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The Age of Outrage: Values-based Action and the positive power of public protest
Sopow, Eli
Book
1997
Based on direct experience and extensive research including law enforcement reports, public opinion surveys, and ongoing scanning and anaylysis of news and Internet sources, this book reveals the six ...
Alien Invasion: How the Harris Tories Mismanaged Ontario
Cohen, Ruth (ed.)
Book
2001
An examination of the devasting results of seven years of social and economic destruction inflicted the by the right-wing fanatics who ruled Ontario under the premiership of Mike Harris.
Alternative Press Center
Organization
Annotated links to alternative points of view available on the Internet.
The Anatomy of a Party: The National CCF 1932-1961
Young, Walter D.
Book
1961
A history of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation focusing on the relationship between the CCF as a movement and as a political party.
Asian American Activism Stirring: Against The Current vol. 91
Kurashige, Scott
Article
2001
For a brief but wonderful moment in 2000, the Ralph Nader/Winona LaDuke Presidential campaign drew widespread public attention to its central theme of restoring democracy by challenging corporate powe...
Beyond a Boundary - 50th anniversary
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
This year marks the 50th anniversary of CLR James’ wonderful, groundbreaking work Beyond a Boundary. Beyond a Boundary blends politics and memoir, history and journalism, biography and reportage, in a...
Bingo The big charity bonanza: New Internationalist October 2005 - #383
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look at issues surrounding big international non-governmental organizations.
Blood on Their Banner: Nationalist Struggles in the South Pacific
Robiem David
Book
1990
An expose of the political policies of France, Indonesia and the United States and how they pose the greatest threat to the stability of the region.
Bolivia After the Referendum: Against The Current vol. 137
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2008
The month following Bolivia's recall referendum on August 10, 2008 tragically confirmed the class polarization of that country. The right-wing autonomists of the Santa Cruz, Pando, Beni, Tarija and Su...
Boricua's Revolutionary Inspiration: Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico 1897-1921 (Book Review)
Báez, Antonio Camona
Article
2015
Book review of Kirwin R. Shaffer's Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico 1897-1921.
Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
Book
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...
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Burma: Ripe for change: New Internationalist May 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
A look at Burma's attempts to speak out against political injustice.
Calling All Radicals: How Grassroots Organizers Can Help Save Our Democracy
Thompson, Gabriel
Book
2007
Thompson argues that we can reclaim our democracy through grassroots organizing.
Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Yalnizyan, Armine
Book
2000
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.
The Caribbean Left's Legacy: Against The Current vol. 112
Abraham, Sara
Article
2004
Sara Abraham interviews Eusi Kwayana of The Working People's Alliance (WPA) in Guyana. The WPA continued to organize and build its ranks through a democratic socialist multi racial agenda, but has con...
Changing Charity 50 years of OXFAM: New Internationalist February 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
This issue uses the example of Oxfam to look at the role of development agencies in the Third World. Subjects discussed include the political agendas of charities, the importance of small-scale local ...
Chomsky for Beginners
Cogswell, David; Gordon, Paul
Book
1996
An introduction to the life and works of Noam Chomsky.
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
The Communist Manifesto
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
1848
Written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels as the theoretical and practical platform of the Communist League, a workers' association.
Communist Organizing in the Jim Crow South: What's Not in The Great Debaters
Cane, Don; Zorn, Jacob
Article
2008
The Great Debaters is a well-made movie. But in its paeans to dedication and debate, it downplays the real social struggle that was going on in the U.S. in the 1930s, including by black people in the ...
Compass Points: Navigating the Twentieth Century
Chodos, Robert (Editor)
Book
1999
A radical history of the twentieth century by a wide of Canadian authors and essayists grappling with crucial developments in politics, economics, society, and culture in Canada and abroad.
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
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...
Corporate influence Inside business How corporations make the rules: New Internationalist July 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
A look into how corporate democracy works and facts regarding corporate influence. Also looks into a short history of corporations.
The Corporate Web
Rouleau, Francois
Website
Information about the corporations which make political contributions to, and benefit from, the Harris Conservative government in Ontario.
Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
Article
2000
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
The Crisis of Modern Society
Cardan, Paul (Cornelius Castoriadis)
Article
1965
Based on a talk given by Paul Cardan at Kent in 1965, "Crisis" elucidates upon the several endemic problems of modern societies, touching on the sciences, education, and the organization of work.
