Contrôle et libertés politiques

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Beryl

Par (auteur) Dustin Galer
Avant-propos de Judy Rebick
Catégories: Réalités sociales du handicap

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

Par (auteur) Irving Andre
Avant-propos de David Austin
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)

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 ...

The Senate of Canada

Par (auteur) Gary William O'Brien
Édité par Gregory Tardi
Catégories: Pouvoirs exécutifs
Séries: Understanding Canada

The upper house of the Parliament of Canada plays a vital role in the political life of the country. The Senate reads, indeed on occasion amends, legislation enacted by the House of Commons. It originates ...

Fear of a Black Nation

In the 1960s, Montreal was a hotbed of radical politics that attracted Black and Caribbean figures such as C.L.R. James, Walter Rodney, Mariam Makeba, Stokely Carmichael, Rocky Jones, and Édouard Glissant. ...

Still Hopeful

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 ...

Civilizing the State

Par (auteur) John Restakis
Catégories: Économie politique

The liberal state is dead, long live the partner state

Across the world, the liberal nation state is on its knees. Rising inequality, deep political polarization, and the pervasive power of corporations ...

Man at the Airport

Par (auteur) Hassan Al Kontar
Avant-propos de Nuseir (Nas) Yassin
Catégories: Droits de l’homme, droits civils

When revolution and war broke out in his home country in 2011, Hassan Al Kontar was a young Syrian living and working in the UAE. A conscientious objector, he refused to return to Syria for compulsory ...

Orwell in Cuba

Orwell in Cuba: How 1984 Came to Be Published in Castro’s Twilight is a personal account of today’s Cuba at a pivotal point in its history, with the Castro brothers passing power on to a new generation. ...

Un-Canadian

Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North is a provocative warning to Canadians that the values they cherish are being eroded through a disturbing pattern of political, legal, and social prejudice against ...

A Samaritan State Revisited

A Samaritan State Revisited brings together emerging and leading scholars to reflect on the history of Canada’s overseas aid and interrogate the many complex factors that affect future aid development. ...