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Still Hopeful

By (author) Maude Barlow
Categories: Civics and citizenship

From her days in second-wave feminist activism to her battle against the precursor to NAFTA to her indefatigable fight for social justice and water rights for all, Maude shares her stories and her expertise ...

Whipped

Whipped examines the hidden ways that political parties exert control over elected members of Canadian legislatures. Drawing on extensive interviews with politicians and staffers across the country, award-winning ...

Partisan Odysseys

By (author) Nelson Wiseman
Categories: Elections and referenda

In Partisan Odysseys, Nelson Wiseman sets out to survey the history of Canada’s political parties. Uncovering distinctive motifs and events in Canadian party politics from pre-Confederation to the present, ...

Almost Feral

On July 2, 2015, influential social activist Gemma Hickey began a 908-kilometre walk across Newfoundland to raise awareness and funds for survivors of religious institutional abuse. Almost Feral celebrates ...

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

Born to Jewish parents in Paris in 1941, Suzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural France. Alone after the war, she lived in Communist-run orphanages, where she gained a belief in peace and ...

Feminist Acts

By (author) Tessa Jordan
Foreword by Eleanor Wachtel
Categories: Feminism and feminist theory

The history of Branching Out, Canada’s first national second-wave feminist magazine, is the story of an upstart publication from the prairies that was read from coast to coast. It is also a story of ...

Orange Chinook

The first scholarly analysis of the unprecedented New Democratic Party victory in the 2015 Alberta Provincial Elections, Orange Chinook brings together Alberta’s top political watchers to explore the ...

Radical Transformation

By (author) Kevin MacKay
Categories: Political activism

Drawing on a vast knowledge of history, human evolution, philosophy, and modern complexity theory, MacKay tells a story that recognizes the marvels of human civilization while revealing its dark tendency ...

Deep Diversity

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Deep Diversity explores this question and argues ...

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear

While the scale of recent uprisings may be unprecedented, the refusal of fear is not unique to our time.

As the Egyptian revolution gained momentum, a common refrain echoed across Tahrir Square: “The ...