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Political & Social Sciences

  • Politics of Being. Wisdom and Science for a New Development Paradigm

    by thomas legrand
    What would a wisdom-based or “spiritual” approach to politics look like? How can we tap into science to support our conscious collective evolution? In this groundbreaking work, Thomas Legrand proposes to fundamentally reframe our model of development from its current emphasis on “having” to one focused on “being”. Mobilizing a wealth of scientific research from many different fields, the core teachings of wisdom traditions, and his own personal experience, Legrand invites us to a profound and p... more
  • Jumpstart Your Allyship: Five Easy Steps to Ally with BIPOCs

    by Xolani Kacela
    The booklet gives you the action plan to jumpstart your personal ally game plan. There are five easy steps laid out in plain English that guide you through a process of overcoming obstacles to you becoming an ally to Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOCs). The book starts at square one distinguishing between an ally and advocate. Next, it lays out a step-by-step process for jumpstarting your essential work of actually showing up for BIPOCs ready to take action. A bonus chapter tak... more
  • Racism by Proxy

    by Johnny Townsend
    Are you biased? Am I? The short answer is yes. We all are. Having bias isn’t a choice. We can’t avoid it. We prefer members of our religion, our country, our political party, and speakers of our native language. We’re taught bias by people who aren’t conscious of their biases, and we in turn unintentionally pass them on to others. So it’s not a “sin” to be biased. It’s inevitable. What matters is not allowing our unchosen biases to exert absolute control over our decisions and be... more
  • Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Eight Political Wives

    by Anne Michaud
    Veteran political journalist Anne Michaud knows the hidden agendas women employ to gain and cling to power. Working as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and awarded “Columnist of the Year” by the New York News Publishers Association, Anne has researched the women behind some of the most notorious men in the public eye. She discovered a surprising pattern as old as the dynastic maneuverings of England’s medieval queens. Today, women married to the “royalty” of our times–politicians–make ... more
  • Best Year Ever: Thought and Inaction Through a Long 2020

    by Brant von Goble
    Best Year Ever is a collection that addresses American exceptionalism and decline; the development of a multipolar geopolitical order; debt, law, and redemption; and the long-term and largely positive (if complex) effects of the events of 2020 and beyond. Equally caustic and humorous, the essays within Best Year Ever look back at the misery of the past before turning toward the brightness of the future.
  • Regulate!

    by Clarence M. Allen
    Regulate! The Manual goes through the things in our lives where they are the most problems. There are adventures of what goes on in our neighborhood and cities all across America and the world. There is action, there are characters. Regulate! The Manual is also interactive. There are things for you to do as you regulate your way through life. There are tricks and traps inside of Regulate. Regulate! The Manual has covered the gangs, the gang members, the gang bangers, and the gangsters, racism, g... more
  • Uprooted: Family Trauma, Unknown Origins, and the Secretive History of Artificial Insemination

    by Peter J. Boni
    Truth, Family, and the History of Artificial Insemination By his 40s, Peter J. Boni was an accomplished CEO, with a specialty in navigating high-tech companies out of hot water. Just before his fiftieth birthday, Peter’s seventy-five-year-old mother suffers a post-surgical stroke and unveils a blockbuster revelation: His father is not his biological father. Peter was conceived via an anonymous sperm donor. Through two decades of relentless research, he discovers his genealogical origin and a ... more
  • American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing Our Nation

    by Seth David Radwell
    An enlightened exploration of history to unite a deeply divided America The political dialogue in America has collapsed. Raw and bitter emotions such as anger and resentment have crowded out any logical debate. In this investigative tracing of our nation’s divergent roots, author Seth David Radwell explains that only reasoned analysis and historical perspective can act as salves for the irrational political discourse that is raging at present. Two disparate Americas have always coexisted, ... more
  • Bring Back the Poll Tax! The GOP War on Voting Rights

    by Earl Ofari Hutchinson
    In Bring Back the Poll Tax! —The GOP War on Voting Rights, Political analyst Earl Ofari Hutchinson presents a grim and gloomy assessment of how, why, and by what means the GOP has waged a ruthless, no-holds-barred war to massively restrict voting in America. Hutchinson surveys the history of the ploys, laws, and barriers the GOP has thrown up. He assesses the history of voting rights suppression and disenfranchisement of Blacks and minorities from the days of the Jim Crow poll taxes and literacy... more
  • From Lincoln to Trump

    by Monette Bebow-Reinhard
    Jam packed with the political evolution of those issues that still matter to us today. Second edition includes notations on all the presidents starting with Washington to show the changes in the parties. Continues with in-depth looks at the GOP presidents starting with Lincoln, and summaries of the Democrats. Demonstrates how we got from anti-slavery Lincoln to anti-black Trump.
  • Mending the Flag, Healing the World

    by Andy Bilik
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  • All Quiet at Mena

    by Mara Leveritt

    Secrecy has surrounded events at Mena, Arkansas ever since 1982, when Barry Seal, who ran one of the biggest cocaine smuggling operations in U.S. history, began hiding his planes and having them modified at the city's small airport. Seal got caught and became a DEA informant. The deal that kept him out of prison, but it didn't protect members of Seal's organization like the ones who serviced his planes at Mena. Police who continued to investigate... more

  • Socialism Revealed: Why Socialism's Issues Have Never Permitted Success in a Real Economy

    by Phillip J. Bryson
    Socialism Revealed summarizes he history of socialist thought and socialist economic theories. It also reviews the attempts to develop socialist economies in the Soviet Union and the bloc countries, China, India, and in West European democratic countries. Finally, it reviews the economic implications of policies under discussion by democrats and socialist activists in today’s politics. Previously, Professor Bryson combined a detailed three-volume treatise into a single, encyclopedic, comprehens... more
  • My letter from Donald J. Trump

    by Everett Watson
    You responded to me and I understand what you said. I asked to V.A. to reconsider their ruling. They are. I have another matter that is directly related to that case. I did not file a misdiagnosis claim and that is what it is. I had 3 surgeries on my heart, and they performed an angiogram. I was told my arteries were fine. I could walk at the time but not run. I had severe pain my legs and buttocks. That was in 2010. My heart was getting weaker. The V.A. sent me to the congestive he... more
  • My letter from Donald J. Trump

    by Everett Watson
    It is a story about a letter from a man who got elected in the most infamous fashion in political history. Donald Trump was a longshot. The letter Donald Trump wrote to me contained an under stated vision for America, it is a story of his life that created the vision he had for the country prior to election and a picture of what the man became at the end of his term in office. It is listed as political but it is more like a real live. action packed Hollywood movie. It contains sex, lies, be... more
  • Usurpers: How voters stopped the GOP takeover of North Carolina's courts

    by Billy Corriher
    Republican legislators across the U.S. are taking aim at state courts: gerrymandering judges, partisan elections, and court packing. It's a page from the North Carolina legislature's playbook. But in North Carolina, voters protected the courts that stopped voter suppression. They thwarted the GOP’s worst power grabs from 2016 to 2018, even though Republicans had complete control over the legislative process. The story begins when the GOP took over the state legislature in 2010 and gerrymander... more