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Alex in Wonderland
At Twilight in the Country: Memoirs of a Canadian Nationalist
Author Donald Gutstein reveals extent of Stephen Harper revolution in new book Harperism
In Harperism: How Stephen Harper and His Think Tank Colleagues Have Transformed Canada (James Lorimer & Company Ltd.), Gutstein makes the case that neoliberalism is far more sinister than simply havi...
Back-Talk from the "Old Stock"
Stephen Harper has been talking recently about "old stock" Canadians -- and at the same time stirring up fear and loathing against more recent arrivals in this country, notably those of Muslim faith, ...
Beware of Basic Income
Wouldn't it be great to get a cheque every month just for being you? This is the sweet, fuzzy vision the Ontario and federal Liberals are counting on to sell their latest idea, a basic income. Just th...
Can the Egyptians Come to Canada to Liberate Us?
As I sat glued to Al Jazeera for two weeks watching the Egyptian revolution unfold from my home in Toronto, I must confess to having experienced feelings of jealousy. How nice it must be, I thought, t...
Canada Since 1960: A People's History: A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Canada's Distorted Electoral System
Canada's electoral system is undemocratic
Canada's prime minister wants to make it harder for people to vote against him
Stephen Harper, who won by an uncomfortably small margin in the last election, has passed laws designed to keep voters who oppose him from the polls.
The Canadian Elections: Cover-Up and Steal (Again)
The opposition parties in Canada's 2015 federal election are sticking to a careful PR-driven script, refusing to even mention the fact that Stephen Harper's Conservatives broke the law and committed f...
Catastrophe: The NDP lost because it deserved to
It is, ultimately, astounding how facile and false political narratives come back to haunt those who insist on their veracity.
The Children's Crusade: The Story of the Company of Young Canadians
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Connexions Library: Canada Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Canada.
Debating Canada's Future: Views from the Left
Rosenblum, Simon; Findlay, Peter
Elijah: No Ordinary Hero
Comeau describes Harper as a reluctant hero moving from band chief to the Manitoba Legislature, to the House of Commons.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Heaps, Abraham Albert: Connexipedia Article
Canadian politician and labour leader. (1885-1954).
Introduction to the Red Menace
An introduction to, and the mission statement of, the libertarian socialist publication, The Red Menace.
Just winning next election not enough for Liberals or NDP
if there is a new government, it will come to power with the extreme right wing more entrenched than ever before.... Aggressive organizations are determined to maintain policies that tend to reward th...
Labour Left Out: Canada's Failure to Protect and Promote Collective Bargaining as a Human Right
Adams, Roy J.
A Leap Toward Radical Politics?
The Leap Manifesto is, in a way, Canada's version of the burst of Left and socialist energies that have come with the Bernie Sanders campaign in the Democratic Party in the U.S. and the Jeremy Corbyn ...
Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves About the NDP
Canadian socialists are terribly reluctant to give up their illusions about the NDP.
Macphail, Agnes: Connexipedia Article
Canadian political and activist. (1890-1954).
Matthew Coon Come Speech, September 19, 1994: Speaking Notes for Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come Centre for Strategic and Iinternational Studies
The status and rights of the James Bay Crees in the context of Quebec secession from Canada.
Mel Hurtig's new book designed to oust prime minister Stephen Harper
Article on author Mel Hurtig and his new book criticizing Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper and his government.
The Need for a New Socialist Movement
It has fallen to socialists in the last decades of this century to undertake the daunting task of establishing new socialist directions just as our forerunners had to do in the first decades of this c...
A New and Better Canada: Principles and Policies of a New Canadian Political Party
Hurtig calls for a new political party committed to sweeping political reform and plans to put Canadians back to work.
New group urges progressives to build 'One Big Campaign' to take on Harper: Sources News Release
A campaign urging Canadian social activist groups to work together under one massive umbrella to take on the Harper regime and his right-wing supporters was officially launched today.
Our Canada: The Story of the New Democratic Party Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
A rosy view of Canada's New Democratic Party.
Parcel of Rogues
A review of the book 'Parcel of Rogues.'
The Partition Principle: Remapping Quebec after Separation
Considers the question: if Canada is divisible, then why not Quebec? McAlpine argues that Quebec cannot separate from Canada and expect to retain its present borders. He maps out the specifics of how ...
A Political Statement of the Libertarian Socialist Collective
Libertarian Socialist Collective
The socialist perspective, as we see it, implies a total critique of human society as it is presently constituted. Socialism means a total transformation of life and social institutions - a project of...
The Politics of Urban Liberation
A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency high...
Power To Us All: Constitution or Social Contract?
Woodcock calls for a true participatory democracy.
Preston Manning and the Reform Party
A profile of Preston Manning and his right-wing agenda.
The Privatization Putsch
According to Hardin, privatization is the expression of the ideology of a right wing, corporate agenda: business wants to gets its hands on public funds and politicians are more than willing to hand o...
Radical Digressions 2
Radical Digressions 5
Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths
An examination of how economic policies systematically favour the interests of the rich while pretending to be for the common good.
Sign Crimes/Road Kill: From Mediascape to Landscape
A collection of thirty short essays by Joyce Nelson, a writer specializing in the politics of the mass media.
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...
Steel Strike: Hamilton 1946
Storming Babylon: Preston Manning and The Rise of the Reform Party
Sharpe, Sydney, Braid, Don
A portrait of Preson Manning and right-wing Canada's Reform Party.
Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper
The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds-of-thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. But efforts to help people...
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.
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...
The Unmaking of Canada: The Hidden Theme in Canadian History since 1945
Chodos, Robert, Murphy, Rae, Hamovitch, Eric
This book searches for the roots of the many-sided crisis faced by Canada in the 1990s, and finds them in the post-war history of the country. In the authors' view, the hidden theme in Canadian histor...
What progressive groups must do to defeat, or stymie, the Harper regime
Canada’s progressive community needs to make some significant changes if it hopes to slow down the assault being carried out on the country by Stephen Harper’s Conservatives and their right-wing allie...
Yours in the Struggle: Reminiscences of Tim Buck
Buck, Tim; edited by Beeching, William; Clarke, Phyllis
Tim Buck's reminiscences, taken from a series of interviews taped by John (Mac) Reynolds for the CBC.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Canadian Dimension is published by, for and about activists in the struggle for a better world, covering women's issues, aboriginal issues, the environment, labour, etc. in ways not found in the mains...
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
An online, progressive news site. In addition to original news stories, in-depth features, provocative interviews, commentaries and more, rabble publishes columns from some of the few progressive voic...
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 ...
Fair Vote Canada
Representing over 55,000 Canadians, Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting reform. We promote the introduction of an element of proportional representation into elections for all levels of g...
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
Sympathy for Stephen Harper: Imagine that everyone you trusted had lied to you
You will be familiar with the picture we have created of him: suspicious, paranoid, controlling, a leader who trusts no one, leaves nothing to others, insists on taking a hand in even the smallest mat...
From the Connexions Archives
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian perspective.