Canadian Politics

  • Thirty Years of Failure

    Understanding Canadian Climate Policy

    By Robert MacNeil     Forthcoming November 2019

    How did Canada go from climate leader to climate villain?

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  • When Poverty Mattered

    Then and Now

    By Paul Weinberg     Forthcoming October 2019

    Founded in Toronto in 1968, the Praxis Corporation was a progressive research institute mandated to spark political discussion about a range of social issues, such as poverty, homelessness, anti-war activism, community activism and worker organization. Deemed a radical threat by the Canadian state, Praxis was put under RCMP surveillance. In 1970, Praxis’s office was burgled and burned to the ground.

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  • Rethinking Who We Are

    Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada

    Edited by Jessica E. Pulis and Paul U. Angelini     May 2019

    Rethinking Who We Are takes a non-conventional approach to understanding human difference in Canada.

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  • Bombardier Abroad

    Patterns of Dispossession

    By David P. Thomas     October 2018

    Centred around a theoretical framework that combines concepts of dispossession, political economy and important interventions from the field of settler colonial studies on the topic of colonial dispossession, Bombardier Abroad is a critical look at the problematic practices of a Canadian corporation and the ways in which the Canadian state is culpable.

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  • Policing Indigenous Movements

    Dissent and the Security State

    By Andrew Crosby and Jeffrey Monaghan     May 2018

    A comprehensive examination of the security state’s extensive surveillance of Indigenous struggles for land and autonomy.

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  • Working for the Common Good

    Canadian Women Politicians

    By Madelyn Holmes     March 2017

    In Working for the Common Good, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and accomplishments.

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  • Blood of Extraction

    Canadian Imperialism in Latin America

    By Todd Gordon and Jeffery R. Webber     November 2016

    “A careful and comprehensive analysis of Canada’s economic policies and political interference in Latin America” — Noam Chomsky

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  • About Canada: The Environment

    By Linda Pannozzo     October 2016

    As the Earth veers toward a biological tipping point, as resources like water, fish, oil and natural gas become scarcer and as climate change threatens our survival, how is Canada responding? What kind of future can Canadians expect? What changes need to be made?

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  • A Propaganda System

    How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War

    By Yves Engler     October 2016

    The latest book from renowned author Yves Engler reveals why most Canadians believe their country is a force for good in the world, despite a long history of supporting empire, racism and exploitation.

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  • Indigenous Nationhood

    Empowering Grassroots Citizens

    By Pamela Palmater  Foreword by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair     October 2015

    “Pamela Palmater is one of the strong voices of a new generation of Native activists and intellectuals. Her essays on Indigenous Nationhood are intelligent, thoughtful, and well informed. And they take no prisoners.” — Thomas King, author of An Inconvenient Indian and many others.

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