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“I Hate Feminists”

December 6, 1989, And Its Aftermath

On December 6, 1989, a man walked into the engineering school École Polytechnique de Montreal, armed with a semi-automatic rifle and, declaring “I hate feminists,” killed fourteen young women. “I … 140 View

“Indians Wear Red”

Colonialism, Resistance, and Aboriginal Street Gangs

With the advent of Aboriginal street gangs such as Indian Posse, Manitoba Warriors, and Native Syndicate, Winnipeg garnered a reputation as the “gang capital of Canada.” Yet beyond the … ; ; ; 176 View

(Ab)Using Power

The Canadian Experience

This book represents the first systematic effort in this country to integrate a variety of topics related to power abuse into a single collection. Each essay has been chosen on the strength of … ; ; 287 View

“Too Asian”?

Racism and Post-Secondary Education

The now notorious Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” from the magazine’s 2010 campus issue has sparked a national furor about race in Canadian higher education. Since the … ; ; ; 224 View

14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

Today, many human rights commissions are threatened or are no longer in existence. This book argues in support of our human rights institutions, including the new Canadian Museum for Human … ; ; 447 View
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1968 in Canada

A Year and Its Legacies

The year 1968 in Canada was an extraordinary one, unlike any other in its frenetic pace of activities and their consequences for the development of a new national consciousness among Canadians. … ; ; 400 View

21st Century Socialism

Reinventing the Project

Bringing together a passionate group of socialists, 21st Century Socialism participates in the emerging and critical debate concerned with reinventing and rebuilding socialism. 239 View

A Beauty that Hurts

Life and Death in Guatemala

When A Beauty That Hurts first appeared in 1995, Guatemala was one of the world’s most flagrant violators of human rights. An accord brokered by the United Nations brought a measure of … 288 View
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A Brief History of the Earth’s Climate

Everyone's Guide to the Science of Climate Change

A Brief History of the Earth’s Climate is an accessible myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth’s climate over 4.6 billion years, and how and why human-caused global … 210 View

A Distinct Alien Race

The Untold Story of Franco-Americans - Industrialization, Immigration, Religious Strife

“The French number more than a million in the United States…. They are kept a distinct alien race, subject to the Pope in matters of religion and of politics. Soon…they will govern you, … 394 View

A Finer Future

Creating an Economy in Service to Life

Humanity is in a race with catastrophe. Is the future one of global warming, 65 million migrants fleeing failed states, soaring inequality, and grid-locked politics? Or one of empowered … ; ; ; 450 View

A Good War

Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency

Canada needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to prevent a catastrophic 1.5 degree increase in the earth’s average temperature — assumed by many scientists to be a … 465 View

A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

A Line in the Tar Sands

Struggles for Environmental Justice

Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost. But tar sands opponents—fighting a powerful international industry—are likened to terrorists; … ; ; ; 390 View

A Lucky Life

As a longtime pediatrician, Richard Goldbloom placed a high value on connecting with and communicating with his patients and their parents. His ability to reach an audience is evident in this … 304 View