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Airbrushing Barbarity: The Warped Language of Public Policy
Couching moral/political matters in technocratic language helps us forget the unpleasantness of the underlying incivility and brutality of political measures. Political discourse is fundamentally dish...
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
Connexions Digest: Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Framing: Primer for a Progressive Revolution -- Part I Philosophy and Rational for Framing
The introduction of framing into the progressive community could well prove to be the beginning of a revolution. But such a revolution can evolve and sustain only with a concerted, impassioned effort ...
Framing the Future: How Progressive Values Can Win Elections and Influence People
Polls show that most Americans favor progressive policy, but they also embrace conservative philosophy. George Lakoff and other analysts have shown that, in order to reclaim America for all Americans,...
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled: The Tyee's full, updated list of 70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.
Beers, David; and Tyee Staff and Contributors
Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of power since forming government in 2006. From scams to smears, monkey-wrenching opponents to intimidating public servants...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 30, 2014: Refugees
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Topic of the week is Refugees. Featured articles look at migration, counter-surveillance resources, farmers in Ghana fighting to retain the freedom to save their own seeds, and rebuilding communities ...
Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration
Lapham, Lewis H.
Delves into the perversion of America's democratic legacy under George W. Bush, and makes the case for impeachment.
Publicity and the Canadian State
A collection examining the state's relationship with public practices and the "permanent campaign," the constant search for politicians and their strategists for popular consent.
Sources media training
Media training to ensure that you are ready to handle media interviews. Topics include Message making, Staying newsworthy, Safe spokesperson techniques, Preparation and relaxation techniques, Media et...
The 10 Dumbest, Most Offensive Political Ads in Recent Memory
Not a single election cycle goes by without some attempt to use fear of the "other" to win votes. Sadly, the results are sometimes successful.
Where Is Indonesia Going?: Against The Current vol. 87
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...
Content Magazine - Number 25
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The phrase "hardworking families" or "working families" is an example of a glittering generality in contemporary political discourse. It is used in the politics of the United Kingdom and of the United...
Hudak's PCs play with fire by playing the 'foreign' card
Cohn, Martin Regg
Tory Leader Tim Hudak has either tapped into a deep vein of voter resentment against recent immigrants, or taken a detour -- possibly a U-turn -- that has thrown his campaign off course after two year...