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  • Screened in: The Art of Living Free in the Digital Age

    by Anthony Silard
    Have you ever asked yourself why you are spending less time interacting with people in person and more time sitting alone behind a pixilated screen? As we furiously type into our keypads in search of the Holy Grail - an empty inbox - our happiness and well-being dissipate. Through eye-opening studies, interviews with some of our world's most captivating thought-leaders and stories gleaned from his 25+ years as a leadership trainer and professor, Anthony Silard will help you realize what many of ... more
  • Plantation Theory: The Black Professional's Struggle Between Freedom and Security

    by John Graham

    From cover to cover, Black professionals are faced with an urgent question—why work twice as hard for half the recognition and a third of the pay? 

    Written to speak for those who've been without a voice throughout their professional career, Plantation Theory: The Black Professional’s Struggle Between Freedom & Security showcases the realities that countless Black corporate professionals face despite best efforts to prove thei... more

  • On Freedom and Revolt: A Comparative Investigation

    by Carl E. Moyler
    This book is dedicated to all those heroes and heroines who have seen and will see life as a daring adventure to be given in the name of service to humanity, to justice and to freedom.
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    by Maria Taylor
    What happened to the globally-beloved kangaroo, koala and other Australian indigenous animals under the beliefs and traditions of colonialism? How did their fate during 200 years of nation building become a fugitive drama of dispossession and disrespect – and what is today’s little-known and blood-stained legacy in a world rapidly losing its biodiversity? Documentary journalist Maria Taylor, author of Global warming and climate change: what Australia knew and buried, unveils a cultural history... more
  • The Liberal Record

    by Marcelo Brazzi
    A brilliant book, very highly recommended. —Grady Harp, Hall of Fame Top 100 reviewers. This book is essential reading. —John Kelly, Detroit Free Press A powerful read. I devoured this book. It was hard for me to put it down. Extensively researched. —HUGEOrange Publication Review A must-read for everyone. A highly interesting and informative book. 5 Stars. —Maria Beltran, Reader's Favorite Review Over the past few decades the country has become highly divided politically. In the ... more
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    by Earl Rynerson
  • New American Culture Race

    by Jerry Unis
    New American Culture Race" is a short treatise about societal unrest, COVID-19 and its affect on American society and our evolution as a culture in response to the threat. From protests to policy, Jerry Unis notes the distinct American culture and how it is visible in moments like this. When we respond to crisis we respond primarily as Americans. What he has captured in the book is that American culture is growing, learning, and changing.

    by Bar-Giora Goldberg
    Humanity is on a path of rising cognition. The tedious Darwinian process has given way to a fast and directed cognitive evolution, driving our politics, economy, technology, sciences and arts. Consequently, the world becomes increasingly our idea. Our sciences, arts, politics and other means of expression steadily become more abstract, more complex. One hopes for deeper understanding, increased humanity and better use of our natural resources and treatment of mother earth. Technology is gi... more
  • Democracy on the Edge, Second Edition

    by Terry AmRhein

    Democracy on the Edge discusses many important issues affecting America.

    - The Supreme Court's decision on "Citizens United"

    - How gun ownership is a right but has limitations

    - The effects of global warming (by W.K.Fifield, MD)

    - How health care issues affect all Americans

    - The influence of big business on American lives

    - Causes of the "Financial Crisis," and what Congress has done

    - The Tea Party and their conflicting views... more

  • A Modern Perspective

    by Cam McCutchen
    Written with one of the most direct, but humorous tones, A Modern Perspective provides a clear opinion and evaluation of modern taboo topics. Influenced by the life experience of a normal man, this book demonstrates how to use basic logic to understand the complexities housed within the modern world. Readers looking for inspiration and direction can draw from the fundamental thoughts and lessons within this book.
  • Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit And Wisdom Of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge

    by David Pietrusza
    A treasury of the wit and wisdom of Calvin Coolidge, America's surprisingly eloquent 30th President. You may ask "Why Coolidge?" Everyone asks "Why Coolidge?" We are quite used it. Here is my sound-bite answer (or, at least, one of them): Every politician that comes down the pike, promises you four or five of the same things. He or she will cut taxes, reduce unemployment, spur growth, balance the budget, and suppress inflation. They all promise such things. They never do them--and we fall for ... more
  • a plea to think differently in the digital world

    by peter hagedoorn
    In just a few decades, economy and society have been digitalized. At any time every citizen can be informed of what is happening all over the world and be "online" 24/7. All this has enormous effects on the way in which societies are functioning. The physical world of everyday life is no longer the decisive entity, but the digital world is actually the world in which the economy flourishes and decisions are made. A digital layer has impregnated the classical world, connecting everything to every... more
  • Tears in the Flag: Based on a True Story

    by Siddharth Bindra
    A young Indian boy is plucked from his middle-class existence surrounded by the familiarity of his native country and dropped off in an apartment complex in New Jersey, thousands of miles away from everything he has ever known. He watches his father transform from a bank manager in India to gas station attendant at a small-town Texaco, all in the name of the American dream. When the boy’s mother is suddenly forced to leave the country after an immigration officer shows up unannounced, his new re... more
  • Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism

    by Julia Serano
    Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism is the third book by trans author and activist Julia Serano. In it, she chronicles her own personal evolution and the many shifts in transgender activism since the dawn of the twenty-first century. This collection compiles forty-eight of her previously unpublished and difficult to find trans-themed writings -- including her early slam poems and spoken word, essays and manifestos written contemporaneously with her acclaimed books Whip... more
  • Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive

    by Julia Serano
    While feminist and queer/LGBTQIA+ movements are designed to challenge sexism, they often simultaneously police gender and sexuality—sometimes just as fiercely as the straight-male-centric mainstream does. Here, acclaimed feminist and queer activist Julia Serano chronicles this problem of exclusion within these movements. She advocates for a more holistic approach to fighting sexism that avoids these pitfalls, and offers new ways of thinking about gender, sexuality, and sexism that foster inclusi... more
  • Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    by Julia Serano
    A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl is a gripping, no holds barred collection of personal essays that debunk many of the myths and misconceptions that people have about trans women, femininity, and the subjects of gender and sexism more generally.