Critique of the Gotha Programme
Marx, Karl
Article
1875
Karl Marx's criticisms of the programme adopted by congress to unite the two German socialist parties in 1875.
Democracy Against Capitalism
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Book
1995
Wood provides a brilliant explication and defense of the key theoretical concepts relevant to socialism, understood to be the most radical social and economic democracy.
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 ...
Democracy in Alberta: Social Credit and the Party System
Macpherson, C.B.
Book
1953
An examination of the development of the party system in Alberta.
Devolutionary Notes
Zwerin, Michael
Book
...
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Park, Chris
Book
2008
Contains over 8500 entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. Embraces a broad spectrum of environmental areas including sustainable development, biodiversity, conservation, environme...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Disability in the Majority World I've got a right!: New Internationalist November 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
Discussion of people with dissability and their fight for equal rights.
Dual Power or Populist Theater? Mexico's Two Governments: Against The Current vol. 125
La Botz, Dan
Article
2006
The Mexican Electoral Tribunal recognized Felipe Calderón as president-elect, while a massive National Democratic Convention has proclaimed Andrés Manuel López Obrador to be the “legitimate president ...
Educating for a Change
Arnold, Rick, Burke, Bev, James, Carl, Martin, D'Arcy, Thomas, Barb
Book
1991
For the authors of Ecuating for a Change, genuine democracy does not happen solely through our political and educational work. Democratic processes and practices are essential elements in achieving a ...
Elections in the Southern Cone: Against The Current vol. 85
Sobrino, Francisco T.
Article
2000
During the last three months of 1999, presidential elections took place in the three southernmost countries of the Latin American continent.
Empire, Religion and Liberation: Against The Current vol. 135
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2008
“At least 10 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Sunday by Israeli fire,” today’s New York Times reports as I write this review, “bringing the number of Palestinians killed since Wednesday… to more th...
Essential Works of Socialism
Howe, Irving (ed.)
Book
...
Ethical Shopping: A Magic Bullet to Save the World?: New Internationalist November 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at shopping ethically and its limitations. Discussion of why consumerism is contributing to a negative impact on the planet.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
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...
Fighting for Union Autonomy: Mexican Miners On Strike: Against The Current vol. 122
La Botz, Dan
Article
2006
On April 20 eight hundred state and federal police launched an assault on 500 striking workers who had been occupying a steel mill in Lázaro Cárdenas. Two were killed, five seriously injured and 40...
From PRI to Foxismo: Against The Current vol. 88
Almeyra, Guillermo
Article
2000
Mexico on July 2 experienced an alternation of parties in power at the national level. But the more fundamental shift away from the one-party state had begun already with the Salinas administration (1...
The German Greens: A Social and Political Profile
Hulsberg, Werner
Book
1988
How the German Greens evolved from a grass roots movement to a political party.
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
Book
1984
See also CX2933.
Gramsci's Marxism
Boggs, Carl
Book
1976
Carl Boggs introduces Gramsci as one of the first marxist theorists to grapple with the problems of revolutionary change in advanced capitalist society and as the first to identify the importance of t...
Green on Red: Evolving Ecological Socialism
Vorst, Jesse; Dobson, Ross; Fletcher, Ron
Book
Essays exploring alternative economic and political strategies within an ecological context.
Green Political Thought
Dobson, Andrew
Book
1992
Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism
Plant, Judith
Book
1989
An anthology of writings on ecofeminism.
Tim Hector: A Caribbean Radical's Story
Buhle, Paul
Book
2006
An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
Heretics and Renegades
Deutscher, Isaac
Book
1955
Essasy on the Soviet Union and the Soviet bloc.
The Historical Moment That Produced Us
Goldner, Loren
Article
2010
As we emerge, hopefully, from this dismal period of rollback, we recall Rosa Luxemburg's remark, shortly before her murder in 1919: "The revolution says: I was, I am, I shall be!" We assert the ongoin...
The History of the German Resistance 1933-1945: Widerstand, Staatsstreich, Attentat
Hoffman, Peter
Book
1969
A thorough portrayal of the plans, hesitations, frustrations, and failures of the opposition to Hitler.
