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The Communist Manifesto

The Prince: The Original Classic (Capstone Classics)

A handbook for leaders. It includes an introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon, drawing out lessons for managers and business leaders.

911 Finding the Truth

The Republic: The Influential Classic (Capstone Classics)

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Democracy In America, Volume 1

A Book of Remarkable Criminals

Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

President Barack Obama: The Kindle Singles Interview (Kindle Single)

In this Kindle Singles Interview, President Barack Obama decried the "change in culture" that has changed our view of the American Dream. "There was not that window into the lifestyles of the rich and famous," the President said. "Kids weren't monitoring everyday what Kim Kardashian was wearing, or where Kanye West was going on vacation, and thinking that somehow that was the mark of success." He addressed the jobs issue from a personal perspective, reflecting on how his own life might have been different had he not experienced success in politics. "I could picture myself being a good teacher," the President mused.



In the interview, which took place on July 30, 2013, at an Amazon facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Obama discussed the increasing need for government programs that can actually make a difference. Sticking close to his standard message, he spoke frankly about the increasing polarization of American politics since the Great Recession and Republican Party intransigence over his agenda. On a personal note, he reflected that he and First Lady Michelle Obama are constantly reminding their daughters of the "slightly unreal environment that they're in," as children of privilege in a world constrained by unemployment and recession.



The interview was conducted by David Blum. Blum works for Amazon as the editor of Kindle Singles. He began his career as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and has been the editor-in-chief of The Village Voice, the New York Press and 02138 Magazine. He was previously a writer and editor at The New York Times Magazine, and a contributing editor at New York and Esquire magazines. He has written two books: "Flash in the Pan: The Life and Death of an American Restaurant" (1992), and "Tick...Tick...Tick...: The Long Life & Turbulent Times of 60 Minutes" (2004). He received his B.A. degree in English literature at the University of Chicago.



Cover design by Adil Dara Kim/Official White House Photo

Hillary Clinton: The Tragic Truth

We are at a pivotal moment in history. The world is watching. All eyes are on America.



On November 8, Americans will elect a new president and, by default, the next leader of the free world - America is the principal superpower in an alliance of free (or democratic) nations. The next US president will preside over critical decisions that will affect America and the world at large. Either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will become president.

Who will it be?

Americans face an unprecedented responsibility because the positions of the two candidates vying for the top job are poles apart - they couldn't be more diverse. As such, the wrong choice could have catastrophic consequences.

The Coming War In Europe: Essays On Europe's Impending Destabilization And Internal Confrontation With Islam

The Coming War In Europe: Essays On Europe's Impending Destabilization And Internal Confrontation With Islam is a collection of articles and essays published by Julian Langness from 2015-2017.

These essays detail and analyze the situation in Europe vis a vis:

Mass-Muslim immigration and the 'migrant crisis' The philosophy of progressive-elite driven cultural-suicide that is behind the tragic developments in EuropeThe startlingly quick pace of Islamization overtaking countries like the UK, Sweden, France, and Germany.What the future in Europe foretellsWho is fighting back and howWhat can further be done by those who wish to save Western Europe and her peoplesThe collection contains articles originally published by Counter-Currents, TraditionalRight, Western Spring, and the author's own website, Europeancivilwar.com.

This book will serve as an interesting and thought-provoking read to those already aware of Europe's dangerous course, and a deep-seated intellectual and moral challenge to those still advocating for the EU's multiculturalist vision.

The author, Julian Langness, traveled extensively in Europe as a teen and early twenty-something, and these journeys catalyzed his shift to Identitarianism and Traditionalism. Since 2015 he has written for a variety of New Right websites. He has also given speeches at the Northwest Forum and American Renaissance, and has been interviewed by Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio, Piero San Giorgio, and others. He is also the author of Fistfights With Muslims In Europe: One Man's Journey Through Modernity.

Empathy

Our society functions by separating us from each other: almost as soon as we're born, we are taught to divide people into groups and see some as more deserving (and more human) than others. Everything from massive inequality to war depends on this process of categorisation and dehumanisation.

In this provocative, inspiring piece of writing, Raoul Martinez asks how and why our empathy is controlled, and argues for a very different world - one of deeper understanding and indiscriminate compassion.

