Mehrheit oder Wahrheit - Eine Politsatire (Edition Noema) by Jürgen Dittberner

By Jürgen Dittberner

Die Ministerpräsidentin hat die foundation verloren. Sie erklärt nun, sie verzichte freiwillig auf ihr Amt. Doch kann sie ihre Nachfolge in ihrem Sinne regeln?
Die zunächst favorisierten Minister können sich nicht durchsetzen, obwohl sie zu umfangreichen Kompromissen bereit sind. Nachteilig ist dabei weniger, dass der eine in einer schwulen Ehe lebt - viel hellhöriger reagiert die Öffentlichkeit auf den Umstand, dass ihm der Führerschein entzogen wird. Es stellt sich schließlich heraus, dass nur der in der bundesrepublikanischen Politik obsiegen kann, der nicht nur die fürs erfolgreiche Intrigieren nötige Gerissenheit und Erfahrung mitbringt, sondern der sich auch die nötigen Informationen aus den entsprechenden Quellen zu beschaffen weiß ?

Jürgen Dittberner, Politikwissenschaftler und selbst Ex-Politiker und somit intimer Kenner des Berliner Polit-Betriebs, entführt die Leser seines satirischen Polit-Thrillers in eine packende Halbwelt der Intrigen um Ämter, Macht und Einfluss, voller Bezüge zu Geschehnissen in der Politik in den letzten Jahren und Jahrzehnten.

Da ist der Plagiator, der nicht zu Unrecht meint, mit einem Doktor viel besser reüssieren zu können; der echte Professor, den die Langeweile im akademischen Alltagsbetrieb in den viel aufregenderen Politikbetrieb treibt; da sind die Diskussionen um Volksentscheidungen über die richtige Parkraumbewirtschaftung - und weitere Berichte und Meldungen aus Absurdistan.
Es wird deutlich: So abschreckend der Polit-Betrieb für den einen zu sein scheint, so sehr ist das Intrigen-Spinnen Lebenselixier für den anderen.
Ein polit-literarischer Genuss.

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The Best of Edward Abbey (Edward Abbey Series Book 5) by Edward Abbey

By Edward Abbey

this is the single number of writings compiled via Abbey himself, who writes in his personal phrases, "to current what i believe is either the easiest and so much consultant of my writing--so far." incorporated during this assortment are beneficiant choices of his top novels, similar to The courageous Cowboy, Black sunlight, and his vintage The Monkey Wrench Gang, in addition to lots of his different, extra expressive and acerbic essays.

To upload extra curiosity, Abbey's personal sketches are scattered in the course of the textual content. This wealthy providing of fiction and prose is a testomony to a unique American writer, and provides a chance to turn into higher familiar with his considerable physique of work.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Edward Abbey was once born in domestic, Pennsylvania in 1927. In 1944, on the age of 17, Abbey got down to discover the yank Southwest, bumming round the kingdom through hitchhiking and hopping freight trains. It was once in this time that Abbey constructed a love of the wilderness, which might form his existence and his artwork for the following 40 years. After a short stint within the army, Abbey accomplished his schooling on the collage of latest Mexico and later, on the collage of Edinburgh. He took employment as a park ranger and fireplace lookout at a number of various nationwide Parks all through his existence, reviews from which he drew for his many books. Abbey died at his domestic in Oracle, Arizona in 1989.

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Bound By Love by Innocent Akhimiomoh

By Innocent Akhimiomoh

Christine and Allen Smith board a advertisement send to Venice to spend their honeymoon in spite understanding that they're within the first section of the second one international struggle. The send will get attacked via a belligerent enemy. The couple continue to exist the hurdles of the sea and get to Venice. They resort within the Grand Londra Palace inn. The warfare will get provoked as time is going on, compelling fugitives of conflict to come back to the lodge. weak spot, emotional emotions, and harsh propensity turn into the melody of the fugitives with one another. yet Raphael and Rebecca are notable due to their real love for every different. The belligerent blow into Venice dispersing each person, and all those who can’t make it out of Venice are pressured to accepting what it brings upon them. Raphael and Rebecca locate themselves on an engine boat in the midst of the ocean.

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Papelón : A Novel of Argentina by Robert Henry Wright Jr.

By Robert Henry Wright Jr.

Carlos Eduardo Pagano had regularly had 3 nice passions: his cherished state, Argentina; his ardour for know-how; and his love for his early life significant other, Juan Ricardo Belén. As circum-stance and happenstance might have it, of those passions are violently wrested from Carlos’s lifestyles whilst opposing political objectives result in bickering in the Argentine military and the end result be-comes the tragic loss of life of Carlos’s buddy plus the destruction of the large electricity plant the place Carlos used to be hired. hence, within the political turmoil of Buenos Aires in the course of 1962, an apolitical Carlos is unwillingly drawn into political activism to avenge the loss of life of his ally; and, as younger love has simply began to blossom, the brash and lovely Lucía Beatriz Blanco are not de-nied enjoying a job at his facet. Their technique turns into to cajole the physique politic to consent to a countrywide referendum for taking away Argentina’s armed forces—and this in a kingdom the place the mili-tary has regularly governed with jackboot strategies. Carlos and Lucía turn into fans in addition to the judgment of right and wrong of Argentina as they orchestrate a quixotic attempt that locations them squarely at the course of the steam-roller that's Argentina’s autistic army establishment.

