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

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

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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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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Introduction

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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Introduction

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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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

From: Harperism

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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
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The Liberators

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Introduces the concept of neoliberalism and its prioritization of deregulation and privatization. Analyzes the process of privatization and deregulation in the Canadian rail industry. Introduces … 10 $1.00 Add
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Containing Environmentalism

From: The Big Stall

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Describes the business lobby’s tactics to contain environmentalism propaganda, including the use of think tanks, during the 1970s and 1980s. Details the rise of neo-liberalism via the Mont … 24 $2.40 Add
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Global Economy

From: Getting to Zero

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Analyzes the impact of neo-liberalism, globalization, and free trade on global warming. Presents an analysis of corporate power as the key obstacle to meaningful climate action by governments and … 28 $2.80 Add
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Railway Makeover

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Discusses the privatization of CN Rail, and the impact of NAFTA on rail regulations. Identifies why privatized rail firms cut staffing levels, how the federal government allowed private rail … 13 $1.30 Add
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Send in the Think Tanks to Win the Battle of Ideas

From: Harperism

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focuses on Brian Lee Crowley, his neoliberal ideas, and the think tank he founded 39 $3.90 Add
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Oil-Lobby Power, Railway-Lobby Power

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Analyzes the rise of Stephen Harper against the backdrop of Big Oil interests. Identifies how oil lobby, backed by rail lobby, and supported by Harper pushed through additional deregulation. He … 12 $1.20 Add
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Reject Unions and Prosper

From: Harperism

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Looks at the Harper Government in terms of labour relations 34 $3.40 Add
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Rio to Kyoto

The Road Not Taken

From: The Big Stall

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Analyzes the tactic of "greenwashing" and the use of terms like "sustainable development" allowing big business to adopt the language of environmentalism but none of the … 16 $1.60 Add