State of Power 2016: Democracy, power and resistance

TNI's fifth annual State of Power 2016 report explores the intersect of power and democracy. Featuring prominent activists and academics, its essays feature the long battle between economic power and popular democracy, expose the different powers seeking to undermine democracy today, and tell the stories of radical popular democratic alternatives emerging worldwide.

Contents:

Introduction - Democracy is dead, long live democracies

Hilary Wainwright

Democracy, power and sovereignty in today's Europe

Yanis Varoufakis

A Global Post-Democratic Order

Leigh Phillips

Economics as Ideology: Challenging Expert Political Power

Elaine Coburn

Tyranny of Global Finance

Walden Bello

Multi-stakeholder Governance: A corporate push for a new form of global governance

Harris Gleckman

Case study: Nutrition and food - how government for and of the people became government for and by the TNCs

Flavio Luiz Schieck Valente

"To change the heart and soul": How elites contained the global climate justice movement

Herbert Docena

Precarity, Power and Democracy

Tom George

Freedom technologists and the future of global justice

John Postill

The open source city as the transnational democratic future

Bernardo Gutierrez

Power in India: Radical Pathways

Ashish Kothari and Pallav Das

Putin's Russia: How It Rose, How It Is Maintained, and How It Might End

In this groundbreaking collection, nine of Russia's leading scholars and experts describe and analyze some of the Vladimir Putin regime's key structural strengths and weaknesses and look at their implications for both the present and the future. As far as the regime's fault lines are concerned, the evidence presented by the authors shows no reversal, or even narrowing, of these structural dysfunctions in Putin's third presidential term.

Topics covered here include Russia's political economy, political geography, and politics of federalism; the regime, ideology, public opinion, and legitimacy; and potential defeat and radicalization of civil society. Emerging in these pages is a finely textured portrait of a society rife in complexities, contradictions, and postponed but looming crises.

History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

The Writings of Thomas Paine: Collected and Edited by Moncure Daniel Conway: Volume 2

WHEN Thomas Paine sailed from America for France, in April, 1787, he was perhaps as happy a man as any in the world. His most intimate friend, Jefferson, was Minister at Paris, and his friend Lafayette was the idol of France. His fame had preceded him, and he at once became, in Paris, the centre of the same circle of savants and philosophers that had surrounded Franklin. His main reason for proceeding at once to Paris was that he might submit to the Academy of Sciences his invention of an iron bridge, and with its favorable verdict he came to England, in September. He at once went to his aged mother at Thetford, leaving with a publisher (Ridgway), his " Prospects on the Rubicon." He next made arrangements to patent his bridge, and to construct at Rotherham the large model of it exhibited on Paddington Green, London. He was welcomed in England by leading statesmen, such as Lansdowne and Fox, and above all by Edmund Burke, who for some time had him as a guest at Beaconsfield, and drove him about in various parts of the country. He had not the slightest revolutionary purpose, either as regarded England or France. Towards Louis XVI. he felt only gratitude for the services he had rendered America, and towards George III. he felt no animosity whatever. His four months' sojourn in Paris had convinced him that there was approaching a reform of that country after the American model, except that the Crown would be preserved, a compromise he approved, provided the throne should not be hereditary. Events in France travelled more swiftly than he had anticipated, and Paine was summoned by Lafayette, Condorcet, and others, as an adviser in the formation of a new constitution.

Fear not

'Fear Not' uncovers the way politicians and the media conspire to keep us all in a state of fear or anxiety. Using a lot of research to support his arguments, Patrick explains how they do it and why they do it in order to get elected. The arch exponents of fear in the 20th century, Stalin, Hitler and Mao Zedong are examined with their early lives and their struggles to gain supreme power. And the awful cost in lives lost.

'Fear' has been used as a method of control for 1,000s of years but our leaders are now embarking on 'fear conditioning' and that is a seriously powerful weapon to give to people who we trust least.

How to Free Your Mind in the Trump Era

In this short essay, the best-selling author John Twelve Hawks offers some practical suggestions for anyone feeling angry or overwhelmed by America's toxic political landscape.

John Twelve Hawks explains how a short visit to hell helped him understand the talking heads that have appeared on your television screen. He describes a way to have a meaningful conversation with someone who strongly disagrees with your views and gives the one rule that must be followed by anyone seeking real change.

Second Treatise of Government

Democracy in America, Volume 2

Criminal Sociology

Political Women, Vol. 2