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Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Election Reform: Accountability
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My book reviews recent legislation and the influence money has had on our social and political landscape. It reveals the extent of the damage resulting from these corrupt policies and practices and suggest a practical solution. There are details of progressive media outlets, documentaries, and web sites you can use to enhance your understanding of the issues that affect all.
Bushfire Death Trap - The Eltham Gateway
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Written by Tim Malseed and bushfire expert David Packham, the Paper warns of the risk of extreme bushfire to fellow residents trapped by the Yarra River. The Paper contains 12 recommendations about how the Victorian Government can mitigate that risk. www.theelthamgateway.com for the pdf version. The recommendations are heavy on Government leadership, and light on taxpayer funds.
U.S.S. Humanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Outcast for protecting lives, a highly skilled, disillusioned 6-person crew embarks on a 6-year corporate deep-space mission, but together emerges as an uncompromising human force when confronted by greedy syndicates and aliens in the lawlessness of space.
America's Burden: The Military Industrial Complex
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The American military has ventured out on many missions within the last few decades. Their adventures had a great amount of support at the beginning but now it's weaning. It is a burden on American society. But the MIC was able and still is flourishing under the structures of American society, this is explored. The main focus being how domestic habits cause international ripples.
The Reincarnation of Zeus: Why 40% of Americans Don't Vote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
40% of Americans don’t vote. Many of the remaining 60% are ill-informed, leaving perhaps a meager 30% to constitutionally effect elections. Politicians and the media intentionally obviate issues to help promote their own private, salacious agendas. This book portrays the more fanciful ways that our government is run, who’s in bed with whom and other dark secrets from behind D.C.’s closed doors.
In Search of Good Government: A Personal Journey, Part One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is one person's search for what defines a "good" government. Beginning from basic ideas, the author uses the writings of "experts", as well as experiences from his own life, to help him draw conclusions about the Constitution, Property, and Freedom. This is not a work about politics, but rather it is an examination of the foundations of the United States federal government.
Apocalypse Melodies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
A collection of poems about the world, human affairs and the ongoing wars, destruction of mankind both at our own hand and that of mother nature. Featuring many global to local events and issues.
Church Without God: Exploit The Truth And Purge Yourself In The Faith
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Benedict Ayomide Ojute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / General
This book is a purgative; it expresses God displeasure over Church planters and Christian attitudes which are responsible for the shocking disappearance of love and genuine miracles in Churches worldwide, and its multiplier effect on the ever-increasing crises in our world today. It then guides Church leaders and Christians on how to reposition the church for a glorious turnaround holy revival.
Railtrack and Other Letters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 and represented by JM Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
I have a boast to make: I am a Railway Enthusiast - a veritable Anorak. So, when I noticed that Railtrack PLC (a Public Limited Company incorporated in England and Wales on 28th of February 1994) had re-registered as a Private Limited Company (on 3rd February 2003) and was now known as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited), it occured to me that the company name Railtrack was available.