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Run, Little Benjamin, Run!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,790. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Foxibanez. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Fiction » Educational
Our planet is dying. Our home is dying. And, with it, the human soul is dying. Benjamin knows why. And he wants you to know. He wants you to wake up and open your eyes. He wants you to see. But, can you wake up? And in time...? Or is it already too late?
Madness: A Form Of Love, Vol. I
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Given that more and more people, particularly children and young adults, are being foisted into a failing, pill-pushing 'Mental Hellth' system, it behooves us to take a long hard look at the type of 'care' they are receiving. This is a collection of poems written by a psychiatric survivor, witnessing the abusive, highly coercive and drug-orientated psychiatric state first hand.
Vote Techno Party
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Displaced and prematurely cynical, Selene comes to London and loses herself in its techno party scene. She has one goal in mind: to erase herself.
TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress… and Won!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
This is the inside story of how in just a few years, a handful of trans activists would come together in the face of enormous difficulties and opposition to launch from the very margins of society what would grow into the modern political movement for gender rights.
Manifesto (One World Order) : Superdense
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The book is a socio-economic manifesto from an artist's perspective. It forces the reader to look again at the current models in place while planting the seed for a new paradigm in the public realm.
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.