Books tagged: activism

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Nonviolent Struggle 50 Crucial Points
Price: Free! Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book is a primer on applying strategic nonviolent action in real campaigns. The techniques outlined in the following 15 chapters have been used successfully in many parts of the world. Contained in the book are lessons learned from many long and difficult nonviolent struggles against nondemocratic regimes and other opponents of basic human freedoms.
Solitary Refinement
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Solitary Refinement is a true story about a real person who was forcefully detained, drugged, and held against her will inside a "mental health" facility for nearly two months during the 1990s. In this book she shares the journal she maintained while she was locked up, offers an explanation of what happened before and after, and how she worked to heal herself and survive.
Corupţie - Globalizare - Neocolonialism
Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: Romanian. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Ediţia a doua O introducere în conceptele interdependente despre corupţie, globalizare prin instituţiile financiare internaţionale, şi neocolonialism înţeles ca exploatarea resurselor şi materiilor prime a ţărilor sărace şi în curs de dezvoltare de unele mari corporaţii multinaţionale.
Classical Strategies for a Modern World: the Essence of the Art of War and the Thirty-Six Stratagems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This bold re-imagining of Sun-tzu's masterwork of strategic planning and conflict analysis has taken the esoteric aphorisms of the original and reworked them into a lively, easy-to-read English prose. Conflict itself is discussed in an abstract, generalized way to allow for the direct application of proven approaches to a variety of fields, including business, sports, and social activism.
Ithaca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the sudden death of her husband Daisy finds herself entangled with a man whose wife is disabled, mothering a young activist-farmer, and swept into the controversy about fracking. What happens when a quiet, almost sedimentary life meets the high-pressure forces of a small town. How do you rebuild after life is suddenly turned upside down—or is fracked?
Black By Popular Demand - Is the American Black Living on Borrowed Time?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A black man's candid look into American mainstream black society. Have African-Americans made any progress at all in the last fifty years, or are we just spinning our wheels and headed towards total extinction? Blunt and honest looks are taken at what black people need to do to survive. If black people do not do something soon, we may disappear completely.
Social Progress Visions
You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
Conservative Insurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Conservative Insurgency is a rallying cry and a battle plan for constitutional conservatives that takes the form of an oral history looking back from the year 2041 at constitutional conservatives’ successful struggle against progressive dominance. Conservative Insurgency also shows what the country will look like when conservatism is firmly in control and have restored the Founder’s vision
The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Freeology
You set the price! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
All the issues which afflict people and the planet: climate change, pollution, inequality, conflict, oppression, lack of freedom, consumerism and capitalism, have but one solution; a return to the land and simplicity of life. 'Freeology' is a challenge to the corporations and governments who put profit before people and the environment. Download for Free! Donate if you enjoy. Review if you like!