Corporations

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BlackBerry Town

How high tech success has played out for Canada's Kitchener-Waterloo

The smartphone was an incredibly successful Canadian invention created by a team of engineers and marketers led by Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie. But there was a third key player involved — … 264 View

Organizing the 1%

How Corporate Power Works

Canada is ruled by an organized minority of the 1%, a class of corporate owners, managers and bankers who amass wealth by controlling the large corporations at the core of the economy. But … ; 184 View
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Foreword

From: Big Business and Hitler

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Revisionist historian Jaques R. Pauwels defines business and big business as it relates to his analysis of big business and Hitler. He gives a brief overview of the history of capitalism and the … 8 $0.80 Add
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What on Earth is Corporate Power?

From: Organizing the 1%

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Corporations and Capitalism ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Who Wants To Be Connected All the Time?

From: BlackBerry Town

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Chuck Howitt details the early days of Mike Lazaridis’s career, including his time at the University of Waterloo and his budding relationship with Professor Mohamed Elmasry. 7 $0.70 Add
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From the Fur Trade to Big Oil

From: Organizing the 1%

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The Making of Corporate Power ; 33 $3.30 Add
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Licence To Be Radical

From: BlackBerry Town

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Examines the process Mike Lazaridis went through while choosing which university he would attend. Explains the history of the University of Waterloo, its technological facilities at the time and … 17 $1.70 Add
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Controlling the Corporation

From: Organizing the 1%

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The Operational Power of Management ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Engineers for Hire

From: BlackBerry Town

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Discusses the early staff additions at Research in Motion, most notably the addition of Jim Balsillie. Reviews the development of RIM during the late 1980s and early 1990s. 9 $0.90 Add
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Controlling the Capitalist Economy

From: Organizing the 1%

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Strategic Power and Capital Allocation ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Going Mobile

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt details the creation and rollout of the [email protected] Pager 900. Examines the leadup to Research in Motion’s first smartphone. 11 $1.10 Add
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Enclosures of Public Spaces and Infrastructure

From: Think Like a Commoner

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The city is one of the most fiercely contested arenas for market enclosures. Public squares, parks, walkways, sports arenas and the very face and identity of a city are being taken over by a cozy … 10 $1.00 Add
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Riding the Rocket

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt details Research in Motion’s rise to prominence and what that meant for Canadian business, particularly in the Kitchener-Waterloo region. 21 $2.10 Add
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Boomtown

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt describes Research in Motion’s continued success, specifically from the point of view of several of the company’s key employees. 17 $1.70 Add
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Enclosures of Knowledge and Culture

From: Think Like a Commoner

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Copyright and trademark law — with help from new types of “technological locks” that encrypt DVDs and ebooks — are privatizing more and more of our shared culture so that … 14 $1.40 Add
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When Ideas Become Common Sense

From: Organizing the 1%

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The Corporate Reach Into Culture and Politics ; 25 $2.50 Add