland has produced lot of lunatics and highly original characters. Pekka Siitoin was one of them.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.