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Through Our Eyes ~ When Justice isn't Blind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Law » Civil Law
The story of one woman’s fight to protect her civil rights. Her journey through the legal system began in the lower courts and would take her all the way to the US Supreme Court—not once, but twice—in her battle to obtain justice. Her courage, persistence, and determination to fight for the rights granted to her under the US Constitution is an inspiration for anyone who has been denied justice.
The Immigrant Experience
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
Immigrant rights agencies claim that incoming immigrant children alone could soar to 130,000 next year (CNN 2014). According to CNN, “That's more than all the people who came over from Cuba during the Mariel boat lift in 1980, which would make this the largest refugee crisis on U.S. soil since then”(CNN 2014).
Capitalism, Socialism, Social Plutocracy: An American Crisis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A call to action for all Americans, this book describes vital conditions that threaten the social, economic and political well-being of the nation. Among the topics covered are , technological change, offshoring, labor force participation, income inequity, education and health care. Long term solutions are suggested to remedy the political, economic and social problems examined in the book.
Jousting for Ma's New Brain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Death in the skies in the name of sport! Gunner Gullnickson, ace skycykle jock and all-around contender, has only one way to save his mother's life and preserve his good-guy reputation. He must risk everything and go up against a Martian jouster who will stop at nothing to win: not bribery, not intimidation, not murder. Plus five bonus stories, making this a novel-length collection.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Minorities' Rights
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
An all-in-one-resource, Minorities' Rights is a comprehensive analysis of gay rights and same-sex marriage written during a tumultuous period and after the issue has been the subject of various constitutional amendments and high court challenges.
Mudder Stew
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world has evolved into a thing Hank Goode hardly recognizes. Witnessing the mudders march in the streets, banging their drums and singing their songs, only increases his sense of alienation. Hank sees that his beloved city is about to leave him behind, but he fails to suspect how ill fortune will force Hank to call the mudders his brothers so that he can accept a bowl of warm, mudder stew.
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
The Desperate American: a manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Discusses the decline of America and her citizens and how to put ourselves and our country back together. Explains the problems with the "Right-wing nut jobs" & "Liberal weenies" and how the average American must deal with the politicians, illegal immigrants, minorities, homosexuals and each other by taking personal responsibility.
The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.