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Mon parcours en toute simplicité (French Edition) by Robert Schwint

By Robert Schwint

Robert Schwint est né à Montbéliard dans une famille très modeste de three enfants. Son père, ouvrier menuisier, et sa mère, femme de ménage, lui donnèrent une éducation luthérienne très stricte.
Il fréquente les mouvements de jeunesse protestants et grandit au milieu des copains de l. a. rue de Belfort.
Après son brevet élémentaire, il est reçu à l'Ecole Normale d'Instituteurs de Besançon où il passe ses deux bacs : moderne et sciences expérimentales. Musicien et sportif, il est vite apprécié comme meneur d'hommes.
Il fait une carrière d'enseignant dans le Haut Doubs et crée en 1952 un cours complémentaire Public au Russey face à deux établissements privés.
En 1959, il est élu Maire de cette commune de 1.500 habitants très conservatrice. Réélu à deux reprises, 1965 et 1971, il s'engage en politique au sein d'un membership affilié à l. a. F.G.D.S. puis au Parti Socialiste.

A l. a. shock générale, il est élu Sénateur du Doubs en 1971 et sera membre de l. a. fee des Affaires Sociales dont il deviendra le Président de 1977 à 1983.
En 1988, il quitte le Sénat pour l'Assemblée Nationale où il restera five ans.
C'est en 1977 qu'il est élu Maire de Besançon à l. a. suite de Jean Minjoz et restera comme lui 24 ans à l. a. tête de cette ville, capitale de l. a. Franche-Comté qu'il marquera de son empreinte.

En 2001, Robert Schwint décide de se retirer de los angeles vie publique et laisse le soin à ses collègues adjoints, conseillers municipaux et nouveaux élus de poursuivre los angeles gestion de l. a. ville et de los angeles communauté d'agglomération du Grand Besançon créée récemment avec le même état d'esprit.
Désormais à los angeles retraite, il a souhaité rappeler son parcours de vie aussi simplement et sincèrement qu'il l'a vécu.

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Das fremde Land: Zwangsarbeiterschicksal gestern und heute by Eduard Breimann

By Eduard Breimann

In farbigen Bildern schildert der Roman „Das fremde Land“ vor allem das Leben der Hauptprotagonistin, Angela Pawlowska, Aja, einer einfachen, warmherzigen Landarbeiterin im Russland der Stalinzeit, ihre dramatischen Erlebnisse im kleinen Dorf an der Desna, sowie ihre Zwangsverschleppung nach Deutschland und ihre bösen Erfahrungen, die sie hier machen musste und schliesslich die Erschütterungen, die der Besuch im Deutschland der Gegenwart bei ihr auslösen. Im Kontrast dazu steht das heutige Geschehen in der kleinen rheinischen Stadt, wo sich Schüler einer Gesamtschule mit einem Projekt dafür einsetzen, dass den ehemaligen Zwangarbeitern durch Auszahlung der zustehenden Entschädigungen endlich ein wenig Recht geschieht. Äusserst glaubwürdig und ergreifend zeigt Eduard Breimann, wie die Geschichte, über Jahrzehnte hinweg, die früheren Geschehnisse mit den heute Lebenden verstrickt. Schüler, Lehrer, Unternehmer, Journalisten und Politiker spielen hier Rollen, die uns vertraut sind und auf in depth Weise eigenes Erleben bestätigen. Eduard Breimann versteht es in seinem Roman, ein immer noch heikles Thema, das heutige challenge mit den Zwangsarbeitern des letzten Weltkriegs in Deutschland, auf eine unter die Haut gehende Weise, spannend und anrührend darzustellen. Der Roman beleuchtet Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, das Leben in Russland, wie auch die Verwicklungen, die durch das Eintreten einer Schüler-Projektgruppe für eine zügige Entschädigung, in einer rheinischen Kleinstadt ausgelöst werden.

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The Wars & Other Related Events by R.M. West,Peter West,Anita Evans

By R.M. West,Peter West,Anita Evans

the fashionable global is impoverished by means of its loss of myths. Our ancestors knew the ability of delusion and we forget that energy at our personal peril.
It used to be Aristotle who acknowledged that background tells us what has occurred and that poetry tells us what can take place. Therein lies the excellence among Thusytides’ historical past of the Greek Peloponnesian battle and Homer’s prior epic poem the Iliad.
A fantasy can remodel the realm with whatever extra strong than evidence ––an concept. allow us to say then that what you carry on your hand is a myth.

