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After the Crash: The Emergence of the Rainbow Economy
Assaulting Public Education in Canada: Privatization Plague Spreads: Against The Current vol. 82
For the past six years right-wing provincial governments across Canada have embraced the neoliberal agenda of “educational reform.” Four provinces in particular, Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New ...
Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
These essays focus on how power and ideology work within society. Interviews are with Noam Chomsky, Linda McQuaig, Robert Bertuzzi and others. They speak to the issues of the understanding of power an...
Canada: Activists Face the Future: Against The Current vol. 91
Electoral politics present challenging problems for labor movements all over the world. In the absence of strong working class parties, labor activists are often compelled to support parties that impl...
Canada and the State of the Planet: The Social, Economic and Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Lives
Canada Firsts Ralph Nader's Salute to Canada and Canadian Achievement
Nader, Ralph; Conacher, Duff; and Milleron, Nadia
Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
Canada's Social Economy: Co-Operatives, Non-Profits, and Other Community Enterprises
The Canadian City
Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art a...
Class Warfare: The Assault on Canada's School
Barlow, Maude; Robertson, Heather-Jane
The authors show that the attack on schools has been mounted by representatives of big business who stand to make a fortune by privatizing education, aided by the religious right, who want to control ...
Connexions: Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1981 - Militarism/Militarisme
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Debt Bondage Or Self-Reliance: A Popular Perspective on the Global Debt Crisis
Describes the effects of international debt on workers, the unemployed, and peasants who neither asked for or benefit from such debt. It describes the growing number of people's movements in Canada an...
Fake grassroots advocacy part of TransCanada's plan to silence Energy East critics
Documents show plans to "pressure" pipeline critics by working with third parties and industry-funded grassroots advocacy groups in favour of Energy East.
Fields of Vision: A Journey to Canada's Family Farms
FTAA, The Hydra's New Head: Against The Current vol. 90
Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, tw...
Global Thoughts, Local Actions
A wealth of information for those seeking ways to link global problems to everyday life.
The Globe and Mail as corporate apologists: behind the love affair with Barrick Gold
In the rural highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), a Canadian gold mine operates amongst the Ipili people, who were one of the last major ethnic groups to be contacted by the Australian colonial admini...
The Great War and Canadian Society: An Oral History
Recollections of Canadian men and women who lived thorugh the First World War and recall life in the trenches and on the homefront.
Keziere, Robert; Hunter, Robert
Highrise and Superprofits: An Analysis of the Development Industry in Canada
Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada.
Heron, Craig (ed.) Introduction by John Saul and Craig Heron
Interpretations of Canada's status in the system of world imperialism and the internal dynamics of class, race, and region within the Canadian national state.
Islamic Peril: Media And Global Violence
Karim, Karim H.
Last Stand of the Lubicon Cree
Long Way From Home: The story of the Sixties generation in Canada
An account of the upheavals and transformations experienced by those who came of age in the 1960s, a time when international currents of change intersected with specifically Canadian events and circum...
The Movement and the Sixties
Anderson, Terry H.
Drawing on interviews, manuscripts, and archives, Anderson reveals how one event built upon another and exploed into the kaleidoscope of activism in the United States by the early 1970s. Civil rights,...
Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups
Barndt, Deborah, Freire, Carolos
A given moment - this moment - is unlike any other moment in time. Howe can we understand what it offers so that we can make the best use of it? How have people used moments in the past to push toward...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers Online
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Lists all federal Members of Parliament and Senators, all provincial legislators, federal ministries, federal agencies and Crown corporations, Canadian embassies abroad, provincial and territorial min...
Peacemaking in the 1990s: A Guide For Canadians
Perry, Thomas Dr. (Editor)
Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public pensions
Townson discusses the forces behind the drive to privatize public pensions and its impact on the financial security of seniors. In doing so, she traces a history from Pinochet's Chile to Thatcher's Gr...
Pledge of Allegiance: The Americanization of Canada in the Mulroney Years
Poverty in Wealth
Johnson, Leo A.
A critique of existing poverty research in Canada.
Privatization by Stealth: Canadian Health Care in Crisis: Against The Current vol. 85
The recent growth of obstacles to getting health care here in the United States has led to a renewed interest in Canada's system of universal access, called Medicare. Premium inflation has accelerated...
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian Marxist perspective.
Restructuring and Resistance: Diverse voices of struggle in Western Europe
The book consists of 77 individual chapters, almost all of them written by activists based on their experiences of struggle against the different aspects of capitalist globalisation. Those that aren't...
The Rising Seas
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
The Swastika and the Maple Leaf: Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities
Betcherman, Lita Rose
Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
Sweat and Struggle: Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899
Thinking About Self-Determination
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...
Venezuela declares Craib Kowalik, Canada's Chargé d'Affaires in Caracas, persona non gratas
Last week Venezuela declared Canada's chargé d'affaires in Caracas persona non grata. In making the announcement the president of the National Constituent Assembly Delcy Rodriguez denounced Craib Kowa...
The Wealthy Banker's Wife: The Assault on Equality in Canada
Working Class Toronto at the Turn of the Century
Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935
Examines the huge steel plants that were built at the turn of the twentieth century in Sydney and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and Trenton, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Emphasizes the importa...
Yesterday's News: Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Council of Canadians
We believe that we Canadians should control our natural resources, our energy, our water, and our culture. We believe the important political and economic decisions that decide our future should be ma...
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
The primary mission of the organization is the promotion of the French language as an international language and the promotion of worldwide cultural and linguistic diversity in the era of economic globalization. In this regard, co...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...
Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
Canadian Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on Canadian topics in the Sources directory for the media.
Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo
Sources News Release
Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Nino Ricci and more than 40 members of PEN Canada, the writers' association, have signed a petition on behalf of prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Communicating in Canada's Past
Essays in Media History
Allen, Gene; Robinson, Daniel J. (eds.)
Address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada. Includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study and essays on a range of subjects, including print journalis...
A damning indictment of the Ontario Liberal government's private power strategy
Private power is a great deal for private power owners, writes Thomas Walkom. For the rest of us, not so much.
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Includes 6,200 names of Canadian cities, towns, lakes, rivers, national parks, mountains, capes, channels and bays.
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
Mercenary of Reaction
Lynton Crosby in Canada
Lynton Crosby has a full schedule. He is the modern electoral PR hitman for parties in dire straits. He is hired to stir the pot of resentment and undermine hopes for change. His very existence sugges...
Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues
More than 460 people have died in encounters with police in Canada since 2000
Nicholson, Katie; Marcoux, Jacques
More than 460 people have died in encounters with police across Canada since the year 2000, and a substantial majority suffered from mental health problems or symptoms of drug abuse, a CBC News invest...
NDP campaign enters panic mode
If in politics a week can be a lifetime, a month can be an eternity -- especially in an election campaign.
1000 Questions About Canada
Places, People, Things and Ideas. A Question-and-Answer Book on Canadian Facts and Culture.
Columbo, John Robert
Province ignored whistleblowers who warned about child abuse at its training schools
An ongoing Star investigation of alleged physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the schools for troubled youth between the 1960s and the 19
An investigation of alleged physical, sexual and emotional abuse at Ontario training schools between the 1960s and the 1980s found that two officials warned the province of brutal and sadistic treatm...
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
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Statistics Canada WWW site
Texts of daily reports; publications catalogues; CANSIM directory and index to subjects with matrix numbers (but not CANSIM itself).