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Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Baby remains found in mass grave at ex-Irish orphanage
Remains of children ranging from new-born to three-years-old discovered in the sewers of a former children's home run by the Roman Catholic Church.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Volume 1, Number 4 - November 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Connexions Library: Religion Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on religion.
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
The History of Costa Rica
Molina, Ivan; Palmer, Steven
An overview of Costa Rican history with an emphasis on how Costa Ricans have been able to make their own history, "though they do not make it just as they choose."
The Holy Spirit of Resistance: Catholic Social Vision
Catholics all over the world are now becoming aware of their counter-cultural social vision. They are increasingly recognizing the call of God to active citizenship in building the Reign of God rather...
Ireland and the Irish Question
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Brings together all of Marx's and Engels' writing on Ireland in one volume.
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992
Berger, Thomas R.
Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
Man's Worldly Goods: The Story of the Wealth of Nations
Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines ar...
A Marxist History of the World part 37: The Counter-Reformation
Neil Faulkner looks at how the Reformation was followed by a counter-revolutionary response which involved a dogmatic reassertion of Catholic orthodoxy: the Counter-Reformation.
Missionary Involvement and Catholics in Canada
Report on survey results on missionary activities at home and abroad.
The Mother Behind the Galway Children's Mass Grave Story: 'I Want to Know Who's Down There'
It was amateur historian Catherine Corless's painstaking research that brought news of the children's mass grave in Tuam to the world's attention. She tells how her search for the truth turned her lif...
New Catholic Bishops Report says workers in crisis
Nonviolence: Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
Oscar Hangover Special: Why "Spotlight" Is a Terrible Film
I am astonished (though I suppose I shouldn't be) that, across the past few months, ever since Spotlight hit theatres, otherwise serious left-of-centre people have peppered their party conversation wi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
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This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
Pedophiles and Popes: Doing the Vatican Shuffle
Church leaders seem to forget that pedophilia is a felony crime and that, as citizens of a secular state, priests are subject to its laws just like the rest of us. Clerical authorities repeatedly have...
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Peter Maurin's Vision for the Catholic Worker, an Idea Whose Time has Come
Today it seems obvious that a return to the land, to a proper relationship with creation and to meaningful, productive work is integral to the aims of the Catholic Worker movement. For much of its his...
The Rape of Irish Children
A State which had genuine concern for its children would have responded to the report by taking decisive action to remove the Catholic bishops as patrons of primary schools. Three thousand of 3,200 pr...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Resistance in Europe: 1939 - 45
Hawes, Stephen; White, Ralph; (eds)
Essays on the resistance against Hitler during World War II.
Romero, Oscar: Connexipedia Article
Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador. (1917-1980).
The Secret Museum: Pornography in Modern Culture
Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what ...
Selections from the Prison Notebooks
Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870
A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in hou...
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
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Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
Strong Words: Ten Building Blocks of Catholic Social Teaching
Byron, William J.
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.
US Still Fighting "Threat" of Liberation Theology: The Wikileaks Revelations
The assault on the Church in Colombia is both state policy of Colombia as well as the United States which is propping up that military with billions of dollars of assistance, and which views organized...
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
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Articles from a Situationist perspective.
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Museo Nacional del Prado
The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spani...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...
Dangerous comments by pope on freedom of expression
Sources News Release
Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the extremely disturbing comments about freedom expression that Pope Francis made to journalists last week, in which he put respect for religion and faith above...
George Orwell: A Life
A biography of George Orwell.
Hundreds of Scottish Orphanage Children Allegedly Buried in Mass Grave
High infant mortality rate and allegations of abuse raise suspicions of Smyllum Park in Lanark, once run by Catholic nuns
The Scottish child abuse inquiry is to investigate claims that the bodies of at least 400 children from an orphanage once run by Catholic nuns are buried in an unmarked mass grave.The Smyllum Park orp...
From the Connexions Archives
Canadian Catholics for Women's Ordination
Organization profile published 1981
Two small groups of women in Ottawa and in Toronto have begun to work together to see if they can discover other individuals and groups who want to work towards the ordination of women in the Roman Ca...
FORUM - A Publication of Catholics for Social Change
Periodical profile published 1976
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Calendar, information, communication and support.