Understanding Power The Indispensable Chomsky [Audiobook]-P2P

A major new collection from “arguably the most important intellectual alive” (The New York Times). Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of Chomsky’s recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power.

In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign policy during Vietnam to the decline of welfare under the Clinton administration. And as he elucidates the connection between America’s imperialistic foreign policy and the decline of domestic social services, Chomsky also discerns the necessary steps to take toward social change. With an eye to political activism and the media’s role in popular struggle, as well as U.S. foreign and domestic policy, Understanding Power offers a sweeping critique of the world around us and is definitive Chomsky. Characterized by Chomsky’s accessible and informative style, this is the ideal book for those new to his work as well as for those who have been listening for years.

Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky [Audiobook]-P2P
English | February 13, 2014 | ASIN: B00IFI3ACY | MP3@VBR kbps | 22h 12m | 316.7 MB Read more “Understanding Power The Indispensable Chomsky [Audiobook]-P2P”

Managing Humans Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager [Audiobook]-P2P

Listen to hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple, Pinterest, Palantir, Netscape, Symantec, Slack, and Borland. Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopp’s perennially popular blog, Rands in Repose. The third edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the ongoing saga of Lopp’s adventures in Silicon Valley, together with classic episodes remastered for high fidelity and freshness.

Whether you’re an aspiring manager, a current manager, or just wondering what the heck a manager does all day, there is a story in this book that will speak to you – and help you survive and prosper amid the general craziness of dysfunctional bright people caught up in the chase of riches and power. Scattered in repose among these manic misfits are managers, an even stranger breed of people who, through a mystical organizational ritual, have been given power over the futures and the bank accounts of many others.

Lopp’s straight-from-the-hip style is unlike that of any other writer on management and leadership. He pulls no punches and tells stories he probably shouldn’t. But they are magically instructive and yield Lopp’s trenchant insights on leadership that cut to the heart of the matter – whether it’s dealing with your boss, handling a slacker, hiring top guns, or seeing a knotty project through to completion.

Writing code is easy. Managing humans is not. You need a book to help you do it, and this is it.

You’ll learn to: lead engineers, handle conflict, hire well, motivate employees, manage your boss, discover how to say no, understand different engineering personalities, build effective teams, run a meeting well, and scale teams.

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager [Audiobook]-P2P
English | May 27, 2020 | ASIN: B08965CMSS | [email protected] kbps | 5h 39m | 308.89 MB Read more “Managing Humans Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager [Audiobook]-P2P”

Evernight Evernight, Book 1 [Audiobook]-P2P

When orphan Larabelle Fox stumbles across a mysterious wooden box while treasure hunting in the city’s sewers, little does she realise she is about to be catapulted into an adventure, facing wild magic and mortal danger – and a man who casts no shadow..

Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was defeated thanks only to the skill and bravery of the Witches. But now, the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester, and the only spell that might stop it is lost, deep below the great city of King’s Haven.

Evernight: Evernight, Book 1 [Audiobook]-P2P
English | February 06, 2020 | ASIN: B0821GXG8C | MP3@VBR kbps | 7h 54m | 164.52 MB Read more “Evernight Evernight, Book 1 [Audiobook]-P2P”

Emperor’s Throne Desert Cursed Series, Book 6 [Audiobook]-P2P

Three against one is not the best odds in any fight. But does she dare gamble on making an enemy into an ally?

There might be no rest for the wicked, but there’s no rest for the exhausted, either. We’ve barely survived one fight, and we have another blade at our throats. Strike that. Three blades.

I can see only one possible chance at surviving the three evils we face, no matter how much I might hate it. I have to make my peace with one of them and pray that they will help me take down the other two, before we turn on each other.

The only question is, who do I trust not only my life but with the life of my family? Because, I have all those I love the best at my side. Maks. Lila. Bryce. Or do I leave them and take the danger with me to face it all on my own?

One thing is for sure – even if I go down, it’ll be swinging with everything I have.

The final installment in the USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling epic urban fantasy that fans have been waiting for!

If you like KF Breene, Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs, Faith Hunter, Jaymin Eve, Kelley Armstrong, Kim Harrison, or Shayne Silvers, you won’t want to miss Mayer’s books!

Emperor’s Throne: Desert Cursed Series, Book 6 [Audiobook]-P2P
English | January 06, 2020 | ASIN: B083J5CDV2 | MP3@128 kbps | 9h 40m | 550.25 MB Read more “Emperor’s Throne Desert Cursed Series, Book 6 [Audiobook]-P2P”

Daisy’s Gambit The Clockwork Chimera, Book 3 [Audiobook]-P2P

Her moment of triumph was finally at hand. Or at least that’s what Daisy thought before everything flipped on its axis and went to straight to hell. But that was par for the course in Daisy’s life, and she was becoming somewhat accustomed to expecting the unexpected. This, however, took it to a whole different level. One far worse than she would ever have thought possible.

With her home in jeopardy, her loved ones in harm’s way, and her plans for all of their survival in doubt, Daisy once more found herself forced to step up and take charge, fighting the hard battle she so desperately wanted nothing to do with.

