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What Democracy? Essays on Corporate Takeover and a Failing Empire by Jake Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
Over the past several decades, a ruthless corporate takeover has materialized in the United States, leaving much of the public struggling to get by while those at the top continue accumulating wealth with breathtaking speed. This collection of essays examines some of the key forces behind this corporate takeover, and what we, as active citizens, can do to fight back.
Taxation and Representation? by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Legal
What if a simple change would allow the individual taxpayer to influence the US government at the highest level while blunting the influence of the wealthy, the political action committees, and multinational corporations? What if the system has been in place and working for decades?
El Sistema de Votación en el Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas by Jesús A. Ventocilla C.
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Spanish. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Essay » Legal, Essay » Political
"Paper" de incorporación al Taller de Derecho Internacional TADI en la Facultad de Derecho y Ciencia Política de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, presentado y aprobado el 14 de febrero, "Día del Amor y la Amistad", del 2009.
O VEREADOR #QUEM TE REPRESENTA by Carlos Francisco Portinho
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
A crise de representatividade vivida após a reeleição da Presidente Dilma Roussef torna comum no inconsciente coletivo a pergunta "Quem te representa". O livro vai a fundo no problema, apresentando ao final uma alternativa de gestão mais moderna da Camara Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, através de ferramentas de democracia participativa atuais capazes de reaproximar o cidadão do vereador.
Edward Snowden and The Emperor's Real Clothes by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime
Is it treason to betray a subversive organization? How much patriotism is needed to offset a conscience? Two pounds? Eleven miles?
Literary Liberties by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 83,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Political
Literary Liberties with reality allow us to do the impossible of being other people from all over the world. Just as this world may be only one of many, that we cannot reach, a human version of the many worlds theory may be made a fact thru fiction.
The 1% Mindset: Book 1 Supplement: Solving the Immigration 'Crisis' with Internment Camps by Oliver McCann
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Oliver McCann, author of The 1% Mindset series of self-help books, analyses the immigration crisis currently unfolding as thousands of immigrants attempt to enter Britain via the Channel Tunnel. Both the political left and political right are missing a trick, he says. By setting up internment camps in Kent, immigrants can be a resourceful workforce on low pay rather than a drain on the taxpayer.
Peace in S. Carolina by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
S. Carolina and the Stars & Bars should be replaced with crossed swords in the form of Khi (X), the Greek letter initial of (Ch)rist in Greek. We note the broken cross motifs in secret societies and the need to counter this plot. Support local government by ridding it of racist tinges.
Peace in the Pacific (Paix dans le Pacifique) by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
(En anglais) An essay in English & French proposing territorial swaps to resolve the currents disputes in East Asia. (In French) Un essai en anglais et en français proposant des échanges de territoires pour résoudre les différends courants en Asie de l'Est.
La Rue au Vie by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 3,060. Language: French. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Deux voies de la sagesse comparés. La voyante avec boule de cristal et le soldat qui se entraîne. On essaie de deviner l'avenir; on essaie de voir clairement aujourd'hui. On accumule la connaissance; on élimine l'erreur. Le soldat a la meilleure façon. Le voyant est en concurrence avec Dieu. La boule de cristal peut mentir; mais la vérité est devant nous. Commentaires sur les Georgia Guidestones.
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.
L'île de l'ouest by John Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 32,660. Language: French. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Essay » Political
Ce livre est une histoire située quelque part dans le futur, un futur peut-être plus proche que vous ne l'imaginez. Vous allez entrer dans ce monde et découvrir l'étrange pays de l'al-Jazirat al-Gharb, La Nation de France, le maréchal d'Albignac, Hassan bin Ibrani, Henri Boublil, les Gallos, les non Gallos, les Néos, les zonards, les clapos, les horbans et les exclus.
The Road to Life by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays(1.00 from 1 review)
Two paths to wisdom compared. The seer with crystal ball and the soldier who drills. One tries to divine the future; one tries to see clearly what is immediately before him. One accumulates knowledge as a focus; one eliminates error as a focus. The soldier has the better way. The seer competes with God. The crystal ball can lie; but the truth lies before us. Some comments on Georgia Guidestones.
Institucionalismo de elección racional by Félix Gerónimo, Sr
You set the price! Words: 3,540. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
Este ensayo analiza la relación mandante-mandatario como aquella en la que los actores buscan maximizar sus beneficios al menor costo. El análisis se realiza en el ámbito de los organismos de rendición de cuenta y de control de la corrupción, donde la información asimétrica puede ser más perjudicial y el riesgo moral mayor.
The Death of Diplomatic Possibility: How the Death of FDR Exacerbated and Solidified the Cold War by Eric Kenyon
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
An analysis of how the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt contributed greatly to the extreme nature of post-World War II politics, and accelerated the Cold War.
The Nuclear Secrets: British Trident Submarines by McNeilly Friend
Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Essay » Political
This is the report by William McNeilly about hazards and slovenly conduct on British Trident submarines. In May 2015 he sacrificed his career, maybe more, to write it. Another ex Navy officer, Euan Bryson, said McNeilly's concerns about security "rang true from my experience". For more about nuclear near catastrophes, see e.g. Eric Schlosser: Command And Control. Allen Lane/Penguin, 2013.