How a PR company manufactured the Labour coup - Part I
Topple, Steve
Article
2016
As the chaos surrounding Jeremy Corbyn continues at an unprecedented rate, The Canary can exclusively reveal more elements to the Labour coup that has been unfolding since the EU referendum result. In...
How Ultraleftism Divided UNAM Strike: Against The Current vol. 88
Hearse, Phil
Article
2000
MEXICO CITY -- Commandeered buses flying red and black flags and Che Guevara portraits sped through the city on October 2, ferrying students to a demonstration commemorating the 1968 student massacre ...
Inside Iran: New Internationalist March 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at Iran from history to present. Discussion of women's rights and the youth of Iran.
Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
The Irrational in Politics
Brinton, Maurice
Book
1970
The Irrational in Politics examines the way in which we have been programmed by social and sexual patterns of the dominant ideology. The result is mass produced individuals incapable of automous thou...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Article
2012
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Book
1994
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society
Williams, Raymond
Book
1977
Williams examines more than 100 familiar words and explores how they are used.
Killing Corbyn
Article
2016
The 'Brexit' referendum vote, split 52% to 48% in favour of leaving the European Union, has been exploited by the 'mainstream' media to launch yet another assault on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Die Kunst findet nicht im Saale statt: Politische Plakate
Staeck, Klaus; Adelmann, Dieter
Book
1976
Language and Politics
Book
1998
A series of previously unpublished interviews, spanning the twenty year period from 1968 to 1988, that looks at the connection between Chomsky's linguistic studies and his political analysis.For those...
The Left and the Elections: Against The Current vol. 110
Phelps, Christopher; Luce, Stephanie; Brenner, Johanna
Article
2004
Two electoral paths will be taken by those left of center this year, and all the spilled ink in the world won't affect the choices.
Letter to a Progressive Democrat: Against The Current vol. 110
Felton, Paul
Article
2004
Dear Progressive Democrat: I voted for Ralph Nader in 2000 and I'm proud of it. You voted for Nader and you regret it (or, you voted for Gore, even though you liked Nader better).
Living in a Dark Age
Salutin, Rick
Book
1991
Madness and Ruin: Politics and Economy in the Neoconservative Age
Watkins, Mel
Book
1992
Watkin's book, based on his monthly articles in This Magazine is a scathing attack on the Mulroney government's adoption of neo-conservative economics. With their adoption of Reaganite policies they h...
Manifestos, Programs, Visions: Selected Manifestos - Political Statements - Programs
Website
1649
A selection of left manifestos, programs, poltical statements and visions from the 1600s to today.
Marxism, Feminism, the State: Volume 1
Socialist Studies Editorial Collective
Book
1983
Includes essays on the sexual division of labour, and socialist organizing in the 80s, referring to Engels, Ryerson, and MacPherson.
Mayhem, Murder and Manipulation - Mexico in Turmoil: Against The Current vol. 123
La Botz, Dan
Article
2006
Mexican police attacked activists and residents in the town of San Salvador Atenco in the State of Mexico in early May, killing one, injuring scores, and jailing over 200. The police attack on Atenco ...
The Meaning of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution: Against The Current vol. 113
Albo, Greg
Article
2004
A feature of revolutions is that they keep coming around in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. Who would have dared predict the eruption that was Seattle in November 1999, when the powers behi...
Montreal: A Citizen's Guide to Politics
Roy, Jean-Hugues and Weston, Brendan (eds.)
Book
1990
The Next Liberation Struggle: Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa
Saul, John S.
Book
2005
An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
No laughing matter: Cartoonists take issue: New Internationalist March 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at the strengths of comics and cartoons as an educational and development communication tool.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Democracy
Swift, Richard
Book
2002
Ths book explores how democracy is constricted and deformed by economic power-brokers and a self-serving political class.
Our Path: Against Putschism
Levi, Paul
Article
1921
If a Communist Party is to be built up again in Germany, then the dead of central Germany, Hamburg, the Rhineland, Baden, Silesia and Berlin, not to mention the many thousands of prisoners who have fa...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers Online
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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...
