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What Democracy? Essays on Corporate Takeover and a Failing Empire
Price: Free! Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Essay » Political
Over the past several decades, a ruthless corporate takeover has materialized in the United States, leaving much of the public struggling to get by while those at the top continue accumulating wealth with breathtaking speed. This collection of essays examines some of the key forces behind this corporate takeover, and what we, as active citizens, can do to fight back.
The Samurai Lover
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Seijou Hakasei executed his orders swiftly and perfectly. He, together with Roikuh samurais attacked the village of Kuoreh and killed everyone on their path. Everything went according to plan until Seijou stumbled upon Yuri Morimoto, a woman whom he didn't expect to save. Seijou risked everything: his reputation, his honor and his own life. As they fled away to the mountain, Yuri and Seijou...
Getting Screwed: A Layman's Guide to Political Strategy
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Think politicians are really looking out for your best interests? Think again! On the surface, politics might look like a necessary social function being performed for the benefit of the people. But underneath, it's a game being played solely for the benefit of the politicians and the people who own them. In Getting Screwed, Dr. Grant shows you -the pieces- how the game of politics is played.
The Hacking Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
The Hacking Ghost is a short 6-page story about a hacker in an oppressive country who hacks for freedom of speech and is almost caught by the oppressive government but is set free.
Dirt Ordinary
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
Creating a Welcoming & Connected City: The Philadelphia Experience
Price: Free! Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
Creating a Welcoming and Connected City: The Philadelphia Experience shares Philly311’s journey to becoming a leader in customer service, and encourages a critical discussion on public sector return on investment from customer service and community engagement initiatives.
Good Luck!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sometimes the best laid plans don't quite work out. With the Zavian Empire bearing down on Earth, The Chairman gives a final speech on the value of having a Plan B. "Good Luck!" is a flash (that means very short) speculative fiction.
Xander vol.1 Transmutation
Series: The Athena Universe. Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Book 3 of The Athena Universe. Someone's been messing with genetics on Earth in Saphora's absence.
Down With Elections!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
We assume that elections mean freedom, but is this true? Do we get a democratic government when we vote? If not, what is wrong? "Elections!" says the author. He lists their failings and shows that our "representative democracy" is neither representative nor democratic, and does not meet accepted standards. He then presents a practical route to true democracy.
Resonant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After a divine symbiosis with an ancient alien skin which gives him god-like powers, Asher finds himself entangled in a dark world of corporate oligarchs and government conspiracies. With the help of billionaire-heiress Candace Vanderbilt and hacktivist group Anonymous, he faces-off against conspiring evils of this world and beyond.