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by L.K. SamuelsFacets of Liberty is an anthology about human freedom. Many of the thought-provoking articles in the original edition came from the libertarian student movement in the 1960s and 1970s, before the rise of the Libertarian Party. Considered radical at the time, most were penned by well-known authors such as political adviser Karl Hess, entrepreneur Douglas Casey, law professor Butler D. Shaffer, philosopher Robert LeFevre, psychologist Thomas Szasz, Reason magazine founder Robert Poole, space indu... more
by Lois Larrance RequistCan American citizens be arrested and indefinitely detained in America without due process of law? Where Lilacs Bloom was published in 2000, before 9/11. Subsequent actions by the US Government illustrate how prescient the message of the book is. In this intriguing drama, religious extremists abandon the GOP and form the GOD party. They bring pressure on the GOP administration to stifle free speech. This is the story of one woman, Amy Flintridge, who is held, and not allowed contact with anyo... more
by Michael Boyajian
How gay bars were the vanguard of the Pride Movement
by Mark P. DangeloIn our rush to acceptance of innovative trends, products and solutions, we are frequently discovering that our embrace of “new” comes with consequences—positive and negative. Innovations are changing our cultures, spearheading movements, and even, altering a foundation of human interaction and touch. Today, we can create artificial intelligence, augmented realities, global dialogues, risk mitigations, terrorism responses, and even download our brains into “the cloud”. Yet, are we prepared... more
by Viki McCabe
Once Upon a Time in the Kalahari raises a provocative question: can humankind reverse an impending global food crisis and save the remarkable planet we call home? Author and cognitive scientist Viki McCabe (birth-death) explains the holistic perspective of the world’s most ancient cultures and draws a stark comparison to modern man’s attempts to alter, control, and manage the natural world. Her research illustrates how the race for power and profit in agr... more
by Allan GilmourPresent day society has over the last sixty years, undergone immense transformation processes in which because of this rapid development, an attempt has been made to create a greater awareness in our everyday modern attitudes and behaviour. Spending child and adolescent years in the UK and his working life in Germany, the author has concentrated most of his observations upon these two cultures - examining modern behaviour both towards our planet and one another, and of stressing the importance o... more
by Anthony Ciotti IIIA breakdown of the mechanics of the various systems which compromise the current paradigm, how they tie together and the major systemic flaws within that macro-system.
by Paul Ryder"Every now and then, there's a surge of history in which a group of people has the chance to determine events by taking their lives, their destiny, into their own hands." Tom Hayden shows what social movements look like from the inside. He spells out why they are intense, complex, exhilarating -- and powerful enough to make history.
by Marilynne EichingerFormer OMSI president, Marilynne Eichinger, reveals what she learned when she and her partner invited a twenty-year-old street-youth to live in their home. A moving look at traumatized youth and leaders and volunteers who work diligently to help them scale barriers that led them to the streets. Read emotional stories about those who overcame abusive childhoods. -Understand the causes of youth homelessness. -Meet Good Samaritans who work diligently to help traumatized youth succeed. -Lear... more
by Rahmel GarnerPhilosophy: The Infinite Abyss is a book for thinkers. In his unique style, Garner explores the vastness of the mind and the moral structure of the human being. He puts convention aside to provide readers with an opportunity for psychogenic-spiritual growth. He teaches that learning-and-living is a religion that reveals the many realities of illusion and truth and of suffering and salvation.
by Johnny TownsendThe battle to direct legislation and policy often seems to be a fight between greed and compassion. Emotions run so high that family members stop speaking to one another and long-time friendships fall by the wayside. But the problems being debated--climate change, universal healthcare, LGBTQ rights, gun regulation, economic inequality, and the separation of church and state--desperately need to be resolved. In this volume, Johnny Townsend, author of The Tyranny of Silence and The Wa... more
by Karen SliderThe story about a young girl born in Dayton Ohio, raised in Los Angeles by a single mother she 2nd of 6 children. The story is about her childhood. Becoming a member of Los Angeles Fire Department and her struggles with success and tragedy.
by anthony L hallAnthony Livingston Hall is easily one of the deepest thinkers and most prolific writers of our times. What’s more, his views defy conventional wisdom. In this volume, The iPINIONS Journal: Commentaries on the Global Events of 2018—Volume XIV, Hall comments on a wide array of topics spanning the globe. These include the Trump presidency, sports, mass migrations, China colonizing, data breaches, mass shootings, England brexiting, entertainment, warfare and pandemics, Russia hacking, s... more
by Gail Rose ThompsonPeople are curious about how life in Iran today, under the Islamic republic, differs from life as it was during the reign of Shah Mohamad Reza Pahlavi. Gail Rose Thompson, who lived there in the 1970s, working for the imperial court as the Shah?s horse trainer, has many tales about life during that time and also about the way of life in the country postrevolution. She visited Iran in 2017 after an absence of forty years, the first ex-employee of the Shah to return. She paints a picture of a beau... more
by Art RudeThe American system of government was meant to run without political parties. There was no provision for them in the Constitution, the first two Presidents sternly warned against their formation, and many colonists blamed the political parties in Great Britain for the need for the Revolution! In spite of overwhelming opinion by the American colonists that political parties were evil, today they control all phases of American government. How can this be? This book tells the amazing story, and... more
by Clint BallingerA renegade band of Modern Monetary Theorists has overturned mainstream economics in part by emphasizing that there is not one, but two systems of modern money, the “vertical” and the “horizontal.” They demonstrate conclusively how unifying our understanding of these is crucial for grasping modern economies. “the key to understanding Modern Monetary Theory is this vertical-horizontal relationship” Warren Mosler 1000 Castaways develops Mosler's statement into a concise book-length treatmen... more