New Releases

  • Extractivisms

    Politics, Economy and Ecology

    By Eduardo Gudynas     January 2021

    Nature and communities in the global south is being overwhelmed at a shocking rate. In many places this is due to ventures such as large-scale open-pit mining, oil extraction in tropical areas, and the spread of monocultures. These and other such forms of natural resource appropriation are usually known as extractivisms.

  • To Be A Water Protector

    The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

    By Winona LaDuke     December 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.

  • Indigenous Women’s Theatre in Canada

    A Mechanism of Decolonization

    By Sarah MacKenzie     November 2020

    Closely analyzing dramatic texts by Monique Mojica, Marie Clements, and Yvette Nolan, MacKenzie explores representations of gendered colonialist violence in order to determine the varying ways in which these representations are employed subversively and informatively by Indigenous women.

  • Warrior Life

    Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence

    By Pamela Palmater     October 2020

    “In this moment of multiple existential crises from climate change to species extinction, ocean degradation, toxic pollution and so on, the Indigenous struggle to regain authority over land provides an opportunity to see our place in the world differently. To me, that is what Palmater’s fiery rhetoric is calling for, a chance to see the world through the lenses of different values.” —David Suzuki

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bit Tyrants

    The Political Economy of Silicon Valley

    By Rob Larson     January 2020

    “Highly informed, lively and readable, this is a badly needed study of the giant high tech corporations that increasingly dominate the means of work and social interaction…. Beyond exposing the nature of this awesome and threatening system, Larson goes on to outline how it can, and should, be brought under popular control. A most valuable contribution to understanding and guide to action.” — Noam Chomsky

  • In Defense of Julian Assange

    Edited by Tariq Ali and Margaret Kunstler     December 2019

    “I think the prosecution of Assange would be a very, very bad precedent for publishers … from everything I know, he’s in a classic publisher’s position and I think the law would have a very hard time drawing a distinction between The New York Times and WikiLeaks.” —David McCraw, lead lawyer for The New York Times

  • 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?

  • The Socialist Register 2020

    Beyond Market Dystopia: New Ways of Living

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     November 2019

    How can we build a future with better health and homes, respecting people and the environment?