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  • Your Rights When Stopped By Police

    by Nancy E. Albert
    This book lays out, in everyday language, landmark rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court governing police-citizen encounters. Taken together, these decisions provide a road map to understanding the behavior required of ordinary citizens and law enforcement officers alike. Written in a lively, sometimes whimsical, narrative poetic style, it is designed to leave the reader not only entertained, but also empowered by a better understanding of one's rights and responsibilities. Extensive end notes, writ... more

    by Michael Caster
    “You are now under residential surveillance at a designated location. Your only right is to obey.” With these words, Chinese lawyer Xie Yang was introduced to the brutality of Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL), China’s rapidly expanding system for enforced disappearances. Little is known of RSDL, or what happens inside. The People’s Republic of the Disappeared will change that. RSDL facilities, often secret, custom-built and unmarked prisons, are run by police or St... more
  • Invisible Law of the Universe

    by Kay Forgione
    Happiness—the goal of human life—is dependent on the degree of the cultivation of virtue, the practice of goodness developed by the intellectual part of the soul. If we agree that happiness is the aim of the individual, then the government’s aim is to ensure the happiness of every citizen of a nation by exercising civic virtue and reviving Aristotle’s idea of human society. More specifically, in our modern societies the role of government should be to curb the excess capitalistic greed of the ri... more
  • Think Before You Ink and Other Cautionary Tales

    by Alison Bossert
    Think Before You Ink And Other Cautionary Tales is a collection of humorous essays and stories which explore the life, travels and oftentimes kooky thoughts of its writer, Alison Bossert. An entertaining blend of universally appealing, smart, satirical observations on life, food and the all too often cultural misstep. Whether thinking the worst-case scenario while standing in the customs and immigration line at the Moscow Airport, deciding on a tattoo, or offering advice after a job layoff, her ... more
  • Profiles in Wisdom

    by Steven McFadden

    Taking inspiration from John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning Profiles in Courage, Steven McFadden presents the stories and thinking of 17 contemporary Native American spiritual elders in this widely acclaimed book. As our existing culture shifts, what to the ancient ones who have been trained in the sacred Traditions of Turtle Island (North America) have to say to us? With this question and others, journalist McFadden begins his quest to speak with contemporary Native American ... more

  • No Such Thing as a Bad Kid

    by Charles D. Appelstein, MSW
    Written specifically for professionals who guide kids with emotional and behavioral challenges, this empowering handbook is packed with principles and techniques to help child-guiders tap the potential for greatness that exists in every young person. It opens by portraying misbehavior as a call for help; provides a wealth of insight into “decoding” those messages; and presents hands-on, neurologically sound tips for effectively revolutionizing adult interactions with highly vulnerable kids in a ... more
  • Chronicles of the Kwedake Dikep A TimeLine of the Indian Spring on the HIll TL of 2016

    by Robert J. Thayer
    Current research on a modern definition of a human right on healthcare or wellbeing (total integrated health) as it might appear under very modern bioethics, epigenetic and purely molecular or quantum levels of homosapien beings. Much more difficult than originally defined in Constitutional contexts of Justice, Liberty and our Posterity.
  • Chronicles of the Kwedake Dikep: A Timeline of the Indian Spring on the Hill TL of 2014

    by Robert J. Thayer
    Chronicle TL of 2014 describes the American political 'entity' of 2014 concerning the possibility of a Second Constitutional Convention. A timeline for various history, culture and election factors analyzes the Preamble's six covenants of Justice, Tranquility, Common Defense, General Welfare, Liberty and our Posterity in terms of what it would take to hold a Second Convention on healthcare or wellbeing (total health enhancement) and the ramifications of current health 'systems'. Many small ite... more
  • What Would a Muslim Say: Conversations, Questions, and Answers About Islam (Volume 1)

    There are many books that teach Islam, preach it, criticize it, or academically explain it. This book is different. This book is a compilation of actual conversation transcripts, showcasing everyday people asking real questions and getting straight answers about Islam. What Would a Muslim Say is a series of books documenting my experiences as an interfaith volunteer. Since 2009, I have facilitated dialogue with many different people, answering questions about Islam and addressing misconceptio... more
  • Blueprints for the Eagle, Star, and Independent

    by Will Good
    This book traces the formation of the ideologies of the modern Republican and Democratic Parties through the actions and policies of their political leaders, from William Jennings Bryan and Theodore Roosevelt up to Barack Obama and John Boehner. A strong case is made for the formation of an Independent Part whose platform would be ?common sense solutions for the common good?, and be ably led by many prominent persons that are the true independents of today.
  • The Capitalist-Christian Contradiction

    by Dr. Samuel White, III
    The Capitalist-Christian Contradiction exposes the political, economic, and spiritual contradictions in our society and the church. It points out how America?s capitalist system creates and maintains economic inequality, political corruption, economic exploitation , racial oppression, and spiritual poverty to worship the almighty dollar bill. Furthermore, the love of money has transformed many churches into a den of thieves that promulgates a prosperity gospel, enriching its clergy and impoveris... more
  • Mean Men: The Perversion of America's Self-Made Man

    by Mark Lipton
    Steve Jobs, Dov Charney, Lance Armstrong, Donald Trump. Each one has reached the pinnacle of American success. Is it because they were ambitious visionaries and talented entrepreneurs? Most Americans would say yes to both. But what else do they have in common? They're known for being mean. Though heralded as great leaders, each of these men and many more have also been exposed as toxic, raging, and manipulative. Yet, because America loves a winner, we look past even the most outrageous behavio... more
  • I Told You So!!

    by Althea Lewis-Banks
    I decided to publish this book because this election cycle was nothing any of us had ever witnessed before. It was a circus?pure madness. So I made notes. I was in constant shock, saying to my poor husband, Roy, ?Can you believe this?? After a while, I knew he was tuning me out. LOL. I am what many people would describe as a political junkie. I pay attention. I follow the campaigns. I was a beast. I listened and watched as they tricked the uninformed and convinced them to vote against their own ... more
  • OutThinking your Competition Using A.I. Technology

    by Kevin Alexanderman
    Discusses how a new science of knowledge was the basis of successful A.I. software, and that this epistemological theory also applies to many other fields of the humanities. Shows how old philosophical paradigms that prevail in our societies are stunting intellectual growth and professional development. Presents a new solution to the classical Problem of Induction, showing why relative certainty is possible in science. Presents new theories of deduction (the first since Aristotle), induction... more
  • The Re-Creation of Planet Earth and the Real Account of Life's Beginnings

    by Brian Donnelly
    Have you ever wondered why there is such a huge discrepancy between what scientists say about the age of our planet and what the Bible says? According to scientists, the planet is 4.6 billion years old. Yet the Bible says that this planet Earth is only six thousand years old. But what if both were right? What if there was an analysis of creation that combined science with scripture in the search for truth?yielding a unique and provocative conclusion about life?s beginning? In The Re-Creation ... more