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The Consulting Trap

By (author) Chris Hurl & Leah B. Werner
Categories: Consultancy

The Consulting Trap does a deep dive into how governments have become hooked on private consultancy firms with dire consequences for democratic decision-making, public accountability and accessible public ...

North of America

In 1941, influential US publishing magnate Henry Luce declared the world was in the midst of the first great American century, believing his nation held the power and vision to lead and transform the ...

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities examines the relationship between the Wet’suwet’en nation and pipeline development, showing how colonial governments and corporations seek to control Indigenous ...

Eroding a Way of Life

By (author) Murray Knuttila
Categories: Politics and government

An analysis of how neoliberal policies have radically restructured farming in Western Canada.

The establishment of a Western Canadian economy dominated by family farming was part of the government’s ...

Beryl

By (author) Dustin Galer
Foreword by Judy Rebick
Categories: Disability: social aspects

Beryl Potter was a reserved working-class mother of three living a decent life, or so it seemed, when a harmless slip and fall marked the unravelling of everything that she had known about herself and ...

The Mantle of Struggle

By (author) Irving Andre
Foreword by David Austin
Categories: Biography: general

Rosie Douglas, former prime minister of Dominica, had a life unlike any other modern politician. After leaving home to study agriculture in Canada, he became a member of the young Conservatives, under ...

Plundering the North

The manufacturing of a chronic food crisis

Food insecurity in the North is one of Canada’s most shameful public health and human rights crises. In Plundering the North, Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay ...

The Uncaged Voice

Freedom, truth, and justice are taken for granted in some countries. In others, they are aspirational. And yet in others, they are deemed justification for persecution, punishment, and silence.

Through ...

Social Democracy, Capitalism, and Competition

By (author) Marcel Boyer
Categories: Political economy

Our social democracies and welfare states face economic and governance challenges that threaten their very survival. Against this backdrop, Social Democracy, Capitalism, and Competition argues that a true ...

It's All about the Land

By (author) Taiaiake Alfred
Edited by Ann Rogers
Foreword by Pamela Palmater
Categories: Politics and government

Illuminating the First Nations struggles against the Canadian state, It’s All about the Land exposes how racism underpins and shapes Indigenous-settler relationships. Renowned Kahnawà:ke Mohawk activist ...