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by Chris Wright
Since the financial crisis of 2008 and the global popular protests of 2011, more people have begun to wonder and speculate: what’s next for civilization? The economic, social, and political status quo seems unsustainable, but what can emerge to take its place? In this book, a historian examines the past and present to argue that the seeds of a more humane society are already being planted, on local and international scales. Whether they will bear fruit depends, ultimately, on grassroots... more
How to Change a Law: The Intelligent Consumer's 7-Step Guide. Improve Your Community, Influence Your Country, Impact the World.by John ThibaultThis book is a do-it-yourself manual for voters, small business owners, lobbyists, and policy advocates who want to take political action, influence leaders and change laws. How To Change A Law offers insight, actionable tools, and strategies that will lead you to becoming an active Citizen Legislator who realizes that your participation in public policy matters. Once you understand the power of lobbying, you will be able to improve your community, influence leaders, and impact the world.
by Connie Goyette CrawleyWould you like to zip to school on a zipline? How about riding a horse, hovercraft or bullet train? Take a trip around the world with amazing photographs showing the incredible (and DARING!) journeys students take every day - all to get an education! This nonfiction book addresses State and Common Core Standards for Reading Informational Text. What's inside? •Amazing photographs •Colorful maps •Location facts •Research & quiz questions Printable map and additional research/quiz questions ... more
by Michael LapajenkoCountries are obsessed with unilateralism and consumed by internal affairs. A plan that leads to the creation of a united planet by way of voluntary compliance is needed, even though things are getting better. Domestic perceptions of US leadership in the world are on the decline, hence the rise of Tea Party movement and Donald Trump. The argument here is it is not about who has the most successful economic system or who has the stronger leader. The United States has been the world?s whipping boy... more
by Septimus BacourtBefore you read this book, you have to clean from your mind all that you already learned from religious organizations. Don?t read it with your mind set up. You will never learn ancient wisdom. This book is about helping you to understand two mysteries never revealed for many centuries because the religious leaders you listened to have their minds set up for one thing?their wallets. They don?t care about your soul.
by Dimitri ElkinThis narrative history of the new Russia brings together political, economic, cultural, social, and ethnic factors that shaped Russia’s course during the final years of the post-Soviet period. The book starts with Vladimir Putin's Munich Security Conference Speech in 2007 and ends with Russia's intervention in Syria in 2015-2016. The author argues that during the post-Soviet period Russia was torn between the two conflicting impulses: the fear of chaos, which pushed Russia towards building a ... more
by Meghan Hansen
by De-Witt A. HerdBeyond the real mind focuses more than that outside the box, considering why a person would that a life we cherish it so much. Moreover, it probes into the behavior that makes a person a criminal and understanding why a person kills.
by Will PflaumThe Fade Out: The Obama-Clinton Elite Gave Us War, Oligarchy, Big Brother, Propaganda and Trump demonstrates that the breakdown, failure and criminal activity of the Democratic party lead to the Trump presidency. The first half of the book offers blow by blow proof of how the Democratic party failed America, a handy guide the major scandals revealed by Wikileaks. The second half of the book offers a vision of what the United States could be if we were able to break out of the confines of mainstr... more
by Ed Brodow
Can America be saved?
We are engaged in an ideological war for the future of America. The Left, led by radical minority interests, is bent on destroying what remains of American values after eight years of Obama. TYRANNY OF THE MINORITY exposes the Left’s campaign to take America down:
• Expanding government at the expense of individual rights.
• Replacing free speech with political correctness.
• Redistributing income and... more
by Dylan ClearfieldReligion and spirituality are examined through the lens of quantum physics. Do the phenomena of quantum physics reflect the doctrines of faith? This theory is scientifically tested against religious beliefs. Both skeptics and believers will be pleased by the results. Written for the lay reader.
by Robert BivonaThe New Enlightenment details 34 public policies that will, if instituted: Lift tens of millions of Americans out of poverty to a standard of living that now exists in the middle class; substantially improve the standard of living of tens of millions more; fundamentally improve our election and lobbying systems; enhance democracy with an innovative, new democratic system; create a $500 billion annual federal surplus; increase GDP by $1.8 trillion. Costs or revenue gains resulting from institutin... more
by David J. BesleyFor the first offender, the cause of many cases is the confusing of the moral and the legal, the public and the private. This is not simplistic or making excuses. Therefore, if the differences could be taught instead of learned from a prosecution, it would spare the pain of prosecution and its antisocial consequences. This, the book attempts to do. Having separated the moral and the legal and adding force back gives faith, code, and force as the three modalities. Next is what to do with them. Ea... more
by Maurice HommelIn the midst of apartheid in South Africa, journalist Maurice Hommel documented the cruel injustices and tensions running rampant within the country. What he saw forever impacted his life. Conversations and Soliloquies presents a collection of Hommel?s essays and articles from the last fifty-five years, documenting and analyzing South African history during and after apartheid. Over time, the essays illuminate, in sometimes graphic detail, the anti-apartheid struggle that defined South Africa... more
by Alec Mento
*Penny Rants: Notes of a Sanctimonious Purist, 2005-2012* collects posts from Alec Mento's long-running political action weblog, *Thieves in the Temple*. Each page of *Penny Rants* devotes one paragraph to one subject, and slices through the drama and bombast of contemporary American politics. Fierce, uncompromising, and withering, but always forward-looking and never cynical, *Penny Rants* argues that liberals have the right answers to today's pressing questions -- and have a mo... more
by Sarah Benor and Tom Fields-MeyerWe The Resilient features reflections from 78 women from across the country, all born before the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote in 1920. Amid the rancor of the 2016 presidential campaign, one uplifting story captured the media’s attention. A website called “I Waited 96 Years!” highlighted the voices of women born before August 1920, when the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. Now they were enthusiastically casting ballots to send a woman to the White House. The electio... more