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  • The Middle Class Comeback: Women, Millennials, and Technology Leading the Way

    by Munir Moon

    In a time when the one percenters seem to have it all, author Munir Moon builds a case for the average Joe in his eye-opening new book, The Middle Class Comeback. So take heart and take control of your fears with Moon’s informative–and ultimately inspiring–look at the middle class.

    Moon, a former financial-industry executive and current business owner, uses his years of expertise to paint a portrait of the middle class that is not nearly as grim as the media w... more

  • A Long List of Everyday Guaranteed Rights

    by James Sabin
    A Long List of Everyday Guaranteed Rights casts a critical eye on the many layers of civic life, ranging from the local to the global, and outlines the rights that are the possession of each individual. James Sabin, while not an attorney, sets out in this guide to inform and educate readers so that they will know and appreciate the rights, the liberties, and the freedoms that are theirs to enjoy. Several chapters of A Long List of Everyday Guaranteed Rights provide the list of rights. Then ch... more
  • Love and Stigma: The Outcast System

    by Sir Adolphus O.M. Ekejiuba, KSJI
    The Outcast System occurs in Africa and India. In Nigeria, outcasts are called Osu. As freeborn, myself, I was brought up to see the outcast as lower class humans. Our culture made it an abomination to have any relationships with them. I was forbidden from marrying from their stock. They could not hold some traditional titles and were never appointed Traditional Rulers. These fell apart when I saw blood donation by an outcast. The thoughts as to who would use the blood he donated bordered me. Af... more
  • The Trump Revolution: The Donald's Creative Destruction Deconstructed

    by Ilana Mercer

    Donald J. Trump is smashing an enmeshed political spoils system to bits: the media complex, the political and party complex, the conservative poseur complex. You name it; Trump is tossing and goring it. The well-oiled elements that sustain and make the American political system cohere are suddenly in Brownian motion, oscillating like never before. An entrenched punditocracy, a self-anointed, meritless intelligentsia, oleaginous politicians, slick media, big money: These political players have... more

  • On Resurrecting Beauharnais: Jeremy Waldron and Group Libel

    by Terrence Heinrichs
    You’re a Muslim father walking down a city street with two young kids in tow. You see a sign posted on a wall that says “Muslims Go Home!” You’ve seen signs like this before. How should you react? Jeremy Waldron thinks you should be fearful because such signs evoke memories of the horrible things done to you and your kind in the past. Meanwhile, he thinks, while you are cowering in fear, those who posted the signs are comforted, all the while planning and conspiring with others to do awful thing... more
  • Gay, Explained: History, Science, Culture, and Spirit

    by Preston Grant

    Imagine your favorite gay uncle sitting you down and explaining everything you ever wondered about gay people. That is Gay, Explained.

    Written for gay and straight people alike, Gay, Explained leads the reader on a journey that even the most educated may find surprising. Told in a warm and personal style, Gay, Explained weaves together the individual story of a man born Mormon and gay with the wide ranging stories from some of humanity’s most fascinating... more

  • All His Bright Light Gone: The Death of John F. Kennedy and the Decline of America (One)

    by Peter McKenna
    The book says the loss of John F. Kennedy had a far more profoundly negative impact on the United States than is commonly believed.
  • Iraqi Americans: Witnessing a Genocide

    by Weam Namou
    In Witnessing a Genocide, Weam Namou shares her visit to Iraq in 2000, a journey where she embraced Easter with relatives, remembered her magical childhood in Baghdad, and enjoyed her ancestors’ town of Telkaif in Mosul. The trip, held dear to her heart and preserved through pictures of extravagant picnics, tours of ancient monasteries and other lively explorations, is soon drowned by the events that follow the 2003 US-led invasion. Like the rest of the Iraqi American community, Namou watches... more
  • What's Your (Analyst's) Diagnosis? Truth (or Fantasy)?: An Essay On Human Perception

    by Frank Elbert Davis III
    Human perception of reality, and scientific advancement, is linked to the truthfulness of verbal and mathematical description(s) of real event(s). Human verbal and mathematical descriptions of reality reveal psychic reality of those persons projecting the descriptions and relate to prior real experiences or verbalizations of others. This book presents as natural phenomena: 1) ''Free will'' of human perception, or its absence, results from the truthfulness, or fantasy world conceptualization, o... more
  • State Change: A Chemical Fantasy

    by Joe Andrade
    The state of the Nation has deteriorated. The state of the Planet is rapidly deteriorating. The deterioration is due to the growth and actions of Humanity. Humanity itself is now in peril. The State must change. National and World leaders are trapped in a set of assumptions which exacerbate the very problems which must be solved. Replacing those leaders and rulers is insufficient, as their replacements will likely be afflicted by the same mindsets - based on the same historic assumpt... more
  • What do we do about inequality?

    by Chris Oestereich

    Wicked problems are the massive, intractable issues which tend to defy solutions, or even progress. They’re interconnected and systemic, so attempts to affect change often ripple through in unexpected ways. Things like war, epidemics, and climate change are just a few of the things which the Wicked Problems Collaborative will take on. Our first book takes aim at inequality and looks to help the reader understand the problem from a variety of new perspectives, while offeri... more

  • Americana a Civics Handbook: Second Edition

    by Mary B. Mackley

         Americana A Civics Handbook Second Edition is a convenient resource for children (and adults!) to learn, review and rediscover early American history and government. There is a wealth of nonpartisan, factual information presented in a format that is easy to read, understand and reference.  The complete texts of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are included so you will have your own copy of these historic documents. Mis... more

  • The Rantings of an Uneducated Reactionary

    by Oscar J. Phillips
    Here is a new book from a first time author who, though only a high school graduate, has written some controversial yet intelligent opinions on an array of political matters. Mr. Phillips presents us with a thought-provoking analysis on sundry topical and philosophical issues. His is an intriguing book that anybody of any political stripe will find a fascinating read. Mr. Phillips has written a cerebrally stimulating collection of essays and random thoughts that anyone with just a junior high sc... more
  • Pandora’s Green Box: Has Politics Concealed America’s Greatest Environmental Challenge and Threatened America’s Way of Lif

    by Paul Clark
    Pandora's Green Box, can be seen as the most revealing environmental publication of the year. It takes a sharp look into an environmental concern that has received minimal publicity, yet is revealed to be the nation’s greatest environmental challenge of the new millennium; one that is engulfed by politics and ulterior motives to conceal the issue from the public, but why? Pandora’s Green Box first introduces the subject of population growth, considered by the environmental community as one ... more
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    by Kasole Nyembo
    Economics is the study of how people make decisions. It is an extremely interesting field because it reveals so much about human psychology and relationships, how to critique government policies and of course, how to maximize cash money! However, people have an aversion to economics because academics sucked all the fun and practicality out of it. The only memory most have of economics is a dude (who most likely wore a polka dot bow tie) drawing supply and demand curves in their Introduction to E... more
  • Fanning the Flames of Freedom: An everyman vision to spark the American ballot box revolution of the people, by the people, for

    by gene mattera
    Fanning the Flames of Freedom examines major issues facing modern America, and proposes solutions to them through a Social Democratic Libertarian philosophy. This new party which expands personal rights and the social safety net while revolutionizing revenue collection, laws and administrative processes in the United States federal government. The final chapter takes a hard look at potential outcomes through a fictional conclusion.

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