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Clem's Navy

by Clem Dominguez

This is the story of a twenty-year olds life on the only NATO ship ever be commissioned. It takes place in the turbulent times between nineteen sixty four and nineteen sixty six. The country is just beginning to heal from JFK's assassination the previous November and the mood of the country is somber. The war in Vietnam is starting to heat up and more and more young men are being drafted against their will. This is the backdrop of Clem's adventure being a U.S. Sailor....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties, Sport, Biographies
Size: 53 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2017 onward  

Stand For Something OR Stand For Nothing

by Ebony Jones-Kuye

In 2002, Former NBA owner Donald Sterling acquired the Ardmore Apartments in mid-Wilshire Los Angeles, California where Kandynce Jones was living for many years before the acquisition. Kandynce Jones, a Black woman who was legally blind, right side paralyzed due to a bad spinal fusion surgery, and suffered with Sickle Cell Anemia just was living peacefully in her apartment until Donald Sterling realize she was Black. As the building management started to change due to the acquisition, overt cruelty towards African-American and Latino tenants began to be undeniable. News websites like ESPN.com, Huffingtonpost.com, and latimes.com, later shared that when Donald Sterling had first purchased the complex, he made mention of an order, stating that it was "because all the blacks in the building; ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 154 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
6 reviews

Saving Justice

by Patrick Torsney

A heartrendingly passionate, unique, often amusing yet clinical dissection of a justice system as seen through the eyes of as disparate a group of people as you could imagine. From legal professionals to prisoners behind bars. Media figures, political activists and tech-savvy hackers, to a 12-year-old girl.

Through a wide range of personal accounts, Saving Justice chronicles the recent “reform” of what was once a world leading criminal justice system by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. It includes many of the well-known social, legal and economic events of the time and informed (and not so informed!) opinion on many celebrity trials and scandals.

A story of hope and of what happens when a group of people hold a torch to the dark a gove...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Tortured in America: The Life of a Targeted Individual

by Michael Fleming

Targeted individuals, otherwise known as "TIs," experience organized stalking, harassment, and electronic torture. We explore the reality of Targeted Individuals via COINTELPRO, Project Monarch, and MK-Ultra government programs....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 19 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward  

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Wisehouse Classics - Original 1792 Edition)

by Mary Wollstonecraft and Sam Vaseghi

A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN: WITH STRICTURES ON POLITICAL AND MORAL SUBJECTS (1792), written by the 18th-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the 18th century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have an education commensurate with their position in society, claiming that women are essential to the nation because they educate its children and because they could be "companions" to their husbands, rather than mere wives. Instead of viewing women as ornaments to society or property to be traded in marriage, Wollstonecraft maintains that they are human beings deserving of the same fundamental rights a...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 162 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2017 onward  

The Left Wing in Defense of the Right to Bear Arms

by Nhial Esso

It is commonly thought that gun control is the domain of the left wing, while defense of the right to bear arms is the specialty of the right. Nothing could be further from the truth. Backed by sourced facts, this book will show that the right to bear arms has been defended by the left wing from the days of the great revolutions of the 18th century through modern times.Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, George Orwell, Daniel De Leon, the Communist International and the Black Panthers are among those cited In Defense of the Right to Bear Arms....

Genre: History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 20 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

Against Authority: Freedom and the Rise of the Surveillance States

by John Twelve Hawks

In both his novels and in his 2005 essay, How We Live Now, John Twelve Hawks was one of the first authors to warn us about the growing power of surveillance technology. Now he has written a personal and controversial book that shows how our lives are watched and analyzed by governments and international corporations. In a world in which our actions can be monitored by a computerized grid of social control, is there anything we can do to defend our freedom?...

Genre: Computing, Microsoft, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 146 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2017 onward  

On Liberty (Wisehouse Classics - The Authoritative Harvard Edition 1909)

by John Stuart Mill and Sam Vaseghi

ON LIBERTY is a philosophical work by English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published in 1859, applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to society and the state. Mill attempts to establish standards for the relationship between authority and liberty. He emphasizes the importance of individuality which he conceived as a prerequisite to the higher pleasures-the summum bonum of Utilitarianism. Furthermore, Mill criticised the errors of past attempts to defend individuality where, for example, democratic ideals resulted in the "tyranny of the majority". Among the standards established in this work are Mill's three basic liberties of individuals, his three legitimate objections to government intervention, and his two maxims regarding the re...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Civil Rights & Liberties
Size: 102 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde)

by Alan H. Sommerstein and Isabelle C. Torrance

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Genre: Fiction, History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Civil Rights & Liberties, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies
Size: 463 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 January 2017 onward  

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