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Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
One of the most exhaustive, comprehensive books about the growing “Occupy Wall St.” and “We Are The 99%” Movements written so far. Pro-Occupy; anti-government; very dissident. Predicts mass civil unrest in America and abroad unless certain changes are made and rampant economic inequality is corrected. Politically subversive reading at its best!
Common Misconceptions of Economic Policy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The purpose of this book is to use facts and logic to debunk common misconceptions in topics such as taxes; unemployment; inflation; income inequality; deficits and debt; Social Security; welfare; and the roles that market forces, corporations, and the government play in the economy. I do my best to write in language that is easy to understand for those unfamiliar with the language of economics.
Psychopath Economics: Part 2 – Behind The Mask
Series: Psychopath Economics and how to defeat it. Pre-release—available July 4, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: British English. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
In this second part of this four-part series, Peter Batt looks at why we believe what we believe, the psychopathic logic of power and the rise and fall of civilisations, and asks whether elites drive societies to their own destruction.
Volume 1 - Exploitation, Social Justice, and Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
After our 80,000 year flight from The Garden of Eden we are now descending into Paradise. So that your transition into Paradise is as painless as possible, please read these short essays before we land.
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
Many people are deceived into thinking that Oaths are mandatory, yet the United States Supreme Court keeps ruling that forced oaths are abhorrent. Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing an oath is a confession that you are no longer equal.
Deus Ex Machina: God From The Machine
You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Deus ex machina is a poetry collection exploring the UK today. It is for people who baulk at the rampant inequality and long for change. A proportion of any profit gained will be donated to the Trussell Trust, who do so much to aid those most grossly hit by the inequality of our age, and a proportion will be donated to the Green Party, to invest in a future politics that works for the common good.
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Supporting Inclusive Growth
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Poverty has plunged in some Asia and the Pacific countries over the last 20 years, but its elimination in the region is unfinished business. The Asian Development Bank introduced inclusive growth in 2008 as one of its complementary strategic agendas. Has this become an operational reality? What challenges remain and how can ADB further increase inclusion in its projects and programs?