Books tagged: totalitarianism

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Tyrtaeus: A Tragedy
Pre-release—available February 10, 2017. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Written in the early 1940s under Nazi terror and set in ancient Sparta during the 2nd Messenean War in the 7th century BCE, "Tyrtaeus" dramatizes contemporary political concerns—the brutality of totalitarianism, the precariousness of democracy, and the sociopolitical role of art—through the prism of Greek elegiac poet Tyrtaeus’ involvement in the conflict. A perennial play that speaks to all ages.
Once When We Were Human
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
'Once When We Were Human' looks at what it is that makes us human and what it means when we no longer utilize the extra faculties of our species to make a difference in this world.
The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Public
Emergency powers are dictatorship by another name. In a post-9/11 world, they are widespread and affect you. But knowledge is power; this book will inform you about dictatorship and empower you. It is a history and analysis of dictatorship that grapples with the question of dictatorial powers as a central problem in political philosophy.
4-5 Forum Issue 30 四五论坛第30期
Series: April 5th Forum. You set the price! Words: 160. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
Hear dissents here about China from 4-5 Forum. This issue will focus on the impact of current regime on the individual's freedom with comments on some elites' opinions towards the leader of China, Mr. Xi Jinping. 读四五论坛,倾听异见。本期侧重于现政权对个体自由的影响,兼评某些精英对待中国政府领导人习近平的态度。
Kingdom City: Revolt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,740. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Paul Stevens has survived everything his government has thrown at him, but his escape cost him what he held most dear—his wife. Now he battles to overthrow Representative Brian Shuman, the man responsible for her death. With the kidnapping of his daughter and disappearance of his son, he must choose between saving what may remain of his family or the fledgling rebellion on the verge of collapse.
The Factory
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How every day ends in a large factory located in a vast dystopian industrial sector.
Resurrection Of The Impaler
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 24. Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
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These three weird poems offer a different spin on the Dracula legend, this time with the Impaler as an aristocrat of sorts, who descends on the world in an age of darkness, and creates - then feeds on, the suffering of those under his dominion. No adult-only content. ~500 words.
Dreams Must Die
Price: Free! Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Jimmy Shade kills dreams. It’s his job. As a member of the elite Dream Police, he defends the Collective against that poisonous nocturnal ooze. But when Shade gets infected with a dream, he finds himself on the run from his former colleagues. He must choose between his love for the Collective--and the dream he cannot live without.
Warachnids
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Matthew Sawyer. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Wanting nothing else, the Paramount risk redistributing their personal wealth to the planet all for sake of love. The people are distrustful - generations have risen and passed under the omnipotent totalitarianism of the rich. So scouts are sent to investigate a critical concern.
Broken Nation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
From the author of Viral Nation comes the chilling story of Leanne Wood, a seventeen-year-old girl trying to make sense of the new world around her—and more than anything, just trying to survive.