Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Globalisation
Size: 234 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2018 onward
Corruption is the cancer at the heart of many of the world’s problems. It destroys jobs and holds back growth. It fuels instability and terrorism. It traps the poorest in poverty. It even corrodes trust in the sports we love.In this collection of essays leading politicians, activists, journalists and academics begin a global debate about how we can fight back....
Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Reference, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Social Sciences, Globalisation, International
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 November 2018 onward
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies
Size: 41 pages
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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 werent 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 actua...
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government
Size: 15 pages
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Tom Wheeler, FCC chairman, writes in his introduction:
Throughout my professional life I have been involved with the introduction of new technologies. And though my day job was to chase the future, history has been an abiding hobby. One of the ways I have tried to understand what lies beyond the next hill in the landscape of the communications revolution is to study the advent of similar periods in the past.
Over the last several years I have been investigating the network revolutions of history. I called the project From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future. The goal was to assemble the work into a book. When President Obama nominated me to be Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) the project was put on hold. Nevertheless, this revie...
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Social Sciences
Size: 31 pages
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