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Down With Elections!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
We assume that elections mean freedom, but is this true? Do we get a democratic government when we vote? If not, what is wrong? "Elections!" says the author. He lists their failings and shows that our "representative democracy" is neither representative nor democratic, and does not meet accepted standards. He then presents a practical route to true democracy.
Dust Net
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Money and Politics as Nature Intended
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In Money and Politics as Nature Intended, David Mint takes the reader on a mind boggling philosophical journey that will stretch and challenge their belief system around Money and Politics to an extent never before imagined.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Common Misconceptions of Economic Policy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The purpose of this book is to use facts and logic to debunk common misconceptions in topics such as taxes; unemployment; inflation; income inequality; deficits and debt; Social Security; welfare; and the roles that market forces, corporations, and the government play in the economy. I do my best to write in language that is easy to understand for those unfamiliar with the language of economics.
Atheism with Regards to Government
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Anarchy. The word conjures images from fraternity house shenanigans to rioting and looting on the streets of important cities at its mention. For most civilized persons, with these mental images close at hand, anarchy is something to be avoided at all costs. How can civilized society carry on with the threat of bombs and looting effectively slamming the brakes on human progress?
An Essential History of China: Why it Matters to Americans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Who are the Chinese people? How do they think? What experiences have shaped their attitudes? Why should it matter to Americans? Dedicated to Peace in the Pacific, An Essential History of China provides critical information for both the American and Chinese people, as well as their leaders, and it prescribes an effective cure for the political illnesses suffered by both
Generals, Troops and Diplomats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: 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.
Slaves Hate the 2nd Amendment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
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There is a huge controversy raging throughout the land currently on the subject of the right of Americans to own firearms. The current crop of ‘Progressives’ believe that the only people that should possess firearms are the police and military.
CDR: Insure Domestic Tranquility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.” ~Mayor Richard J. Daily. Actually, since absolute freedom is pretty much pure anarchy, then maybe Daley was closer to the truth than it might first appear -- at least for this country. After all, freedom is disorderly, because everyone is at liberty to pursue their own lives and happinesses.
School is Stupid: Notes from the Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Artist travels through the hell of school this time not as a student but as an adult, witnessing firsthand how school destroys humanity. It’s time to change our Western education system from the ground up.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
CDR: Freedom and Responsibility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Freedom is hard. There are no rules or anything to help tell you what you should and shouldn't do – you know, because it's freedom and freedom means “no rules, no dues and no one in charge.” You have to figure everything out for yourself. Then, you have to make all the decisions yourself. And, if anything goes wrong you can't blame it on anyone else. You are responsible.
Sam: A Political Philosophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,160. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Not since Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged has a political philosophy been so strongly presented by fictional characters. Sam—a far more optimistic view of the human condition—illuminates an enlightened path to the stars and beyond. Writing a social and political philosophy covering a wide range of issues,,Sam offers a depth of wisdom from "outside the box."
Thermophobia
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Thermophobia means "fear of warmth." The cure is easy: knowledge and the humility to learn it. And it's easy to see how bad this disease is. Where do people prefer to live -- Antarctica or Florida? Which location has the greatest biodiversity -- Greenland or Brazil? Yet, too many people now prefer global cooling in our ongoing Ice Age interglacial called the Holocene. The irony runs deep.
New World Order: Bilderberg Conspiracy and the Last Man in London
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Imagine a world with no countries, no religion and no democracy. Imagine the fall of the Great Western Empire. A world where everbody is born sterile and must prove they have something to contribute before they are allowed to reproduce their gene. If you want a picture of the future your grandchildren may be living in, then Last Man in London could turn out to be a blueprint
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
The Black Flag: Kropotkin on Anarchism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A collection of writings from Peter Kropotkin, the leading theorist on Anarchism. Contains "Revolutionary Government", "Anarchist Communism; Its Basis and Principles", "Anarchist Morality" and "Anarchism; Its Philosophy and Ideal".
Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Can framing climate change as a “human rights issue” be expected to strengthen the political resonance of the problem and spur immediate and significant action? Can it open fertile legal avenues for its management? And is it the correct way of framing the problem?These are the questions addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s e-book entitled “Climate Change and Human Rights'.