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Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion by Jason Wallace
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
Chimps with Nukes by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Townie Planet by Steve Radlauer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Essay » Political(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
Picking Our Future : Essays on Food, Change, and Farming by Chris Sayer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Agricultural sustainability is a daunting challenge. Only visible in hindsight, sustainability continually presents new challenges to our systems of food and farming. It is a process, not a result. The trick to sustainability isn’t knowing exactly what to do; mankind has never known that. The trick is asking the right questions in the face of change and looking for leadership in the right places.
Conservatives are from Mars & Progressives are from Venus by M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Why do those who disagree with you politically believe the ridiculous things they do? Why don’t they see what’s so obvious? How does the Progressive Mentality differ from the Conservative Mentality? What are their origins? Their motivation? Their goals? What part does religion play in political worldviews – for BOTH sides. What does the Culture War mean for the future of the US.
The Horror Approaches by CD Moulton
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
A political statement of sorts. I am thoroughly disgusted by the political shenanigans in the USA at the moment. It is embarrassing when the people here in Panamà giggle about how ridiculous we gringos seem when they see that crap on TV. Two friends were watching a "debate" and literally thought it was a comedy sketch!
False Paradigms of the Left by Roger Golden Brown
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy(4.00 from 1 review)
Because in the world today we have such a low bar of what we consider rational, the left of the political spectrum is considered liberal when in fact the left seems to really just operate under a kinder and gentler mass hypnosis that is none-the-less destructive and extremely dysfunctional.
Pain Below the Equator by Scott Skipper
Price: Free! Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
Political Correctness - The New Fascism by R. Jay
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
What price freedom ? Ask the inumerable martyrs and servicemen who have paid the price to attain that valuable blessing throughout history. Your freedom. Does it really exist? Is it really yours to give away? Are you prepared to stand up and fight for it?
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
Essay: On the State of Public School Education in America by Alexander Jürgen Klemm
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short 2 page paper on the problems and possible solutions of the American Public School System. If you liked it, please leave a friendly review.
Cuba Is Not the Second China (And Other Essays) by Martin Sandiford
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
An essay on U.S and Cuba political relationship and its dos and don't. With other essays on today political and social issues including Thai movement, Ukraine movement and...
Moral Interpretations of Capitalism by Isuru Abeysinghe
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics(4.00 from 1 review)
Examines capitalism as a definable concept, in the absence of the various social definitions that encumbers it, detailing it's main successes and failings. Proposes that while capitalism is a powerful and positive mechanism, it should not be applied without due consideration of factors as a general curative for every kind of economic problem.
The Water Thief by Nicholas Lamar Soutter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Essay » Political(3.89 from 9 reviews)
CHARLES THATCHER is a private citizen, meaning that he’s the private property of the Ackerman Brothers Corporation. He’s got problems: the cost of air is going up, his wife wants to sell herself to another corporation, and his colleagues are always trying to get him tossed into the lye vats. But all of that is nothing, compared to what happens when he finds a woman stealing Ackerman's rainwater.
Soliloquy: One Sociopath's Opinion by Desertphile
Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political(3.29 from 7 reviews)
In a world full of homicidal sociopaths, it takes an anti-social desert hermit to explain how to live a decent life. These are my opinions: they damn well ought to be yours! These political essays were written during the Bush2 Regime and they do not reflect my opinions regarding the Obama Administration.
Illegals Not Allowed by K. P. Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(3.00 from 2 reviews)
World history is cluttered with wars and historically all countries have been or are ruled by despots even the formerly great constitutional republic. Freedom is the desire of all the people subject to this tyranny, but to where can one flee in this totalitarian world? Today there is only one place that is unsullied by corruption. It's idyllic, a real paradise, but could you qualify to enter?