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The Bankers' Greed Blues by Dean Alger

By Dean Alger

This exact political novel, written with aptitude and humor, offers powerfully and engagingly with the Wall highway catastrophe and the failure of presidency officers to carry the massive Bankers dependable. And extra widely, it tackles the critical inequality of source of revenue and wealth and dysfunctional financial system in the United States, and a corrupted Congress and distorted election strategy. beginning partially 2, the unconventional broadens out right into a tale of advancements in election 2012, with fabric, insights and twists within the tale that might entice many that are hungry for restoring the yank democracy and making the economic climate paintings for the good majority, not only the wealthy and company CEOs. Many political novels (& a lot information) are in regards to the political online game. yet individuals are in poor health of political video games. This novel is set deeper concerns.

Endorsements:

“Dean Alger has written a compelling political novel. The Wall highway scandals are nearly stranger than fiction. So it’s candy irony that Alger has so successfully used fiction as a instructing software for the way to carry these and different targeted pursuits accountable.”
-Former “Prairie Populist” US Senator Byron Dorgan, writer of top vendor, “Take This activity and send It: How company Greed and mind useless Politics are promoting Out America”

"Progressive readers are lucky to have this prophetic novel. i cannot think a singular larger shooting the present political-economic scene. Alger brings the deep insights of his years as a political scientist and political advisor to take us contained in the crusade of Paul Brooks, a certainly populist candidate for the united states Senate who will not promote us out. If purely shall we vote for him!"
-Clay Steinman, Professor of Media and Cultural stories, Macalester collage, co-author of eating Environments: tv and advertisement Culture

The novel deals wish and suggestion, and the set of notable actual public opinion findings (unlike you will discover wherever else), coordinated with matters & political advancements, express the way in which for altering our politics and economic climate. (The writer has unparalleled services and event for writing approximately this. See writer biography and www.deanalger.com.) There are engaging love tales, and fascinating, memorable characters.

The tale in components 1 and a pair of is initiated by means of the novel’s first key personality acting Alger’s/”Dr. D’s” robust protest tune, “The Bankers’ Greed Blues." notice: there's a significant other video on YouTube of a concert of the music by way of the author/Dr. D, and different incredible musicians. On YouTube, seek: “Protest song-Bankers’ Greed Blues.” The lyrics were praised by way of the good Pete Seeger; and the much-admired invoice Moyers “loved” the video.

In half 1 the tale develops from performances of that music. a few humans coalesce and comes to a decision to do whatever strange to carry these grasping, smug gigantic Bankers in charge and ship a effective symbolic message to the US that “We the folks” have had it and issues needs to essentially switch. That results in dramatic activities partially 2, which come with fashionable, compelling writing and a few pointed humor, in addition to delivering key historic point of view. many of us will cheer all that. yet that’s a secondary development.

In half 2 via half three “a documentary of the close to destiny” is constructed that provides a version for what may & should still occur in election 2012 – and past. A remarkable, populist US senate candidate, with dedication and integrity, leads a countrywide coalition past the political events referred to as “A New announcement of Independence” to alter the dominance of particular pursuits, and enhance the corrupted Congress, distorted election approach, and so forth. genuine political humans “appear” within the novel, together with Russ Feingold & Elizabeth Warren.

Creative use of tune makes the radical beautiful, together with the topic tune, an unique crusade advert satire track & a huge occasion with humans like Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Bonnie Raitt and John Mayer to Danny Glover and Susan Sarandon.

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Hostile Intent by James Allen Wattenbarger

By James Allen Wattenbarger

Matt McKenzie is a covert agent in America’s such a lot mystery counterterrorism supplier; an enterprise so hugely categorised that simply the president is familiar with of its lifestyles. whereas investigating the disappearance of his sister, who vanished whereas operating for FutureTech, a robust protection contractor, he makes a chilling discovery: a plot to take advantage of a futuristic weapon to assassinate the president and overthrow the yank govt. Matt unexpectedly unearths himself within the so much determined struggle of his lifestyles as he struggles to prevent a ruthless CEO and a self-righteous baby-kisser from bringing the rustic to its knees and throwing the realm into chaos.

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Bienvenue à Sarkoland (FICTION) (French Edition) by Eric Lebreton

By Eric Lebreton

Ce monde étrange, Sarkoland, Alex y vient par hasard. Il veut seulement qu'on lui paye son idée. Les jeunes gens,tous militants dévoués à l. a. reason du nouveau président fraîchement élu, sont très sympathiques mais Alex devine qu'ils vont être déçus, que los angeles désillusion va être negative. Mais il ne les plaint pas. Lui aussi a connu de grandes désillusions. Le livre, qui côtoie les rivages du fantastique politique, est une méditation sur l. a. désillusion. Et sur l'amour. Alex devra fuir avec celle qu'il aime mais, pour leur malheur, ils ne pourront jamais quitter sarkoland.

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