Paul Levi: A Luxemburgist Alternative?: A review of In the Steps of Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Writings of Paul Levi
Drucker, Peter
Article
2012
Among the adversaries of capitalism, some have argued that a revolution could have been achieved differently and better in the spirit of Rosa Luxemburg, who wrote a critique of the Bolsheviks’ undemoc...
People or Personnel and Like a Conquered Province
Goodman, Paul
Book
1968
Goodman offers his analysis of what is wrong with American society, and what could be done about it.
A People's History of Science
Connor, Clifford
Book
Connor focuses on the contributions of ordinary people living in ordinary times and the social and political history in which they lived. Spanning the time from the hunter-gatherers to the information...
The Philosophy of Antonio Negri: Resistance in Practice
Murphy, S. Timothy (ed.), Mustapha, Abdul-Karim (ed.)
Book
2005
Political Ideology
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
Book
1993
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 1
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Article
1998
Marxists used to be attacked from the right as "reductionists." Today, that accusation has become a favorite of the (postmodernist) left. We've reached a point where any attempt at explanation, any te...
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 3
Finkel, David
Article
1998
The ongoing purpose of independent revolutionary organization must be to advance in every possible situation the self-organization and capacity for self-mobilization of the working class.
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 4
Holmstrom, Nancy
Article
1998
As Rosa Luxemburg contended, until a socialist revolution is successful, the most important result of any struggle is the building of working-class self-confidence and organization. This transforms t...
Politics and the English Language
Orwell, George
Article
1946
In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism., question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.
Politics of Illusion
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1980
Elections have become a contest to determine who is the best actor.
The Politics of Nonviolent Action: Part Two: The Methods of Nonviolent Action
Sharp, Gene
Book
1973
An encyclopedic treatment of the theory and practice of nonviolence, with a detailed examination of 198 specific methods of the technique — illustrated with actual cases — within the broad classes of ...
Politics of the Communist Manifesto -- Part 2: Brenner, Johanna; Resnick, Bill
Article
1998
In the end, when we engage in reform movements, we have to measure success not simply in terms of the good we've done. Although we do need to win real things for real people, we also have to measure s...
Politics Past
Macdonald, Dwight
Book
1958
A collection of essays by Dwight Macdonald.
Portugal: The Impossible Revolution?
Mailer, Phil,
Book
1977
The story of what happened in Portugal between April 25, 1974 and November 25, 1975, as seen and felt by a deeply committed participant.
Power
Russell, Bertrand
Book
The Power of Persuasion: The Politics of the New Right in Ontario
Kozolanka, Kirsten
Book
2007
Kozolanka looks at how the Mike Harris's new right conservative government came to power in Ontario Premier Mike Harris by using successful strategies from other countries to gain public accquiescence...
Power To Us All: Constitution or Social Contract?
Woodcock, George
Book
1992
Woodcock calls for a true participatory democracy.
Presenting Insurgent Notes
Article
2010
We take our Marx and Engels seriously. Recent history, beginning perhaps (in the US) with the UPS strike of 1997 and the 'battle of Seattle' in 1999, now quickened by the abject financial and ideologi...
Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration
Lapham, Lewis H.
Book
2006
Delves into the perversion of America's democratic legacy under George W. Bush, and makes the case for impeachment.
Profit over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1999
Chomsky confronts neoliberalsim: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide.
The Prophet Alarmed: The Extreme Center: A Warning (Book Review)
Wald, Alan
Article
2015
Review of Tariq Ali's The Extreme Center: A Warning. In The Extreme Center, Ali gives more than just a pungent and entertaining smack-down of corruption in British politics.
Rae Days: The Rise and Follies of the NDP
Walkom, Thomas
Book
1994
An account of Bob Rae's New Democratic Party government in Ontario.
Raids and Reconstructions: Essays on Politics, Crime, and Culture
Enzensberger, Hans Magnus
Book
1976
A collection of essays on culture and poltics.
Reimaging America: The Arts of Social Change
O'Brien, Mark; Little, Craig
Book
1990
More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspir...
Reinventing power: People take control: New Internationalist September 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
A look at democracy and power in countries including Mexico, South Africa and Thailand.
The Rejection of Politics and other essays
Woodcock, George
Book
1974
"The rejection of politics" is a basic tenet of all anarchism. Woodcock however does not discuss anarchism as such but the path that his own political interests have taken: from international anarchi...
