End-to-End Arguments in System Design, Saltzer, Reed, and Clark. This is a famous paper and i've read it before, but i think i should read it again because i'm not convinced it's right. It also has a successor, Active Networking and End-to-End Arguments.
Extending the REST Architectural Style for Decentralized Systems, Rohit Khare's Ph. D. thesis.
Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System, Leslie Lamport.
The Future of Peace, Scott Hunt.
Image and Brain: The Resolution of the Imagery Debate, Stephen Kosslyn.
The Problem of the Media: U. S. Communication Politics in the 21st Century, Robert W. McChesney of Free Press.
The Exception to the Rulers, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now.