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A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution
(3.15 from 13 reviews)
Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Memoir of an Apartheid Cop
Price: Free! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This memoir reflects the true story of a South African policeman, who served his country during the apartheid era, and also 7 years into democracy. The author spent the last few years of his 24-year long career in the crime-ridden and war torn province of KwaZulu/Natal, where he performed official duties as a forensic ballistic analyst.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
The Belgian Curtain - Europe after Communism
Price: Free! Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » European
The European Union, NATO, the euro, and central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
After the Rain - How the West Lost the East
Price: Free! Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » European
An anthology of more than 50 articles regarding the politics, economics, geopolitics and history of countries in central and eastern Europe and the Balkans.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
Price: Free! Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
E Pluribus
Price: Free! Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
To save their lives, Akira Madison, and Ty Yates, political opposites and descendants of the famous founding fathers, must band together to unearth the true story of the US Constitution, and expose the secret society that protects it to this day.
New New Testament Gospel of Jesus Christ
Series: Books of New New Testament, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
At last, the one and only Gospel of Jesus H. Christ. Many argue about the things that he is said to have said and some say he is just a story taken from astrology. Well, luckily, some of his writing has been found. Brought to Earth by an angel of God. And the long awaited proof that not only was he real but he really was a rebel and defied all authority on his own authority is finally revealed.
Te Kooti’s Slow-Cooking Earth Oven Prophecy: A Patuheuheu Account and a New Transformative Leadership Theory
Price: Free! Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This book explores a prophecy gifted by the Māori prophet Te Kooti in 1886 and presents a new transformative leadership theory based on this prophecy.
The Kiwi Stewarts
Price: Free! Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Here are the personal life stories of the first couple of generations of the Moses and Catherine Stewart of Glenelly, Northern Ireland. Of the 13 surviving children, three emigrated and settled in New Zealand. The stories in this book were either written by the individuals of the next generation themselves or their own very near relatives.
Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives
Price: Free! Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » American
Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary to build a safer America.
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
To Be Tried By . . .
Price: Free! Words: 25,800. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A short book, looking at the American Indian Wars era, specifically the Department (formerly Division) of the Missouri with selected examples of Courts-Martial, the timing, and some review of the daily life of a solider in the Army of that era that may have contributed to the misconduct of the accused.
Lady Science Volume III: 2016-2017
Price: Free! Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
The Book of Change: Global Finance vs. The People
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
It would appear that money is the root cause of global suffering in the 21st Century, proving that the universal law of cause and effect is alive and well in the world of global finance vs. the people. This book illuminates the endless connections between the elite players who hold all the purse strings and identifies the collateral damage caused by their actions on the human population.