Class, Inequality & Oppression

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Academic Well-Being of Racialized Students

Canadian universities have an ongoing history of colonialism and racism in this white-settler society. Racialized students (Indigenous, Black and students of colour), who would once have been … 250 View
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Capitalism and Dispossession

Corporate Canada at Home and Abroad

This edited collection brings together a broad range of case studies to highlight the role of Canadian corporations in producing, deepening and exacerbating conditions of dispossession both at … ; 289 View
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Change for Good

An Action-Oriented Approach for Businesses to Benefit from Solving the World’s Most Urgent Social Problems

An action-oriented approach for businesses to solve the world’s most urgent social problems — and benefit from doing so. More than a year into a global pandemic, profit and … 274 View

Co-operatives in a Post-Growth Era

Creating Co-operative Economics

Featuring a remarkable roster of internationally renowned critical thinkers, this book presents a feasible alternative for a more environmentally sustainable and equitable economic system. The … ; 320 View

Experiencing Difference

Difference is a fundamental aspect of our human existence. This anthology emerges from the editor’s attempts to navigate the complex, variable and unpredictable materiality of difference. … 333 View

Fixing Fashion

Remaking the Way We Make, Market, and Buy Our Clothes

With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the … 242 View

From Corporate Globalization to Global Co-operation

We Owe It to Our Grandchildren

This book is about the need for an alternative to capitalism. But what does that alternative look like? And given the ever-increasing wealth and power of the 1 percent and the fact that … 196 View

From the Great Transformation to the Great Financialization

On Karl Polanyi and Other Essays

Four years into the unfolding of the most serious economic crisis since the 1930s, Karl Polanyi’s prediction of the fateful consequences of unleashing the destructive power of unregulated … 294 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Our Lives: Canada after 1945

Second Edition

This book offers a short, comprehensive history of post-war Canada. All the major events and developments in Canadian history are discussed: the evolution of the welfare state; the growth of … 488 View

Ruling Canada

Corporate Cohesion and Democracy

Ruling Canada critically examines Canada’s “economic elite”–a collection of the country’s richest and most powerful individuals, many of whom preside over … 168 View

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

For 35 years, Canada has become vastly wealthier, but most people have not. This book documents the dramatic and rapid growth in inequality. It identifies the causes. It proposes meaningful steps … 248 View

The Future of Capitalism

Katrina Vanden Heuvel and Yanis Varoufakis vs. Arthur Brooks and David Brooks

“We need to organise politically to defend the weak, empower the many, and prepare the ground for reversing the absurdities of capitalism.” — Yanis Varoufakis In Western … ; ; 142 View

The Great Class War 1914-1918

Far from an accident of history, the First World War was a long sought-after event welcomed by European elites as a check against democratization and socialist reforms — but the war had … View

The Power Manual

How to Master Complex Power Dynamics

Liberate yourself by understanding and mastering power dynamics All social relations are laden with power. Getting out from under dominant power relations and mastering power dynamics is perhaps … 195 View
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Twilight Capitalism

Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System

Twenty-first-century capitalism has little more to offer than a menu of despair: pandemics, deepening inequality, worsening depression, runaway climate change, intensifying authoritarianism and … ; ; 295 View