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Reform and Politics By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
Political Finance Reform By JP Sayles
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Watching our political process has become frightening. Private industry is apparently more powerful than our Federal Government. In the face of this and despite our diversity, the masses have... More > everything in common: regaining control of our government and saving our middle class. To that purpose this book investigates why and how the successful business model works and why and how our political system model doesn’t. By comparing these results side by side, the author then uncovers their fundamental strategic and structural differences, which in turn reveals the stunningly surprising solution to the most critical issue of our generation: the corruption of our Democracy. The answer has been in plain view all along. We must adapt - because the corporations have - and upgrade from: “1776 Democracy 1.0” to “21st Century Democracy 2.0.” Our forefathers gave us all of the tools we need. The Free Market has developed the curriculum. All we need to do is understand it - and apply it.< Less
Political Finance Reform By JP Sayles
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Watching our political process has become frightening. Private industry is apparently more powerful than our Federal Government. In the face of this and despite our diversity, the masses have... More > everything in common: regaining control of our government and saving our middle class. To that purpose this book investigates why and how the successful business model works and why and how our political system model doesn’t. By comparing these results side by side, the author then uncovers their fundamental strategic and structural differences, which in turn reveals the stunningly surprising solution to the most critical issue of our generation: the corruption of our Democracy. The answer has been in plain view all along. We must adapt - because the corporations have - and upgrade from: “1776 Democracy 1.0” to “21st Century Democracy 2.0.” Our forefathers gave us all of the tools we need. The Free Market has developed the curriculum. All we need to do is understand it - and apply it.< Less
Political Reforms and Corruption in Hong Kong By victor ho
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After the 1997 handover, First Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa ignored the rule of law and democratic principles. The abandonment of babies, elderly people and children was the symptom of a broader... More > problem in two political systems fueled by a growing rich-poor divide. Mr. Tung resigned on March 10, 2005 failing to complete his five-year term. If corruption is to be tackled, people must be encouraged to speak out. The corrupt fear exposure to the light of the day. Author, Victor Ho, was encouraged to blow a whistle, thus, his comprehensive and finely detailed book,"Political Reforms and Corruption in Hong Kong" became a reality. Victor Ho was born in 1935. Mr. Ho completed his secondary education in a Christian school in Singapore and became a qualified accountant. He is also the author of "Democratization in the Middle East" (LotusBooks)< Less
Political Reforms and Corruption in Hong Kong By victor ho
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After the 1997 handover, First Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa ignored the rule of law and democratic principles. The abandonment of babies, elderly people and children was the symptom of a broader... More > problem in two political systems fueled by a growing rich-poor divide. Mr. Tung resigned on March 10, 2005 failing to complete his five-year term. If corruption is to be tackled, people must be encouraged to speak out. The corrupt fear exposure to the light of the day. Author, Victor Ho, was encouraged to blow a whistle, thus, his comprehensive and finely detailed book,"Political Reforms and Corruption in Hong Kong" became a reality. Victor Ho was born in 1935. Mr. Ho completed his secondary education in a Christian school in Singapore and became a qualified accountant. He is also the author of "Democratization in the Middle East" (LotusBooks)< Less
The ROOPA Journey: The Abyss of Political Activism & the Reforms Discovered By Raghu aka John Giuffre Research by Guerrilla Economics
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The ROOPA Journey was the original title of this book but has now been changed to Social Cost: The Magic Wand of Social Policy. The ISBN# number allows us to sell this book to the publishing... More > industry, but won't allow us to change the title (on the site only). We keep this title and ISBN# for sales sake, but the text has the latest updated version of ROOPA. For a review of the book itself, please refer to the other editions of the book.< Less
The Reform Debates By Ken Ritchie
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This book looks at the state of British democracy and how it has been undermined by the power of money, changes in society and changes in the nature of politics. It argues that politics should belong... More > to us all and that citizens should be sovereign. Ken Ritchie and guest contributors propose reforms, including changes to the electoral system, controlling the influence of corporate interests, regulating the media while protecting freedoms, replacing the monarchy with an elected head of state, defending human rights and giving the UK a written constitution.< Less
Leaders of the Reformation By John L. Hoh, Jr.
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When discussion and study of the Reformation happens the focus often is on Rome, Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli. Rarely does anyone focus on the ancillary players and the footnote players. But often... More > these very people are key, even in small ways, to enabling the great leaders to succeed. This book looks at leaders who served Luther as well as served with Luther. The first section looks at the Electors of Saxony without whom Luther would not have lasted without their protection and providence. Their faith was put to the test in allowing Luther to teach and protecting him from papal and imperial edicts. The section section looks at the associates of Luther who guided Luther and aided him in the fledgling movement.< Less