Competing Ideologies

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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

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
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Patriarchy of the Wage

Notes on Marx, Gender, and Feminism

At a time when socialism is entering a historic crisis and we are witnessing a worldwide expansion of capitalist relations, a feminist rethinking of Marx’s work is vitally important. In … 144 View

Political Correctness

The Munk Debates

The twenty-second Munk Debate pits acclaimed journalist, professor, and ordained minister Michael Eric Dyson and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg against renowned actor and writer … ; ; ; ; 147 View

The Rise of Populism

The Munk Debates

The twenty-third semi-annual Munk Debate, held on November 2, 2018, pits Stephen Bannon, the CEO of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, against columnist and author David Frum to debate the … ; ; 120 View

Walls

Travels Along the Barricades

Winner, Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction, and City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Shortlisted, Dolman Travel Book Award Longlisted, … 288 View
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Introduction

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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The Wall Disease

From: Walls

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The author introduces the book and the history and concept of wall-building, and how this practice has served humanity and served to cement discord and divisions. 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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Introduction: Militancy as a Civic Virtue

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Riots, as outbursts of rebellion, might sometimes be defensible, even admirable, because they make it impossible to ignore the grievances of the exploited and the oppressed. The author presents a … 11 $1.10 Add
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Michael Eric Dyson In Conversation With Rudyard Griffiths

From: Political Correctness

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and Michael Eric Dyson prior to the Munk Debate on the Political Correctness. The topic of the debate is the role and … ; 9 $1.08 Add
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Stephen K. Bannon in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Rise of Populism

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and former Donald Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon prior to the Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism. The topic of the … ; 13 $1.56 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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Counterplanning from the Kitchen

From: Patriarchy of the Wage

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This chapter responds to recent attacks on Wages for Housework, exploring feminism, capitalism, and marxism. It touches on topics such as the glorification of the family and unpaid labour, … 17 $1.70 Add
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David Frum in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Rise of Populism

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and columnist David Frum prior to the Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism. The topic of the debate is whether the future … ; 12 $1.44 Add
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Drawing a Line in the Sand

The Western Sahara

From: Walls

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This chapter focuses on the berm/’Wall of Shame" in the Western Sahara, which has a long history but which was completed in 1987 and is still manned by Moroccan troops and watched over … 36 $3.60 Add