Political Philosophy

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21st Century Socialism

Reinventing the Project

Bringing together a passionate group of socialists, 21st Century Socialism participates in the emerging and critical debate concerned with reinventing and rebuilding socialism. 239 View

Beyond the Fragments

Feminism and the Making of Socialism

Inspired by the activism of the 1970s that surrounded the triumph of the right under Margaret Thatcher in U.K., Beyond the Fragments was written to create stronger bonds of solidarity in a new … ; ; 324 View

BlackBerry Town

How high tech success has played out for Canada's Kitchener-Waterloo

The smartphone was an incredibly successful Canadian invention created by a team of engineers and marketers led by Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie. But there was a third key player involved — … 264 View


How Stephen Harper and his think tank colleagues have transformed Canada

Margaret Thatcher transformed British political life forever. So did Ronald Reagan in the United States. Now Canada has experienced a similar, dramatic shift to a new kind of politics, which … 288 View

Human Development

Lessons from the Cuban Revolution

Capitalism is a system in crisis. In the context of an urgent need for an alternative system, Cuba provides valuable lessons. The Cuban Revolution’s unique features have allowed it to … 135 View

Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

Public Betrayal, Justice Denied

This book explores the circumstances leading up to the 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, describes the events themselves, and recounts the aftermath including the outcome of criminal trials … 216 View

The Socialist Challenge Today

Syriza, Sanders, Corbyn

In what direction should the left move in the 21st century? The so-called ‘Third Way’ lacked realism as well as imagination. The social democratic embrace of neoliberal globalization … ; 96 View

Think Like a Commoner

A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

The biggest "tragedy of the commons" is the misconception that commons are failures – relics from another era rendered unnecessary by the Market and State. Think Like a Commoner … 211 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

From Social Democracy to Democratic Socialism


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From: Harperism


Outlines Stephen Harper’s changes that were instituted, outlines a connection between neo-liberal think tanks and Harper’s election, comparisons to Reganism and Thatcherism 10 $1.00 Add


From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster


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


From: The Big Stall


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


From: Human Development


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Introduction (2013)

From: Beyond the Fragments


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