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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
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Decolonize Hipsters

Few urban critters are more reviled than the hipster. They are notoriously difficult to define, and yet we know one when we see one. No wonder: they were among the global cultural phenomena that … 148 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
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The World After Covid

The Munk Dialogues on a Pandemic

From the world-renowned Munk Debates comes a collection of dialogues by leading intellectuals envisioning our post-pandemic future. During this time of social distancing, the acclaimed Munk … 153 View

Washington’s Long War on Syria

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The … 280 View

Working for the Common Good

Canadian 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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From: Beyond Contempt

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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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From: Decolonize Hipsters

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In the Introduction, author Grégory Pierrot reflects on how his time in Portland inspired this book. The chapter provides a brief history of Portland and the state of Oregon, a brief … 11 $1.10 Add
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From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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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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Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

April 9, 2020

From: The World After Covid

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Malcolm Gladwell and Rudyard Griffiths discuss Covid-19 and America’s response to it. Topics include social inequality, health care, ethics, human social behaviours, climate change, and … 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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Bobby and Pierre

From: 1968 in Canada

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In the spring of 1968, the political campaigns of Robert Kennedy in the United States and Pierre Trudeau in Canada generated wild crowd scenes featuring passionate adoration of the candidates. … 23 $2.30 Add
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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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Fareed Zakaria in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

April 15, 2020

From: The World After Covid

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Fareed Zakara and Rudyard Griffiths discuss Covid-19 and its global impacts. Topics include the world’s transition into a post-American world and China’s current power and influence, … 13 $1.30 Add