International Politics

  • Cuba–U.S. Relations

    Obama and Beyond

    By Arnold August     May 2017

    “An expert on Cuba, Arnold August offers a revealing view of the conflict between Washington and Havana and the foreign policy of the United States vis-à-vis the island.”

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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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  • Migrant Workers and the City

    Generation Now

    By Huang Chuanhui  Foreword by Henry Veltmeyer  Translated by Anna Beare     September 2016

    In this refreshingly open and enlightening book we hear the stories and hopes for the future from the people who live in the basements of cities across China.

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  • Expose, Oppose, Propose

    Alternative Policy Groups and the Struggle for Global Justice

    By William K. Carroll     May 2016

    Expose, Oppose, Propose explores the networks, discourses and practices through which transnational alternative policy groups exert political and cultural influence and assesses the challenges they face as transnational change agents in an era of economic and ecological crisis.

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  • Socialist Register 2016

    The Politics of the Right

    Edited by Greg Albo and Leo Panitch     November 2015

    The fifty-second edition in the highly popular Socialist Register series focuses on the political forces and parties of the Right, seeking to shed light on their social base, organizational strength and range and influence on mainstream parties and opinions.

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  • Canada in Africa

    300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

    By Yves Engler     September 2015

    Based on an exhaustive look at the public record as well as on-the-ground research, Canada in Africa shows how the federal government pressed African countries to follow neoliberal economic prescriptions and sheds light on Canada’s part in the violence that has engulfed Somalia, Rwanda and the Congo, as well as how Canada’s indifference to climate change means a death sentence to ever-growing numbers of Africans.

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  • Continental Crucible, Expanded Edition

    Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America

    By Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui  Preface by Mel Watkins  Foreword by Steve Early     June 2015

    This expanded edition examines developments in the offensive of North American big business, especially the blitzkrieg of constitutional reforms in Mexico in 2013–14. This crisis and its implications for the North American left and labour movements are explored in greater depth. This edition also includes new material from Leo Panitch and Steve Early, as well as the original preface by Mel Watkins.

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  • The Song of the Shirt

    Cheap Clothes Across Continents and Centuries

    By Jeremy Seabrook     April 2015

    Labour in Bangladesh flows like its rivers—in excess of what is required. Often, both take a huge toll. Labour that costs $1.66 an hour in China and 52 cents in India can be had for a song in Bangladesh—18 cents. It is mostly women and children working in fragile, flammable buildings who bring in 70 per cent of the country’s foreign exchange. Bangladesh today does not clothe the nakedness of the world, but provides it with limitless cheap garments — through Primark, Walmart, Benetton, Gap.

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  • Venezuela’s Health Care Revolution

    By Chris Walker     February 2015

    Established under late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Misión Barrio Adentro (MBA) — Venezuela’s adaptation of the Cuban social medical model — utilizes a free, universal health care system to serve and educate rural, poor and marginalized populations and to broaden the very praxis and ideology of what health means in a true Latin American social medicine approach. MBA moves beyond conventional medicine to form a true community-oriented primary care system

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  • Leadership in the Cuban Revolution

    The Unseen Story

    By Antoni Kapcia     September 2014

    In this groundbreaking work, Anthony Kapcia offers a much-needed corrective to “Fidel-centric” histories of the Cuban Revolution, focusing instead on a wider cast of characters unknown to casual observers.

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