Books tagged: democracy

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The Midland Mutiny
You set the price! Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Mayor, Chief of Police, Newspaper editor and Radio Station Director are fired from their roles as a simple typo in Midland's Community Leader for a Day contest proves disastrous to their egos.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
For the Love of Long Shots: A Memoir on Democracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Bones Kendall. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Shawn Casey O'Brien's literary memoir For The Love Of Long Shots looks at the off-beat, humane possibilities as a rag tag group of disabled rebels lay the groundwork for a bloodless, democratic revolution by getting out the vote. Follow the true story of how O'Brien registered 100,000 disabled voters as well as their friends and family members in California in the 1990s.
Resurrection Of The Impaler
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 24. Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
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These three weird poems offer a different spin on the Dracula legend, this time with the Impaler as an aristocrat of sorts, who descends on the world in an age of darkness, and creates - then feeds on, the suffering of those under his dominion. No adult-only content. ~500 words.
Bold War 2020 - World Transformation, Unearthed Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Despite the great technological advances of the modern world, society was full of seemingly insoluble problems. Andrew Buchanan looks back from 2050 to see how a selection of mankind's abilities were marshaled against ignorance, lethargy and vested interests to realize a transformed social fabric and optimal world.
The Guy in 3C and Other Tales, Satires and Fables
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a mixed bag of satire, mordant and/or playful wit as well as other forms of non-realistic fiction. Targets include American historical blindness (The Guy in 3C”) , obsessive social correctness (“A Breach of Decorum”), greed (“The Reminder”) and literary pomposity (Litbiz Magazine Interview)
Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In a strong, ironic, and humorous voice, these poems explore the beauty, wonder, and harsh reality of The Bronx. Vivid and abundant imagery abound in this unique vision of inner city life.
The Millennium Book--Module 3: Political Challenges in the twenty-first century
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Since history began, humans have sought to govern their collective behavior by organizing themselves into what we now call governments. Whether loose tribal councils and chieftains, or today's United Nations, these socio-political creations have been a part of virtually every collection of people for countless thousands of years. Here we explore political thought and reality in the new century
Warblog: Armchair Generals of the War on Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The "warbloggers" who emerged after the September 11 attacks believed that the War on Terror and the invasion of Iraq could trigger a humanistic and democratic reformation of the Islamic world. They were wrong, but not alone. Their optimism reflected an old and powerful Western fantasy: That liberal democracy is natural, inevitable, and appealing to all people everywhere.
Closets
Series: Poetry By Heart, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What price freedom? The price is courage and vigilance. Alas...will they come to us in time? Three poems, 520 words