Progressive Politics

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In Their Own Voices

Building Urban Aboriginal Communities

In Their Own Voices is an examination of the urban Aboriginal experience, based on the voices of Aboriginal people. It is set in Winnipeg’s inner city, but has implications for urban Aboriginal … 189 View

Power Trap

How fear and loathing between New Democrats and Liberals keep Stephen Harper in power--and what can be done about it

In 2011 the Harper Conservatives won a majority government with a minority of votes. If the opposition parties were willing to work together, they would have an excellent chance of defeating the … 296 View

Quiet No More

New Political Activism in Canada and Around the Globe

Spontaneous and creative protest movements have burst onto the political stage in Canada and around the world. Joel D. Harden, an activist, writer, and educator, offers a ground-level account of … 264 View
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Building a Path to a Better Future

Urban Aboriginal People

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Preface

Why Write This Book?

From: Quiet No More

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Outlines the authors history of Activism and how he came to the point of writing this book. His qualifications on the subject and the focus of the book 7 $0.70 Add
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Why Progressives Don’t Win

From: Power Trap

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Examines the status of progressive voters through statistical analysis finding that progressive voters make up a majority, concluding that progressives don’t know where to cast their … 26 $2.60 Add
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In But Not Of

Aboriginal People in an Inner-City Neighbourhood

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Introduction

The Left, Neoliberalism, and Grassroots Activism

From: Quiet No More

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Gives a short introduction to the definition and development of Grassroots Activisim and the way it challenges Neoliberalism 7 $0.70 Add
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Why Now Is the Time

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Examines why now is the time for progressives to break free of the power trap involved in having two progressive parties through analysis of the economy and economic policy, what conservatives … 32 $3.20 Add
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“The Tools You Need To Discover Who Your Are”

Aboriginal Learners in Selected Adult Learning Centre in Winnipeg

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Grassroots Activism

A Recent History

From: Quiet No More

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chapter one surveys grassroots activism largely within the territorial boundaries of Mexico, Canada, and the United States (what Aboriginal activists call “Turtle Island”). Looks also … 28 $2.80 Add
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Why Conservatives Win

From: Power Trap

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Analyzes the reasons behind the Conservatives electoral wins through their ideological dominance particularly economic messaging 36 $3.60 Add
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Grassroots Movements

Cogs that Turn Larger Wheels

From: Quiet No More

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Chapter two analyzes the role of grassroots movements in recent years and their common role as cogs that turn larger wheels (e.g., large progressive groups and institutions of mainstream … 44 $4.40 Add
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Why the New Democrats Broke Out

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Examines the NDP breakout in Quebec, discusses Jack Layton, and the party’s strategic targeting of seats 33 $3.30 Add
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Bucking a Losing Trend

Glimpses of Grassroots Unionism

From: Quiet No More

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Chapter three then studies the impact of grassroots activism in trade unions. Following a review of the debate on the “crisis” in working class politics, I bring in examples to … 48 $4.80 Add
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Why the Liberals’ Strange Decline

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Looks at the slow decline of the Liberal Party from Majority governments to being beaten by the Conservatives. Concludes that it was due to the lack of renovating their organization and it seemed … 37 $3.70 Add