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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

Curing Affluenza

How to Buy Less Stuff and Save the World

Affluenza has not just changed the world, it has also changed the way we see the world. Short of money? Borrow some. Caught in the rain? Buy an umbrella. Thirsty? Buy a bottle of water and throw … 288 View
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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
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This Has Always Been a War

The Radicalization of a Working-Class Queer

A powerful, personal critique of capitalist patriarchy as seen through the eyes of a queer radical. Capitalism has infiltrated every aspect of our personal, social, economic, and sexual lives. By … 321 View
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Preface

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The preface from author Richard Denniss. 5 $0.50 Add
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Tectonic Shift

From: Shift Change

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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
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The Journey to Change for Good

Introduction

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Boom, Bust, and a Double-Sided Bohemian Renaissance

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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
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Change for Good Today

Chapter 1

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Chapter 1 focuses on why businesses today need to deliver value to consumers at the same time as helping to solve social problems. Based on Klein’s own experience helping businesses improve … 21 $2.10 Add
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Diagnosing the Disease

From: Curing Affluenza

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Chapter 1 focuses on defining or diagnosing ‘affluenza’, discussing topics including environmental destruction, global inequality, culture of wasteful materialism, technological … 26 $2.60 Add
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A Good Dose of Materialism Helps a Bad Case of Affluenza

From: Curing Affluenza

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Chapter 2 examines our current culture of convenience, discussing topics including consuming and producing, credit cards and credit card debt, consumerism (the love of buying things) verses … 27 $2.70 Add
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Change for Good History

Chapter 2

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Chapter 2 explores the motivations businesses have in social policy and philanthropy. The chapter explores topics including Quaker capitalism, the Trump presidency, the origins of the … 22 $2.20 Add
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The "Creative Class" Creates a Global Urban Clash

From: Shift Change

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In this chapter, the author examines the relationship between Hamilton and Toronto, and how these two once-divided cities are now closely intertwined. The chapter also explores gentrification in … 53 $5.30 Add
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A Blue-Collar Legacy – for Better and for Worse

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This chapter examines the dual nature of Hamilton, and poses key questions about the city. Can history be the basis for a roadmap forward? Are there unique aspects of Hamilton’s past that … 49 $4.90 Add
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Change for Good Employees

Chapter 3

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Chapter 3 provides examples of how businesses are partnering with their employees in meaningful ways to bring about positive change, alongside some of Klein’s own experiences in building … 19 $1.90 Add
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Lighten Up

From: Curing Affluenza

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Chapter 3 explores productivity between the public and private sectors, discussing topics including wasted resources, ‘economic activity’, cycles of production, the ‘Washington … 41 $4.10 Add