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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. ...

Against the New Authoritarianism

Against the New Authoritarianism traces the US descent into authoritarianism: the rise of a ruthless market fundamentalism, the emergence of a form of religious correctness that substitutes blind faith ...

Globalization, Neo-conservative Policies and Democratic Alternatives

A unique edited collection of new papers by a group of internationally reowned political economists. They evaluate the failures of neo-conservative economic policies around the globe, and explore the ...

Taking Responsibility, Taking Direction

The history of Canada's racist colonial past is tangled and ugly, and racism remains an urgent problem today--especially for progressive social movements. Sheila Wilmot draws in equal measure upon her ...

"As Many Liars"

In 1998, Manitoba's Conservative government was oozing confidence and appeared certain to cruise to re-election under Premier Gary Filmon. But when a local radio reporter began to investigate rumours ...

Party without Bosses, The

The former metalworker and trade union leader Lúis Inácio 'Lula' da Silva-known to everyone as Lula-was elected president of Brazil in late 2002 in his fourth attempt since founding the Workers' Party ...

Thought Dreams

How does a Marxist talk about gender? How does a feminist talk about class? Progressives use a variety of theories-feminism, Marxism, environmentalism, multiculturalism-as conceptual frameworks with which ...

Emergent Publics

By Ian Angus
Subjects: Political Science
Series: Semaphore

Recently much of the Left has shifted emphasis away from issues of class, toward "democracy." Indeed, democracy is now emerging as an overarching label for the goals of anti-globalization activists. What ...

Consulted to Death

Twenty years ago governments across Canada adopted--with much ballyhoo-new occupational health and safety laws. Consulted to Death shows how the laws failed to deliver on their promise because, despite ...