Rejoinder: The Dynamics of Revolution
Miah, Malik
Article
1998
ONE COMMON ERROR socialists tend to make when discussing unfolding revolutions in other countries is to offer programmatic analysis that has little to do with the real situation on the ground. Comrade...
The Road to Wigan Pier
Orwell, George
Book
1937
George Orwell's investigation of an English working class community in the 1930s.
Saddam's Iraq: Revolution or Reaction?
CARDRI - Committee Against Repression and for Democratice Rights in Iraq
Book
1990
SDS
Sale, Kirkpatrick
Book
1973
The rise and development of the Students for a Democratic Society, the organization that became the major expression of the American left in the 1960s -- its passage from student protest to institutio...
Selections from the Prison Notebooks
Gramsci, Antonio
Book
1951
Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger
Schell, Jonathan
Book
2008
The Seventh Decade reveals many things. Amongst them is the history of global nuclear politics and the Bush government's policies that endanger the security of Americans and the world. Schell ass...
Sign Crimes/Road Kill: From Mediascape to Landscape
Nelson, Joyce
Book
1992
A collection of thirty short essays by Joyce Nelson, a writer specializing in the politics of the mass media.
Social Democracy Without Illusions: Renewal of the Canadian Left
Richards, John; Cairns,Robert D.; Pratt, Larry
Book
1991
Something has to give: Emotional issues are potent
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1980
One of the things that the recent civic election made clear is that left-leaning and reform candidates can be very vulnerable if right-wing groups are able to seize on emotional questions and make the...
Somoza's Last Stand: Testimonies from Nicaragua
Towell, Larry
Book
1990
These are testimonies from the people who have survived the contra war against the poor of Nicaragua.
Sounds of dissent The politics of music: New Internationalist August 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
The role of music in politics. Discusses how music has changed the world, and the pioneers in the world of political music.
South Africa's Political Change: Against The Current vol. 90
Bond, Patrick
Article
2001
On December 5, slightly less than half of South Africa's registered electorate went to the polls, and Thabo Mbeki's ruling African National Congress (ANC) emerged with just under sixty percent support...
Spinwars: Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Squatter Town: The South's urban explosion: New Internationalist January/February 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at squatter communities and the social injustices they face.
Stop the War: The Story of Britain's Biggest Mass Movement
Murray, Andrew and German, Lindsey
Book
2005
SWP History: 1960-1988
Website
A website devoted to reviews and discussions related to Barry sheppart's two-volume history of the American Socialists Workers' Party (SWP).
Thieving Sons of Bushes: Against The Current vol. 91
Miah, Malik
Article
2001
“Never Trust a Son of Bush” was one of many signs at George W. Bush's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. on January 20. Some 25,000 marched in Washington and 15,000 rallied in San Francisco...
Towards a Decentralist Commonwealth
Alperovitz, Gar
Article
1979
Could the basic structural concept of common ownership of society's resources for the benefit of all ever be achieved, institutionally, in ways which fostered and sustained, rather than eroded and des...
The truth behind the Labour coup, when it really began and who manufactured it
Topple, Steve
Article
2016
An exclusive investigation by The Canary can reveal that the current Labour 'coup' being instigated against Jeremy Corbyn appears to have been orchestrated by a PR company where Tony Blair's arch spin...
The Unknown Dimension: European Marxism Since Lenin
Howard, Dick, Klare, Karl E.
Book
1972
The radical intellectual tradition of European post-Leninist Marxism, so different from the dogma of the orthodox leftist parties, is an unknowwn dimension. This anthology sets out to recover this Mar...
The Venezuelan Revolution: New Internationalist June 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look inside the Venezuelan Revolution and facts and history of the country.
Where Is Indonesia Going?: Against The Current vol. 87
Miah, Malik
Article
2000
For both admirers and critics of Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid, the picture is disturbing: At the presidential palace in Jakarta there are signs of a new “royal court” in the making. Official...
Wimps Can't Win: The Sissy Left
Sigal, Clancy
Article
2010
When did we on the left forget how to fight back in dark alleys?
Women Organizing for Change: Confronting the Crisis in Latin America
Book
1988
A series of articles which seek to examine the effects of recent profound economic, social and political crises of the part several years, particularly the effects of the crisis on the lives of women ...
