Neo-liberalism

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Harperism

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

Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

The Munk Debate on Geopolitics

Be it resolved, the liberal international order is over… Since the end of World War II, global affairs have been shaped by three broad trends: the increasing free movement of people and … ; ; 106 View
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Spectres of Fascism

Historical, Theoretical and International Perspectives

Concerns over the rise of fascism have been preoccupied with the Trump presidency and the Brexit vote in the UK, yet, globally, we are witnessing a turn towards anti-democratic and illiberal … 304 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
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The Socialist Register 2022

New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism

The 58th annual volume of the Socialist Register takes up the challenge of exploring how the new polarizations relate to the contradictions that underlie them and how far ‘centrist’ … ; ; 352 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
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From: Harperism

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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
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From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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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
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From: The Big Stall

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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
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Introduction

From: Spectres of Fascism

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In the introduction, the author provides a brief history of the resurgence of fascist ideologies in the 21st century. He begins with the election of George Bush and 9/11 and continues through the … 24 $2.40 Add
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Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

From: Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

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This reading consists of a transcript of the Munk Debate on Global Geopolitics. The resolution being debated is "The Liberal International Order is Over". Arguing the pro side is … ; ; 46 $5.52 Add
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Preface

From: The Socialist Register 2022

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The Preface is dedicated to Leo Panitch, a founder of the Socialist Register who worked as an editor until his death in December of 2020. The preface reflects on Pantich’s contributions to … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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A Portrait of Contemporary Neoliberalism

The Rise and Economic Consequences of the One per Cent

From: The Socialist Register 2022

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Simon Mohun examines the massive growth of inequalities in income and wealth, which is perhaps the most commonly agreed-upon cause of polarization across the world today. Mohun argues that most … 20 $2.00 Add
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Big Oil Takes Control

From: The Big Stall

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Analyzes the rise of neo-liberalism think tanks in Canada and their impact on energy policy through the 1970s and 1980s. Trudeau’s Keynesian interventions such as the NEP and Petro Canada … 18 $1.80 Add
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Convince Canadians of the Importance of Economic Freedom

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Explores the history of economic freedom, how canadians have been convinced that it is a good thing, the policies Harper has put in place to make it happen 35 $3.50 Add