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by Everett WatsonThe short story of the loss of life during the BLM movement and the effect that the pandemic has on the country during these trying times. The response of the American public to the current crisis.
by Saleem Abdulrauf, MD
Politicians for decades have debated and posed solutions for the troubled region we know as the “Middle East” to no avail. As a neurosurgeon, Saleem Abdulrauf has treated hundreds of patients with complex brain tumors and aneurysms. This involves review of published data, critical analysis of available treatment options, analysis of complex problems, and thinking outside the box. In some cases, Professor Abdulrauf has even had to develop new surgical techniques to cure his patient... more
by Joseph Cortese, Ed.D.Educational reform cannot be imposed. It is the belief of long-time educator and educational professional. Joseph Cortese Ed.D. that corporate reformers in education are wrong. In Cortese's book The Missing Link in American Public Education, he discusses how corporate reformers love the word "innovation." but they lack the knowledge of children and how they learn. They all too often rely only on data, which can be skewed, misapplied, and misinterpreted. Instead of involving community feedback, p... more
by Alex ExarchosHumanity as we (used to?) know it is in grave danger. The most effective, efficient, far-reaching and numbingly overwhelming tyrannical regime ever experienced in the human history has all but tightly embraced our collective life as human beings, leaving us an ever-diminishing room for autonomy and spontaneity; and it has achieved this largely through our, explicit and implicit, consent. Moreover, this regime is progressively and rapidly invading into domains of our personal life that had so f... more
by George William Van CleveMaking a New American Constitution explores the grave flaws in the United States Constitution that obstruct reforms urgently needed for national unity and survival; proposes crucial amendments; and shows that a new constitutional convention is essential to achieve them. Today America is an economically and racially highly unequal society. We are now in danger of being governed permanently by a small group of wealthy people (an “oligarchy”) in their own interest. Our middle class is collapsing... more
by Patience Okon- NdekweSacrifices litigate Man’s Enemy, dragging the Foe into the Divine Courts where martyrs rule. Obey the laws of sacrifice to suspend judgments against self, extinguish negativities and claims. The Peace-Making laws promise global peace, national security and safety which every responsible Government must also care.
by Abdo HusseinyAdmitting to being a confirmed cynic, the author presents contemporary issues from the perspectives of an old man who has seen it all: from “a world war, regional war, coup d’états, war on organized crime, war on drugs, an endless war on terror, eliminating the threat of al-Qaeda and then ISIS, etc.” to “protection from epidemics, pandemic, including swine flu, avian flu, West Nile virus, Ebola, and different generations of the coronavirus.” Time revealed that many of the world events are associ... more
by Hilmar LorenzAt the end of the year of 2015, an international conference shall take place in Paris to which the UN has invited the leaders of all nations in order to make an internationally binding treaty about the necessary measures for preventing that the global warming surpasses the limit of two degrees since the beginning of industrialization. The import of making this treaty this year is that, without taking the necessary measures now, a worldwide climatic cataclysm may start that, after having started,... more
by AntigoneWelcome to the United States-Hamelin. A gravely ill Imperial President governs the land. His name is Pied-piper. I am an immigrant and his most subversive subject. "Through vigorous facts, extensive data, and first-hand knowledge, the immigrant of U.S.-Hamelin encourages the Vice-President to invoke the 25th Amendment, Section 4."
by Prathapchandra Kedilaya
The book presents ideas for creating an ideal society. An ideal society is one where all its members enjoy prosperity, peace, and happiness. Prosperity creates peace; peace creates happiness. So, it's all about creating prosperity, which is possible only by creating an ideal economic system, socioeconomic system, or political economy. Thus, the book presents ideas for creating an ideal economic system. Since democracy must run the economic system, creating an ideal democracy is an insepar... more
by Cori Williams“Thriving While Black” sets out to explore the psychological and emotional consequences of being Black in America as well as in the workplace. The playing field for Whites and Blacks are not equal in both corporate and social strata. Blacks are discriminated against and excluded based on their skin color, which creates the question of what their place is in America. Black workers in corporate America have to grapple with racial microaggressions in the workplace, which often involves White wor... more
by Nadia AsencioPartisanship is destroying the U.S. Whether you're an Independent fed up with your lack of representation in Washington, a moderate Democrat or Republican disappointed by the failures of your party, or a Millennial whose disenchantment with our current political system has turned into apathy, you have options and the power to turn things around. But we can't change the state of affairs until we realize that we're part of the problem. While no one can do everything, we can each do our part; t... more
Lions in the Grass: A Marketing Insider’s Guide to Mass Persuasion (and Why You Want the Sh!t You Want)by Bill MorrisonYou’re being manipulated. Every day, professional persuaders use emotion to sell their sh!t. Unfortunately, the emotion they’re using is yours. Have you stopped buying a favorite brand with no idea why? Has your frustration with your phone peaked just as the new model became available? Has a once-loved outfit gone so suddenly out of style that it’s embarrassing? How you vote; where you shop; what you buy: these decisions are all influenced at a subconscious level by emotional manipulators, ... more
by Deborah CourtThis book gives a succinct, informative and highly readable history of knowledge from Ancient Greece to the present day, in Europe and the Western world. This outline provides the basis for understanding how various research methods originate: their epistemological, historical, political and social roots. The book will be of interest to graduate students and social science researchers who wish to understand how research methods have developed in human history.
Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding: Conducting Qualitative Research in Multicultural Settingsby Deborah CourtThis book first explores the roots of qualitative research and its place in the research landscape. Then it provides a clear, accessible guide to planning, conducting and writing qualitative research, with a stress on intercultural understanding, including research ethics, insider-outsider researcher roles and issues of power. The book will be of interest to graduate students and social science researchers in various fields.
by Haven Scott McVarish
The climate has passed the tipping point. White supremacists are armed and marching. Our government cages immigrant children. The wealthy get all the tax breaks. We can’t even agree on wearing masks to stop a deadly pandemic.
For many Americans, it seems that our nation's problems multiply by the day, that those in charge are willing to end our republic to retain power -- and they're right.
With riveting insight, political strategist H... more