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Let Them Eat Junk

Respected economist Robert Albritton argues that the capitalist system, far from delivering on the promise of cheap, nutritious food for all, has created a world where 25% of the world population are ...

World in Crisis

Gabriel Kolko provides a panoramic overview of the problems facing the US and the world today. Each chapter covers a key topic, spanning a range of international issues including the current financial ...

Dishonour of the Crown

The territory of the Omàmìwinini (Algonquin) peoples of southern Ontario is rich with natural resources. Yet for more than four centuries, the Algonquin have been economically and politically marginalized, ...

Preempting Dissent

The legacy of the Bush administration and its "War on Terror" includes a new logic of surveillance, suppressing public dissent and mobilizing both "fear" and "faith." In this accessible book, Elmer and ...

Lighting the Eighth Fire

Edited by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Introduction by Taiaiake Alfred
Subjects: Social Science

This remarkable collection of essays by leading Indigenous scholars focuses on the themes of freedom, liberation and Indigenous resurgence as they relate to the land. They analyze treaties, political ...

Red Indians, The

By Peter Kulchyski
Subjects: History
Series: Semaphore

The Red Indians is a theoretically nuanced, frank, and accessible book about Aboriginal resistance in Canada, historical and contemporary. In the manner of Eduardo Galeano's famous trilogy Memories of ...

Social Murder

Corporate power is one of the strongest forces shaping our world. More than half of the top 100 economic entities today are private corporations. With their immense size comes commensurate influence, ...

Another World Is Possible

David McNally considers contemporary social activists, and the political and economic orders they resist, in the context of historical capitalism in all its racial, gendered, and imperialist dimensions. ...

Gruesome Acts of Capitalism, The

Edited by David Lester
Preface by Jean Smith
Subjects: Political Science
Series: Semaphore

In this second edition, David Lester supplements his original concise and understaded, yet politically and socially potent catalogue of the injustices of capitalist ideology on the world's indigent people, ...

Global Governance in Question

Like many buzzwords, "global governance" is poorly understood. In contrast to most mainstream accounts, this book examines global economic governance as an integral moment of contemporary capitalism. ...