Public Sector

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Dismantling Democracy: Stifling Debate and Dissent in Canada
Article
2015
An extensive dossier of the Harper government's attacks on democracy, debate, and dissent.
The End of Politics: Corporate Power and the Decline of the Public Sphere
Boggs, Carl
Book
2000
From the events of privatization, economic globalization, spread of violence and gun culture, and the end of the cold war, Boggs explores the depoliticization process in the United States.
Falling Behind: The State of Working Canada, 2000
Jackson, Andrew, Robinson, David, Baldwin,Bob, Wiggins, Cindy
Book
2000
An accessible collation of data and analysis, analyzed from a progressive perspective, about the social and economic realities of working people in Canada.
GovernmentSources.ca
Website
A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and impor...
Medicare Myths and Realities
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Since medicare is an extremely popular social program, the media and right-wing politicians have learned that it is unwise to attack it directly. Instead, they propagate myths designed to undermine pu...
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...
Privatization: Fiction Versus Fact
Article
1992
The corporate sector is the big winner from privatization.
Privatization The great privati$ation grab : New Internationalist April 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
The effects of privatization on public services. Discusses who is responsible and why they are doing this.
Seven Public Sector Myths
Finn, Ed
Article
Fact and fiction about the public sector.
The Socialist Register 1980: Volume 17: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
Who do we try to rescue today?: Canada under corporate rule
Finn, Ed
Book
2000
A collection of essays discussing aspects of the role of corporations in late-20th-century Canada.
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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Commonwealth Secretariat
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World Bank
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