Women, Resistance and Revolution
Rowbotham, Sheila
Book
1972
A wide-ranging survey of the roots of inequality and of the long but sporadic struggles to covercome it. Her narrative extends from the seventeenth century to present-day (1970s) Vietnam, showing how ...
Worker Cooperatives in America
Jackall, Robert; Levin, Henry M. (ed.)
Book
1984
A historical background of worker cooperatives as well as a contemporary discussion of small and large co-ops.
The Workers' Party and Political Crisis in Brazil: Lula at a Crossroads?: Against The Current vol. 123
Baiocchi, Gianpaolo
Article
2006
In June 2005, the first allegations of a rogue politician in a rightwing party in coalition with Brazil's governing Workers' Party (PT) seemed spurious enough. The politician himself, Roberto Jefferso...
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...
Worldchanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century: A User's Guide for the 21st Century
Steffen, Alex ed
Book
2007
A User's Guide to the 21st Century is a compendium of everything a generation of environmental activists has to offer.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Centre for Social Justice
The CSJ conducts research, educates and advocates to narrow the gap in income, wealth and power and enhance peace and human security. It does this by bringing together academics, labour unions, faith...
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Mikemarqusee.com
Writings on politics, culture, and sport.
Monbiot.com
George Monbiot's Web site.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, an...
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...
Sources
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...

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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
Canadian Encyclopedia
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 ...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Collective Security Treaty Organization
On October 7, 2002, the Presidents of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed a charter in Chisinau, founding the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) (Russian ODKB) (The Tashkent Treaty). ...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
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...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate imaginations,...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, and the government sector...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...

Sources Library

Blogwars
The New Political Battleground
Perlmutter, David D.
2008
Examines the degree to which blogs influence - or fail to influence - American political life. Points out that blogs are not that powerful by traditional political measures: while bloggers can offer ...
Donald Trump Says He Can Buy Politicians, None of His Rivals Disagree
Fang, Lee
2015
Donald Trump bragged Thursday night that he could buy politicians — even the ones sharing the stage with him at a Republican presidential debate.
Fascinating insights on political communications
Book Review of 'Political Columns: Behind the Scenes with Powerful People'
Gallagher, Kevin
2008
Bonner approaches each subject, some as a scientist, as he does when examining the first televised debate between Nixon and Kennedy, but ultimately as an artist who knows that there is much more to co...
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Media relations for politicians
A Service for Parliamentarians, Legislators, and Municipal Councillors
2009
Public relations tools for elected officials and community leaders.
Political Columns
Behind the scenes with powerful people
Bonner, Allan
2007
A reader of his book will get Bonner's insight on everyone from Winston Churchill to Belinda Stronach. It is a series of columns, many of which were written for the US magazine Winning Campaigns.
Political Conventions
The Art of Getting Elected and Governing
Bonner, Allan
2009
A how-to look inside the modern political process, for everyone from the nervous candidate facing his first TV interview to the undecided voter who doesn't want to be manipulated.
Politics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on politcal topics and politics in the Sources directory for the media.
Pundit (expert)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
2008
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...
Why Leaders Lie
The Truth about Lying in International Politics
Mearsheimer, John J.
2010
A systematic analysis of lying as a tool of statecraft, identifying the varieties, the reasons, and the potential costs and benefits.
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
Fiamengo, Janice
2008
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...
The Writers' Trust of Canada's Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing Winners
2000
This award is presented for a non-fiction book of outstanding literary merit that enlarges our understanding of contemporary Canadian political and social issues.

From the Connexions Archives

Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Bad Subjects
Political Education for Everyday Life
Website
1992
A magazine which seeks to revitalize a progressive politics in retreat. "We challenge progressive dogma by encouraging our readers to think hard about the political dimension to all aspects of everyda...
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
Fernwood Publishing
Website
Publishes books which address sociological, political and social work issues, with particular emphasis on issues of class, race, and gender.
Marxists Internet Archive
Website
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...
Socialism Of The Future
Bottomore, Tom (Editor of English Edition)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
A European journal of socialist scholarship and political debate covering global problems such as the new industrial revolution and the upheavals in Eastern Europe.