Economic Structures & Regional Economies

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Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View
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Introduction

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Overview of the town of Lac-Mégantic, its relation to railroads, and the rail disaster of 2013, placed within the context of government deregulation of key industries like transportation and … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: The Big Stall

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Compares and contrasts the energy policies of Pierre and Justin Trudeau to demonstrate the shift from a government able and willing to intervene in the economy to pursue the national interest to … 3 $0.30 Add
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The Liberators

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Introduces the concept of neoliberalism and its prioritization of deregulation and privatization. Analyzes the process of privatization and deregulation in the Canadian rail industry. Introduces … 10 $1.00 Add
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Extractive Economy

From: Getting to Zero

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Discusses Canadian economic history, focusing on the analysis that inteprets Canada as an extractive economy. Situates PMs Harper and Trudeau’s policies in this context. Examines the … 27 $2.70 Add
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Oil-Lobby Power, Railway-Lobby Power

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Analyzes the rise of Stephen Harper against the backdrop of Big Oil interests. Identifies how oil lobby, backed by rail lobby, and supported by Harper pushed through additional deregulation. He … 12 $1.20 Add
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Net-Zero Challenge

From: Getting to Zero

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Indentifies how Canada, in contrast to several other countries, has failed to develop a credible plan of action for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050. Proposes that an … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Big Shift

From: Getting to Zero

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Discusses the urgent need to shift from carbon intensive activities in three sectors: energy (bitumen to be declared a "sunset" industry), transportation (to shift from private internal … 37 $3.70 Add
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Moving Forward

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how grassroots movements and organizations can move forward to develop sector profiles, targets, and plans of action to create sustained climate action. 43 $4.30 Add
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Risk and Uncertainty

From: The Reconciliation Manifesto

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Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel examines the economic implications of the legal uncertainty of Crown ownership of the land looking at specific cases from 1920-2008. 5 $0.50 Add
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Revenge of the Balance Sheet

From: The Reconciliation Manifesto

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Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel examines the uncertainty that exists in resource development due to failure of governments to acknowledge and address Aboriginal title using the November 2006 … 4 $0.40 Add