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Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Alternative Press Center
Organization
Annotated links to alternative points of view available on the Internet.
Biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
Segnini, Giannina
Article
2013
Giannina Segnini discusses her bribery investigations that helped put two former presidents of Costa Rica in jail, and offers advice to aspiring investigative journalists.
Canadian Feminism And The Law: The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund and the Pursuit of Equality
Razack, Sherene
Book
1991
The author gives a fascinating and informative look at the efforts of the Legal Education and Action Fund, a Feminist-Activist organization for the struggle to effect an egalitarian society through Ch...
Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx, Karl
Book
1867
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
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Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Crime and Criminals: Address to the Prisoners in the Chicago Jail
Darrow, Clarence
Article
1902
So long as big criminals can get the coal fields, so long as the big criminals have control of the city council and get the public streets for street cars and gas rights, this is bound to send thousan...
Democracy for the Few
Parenti, Michael
Book
1988
How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and ...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Globocops The powerful unplugged Nuclear commander drops the bomb: New Internationalist December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Discusses international law and who is responsible. Also looks into the peacekeepers, where they are most needed and a look into modern warfare.
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
Hudis, Peter
Book
2013
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
On Revolution
Arendt, Hannah
Book
1963
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
Organizing Unions
Cornish, Mary; Spink, Lynn
Book
1994
How to form or build a union. Shows how to strength organizing drives by responding to the concerns of all workers, including women, immigrant workers, people of colour, workers with disabilities, leb...
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
Zinn, Howard
Book
1990
Essays looking at American political ideology.
Reflexions sur le role de l'Etat et de la Police Series: On Vous a a l'Oeil
Groupe d'Etude Sur le controle social, Ecole de Criminologie, Universite de Montreal, Le
Article
1978
Rights vs. Privileges
Carson, Kevin
Article
2011
We now owe our 'liberties' to the good will of the government, which can withdraw them at any time, rather than to our ability to force the government to respect them.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

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Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.
Environmental Defence
Working to protect Canadians' environment and human health. We challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all. Our vision i...
Law Union of Ontario
To provide a progressive, socialist alternative to the present legal system which gives greater protection to the economically and socially privileged.
Non-Smokers' Rights Association
To eliminate the discomfort, disease and risk of premature death caused by environmental tobacco smoke. As a preventive approach, the NSRA is committed to eliminating the tobacco epidemic through the ...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Sources
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Union of Ontario Indians
We serve the Anishinabek Nation as a political advocate and secretariat organization serving 43 First Nation communities. From the north shore of Lake Superior, around Lake Nipigon, Lake Huron, throug...
West Coast Environmental Law Association
To provide legal advice, representation, education and research which seeks to ensure enviromental protection and effective public involvement in environmental decision-making.
World Federalists of Canada
We view the world as one society embracing all of humanity in its diversity. We affirm that the ideals and principles of community life which are basic to civilized existence can and must be applied t...

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Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is an international governmental organization formed in 1956, initially to serve as an advisory board to member states on matters of international law. It was an outgrowth ...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty-based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern t...

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