Linda R. Melvern

Linda Melvern is an investigative journalist and writer. For four years she was a reporter with the Sunday Times, including as a member of their award-winning Insight team. Since leaving the paper to write her first book, she has written widely for the British press and also lectures in international issues. She is a visiting fellow in the Department of INternational Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Her books include: The Ultimate Choice: Who Betrayed the United Nations and Why (1995), End of the Street (1986), and Techno-Bandits (1984) (co-authored).

  • The Socialist Challenge Today

    Syriza, Sanders, Corbyn

    By Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin     September 2018

    In what direction should the left move in the 21st century?

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  • Organizing the 1%

    How Corporate Power Works

    By William K. Carroll and J.P. Sapinski     September 2018

    A highly accessible introduction to Marxist political economy, Carroll and Sapinski delve into the capitalist economic system at the root of corporate wealth and power and analyze the ways the capitalist class dominates over contemporary Canadian society.

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  • Northern Wildflower

    By Catherine Lafferty     September 2018

    Catherine Lafferty’s life story as a daughter and mother wanting more for her family and for herself is so completely inspiring. Northern Wildflower is a celebration of soul, grace and dignity.  I am floored with the talent, courage and heart inside this wonderful debut.” —Richard Van Camp, author of The Lesser Blessed

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    A Roseway Book
  • Critical Development Studies

    An Introduction

    By Henry Veltmeyer and Raúl Delgado Wise     September 2018

    The first book in the Critical Development Studies is a searing expose of the whole development industry. It is an introduction to the critical approach to development focusing on the needs of people rather than the pursuit of profit.

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  • From Suffragette to Homesteader

    Exploring British and Canadian Colonial Histories and Women’s Politics through Memoir

    Edited by Emily van der Meulen     September 2018

    From Suffragette to Homesteader is a unique story of social justice advocacy, women’s and feminist histories, struggles for gender equality, and the farmworker and homesteader experience, while also being a story of the British Empire, race and class, colonialism and imperialism, and Indigenous/settler relations.

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  • Pursuing Justice

    An Introduction to Justice Studies, Second Edition

    Edited by Margot Hurlbert     September 2018

    This second edition features updated content from the popular first edition as well as new content about social justice and racism, the experiences of racialized persons with police, settler colonialism and issues of justice for gender and sexual minorities — all from a Canadian perspective.

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  • Racism and Anti-Racism in Canada

    Edited by David Este, Liza Lorenzetti and Christa Sato     August 2018

    This introductory book was planned and written specifically as an introduction to racism and anti-racism. It is conspicuously activist and advocates anti-racism within the parameters of sound academic research. The authors do not see a contradiction between strong research and calls to action to create a non-racist society.

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  • Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)

    A 60s Scoop Adoptee’s Story of Coming Home

    By Colleen Cardinal  Foreword by Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew)     June 2018

    The personal story of a 60s scoop survivor — the loss, the trauma and the journey to heal.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Coming Back to Jail

    Women, Trauma, and Criminalization

    By Elizabeth Comack     May 2018

    Drawing on the stories of forty-two incarcerated women, Coming Back to Jail broadens the focus to examine the role of trauma in the women’s lives.

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  • Doug Knockwood, Mi’kmaw Elder

    Stories, Memories, Reflections

    By Doug Knockwood     May 2018

    This is a personal story of how one man overcame the ravages of colonialism, racism, tuberculosis and alcoholism to become an honoured and respected Elder.

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    A Roseway Book