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Big Business and Hitler

For big business in Germany and around the world, Hitler and his National Socialist party were a welcome political development. Business was facing the Great Depression of in the 1930s, and for … 304 View

Equal as Citizens

The tumultuous and troubled history of a great Canadian idea

No matter where they live, Canadians expect and receive equal benefits from their government when it comes to old age pensions, consular services when travelling abroad, and airline safety. … 312 View

Humanizing the Economy

Co-operatives in the Age of Capital

At the close of the twentieth century, corporate capitalism extended its reach over the globe. While its defenders argue that globalization is the only way forward for modern, democratic … 305 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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Introduction

From: Equal as Citizens

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Introduction outlines the process to be undertaken in the book and the reason for writing about eqality of citizenship in relation to Canada 11 $1.10 Add
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Introduction

From: Humanizing the Economy

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It is a story about how a revolution in human society that began with the rise of democracy in politics continues to unfold as the democratic idea struggles to find its place in the world of … 7 $0.70 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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Canadian Income Inequality

The Big Picture

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Unbalanced growth and increasing income inequality since 1981 contrasts starkly with the balanced growth and stable income distribution of 1946 to 1981. Although total output per Canadian grew by … 20 $2.00 Add
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The Grand Delusion

From: Humanizing the Economy

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Homo Economicus Industrialization and Social Defence 24 $2.40 Add
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Tupper’s Gift

From: Equal as Citizens

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1860s to 1890s. Examines the influence of Charles Tupper and Samuel Leonard Tilly’s influence on the maritimes in terms of confederation. They convinced the maritimes of the benefit of … 20 $2.00 Add
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Wealth versus Commonwealth

From: Resilience Imperative

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For the last 200 years, the ideology of unregulated markets, free-flow-ing capital, and minimalist government has waxed and waned. The unbridled markets of the 1920s gave way to state investment … ; 36 $3.60 Add
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A Path beyond Debt: Interest-Free Lending at Work

From: Resilience Imperative

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Unlocking the debt trap is hugely difficult. Ironically, the primary solution advanced by banks and the International Monetary Fund is to issue more debt and charge compound interest for the … ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Industry, Democracy and Dictatorship

From: Big Business and Hitler

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Revisionist historian Jacques R. Pauwels examines the period of 1920-1928 and how Hitler used the German elite’s interests in Industry to gain their support. He also analyzes how this … 10 $1.00 Add
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What’s Been Happening to Canada’s Middle Class?

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Historically, Canada’s middle class has expected increasing prosperity from one generation to the next. Real hourly wages did grow strongly until 1981, when inflation control became the … 29 $2.90 Add
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With Friends Like These …

From: Equal as Citizens

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1890s-1914. Differences between provinces are explored. Maritimes want a cut of the taxes. Takes economics and taxation into account in the analysis 14 $1.40 Add