Activism & Social Movements

  • Advocating for Palestine in Canada

    Histories, Movements, Action

    Edited by Emily Regan Wills, Jeremy Wildeman, Michael Bueckert and Nadia Abu-Zahra  Foreword by Libby Davies     Forthcoming March 2022

    This collection brings together activists, journalists and academics to explore the challenges of engaging in Palestinian advocacy in Canada.

  • Fight to Win

    Inside Poor People’s Organizing

    By A.J.  Withers     Forthcoming November 2021

    The first full length book on the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, one of Canada’s most significant poor people’s activist organizations.

  • Ineligible

    Single Mothers Under Welfare Surveillance

    By Krys Maki     Forthcoming November 2021

    A comprehensive examination of welfare state surveillance and regulation of single mothers in Ontario.

  • Insurgent Love

    Abolition and Domestic Homicide

    By Ardath Whynacht     Forthcoming October 2021

    When loved ones transgress into violence, how do we seek justice and safety outside of policing and prisons?

  • Atacama

    A Novel

    By Carmen Rodríguez     September 2021

    Atacama is the story of two fictional characters of disparate backgrounds but connected by a profound understanding of the other’s emotional predicaments and by their unwavering commitment to social justice.

    A Roseway Book
  • Living in Indigenous Sovereignty

    By Elizabeth Carlson-Manathara  With Gladys Rowe     May 2021

    This book offers inspiration and guidance for non-Indigenous peoples who wish to live honourably in relationship with Indigenous Peoples, laws and lands. A much-needed book in our time.

  • Take Back The Fight

    Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age

    By Nora Loreto     October 2020

    In Take Back The Fight, Nora Loreto examines the state of modern feminism in Canada and argues that feminists must organize to take back feminism from politicians, business leaders and journalists who distort and obscure its power.

  • More Powerful Together

    Conversations With Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

    By Jen Gobby     July 2020

    How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? In reflecting on what’s working and what’s not working in these movements, taking inventory of the obstacles hindering efforts, and imagining the strategies for building a powerful movement of movements, a common theme emerges: relationships are crucial to building movements strong enough to transform systems.

  • 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

  • Frontline Farmers

    How the National Farmers Union Resists Agribusiness and Creates Our New Food Future

    Edited by Annette Aurélie Desmarais     November 2019

    Who grows the food we eat? How important is it that family farms are viable in Canada today and in the future? How do viable family farms help determine the safety, diversity and sustainability of Canada’s food systems? Why is this important to those of us who do not farm?