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Alexa!

Changing the Face of Canadian Politics

Alexa McDonough’s impact on Canadian politics cannot be measured solely by election victories or seat tallies. As the first female leader of a mainstream Canadian political party, she … 288 View
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Exile

Rejecting America and Finding the World

Che Guevara left Argentina at 22. At 21, Belén Fernández left the U.S. and didn’t look back. Alone, far off the beaten path in places like Syria and Tajikistan, she reflects on … 160 View
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From Layton to Singh

The 20-year conflict behind the NDP’s deal with the Trudeau Liberals

An incisive analysis of the federal NDP since 2000, examining the ongoing, unresolved tension between the party’s idealistic grassroots base and centrist bureaucracy at its core. On the … 208 View

How We Changed Toronto

The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada’s largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, … 349 View
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On Love and Tyranny

The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt

In an utterly unique approach to biography, On Love and Tyranny traces the life and work of the iconic German Jewish intellectual Hannah Arendt, whose political philosophy and understandings of … 272 View
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Still Hopeful

Lessons from a Lifetime of Activism

“Canada’s best-known voice of dissent.” — CBC In this timely book, Barlow counters the prevailing atmosphere of pessimism that surrounds us and offers lessons of hope that … 240 View

The Golden Age of Liberalism

A Portrait of Roméo LeBlanc

This book explores the life and times of Roméo LeBlanc, one of Canada’s most popular and successful politicians and statesmen. Probably best known as the long-standing fisheries … 376 View
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Foreword by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien and Introduction by Author

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Outlines the authors experience with Romeo Leblanc and why she chose to write his biography ; 16 $1.60 Add
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That Which Should Never Have Happened

From: On Love and Tyranny

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In the introduction, Heberlein exmines the links between Hannah Arendt’s love of the world and her explorations of evil. 4 $0.40 Add
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In the Introduction, author and activist Maude Barlow reflects on her 40-year career in social justice and what motivates her to continue the fight: hope. Barlow explains the motivation behind … 4 $0.40 Add
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Prologue

From: Alexa!

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A brief look at Alexa’s entry into the political fray and the women who inspired, supported, and pushed her to make such a difficult decision. Also a glimpse of the relationship and history … 6 $0.60 Add