Security

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Another world is possible: New Internationalist January/February 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
Takes a look at the current global system and possible ways to change it for the better.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Collective Bargaining Course Book
OPSEU Education Dept.
Book
1979
Connexions Other Voices - July 22, 2017: Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
Flying Without A Net: The "Economic Freedom" of Working Canadians in 2000
Brown, Amanda; Stanford, Jim
Book
2000
Reports on a project to construct a quantitative index summarizing the multi-dimensional economic status of working people in Canada, based on variations in 14 different component indicators of econom...
Is this what a police state looks like?
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2010
The corporate security state is not static - it will keep filling more and more space to the extent that they are allowed to by civil society. The police actions in Toronto are one of those key moment...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017: April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins: The War Series, Part II, 1942-1945
Kealey, Gregory S.; Whitaker, Reg
Book
This volume completes the series of Security Bulletins for World War II, discussing security concerns and underlying ideology of the Secret Service.
R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins: The Depression Years, Part I, 1933-1934
Kealey, Gregory S.; Whitaker, Reg
Book
This volume begins a series on the Depression years, discussing security concerns and the underlying ideology of the Secret Service.
R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins: The Early Years, 1919-1929
Kealey, Gregory S.; Whitaker, Reg
Book
This volume contains materials received through the Canadian Access to Information legislation, providing an overview of the genesis of the RCMP.
R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins: The War Series, 1939-1941
Kealey, Gregory S.; Whitaker, Reg
Book
It contains reports the RCMP issued to government of "subversive" activity, now held by CSIS. It covers a time when the CPC was illegal.
R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins: The Depression Years, Part II, 1935
Kealey, Gregory S.; Whitaker, Reg; Manley, John
Book
This fully-indexed volume documents the RCMP's surveillance of the CPC, unions, and unemployed organizations, with coverage of the 1935 election.
Secret Armies, Shadow Wars, Silent Unaccountability
Foster, Gregory D.
Article
2016
We live today in an era of postmodern war. It's a two-front war -- the first being the virtual front of threats, posturing, and arms buildups we persist in waging, Cold War-style, against state-based ...
The Socialist Register 1980: Volume 17: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
Terror Takeover: The monstrous march of the security state
New Internationalist November 2009 - #427
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2009
Has our panic over terrorism given permission for unchecked abuse? The fear of terrorism has been used to curtail our liberties and violate human rights.
Who Knows: Safegurding Your Privacy in a Networked World
Cavourkian, Ann and Tapscott, Don
Book
1995

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

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...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
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....
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
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...
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...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Wikileaks
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...

Sources Library

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Security Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on security-related topics related in the Sources directory for the media.
Touching
The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
1972
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.

From the Connexions Archives

Human Development Council
Organization profile published 1981
Organization
1981
The St. John Human Development Council is an effort at social planning and coordination that is non-governmental and broadly based in the community.