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Beyond Contempt

How Liberals can Communicate Across the Great Divide

Liberal and progressive frustration, grief, and alarm over Trump’s destructive political agenda and behavior have prompted mounting disdain for Trump supporters and other conservatives. … 242 View

The Tangled Garden

A Canadian Cultural Manifesto for the Digital Age

The emergence of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (the FAANGs) has created an unprecedented challenge to Canada’s news, television and film businesses. In this book Richard … 224 View

Working for the Common Good

Canadfian Women Politicians

In Working for the Common Good, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and accomplishments. 182 View
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Introduction

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In the Introduction, the author provides some personal background to her experiences with political discourse and sets the stage for engaging in productive conversation in the aftermath of the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

From: The Tangled Garden

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An introduction to the book’s scope and sequence, laying out why Canada’s major media (television networks, newspapers, film industry are suddenly at risk as a result of the advent of … 11 $1.10 Add
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Working for the Common Good in the CCF/NDP

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A Mighty Time

From: Clean Money Revolution

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A Mighty Time Early Roots The Dirty Campaign against Al Gore Sr. To the White House Door with Jimmy Carter Dark Money: Lewis Powell’s Legacy A 500-Year Calling Q&A with Don Shaffer ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Chapter 1

Contempt and Its Discontents

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter the author discusses the concept of “contempt”, and how feeling contempt towards those with differing views is both a natural reflex and the greatest obstacle … 30 $3.00 Add
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PART ONE

From: Working for the Common Good

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Agnes Macphail (1890-1954

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Class-Based Contempt – Red With Shame

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter the author discusses how classism has become an integral component of modern partisan politics, with conservatives appealing to working class voters and painting liberals as … 30 $3.00 Add
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The civil service falls in line

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft examines the period of 2009-2014 in Alberta and the way in which civil servants were brought to identify the public interest with the oil … 20 $2.00 Add
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Why Not Everyone Is a Liberal

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter the author explores the factors that impact how people’s political identities are formed, in particular how conservative views are formed and strengthened. 28 $2.80 Add
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Thérése Cosgrain (!896-1981

From: Working for the Common Good

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"The debate is closing"

The carbonizing of American politics

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft links the Canadian experience of the oil industry’s influence on politics to the United States to industry ties to the George W. Bush government … 23 $2.30 Add
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Chapter 4

Curiosity – The Antidote to Contempt

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter, the author presents curiosity as the antithesis of contempt and suggests that if we engage those with differing views with a sense of curiosity and empathy we can start a … 20 $2.00 Add