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Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,300. 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'.
Village Cafe A Buffet of Ideas by Dave Amonson
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.
Sam Harris and The End of Faith: A Critical Response by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
This work is a critical exploration of a book by Sam Harris entitled 'The End of Faith'. While the book by Mr. Harris puts forth arguments that attempt to paint all spirituality and religion with broad strokes of derision, castigation, and rejection, the present book focuses on the errors contained in Mr. Harris' book that involve Islam.
Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,170. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Lord Acton is the author of the maxim, "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." In this intellectual biography, Gertrude Himmelfarb regards Acton as a man more of our age than of his own.
Sam Harris and the Future of Ignorance by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
'Sam Harris and the Future of Ignorance' is a critical exploration of the published dialogue (Harvard University Press) between Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz entitled: 'Islam and the Future of Tolerance'. Dr. Harris and Maajid Nawaz present themselves as individuals who have understanding of, and insight into, the nature of Islam. However, they do not possess such understanding or insight.
Control, and The New World Order by Doug Beaulac Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Stargard Inc.. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Are you curious about the "Cuba Connection" or "New World Order"? a.k.a: Genus (Elitus) or the Bastard Rats thereof? They pose a serious and ever increasing threat to the well-being of man-kind’s freedom and prosperity. This problem requires the immediate attention of the world’s common folk...NOW!
The Purpose of Politics by Philip Tether
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 20,220. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book examines aspects of government and politics – ideas, structures, people and processes. What is politics? Who, why, how, when? Important ideas are set in a clearly structured accessible manner. Engaging for all yet covering the complex issues of government and politics. Concluding with a Summary and set of Review Questions to test your understanding of the material covered.
Armed or Dangerous: Unpacking the Gun Control Debate in America by L. David Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The gun debate is a polarizing one in the US, in which both sides have strong proponents arguing about the legitimacy and the benefits to society of their opinion. Each side can claim scientific research and studies to back their claims and data is available to prove their arguments...
Islamic State: Can it be Defeated? by Bhaskar Sarkar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Islamic State rules over 10m people in Iraq and Syria. It is the biggest threat to world peace. US Coalition, Russia, Iraq and Syria are unable to defeat it. What makes it invincible? Why is no one taking it seriously? How can it be defeated? The book seeks to answer these questions. The book is written by a professional for professionals, academics, journalists and concerned laymen.
Empirical Theories About Courts by Keith O. Boyum & Lynn Mather
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,750. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The classic and groundbreaking study of trial courts and other dispute processes -- and ways to think about researching them -- is now available in a modern ebook edition. Much cited and relevant today in how it frames the analysis of courts, this book's new republication features additional introductions and afterword by the editors Keith Boyum and Lynn Mather, and a Foreword by Christina Boyd.
The Silicon Coup by Wiki Publishers
Price: Free! Words: 129,110. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An incredible, true, tale of corruption; as told by thousands of eye-witnesses, top journalists, forensic investigators and former staffers.
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan by Clara Brucker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
Before History Dies by Jacob Carter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
At 12:30 p.m. on November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated. More than half a century has passed since that fateful moment, yet so many questions remain unanswered. Lone gunman? Conspiracy? And then there is that one big question: Does it still matter?
From The Left To The Right: One Man's Journey by Josh Hilden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This series of essays are the rantings of a former Conservative turned Progressive/Liberal/Atheist and my views on how things are going in America in light of the 2014 Midterm elections. I use foul language and go off on insane tangents... you've been forewarned.
The Democratic Party of Failure by Spencer Stueve
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
In The Democratic Party of Failure, you will learn about the many failures of the modern Democratic Party. You will read about the dangers of both illegal and legal immigration. You will read about the evil of abortion, and the dangers of fiscal irresponsibility. The Democratic Party of Failure is a complete dismantling of liberal ideology and exposes the political left on a case-by-case basis.
Blue vs. Black: Let’s End the Conflict Between Cops and Minorities by John L. Burris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Blue vs. Black tells the true, heartbreaking stories of ordinary people who cross paths with the wrong cops at the wrong time. The slogan #BlackLivesMatter takes on new resonance as we witness the way their lives were turned upside down in an instant. Their stories are disturbing, but in seeking justice for them Burris holds out the hope that the system can change.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action by Daniel Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep, meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guidespans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions raised in the book.
YOUTOPIA Exploding the Myths and Exposing the Elites Who Are Ruining Paradise on Earth for all of Us by Lee Anderson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Youtopia is dedicated to the proposition that our world could be near utopian–like if more people understood that democracy is not an entitlement; that there can be no democracy without justice and no justice without truth. Therefore, this book urges all people, especially YOU, to get informed, to think for yourself, question everything and don’t be fooled again.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! by John M. Braden
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.