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THROWN UNDER THE BUS: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN WORKER
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Workplace bullying meets government incompetence in the riveting, true story of a vivacious young woman's upwardly mobile crash and burn at the hands of a mean-spirited employer, who, for 19 years, relentlessly retaliated against their feisty adversary, driving her to the brink of a nervous breakdown. 'THROWN' is a story as frightening as it is enlightening. Read it - & be warned.
Hacktivity #1
Series: Hacktivity, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Shawn Harris is a hacktivist, a software programmer/activist, who just pushed the boundaries too far. On trial for breaking into FBI systems, he's just been found guilty and sentenced to 30 years in maximum security prison. As his trial starts getting media attention, people find the facts of the case aren't so clear-cut. And other hackers decide to take matters into their own hands.
The Floating Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
The Last Election
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How to eliminate politicians from our democratic system. We save billions of dollars and get more say in the important issues. It's a revolutionary idea without the need for a revolution. Examples of why we don't need them will surprise you.
Football, Democracy & Darwin
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Democracy, in this illustration, and in truth stands not as a form of government 'by for and of the people' rather a Plutocracy of wealth and power, defined along racial lines and furthering the interests of the citizenry only as happenstance as may benefit the long term interests of the ruling elite.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About American Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn about a brief history of the American Presidents as you explore some fun facts about them. What does the President do? You might be surprised. What were some of the Presidents like? What were some things the Presidents said? These questions and others are answered within.
澳大利亚的政府架构与社会福利保障
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 130. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
本书较有系统性地综合介绍澳大利亚的政府架构,包括三级政府(联邦,州,地方市/区政府)的行政管理,司法和税务。以及较为详细介绍澳大利亚的社会福利保障,包括社会福利保障架构,社会福利保障制度,有澳大利亚永久居民和公民身份的人可以享受哪些福利待遇,以及寻求社会福利的方式。尤其是介绍了不少有关社会福利方面的信息,这些在一般的中文网站上是没有的。例如,长期病患者如何受惠于联邦政府的"药品补贴计划安全网"。更深一些了解澳大利亚的政府架构和社会福利保障制度,这对于那些正在考虑移民到澳大利亚或初到澳大利亚的人会有较大帮助,同时对任何人想对澳大利亚有些了解带来彼益,如那些巳在澳大利亚留学或将要来澳大利亚留学的人。
Wake Up America!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Chris Hedges said, "We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, government destroys freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." Awareness of the problem (like medical care is not healthcare) is step 1, the solutions are based on understanding of true principles v false.
Real Capitalism
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 6. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
What we know today as capitalism is money capitalism. Real capitalism is what people already intuitively know to be good economics, economics that preserves, protects and promotes the real capital of nations, its people. This book is the fruition of more than 40 years of teaching and researching sociology at the university level.
A Look into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
A research paper on the history of the Saudi Arabian government, its political system, and the influence of religion on the country's politics.