Progressive Politics

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Alexa!

Changing the Face of Canadian Politics

Alexa McDonough’s impact on Canadian politics cannot be measured solely by election victories or seat tallies. As the first female leader of a mainstream Canadian political party, she … 288 View

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

The Happiness Policy Handbook

How to Make Happiness and Well-Being the Purpose of Your Government

Thomas Jefferson said that “the purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness.” Yet only now, 270 years later, is the happiness of citizens … ; ; 226 View
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We’re all Climate Hypocrites Now

How Embracing Our Limitations Can Unlock the Power of a Movement

Our culture tells us that personal responsibility is central to tackling the climate emergency, yet the choices we make are often governed by the systems in which we live. Whether it’s … 192 View
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Building a Path to a Better Future

Urban Aboriginal People

From: In Their Own Voices

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Introduction

From: The Happiness Policy Handbook

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The Origins of the Happiness Policy Handbook – A Roadmap to the Handbook ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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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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Prologue

From: Alexa!

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A brief look at Alexa’s entry into the political fray and the women who inspired, supported, and pushed her to make such a difficult decision. Also a glimpse of the relationship and history … 6 $0.60 Add
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We’re all Climate Hypocrites Now

From: We're all Climate Hypocrites Now

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The opening chapter outlines a contradiction in environmental activism: we all know the problem is urgent, but we all continue to produce some amount of carbon emissions. Grover suggests that we … 13 $1.30 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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A Brief History of the Happiness Movement

From: The Happiness Policy Handbook

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An Evolution of Sustainable Development: The Happiness Movement – A Few Words about Terminology ; ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Before

From: Alexa!

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Delving into Alexa’s past by looking at the history of her parents. From the tumultuous relationship of her maternal grandparents to her paternal grandfather’s involvement in the … 24 $2.40 Add
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In But Not Of

Aboriginal People in an Inner-City Neighbourhood

From: In Their Own Voices

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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