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Political & Social Sciences

  • 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

  • Person to Person: Change Your Life and Fix the World

    by Joeri Torfs & Pim Ampe

    Person to Person presents an environment that incentivizes goodness, fairness, sustainability, and freedom. It begins with the individual and moves toward our collaborative relationships. Finally suggesting a financial environment that would enable this Quality of Life world to flourish.

  • Amygdala Blue

    by Paul Lomax
    Amygdala Blue is an intriguing gallery of portrait poetry and existential creative nonfiction expressed through mental health issues, racial identity and psychosocial rage. All of these performances in Amygdala Blue are directed as a postmodern literary Théâtre de l’Absurde.
  • Whose Fault! Book

    by Ryan D Patterson Sr.
    Abbey and Doug tries to pin the tragedy of flight 1015 on each other. Arguing whose idea it was to send their children to Chicago on that very flight. Ultimately blaming each other. Doug, A Deacon has to talk to Abbey, and find a way to trust their Faith as it is being tested. Ryan D. Patterson Sr. lives in sunny Las Vegas with his wife Kenya. He is a Father of 5 Adult Children. Writing books and poems became his passion early in life while serving in the Military. As an addicted sports fanatic,... more
  • Freedom in Peril: Threats from Within the West

    by Krešimir Perković
    Not too long ago, Western societies were renowned globally for their protection and encouragement of freedom, improving the well-being of citizens around the globe in the process. Unfortunately, the West has increasingly been moving away from its principles of freedom, and, however free Western societies still are, they have become renowned for their continual abandonment of freedom. Although it might sound that way at first, this is not a book about the collapse of Western societies, and nor... more
  • The White People Show: How to Understand Racism and Still Be Wrong About It

    by Kamau Kenyatta
    The White People Show will ruffle more than a few feathers because it goes against the popular and accepted discussions around racism. No matter what you think about racism or anti racism, this book will challenge and stretch you because it will compel you to rethink what you know about individual racism and systemic racism. It’s about rightly defining the term, how white people became racist, and how black people must approach it for survival. Lastly, it exposes the dishonesty implicit in ... more
  • Zionism and Palestine

    by Alex Markman
    The last one-and-a-half century of Palestinian history, tragic and violent as it has been, is a confluence of social and political trends that made possible the creation of the Jewish state. There were unique circumstances that enabled Zionists to morph their ideas into actions, which in turn led to the creation of Israel. Along with a short history of Zionism and its conflict with Palestinian Arabs, a reader will find in the book a comprehensive analysis of situations that arose as a result of... more
  • Days of Trump: The Definitive Chronology of the 45th President of the United States

    by Tim Devine
    Days of Trump is a chronological, collected look back at all the significant (and even secondary) events and headlines of the Trump era that for the first time puts it all together in one place,giving the reader and historians the chance to better see how these myriad events all fit into place and where we are left as a nation. With over 400 photos, documents and interactive links, Days of Trump may be the most comprehensive resource for political historians and lay people alike digging even dee... more
  • Machine See, Machine Do: How Technology Mirror Bias in Our Criminal Justice System

    by Patrick K. Lin

    “When today’s technology relies on yesterday’s data, it will simply mirror our past mistakes and biases.”

    AI and other high-tech tools embed and reinforce America’s history of prejudice and exclusion — even when they are used with the best intentions. Patrick K. Lin’s Machine See, Machine Do: How Technology Mirrors Bias in Our Criminal Justice System takes a deep and thorough look into the use of technology in the criminal justice syste... more

  • The Forgotten

    by Barbara Dorger
    In my 2004 book, Turbulent Skies, I wrote, “Maybe someday someone will write about the incredible actions of the flight crews on the morning of September 11, 2001.” This wish began to manifest in the 10th year after 9/11 when I had an overwhelming sensation that I should undertake this quest myself. In my first year of writing, as I researched and wrote, my body would chill, and I would cry. Once an article was finished, I could hardly get up out of my chair. I truly felt like I was on the plane... more
  • A More Perfect Union (Briefs)

    by Alexander Moss
    In 2021, YouGov/Bright Line Watch found that 47% of Democrats on the West coast and 66% of Republicans in Texas and the South supported breaking up the United States into new, regional unions This book explores the legal, economic, military and other considerations required to split into new nations in a series of quick, easy to read briefs.
  • Economic Cataracts: A Chronicle of Efforts to Remove the Obstacles of Urban Community Engagement and Economic Inclusion

    by Preston Love Jr.

    A clear view of what is,

    A hopeful perspective of what could be,

    And a realistic vision of how to alter the future.

    Preston began his quest for clarity with his return to his beloved hometown of Omaha to be with his ailing mother, Betty Love, in 2006 after the death of his famous father, Preston Love, Sr.

    The condition of his section of town, North Omaha, where almost all of the fifty thousand African-Americans live in Omaha was shocking, and became the #1 priority for... more

  • The Social Disaster

    by Larry Pepe
    THIS IS THE BOOK THE SOCIAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DOESN’T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT Every day, hundreds of millions of people log on to social media, unaware of the harmful side effects lurking on the other side of the screen. Most of them have no idea that industry executives and insiders have admitted that these platforms are designed to psychologically manipulate them, get them hooked and monopolize their time. Possible Side Effects Associated With Social Media Usage May Include: •\tSocial ... more