Economic Disparity

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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

Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

Recasting the Leftist Imagination

What does the future hold for the left? How does the left adapt to, and prepare for, the crises of our time? In moments of crisis it is always important to rethink longstanding assumptions, … ; ; ; 272 View

Shift Change

Scenes from a Post-industrial Revolution

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban … 252 View

The Fair Trade Handbook

Building a Better World, Together

Framed within the common goal of advancing trade justice and South-North solidarity, The Fair Trade Handbook presents a broad interpretation of fair trade and a wide-ranging dialogue between … ; ; 240 View

The Future of Capitalism

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

The twenty-fifth semi-annual Munk Debate, held on December 4, 2019, pits editorial director and publisher of the Nation Katrina vanden Heuvel and former finance minister of Greece Yanis … ; ; ; 142 View

Tiny Engines of Abundance

A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression

This book provides a historical and comparative perspective of peasant productivity using case studies portraying the extraordinary efficiency with which English cottagers, Jamaican ex-slaves, … 157 View

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

When Poverty Mattered

Then and Now

Founded in Toronto in 1968, the Praxis Corporation was a progressive research institute mandated to spark political discussion about a range of social issues, such as poverty, homelessness, … 211 View


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Augmenting the Left: Challenging the Right, Reimagining Transformation

From: Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left


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From: The Future of Capitalism


This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and editorial director and publisher of the Nation Katrina vanden Heuvel prior to the Munk Debate on the future of … ; ; ; 7 $0.84 Add


From: A Good War


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Tectonic Shift

From: Shift Change


This chapter describes Hamilton as it once was: foundries belching iron oxide into the atmosphere, traffic jams driven by shift changes at factories, and workers toiling at all hours of the day … 25 $2.50 Add

Why Write a Book on Fair Trade?

From: The Fair Trade Handbook


In the introductory chapter, the editors describe the genesis of the book, its goals, and its structure. ; ; 7 $0.70 Add

A Lively Bean that Brightens Lives

From: The Fair Trade Handbook


This illustrated chapter tells the story of Ethiopian coffee in comicbook form. 13 $1.30 Add

Boom, Bust, and a Double-Sided Bohemian Renaissance

From: Shift Change


This chapter surveys some of the attempts to develop and revitalize Hamilton’s downtown core. Although the initial efforts were unsuccessful, a few optimists valiantly plotted … 48 $4.80 Add