Political Science

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

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Jeremy Bentham


Jeremy Bentham's Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, a classic text in modern philosophy and jurisprudence, first publ…

The End of the Middle Age: 1273-1453

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Eleanor Constance Lodge


Eleanor Constance Lodge, (1869-1936), was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Oxford. In this short sur…

Selected Essays

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Voltairine De Cleyre


Voltairine de Cleyre (1866–1912) was, according to Emma Goldman, "the most gifted and brilliant anarchist woman America ever produced.&…

The American Crisis aka "The Crisis"

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Thomas Paine


A 13 pamphlet series by 18th century Enlightenment philosopher/author Thomas Paine, published between 1776 to 1783 during and immediately fo…

The Theory of Social Revolutions

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Brooks Adams


Brooks Adams (1848-1927), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism. He believed that commercial civilizations rise and fall in p…

Industrial Conspiracies

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Clarence Darrow


Publisher's Note.—This address was delivered shortly after Mr. Darrow's triumphant acquittal on a charge growing out of his defense of the M…

The Gettysburg Address (version 4)

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Abraham Lincoln


The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States hist…

מדינת היהודים (The Jewish State)

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Theodor Herzl


Der Judenstaat (German, The Jewish State) is a book written by Theodor Herzl and published in 1896 in Leipzig and Vienna by M. Breitenstein'…

The Treaty with China

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Mark Twain


"A good candidate for 'the most under-appreciated work by Mark Twain' would be 'The Treaty With China,' which he published in the New Y…

Irish Impressions

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G. K. Chesterton


“For the Irish Question has never been discussed in England. Men have discussed Home Rule; but those who advocated it most warmly, and as I …

Adresse à l'Assemblée nationale, pour l'abolition de la traite des Noirs

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Société Des Amis Des Noirs and Société Des Amis Des Noirsandjacques Pierre Brissot De Warville


La Société des Amis des Noirs est une association créée le 19 février 1788 qui avait pour but l'abolition…

Considerations on Representative Government

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John Stuart Mill


Mill's volume was published in 1861 as an argument favoring this form of governance. Mill covers what forms of government work best, includi…

The Mysterious Forces of Civilization

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Abdu’L-Bahá ‘Abbás


The Mysterious Forces of Civilization (Persian: Risálih-i-Madaníyyih) is a work written before 1875 by ‘Abbás Effend&ia…

Signs of Change

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William Morris


In the 1880s William Morris, the artist and poet famously associated with the Arts and Crafts movement, left the Liberal Party and threw him…

How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

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Jacob A. Riis


How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (1890) was a pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting…

From Dictatorship to Democracy

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Gene Sharp


From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dict…

La Rana Viajera

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Julio Camba


Julio Camba Andreu (1884 - 1962) fue un escritor y periodista español. Nació en una familia gallega de clase media. A los trec…

Essay on the Trial by Jury

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Lysander Spooner


FOR more than six hundred years that is, since Magna Carta, in 1215 there has been no clearer principle of English or American constitutiona…

Public Opinion

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Walter Lippmann


Public Opinion (1922), by Walter Lippman, is a critical assessment of functional democratic government, especially the irrational, and often…

Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War: Some Perspectives

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United States Arms Control And Disarmament Agency


This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effe…

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