Lawrie Cherniak

  • Identifying as Arab in Canada

    A Century of Immigration History

    By Houda Asal     Forthcoming September 2020

    While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in Canada begins to rectify this invisibilization by exploring the migration from Machrek (the Middle East) to Canada from the late 19th century through the 1970s.

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  • To Be A Water Protector

    The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

    By Winona LaDuke     Forthcoming July 2020

    Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. To Be a Water Protector, explores issues that have been central to her activism for many years — sacred Mother Earth, our despoiling of Earth and the activism at Standing Rock and opposing Line 3.

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  • More Powerful Together

    Conversations With Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

    By Jen Gobby     Forthcoming June 2020

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  • Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

    Recasting Leftist Imagination

    Edited by Robert Latham, A. T.  Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen and Niko Block     Forthcoming June 2020

    This book provides suggestions for working with popular disaffection, taking the rich, fragmented, conflicted history of refusals and defeats as a starting point for next steps in the struggle against capitalism and the far right, rather than as the basis for more conflict or defeatism.

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  • Canada In The World

    Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination

    By Tyler A. Shipley     Forthcoming June 2020

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  • Blood and Money

    War, Slavery, Finance and Empire

    By David McNally     Forthcoming June 2020

    David McNally reveals the true story of money’s origins and development as one of violence and human bondage.

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  • The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

    Lessons From Bolivia

    By Ben M. McKay     Forthcoming May 2020

    Using the neo-extractivist model, The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism analyzes how the Bolivian countryside is transformed by the development and expansion of the soy complex and reveals the extractive dynamics of capitalist industrial agriculture, while also challenging dominant discourses legitimating this form of production as a means to achieve rural development and food security.

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  • Ideology Over Economics

    P3s in an Age of Austerity

    By John Loxley     Forthcoming May 2020

    In Ideology Over Economics, economist John Loxley examines the expansion of P3s following the 2008 global financial crisis, when corporations responded to the crisis by lobbying governments for financial assistance and austerity governments responded by expanding financial resources for P3s.

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  • Restless Ideas

    Contemporary Social Theory in an Anxious Age

    By Tony Simmons     April 2020

    Tony Simmons illustrates how social theory provides us with the skills for more informed observation, analysis and empathic understanding of social behaviour and social interaction.

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  • NOlympians

    Inside the Fight Against Capitalist Mega-Sports in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Beyond

    By Jules Boykoff     April 2020

    “The need for critical writing about the Olympics has never been more important and no one does it more effectively or incisively than Jules Boykoff. Here he shows us not only the potential harm of the LA 2028 Summer Games but the activists who are bringing this reality to light.” — Dave Zirin

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