Books tagged: activism

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Resumed in Protest: the Human Cost of Roads
Price: Free! Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
This story is a blueprint – a written documentary and tangible map of a grassroots activist community initiative of people versus the machine. It documents the reckless and sad destruction of a community, and serves as testament to the impact of poor planning and decision making.
The Art of Disobedience
Series: Fresh Perspectives. Price: Free! Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017 by IETM. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Starting from the assumption that all art is political, this book goes straight to the heart of crucial questions about the role of the arts in areas in times of conflict, the role of arts to build a better world, ethically controversial sponsorship and cultural boycott. Food for thought both for seasoned practitioners and for beginners in the arena of politically engaged arts.
Gaia and the Goliaths
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An environmental activist is murdered on a street in Manhattan after a protest. NYPD homicide Detectives Chen and Castilblanco get the case. While pursuing the clues to find those responsible, they discover the activist’s boyfriend is in danger because he has key information that will expose an international conspiracy involving Europe, Russia, and the U.S.
Reuniting the Divided States of America
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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The Election of 2016 was a historic event in which one candidate won the electoral college and the other won the popular vote. The country is strongly divided over the issues. It is my attempt to present alternatives for the future to begin a conversation on change that meets the needs of this divided nation.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Puma Negra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age is a collection of fourteen essays written over the past fifteen years by visionary activist, thinker and teacher, Jim Tull and published by C.S. Drury and Puma Negra Publishing. In a contentious world where social action usually means either direct aid or some form of political response, these essays together promote a ‘third way’.
Is Capitalism Forever?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,330. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Nelson Gist writes a detailed and thoughtful expose of political economy and Capitalism in the United States. "Is Capitalism Forever?" takes the reader on an activist's journey from the Vietnam War through the current election.
Teetering
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,860. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Barnabas Bopwright, 15 years old, discovers a transit map with a hitherto unknown subway line. The map leads him to secrets closely guarded for a century, and to a terror plot against the city he loves. When no one in authority will lift a finger to stop the coming tragedy, Barnabas and his friends realize they must save the city themselves.
Black Lives Matter: Get Clean, Get Organized, Then Fight United & Sober
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by 5D Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Black lives are unrightfully lost daily. Lost to the criminal justice system. Lost to murder. Lost to suicide. And, an impetus to them all, lost to the cycle of drug and alcohol addiction. This guide serves as an overview on addiction, the warning signs, its effect the mind and body, and various Recovery options. For additional resources visit ForeverFight.com.
Arktel, the Planet Only Children Could Save
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Ellelle and Rotaahr looked out the window of their father’s flying saucer. Below was Tarjez, the most beautiful planet in their galaxy. But evil forces had destroyed its majesty leaving only one child alive. Devastated, the children begged their father to rescue him but Tarjez exploded and they had to flee. Could they protect their home planet Arktel from these evil forces? Or was it too late?