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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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

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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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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

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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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Wants and Needs

From: We're all Climate Hypocrites Now

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In this chapter, the author unpacks our consumer impulses, and how a consumer state of mind does not encourage environmental action. 10 $1.00 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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How "Green" Lost Its Groove

From: We're all Climate Hypocrites Now

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In this chapter, Grover details the ways in which an over-focus on purity is impeding the environmental movement, and reveals a lack of faith in collective action. 12 $1.20 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