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by KHAN MOSLEHThe book Whispers and Wailings is based on eight years of research. The author, Prof. Khan Mosleh, has lived and taught in various countries in the Middle East since January 1, 2012. In this long journey, he has come into contact with thousands of Bangladeshi immigrant workers and heard from them the tragic history of their lives. Although the workers are termed 'remittance fighters,' they are neglected by their own country. In the Middle East, they are called 'Miskin.' These heroic workers sacr... more
by Constantine GreyHOLIER THAN THOU is a study of what I feel are the real origins of religions and how they actually evolved. A critical review of the major weaknesses and illegalities in the scriptures of Christianity and Islam and how they have negatively affected our lives plus a recommendation on how to correct them. An attempt to put religion in its place, to respect it but realize that it is only one of the ways to keep us on the right track to living a good life while, at the same time, respecting our neig... more
by Mister VictorDive, wade or simply belly flop your way through our world’s unplanned journey in which nerds have been busily (though mostly inadvertently) inheriting the earth, while the rest of us have been lost in our smartphones, glued to our computer/TV screens, or were ordering a pizza and binging on Netflix. In this terribly humorous account, we discover how the wild rise of nerds, and their mesmerizing technology, have completely redefined society, thereby affecting every facet of our lives including:... more
by Susan J. CohenA famous writer exiled from Albania and Greece. A Somali nomad-turned-multinational banker. An Asian-born virtuoso violinist with perfect pitch, and many more . . . In this eye-opening collection of immigrant trials, triumphs, and contributions, leading immigration lawyer Susan Cohen invites you to walk with her clients as they share their incredible journeys coming to America while overcoming unimaginable dangers and often heartbreaking obstacles abroad. Cohen masterfully uplifts marginal... more
by Sherman HaggertyHope Disappearing explores the events that put this country and its homeless population in an untenable position. Drawing from Sherman S. Haggerty’s experience in social services, this book details the growing social and financial burdens of homelessness, both to individuals and their communities. Tens of Thousands in this country are Homeless and the population is growing at alarming rates. The chance to leave homelessness is becoming a fading dream. Many are losing any chance to become contrib... more
by Lena and Daniel PlattThe reader of this book will get an intimate glimpse into the lives of Brindley and Patricia Benn and their family, who loom large in the history of the small South American nation of Guyana. Guyana is about to assume a much larger role on the world stage, because of its vast, newly discovered oil resources. Readers from around the world who see themselves as opponents of imperialism and its modern make-over, neoconservatism, will learn how valiant little Guyana was used as a test laborator... more
by Benjamin JonesMy book chronicles my family story, along with stories and information from fellow Creekers to give you glimpses of life in this small American town from the 1950's. There’s a part of Kentucky where they raise fast thoroughbreds on beautiful rolling horse farms, but I’m not from there. I’m from the hard-scrabble place where nothing ever came easy. I’m from the place where families scratched out a living on old rocky hillside farms, and where men crawled into the belly of the mountai... more
What The Hell Are They Thinking?: The 100 debates that govern your life, written in a way that tells both sides of every story.by Daniel Ravner
How well are you keeping up with the hottest topics in our world today?
Should we legalize marijuana?
Are the Kardashians good or bad for feminism?
Is happiness a choice?
Is Federer the best tennis player of all time?
Should we raise taxes on the rich?
Are vaccines safe for kids? Is there life after death?
What the Hell are They Thinking features 100 hotly debated topics that govern your life and covers politics and government, economics, popular cult... more
Repairing Our Divided Nation: How to Fix America's Broken Government, Racial Inequity, and Troubled Schoolsby David A. EllisonTackling the difficult issues of division within our nation, the state of politics and racial inequity, public school curricula, and the most pressing matters affecting and threatening our country, Repairing Our Divided Nation is a book of the times. This book is more historical in nature than his previous book, Politics Beyond Left and Right, with Supreme Court cases that set precedent, and an analysis and discussion of the Reconstructionist time in our history.
by Charles PinwillThese are easily the most challenging essays on the planet. Pinwill is an original conceptual thinker with a dry sense of humor and turn of phrase. Whether its politics, national economics, history, theology or money his writing all comes from somewhere different. You’ll need to buy his essays to discover whether you love or hate them. He has even thrown in the first Profit and Loss Account ever done for the United States, and the first Comprehensive Balance Sheet ever done for Australia, to sh... more
by Alireza Jafarzadeh
by Steven Graham CharlesAmerica: Practical Solutions for the 21st Century offers a series of pragmatic and progressive ideas to help solve many of the most pressing problems in America. Over 40 subjects are covered, including Immigration, Healthcare, Social Security, Political Corruption, Discrimination, Birth Control, Military and Foreign Affairs, Fair Taxation, National Referendums, Homelessness, and Women's Rights.
by Brian Patrick Bolger'How Liberal Elites, Technology and Media are killing Freedom' The Plague, said Camus, was a manifestation of a cultural and ideological sickness. 'Coronavirus and the Strange Death of Truth' illustrates the elites manipulation of democracy and freedom through the use of Technology and Medias. Professor Adrian Wilkinson, Griffiths University , Australia: 'An impressive wide-ranging and readable book covering History, Politics, Economics and Culture and tracing the ills of the Coronavirus ... more
by Ralph L. BayrerYour argument of how to protect the goose that laid the golden egg by defending freedom, civil society, and capitalism from the pernicious effects of Progressivism seems compelling to me. Moreover your account of the rise of progressivism in the U.S.is must reading for anyone who would take a stand on political issues. And no one who reads your accounts of the rise and fall of free-people-free market models of government in other societies can fail to agree with you about the value of governmen... more
by Ronesa AveelaHave you ever wondered if dragons were real? Author Ronesa Aveela grew up in Bulgaria, terrified by tales of dragons capturing beautiful girls for their brides. Her grandmother armed her with protective herbs and performed rituals passed down from generation to generation. Dragons, the third book in the series, takes you across Eastern Europe to discover folkloric beliefs, fairy tales, customs, and rituals about the dragons who once lived in the land, and still do within the hearts of many... more
by Peg TittleThe title says it all. A collection of close to two hundred exposes and analyses of everyday sexist shit (and gender shit, since gender is aligned with sex) that pisses me off. Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.