Unfortunately, the alien forces that had devastated her planet seemed to be much more of a threat than she had ever realized, and if she didn’t move quickly, whatever fleeting victories she had achieved in the past would soon be negated by her losses in the near future.

With a rag-tag team of scrappy survivors, Daisy reluctantly set out on what was her most difficult and audacious effort yet. But if she somehow succeeded, she might just save not only her own world, but others’ worlds as well.

Daisy’s Gambit: The Clockwork Chimera, Book 3 [Audiobook]-P2P
English | April 30, 2020 | ASIN: B087SKLRZC | [email protected] kbps | 9h 56m | 271.04 MB Read more “Daisy’s Gambit The Clockwork Chimera, Book 3 [Audiobook]-P2P”

Bound in Blood [Audiobook]-P2P

When Jame returned to Knorth hall to help her brother, Torisen, name all the fallen fighters’ death banners stored there, she made the disturbing discovery that those banners splattered with their owners’ blood also have trapped their owners’ souls. She also found a contract proving her cousin Kindrie to be legitimate, proving that there are three full-blooded Knorth. Three full-blooded Knorth means that the Three-Faced God can be manifested – something that none of the three are likely to want to do, if they have any choice in the matter.

Returning with this unwelcome knowledge to school at Tentir, Jame continued to dodge the attentions of an unwanted admirer, strengthen her link to her feline hunting ounce, work with the rathorn colt Death’s-head to insure that it doesn’t resume its attempts to kill her, and, of course, kept causing plenty of unintended havoc. She also had to help fight off attacks from hillmen, repel a stampede of yarkcarn (think warthogs the size of mammoths), fight in the Winter War (a mock conflict – or, at least, that’s how it was supposed to be), and solve the mystery behind the death of her evil uncle, who somehow is still spectrally manifesting himself in nasty ways. No doubt about it – Jame is back, and with a vengeance, as the popular and critically praised fantasy-adventure series continues.

Bound in Blood [Audiobook]-P2P
English | June 02, 2020 | ASIN: B089DPN2WD | MP3@128 kbps | 14h 34m | 801.17 MB Read more “Bound in Blood [Audiobook]-P2P”

An Alien Overlords series (Audiobook)

English | 2019 | Kbps | ASIN: B07S9WTHDK; B081Z5XCMN; B07W6KRXCQ | Duration: 23h 52m | 1,07 GB
Taylor Vaughn (Author), Clementine Dove (Narrator)

His To Claim
Every human girl growing up on New Terrhan knows one thing…that she will be taken by one or several Xalthurian males when she turns 21. The Xalthurians are rough, domineering, and huge all over, but this is the deal our leaders struck so that they would provide our human colony with desperately needed supplies.

If the baby born from our taking is a girl, we will be allowed to keep it. If the baby is a boy, it will be taken away, never to be seen again. That is the way it has always been on our small planet, and that is the way it will always be.

I should accept my fate, but I can’t. When they come for my sister’s baby boy, I dare to defy the alien they call "Tel." As it turns out, "Tel" means prince. But rather than killing me for my insolence, the future overlord vows to return to the planet. When I am 21.

He’s huge, all-powerful, and determined to claim me.

Can I stop him?

And how will I answer when the question becomes, do I want to?

His To Steal
The Xals do things to the girls who try to run…bad things they don’t necessarily recover from.

I’ve grown up my whole life knowing that after a woman turns 21 in my settlement, she must submit to being mated by our alien overlords, the Xalthurians. Running from the mating ceremony means punishment…or worse.

But I’m the freak. The one nearly everyone else in our struggling human settlement either makes fun of or pities. To help my only true friend in the village, I try to escape my fate. I run.

One alien warrior finds me, though. And as it turns out, resistance is very, very futile.

You see, my alien overlord is huge, golden, and determined to keep what he’s stolen. Me.

Please note: This is a first encounter story with an alien who does not know or care about our human laws and boundaries. If that’s the kind of sensitive alien you’re looking for, this hot romance is not for you. T’Kan is not that kind of extraterrestrial.

His to Keep
My alien overlord is green, feral, and determined to keep me.

All of us girls growing up on New Terrhan know that when we become of age, we must submit to our overlords in a special ceremony. To my surprise, though, the alien warrior who hunts me down gifts me with hours of bliss and a beautiful little girl. She becomes my only happiness in life after he’s gone.

I’ve never forgotten him…even after surviving an abusive relationship. But when we meet again, he’s different. An unrecognizable beast.

So, I run. Of course, I run. There’s no way I’m letting another violent male near me or our daughter.

But, my alien overlord is green, feral, and determined to keep me.

And if you think you know what’s coming next, believe me, you have no clue. This is the kind of epic story, that has to be listened to be believed.

Author’s note: This is an alien encounter story with situations outside of our human laws and boundaries. If you can’t stand punishment, submission, and all sorts of dark matter, do not get this crazy-hot romance. These alien overlords aren’t the kind of guys you can take home to meet your parents.
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