Books tagged: civil disobedience

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Simplify: Selected Writings From Henry David Thoreau
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
An anthology of writings from one of America's 's most famous naturalists and political activists. Contains "Walden", "Civil Disobedience", "Life Without Principle" and the unpublished "Reform and the Reformers". Preface gives a brief biography.
Discretion to Disobey: A Study of Lawful Departures from Legal Rules
By Mortimer & Sanford Kadish
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
A recognized study by a philosophy professor and a law professor is a truly interdisciplinary inquiry into the idea of departing from the strict letter of the law in a way that, they argue, actually comports with both law and morality. Part of the basic canon of law and philosophy, and much debated since first published by Stanford Press. Sometimes you have to break the law to make the law.
The Battle for Tomorrow: A Fable
By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Series: Battle for Tomorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
A 16 year old girl is arrested and sent to juvenile hall for participating in an antiwar blockade and occupation of the US Capitol.
Life on the Outpost
By Alex Frishberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Life on the Outpost is a story about one man’s struggle against an oppressive government. It’s a dark period in the nation’s history, when its leaders secretly drain the State Treasury. When an innocent man is arrested, his experience in the prison’s brutal system transforms him into a violent revolutionary, hell-bent on single-handedly destroying the corrupt government system.
FIRECLOSURE How to burn down Wall Street and get away with it
By JH Gordon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fed up with Wall Street and Deaf leaders in Washington, Cal writes a simple "what if" e-book that goes "viral" and throws the country into chaos. Empty foreclosed houses are burning by the thousands, the President has his hands full, and the Wall Street 'Elite' are out to get the author. Hi speed chases, murder, terrorism, and love ensue..
Sky Child
By Steve Gillman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Essay
The danger of teaching young children moral and religious concepts is explored in the first of the ten essays in Sky Child. Other pieces look at how to reform welfare, how to change your life with metaphors, three definitions of poverty, the price of money, the non-duty of civil disobedience, why America is not a Christian nation, how to tax fairly, and why the author has no respect for the law.
Study Guide - Rosa Parks: My Story (A BookCaps Study Guide)
By BookCaps
Series: Study Guides, Book 79. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
The perfect companion to Rosa Parks' "Rosa Parks: My Story," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Outlaw Visions
By Francis Kroncke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
By Jenn Coffey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
The Student Loan Swindle: Why It Happened – Who’s To Blame – How The Victims Can Be Saved
By Bill Zimmerman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
The only way to resolve the student loan crisis is with a robust campaign of civil disobedience. This book explains how to use the Internet and social media to force a settlement on Wall Street that is fair to bankers and borrowers alike. Civil disobedience is justified by an analysis of the history of the crisis and the damage it has done to working families and our system of higher education.