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

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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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?

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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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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
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The “Hope of the Hopeless”

Contemporary Lessons from Marxist Struggles Against Hitler and Mussolini

From: Spectres of Fascism

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In this chapter, Schmidt recounts the struggles of Marxist authors and activists in the face of fascist governments like those of Hitler, Mussolini and Franco in the 20th century. He goes on to … 17 $1.70 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