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  • The Trump Files

    by Jack Hassard
    Jack Hassard examines the interplay of politics and science to unravel the effects that Donald Trump and his administration had on American society. Using Robert Jay Lifton's concept of "a witnessing professional," and Charles R. Ault's introduction of him as "Citizen Jack," The Trump Files is Citizen Jack Hassard's eye-opening book revealing how Donald Trump affected not only American democracy, but human rights, science, and public health. Citizen Jack's blog writing over a six year period w... more
  • Life Enabling Enterprise: An Alternative Approach to Commerce. Volume 1: The Model and Other Critical Knowledge

    by Raphael Vitalo

    The issue with Capitalism is more than economics. It is about the survival of humankind.

    This first-ever book to evaluate the effects of Capitalism from economic, social, and evolutionary perspectives also offers a detailed presentation of an alternative approach to commerce that is founded on the principles of individual freedom and property rights, yet it ensures that all commercial endeavors protect, nurture, and enrich human life and the ecosystem that supports all life.

    Capit... more

  • Illusion in the 2017 Campaign: Fishkill Town Clerk

    by Michael Boyajian

    The use of illusion increased due to the Town of Fishkill clerk candidate's growing health concerns, fear of winning and acute apprehension of carrying out the job in what many were beginning to suspect was more husband Mike's campaign than that of wife Jeri's.

  • Social Security Disability Revealed

    by Spencer Bishins
    A former Social Security Administration (SSA) disability decision writer goes behind the scenes to show you why it’s so difficult to win a Social Security Disability case. Working as an Attorney Advisor for over 10 years, the author drafted and reviewed thousands of disability decisions. During this time, he learned why the system is stacked against the claimant throughout the process. After he left SSA, he wanted to make this knowledge available to everyone. The author reveals the inner working... more
  • American Apocalypse: Some Thoughts on the Rise of Fascism and the Betrayal of Democracy, 1971-2020

    by Mel G. Montpelier
    AMERICAN APOCALYPSE is a reflective commentary on the fifty-year Republican Assault on America from the 1971 Powell Republican political “dark money” offensive to save “Capitalism from Democracy” to the 2021 Republican violent Capitol Insurrection of January 6, 2021, to overturn the United States Constitution and the electoral will of the people. Yesterday’s America of prosperity for the many is today an America of prosperity for the few.” This will be America’s forever world of tomorrow should ... more
  • Fairness: The Blaming and Defending of White America

    by Steve Ghent

    Fairness:  the Blaming and Defending of White America 

    Almost daily the U.S. public is barraged with headlines, news stories and "White People are Racists" as news and entertainment from two industries, Hollywood and the news media, that traditionally have looked demographically like apartheid.  

    "Fairness" also highlights many of the news stories that have been ignored by the mainstream media, namely, hate crimes and discriminatio... more

  • Healing America's Narratives: The Feminine, the Masculine, & Our Collective National Shadow

    by Reggie Marra
    Healing America's Narratives takes a multi-disciplinary look at American history and current affairs through the lens of the country's collective Shadow—what we deny about ourselves and project onto others—which, dominated by unhealthy masculine energy, longs for integration with the healthy feminine. The book explores increasingly comprehensive, inclusive, and complex perspectives on the larger scope of the American experiment, including chapters on women, Native Americans, African Americans, t... more
  • Business or Political President: You Choose: Trump or Biden

    by Peter Murphy

    We look at Donald Trump, a famous business tycoon through the lens of a citizen providing some insights into the background of America’s Business President.

    Peter Murphy as he breaks down the facts from a shockingly relevant business-savvy perspective.

    We look at Trump’s struggles, successes, and areas that could have been better for him and the country.

    We look at Joe Biden, Political President, and his background and where he is taking the country.

    What a... more

  • Poll-Arized: Why Americans Don't Trust the Polls - And How to Fix Them Before It's Too Late

    by John Geraci
    Have you ever wondered why pollsters can’t seem to predict who the next president will be? With the sheer volume of data that encircles our lives, why can’t pollsters detect the signal through the noise? POLL-ARIZED is a provocative examination of what has gone wrong with US pre-election polls written from the unique perspective of a market research industry insider. Blending actual data from polls, interviews with leading pollsters, and a proprietary survey conducted specifically for this b... more
  • For the Hurt of My People

    by Joseph Q. Jarvis, MD, MSPH
    In For the Hurt of My People: Original Conservatism and Better, Simpler Health Care, Joseph Q. Jarvis, MD, MSPH, a long-time public health physician, offers practical ideas on how to untangle the messy politics which keep Americans from really reforming how we do healthcare business.
  • Common Sense for Humans: An Outsider's Look From the Inside

    by Claus Windelev

    “Common Sense” is a book that attempts to bring some rationality to our increasingly complex world. We appear to have reached a critical mass, where we look to be divided again along tribal lines we began with tribes and established a powerful united multicultural society from there. The elimination of traditional, tried-and-true behavioral conventions, as well as a lack of common sense, are both contributing factors to this fragmentation. Politics, education, the environment, and... more

  • The Battle of Lincoln Place

    by Dennis Hathaway
    The Battle of Lincoln Place is a stirring account of the courage and perseverance shown by the tenants of a large, historic apartment complex who stand up to the greed and heartlessness of their corporate landlords, whose quest for profit threatens to destroy their long-time homes. It follows four women who lead the hundreds of working class and elderly tenants in a desperate struggle on the streets, in the halls of government, and in the courts of law and public opinion, along with a fifth wom... more
  • 9781667843964

    by Ronnie L. Smith
    Civic engagement is a concept that can be explained in several different ways. It is getting locals involved in politics and community affairs and training leaders from the grassroots level. I am writing this book to enlighten you all about the history of civic engagement and why it is so essential for us to understand and participate in it. I am very excited that you have chosen to read the book and hopefully take the first step in being our next community leaders and future state and regional-... more
  • Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now

    by Samuel M. Goodman

    Winner of an IBPA Benjamin Franklin award, Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now, details, step-by-step, what we need to do right now to avert disaster, showing that there is still hope for solving climate change. This important book hopes to instill the passion and clarity for overcoming such a major problem. Author Dr. Samuel M. Goodman provides a tool to help you gain the understanding needed to advocate for a future free of this looming catastrophe in this thought-provo... more

  • Sustainability for the Rest of Us: Your No-Bullshit, Five-Point Plan for Saving the Planet

    by John Pabon
    Sick of floods, fires, and fault lines? Sustainability expert debunks biggest myths about saving the planet and gives 5 tips to make real impact. Have you ever wondered whether all your plastic recycling, reusable cup carrying, and hybrid car driving are really making a difference? How about the money you give to charity or the politicians you vote for? Why is it that, after 100 years of the modern environmental movement, things only seem to be getting worse? John Pabon has spent two decad... more
  • Outplayed

    by David Lockwood

    Outplayed will change how you interact with others forever.

    David Lockwood’s second book, Outplayed: How Game Theory Is Used Against Us, will show you the ways in which people try to take advantage of you and how you can stop them. It will guide you on how to structure incentives to get others to work with and not against you. It will help you determine when to cooperate—and when to compete.

    Outplayed is a book about game the... more