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Liberty at Risk: Tackling Today's Political Problems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: Australian English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Liberty at Risk: Tackling Today’s Political Problems is a compilation of twenty-three commentaries on current affairs from a libertarian perspective. It identifies what has to change if we are to retain a free, prosperous, vibrant society. It is a companion to Peter Fenwick’s previous work - The Fragility of Freedom: Why Subsidiarity Matters.
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard... In 20 Minutes
Series: Boiled Down, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard summarized by J.J. Holt
Common Sense: Occupation, Assembly, and the Future of Liberty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The occupations of 2011 challenged a governing consensus that has lost credibility yet clings to power. This year we will either create a new basis for our shared life, or we will settle back into the old, dispiriting fictions. The same people who told us that they understood economics told us we could not hope to change things. They were wrong on both counts. What we choose now matters.
Terrorism During The Algerian War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
The Organisation de l'Armee was a group that wanted to continue French rule in Algeria. In the years from 1953-1962 the OAS conducted bombings, barracks uprisings, political assassination attempts, etc. to attain their goals. On two occasions they nearly succeeded in murdering French President de Gaulle. My book looks at the OAS, their senseless acts against French citizens and their leadership.
Charlie Hebdo: The Global View
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When the Charlie Hebdo killings happened in Paris in early 2015, attention swivelled to the way that terror and accusation are being used to try and stifle debate. But these are discussions that are not only being held in France. Here writers around the world including Ariel Dorfman and David Edgar write on ways that journalists and artists have been threatened over the years
Social Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
The Social Security Disability Program is Broken
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
The e-book identifies the major reasons why the Social Security disability program is in crisis. Aside from the structural issues resulting from a poor economy and associated high unemployment rate, failures on the part of the White House and the Congress exacerbate the problem.
A Short Sensible Book about the World, Us and Global Warming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
Peter Thiel's Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This is a Summary of Peter Thiel's #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.