Books tagged: activism

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Commissioning Truths: Essays on the 30th Anniversary of Nunca Más
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Essay » Political
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the world's first truth commission, this collection of essays by activists and scholars examines the state of truth and reconciliation as a human rights tool.
Chloe and Joey Meet a Very Wise Kiwi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A passionate 7 year old girl in Victoria is devastated to learn that a mob of 26 kangaroos in her town are to be killed to make way for development. The government ignores her pleas to save them. She befriends Joey, a baby kangaroo, and flies to New Zealand with him to talk to their government and the elusive wild kiwi. Together they discover fascinating solutions to help Australian kangaroos.
Moonless Night (Preview Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A thrilling story about love, friendship and parenting. The young and beautiful Roslyn, entangled in love suddenly finds herself on the edge as her parents failures manifests in her life. Can true love save her from sinking? Find out in this thriller.
Mourning Sham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Mourning Sham is a tale of hope and renewed friendship in the context of a shattered Syria in turmoil.
The Citizen Army
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book shows that the online Illuminist community has enough talent and energy to form the vanguard of a genuine Citizen Army to carry forward the great cause of bringing about a Second and Final meritocratic Enlightenment, a true Age of Reason, based on the Principle of Sufficient Reason, expressed through ontological mathematics.
Solitude: How Doing Nothing Can Change the World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: Australian English. Published: April 18, 2016 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
A raw exploration into Sutter’s time in Plum Village - A new found appreciation of the present moment, finding enjoyment in doing nothing and an ability to forge a greater connection with his inner self lead Sutter to examine a whole range of relevant and contentious topics that every man and woman can relate to.
Waking Up
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Waking Up is a brief essay by Matt Schmitz of the Altrusian Grace blog, addressing the issue of becoming aware of the illusory nature of reality and the "matrix"-like systems of control to which we are indoctrinated into.
Peace On Your Plate
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
Peace On Your Plate is all you need to go vegan. For the well-being of animals, for our health, and for the environment. All sources are listed as well as a few testimonials from people who follow a vegan lifestyle. For more information on veganism, please check out www.greenishplanet.wordpress.com or www.instagram.com/cassievegan_ -"Choose Veganism. Choose Peace."
Peaceful Protests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
Was it Mayan? Was it Incan? Aztec? It was a ritual… a spiritual ritual. Civil disobedience is a rite of passage for any activist. The arrests were made with dignity. They were made with respect. The police were there doing their job. They didn't want to be called out into the heat – in full riot gear. Peaceful Protests gives you the nuts and bolts of how to achieve your objective... Peacefully!
Understanding Predatory Leadership: The First Step Toward a World Free of War, Corruption and Poverty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This book describes how narcissists and psychopaths are successful at gaining power and control, and then manipulate and exploit instead of lead. By learning how these predators, without conscience or concern, initiate and sustain actions and policies that cause so much harm to so many around the world, readers will be able to make better choices leading, eventually, to a kinder civilization.