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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, ...

The Red Indians

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

The Gruesome Acts of Capitalism

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, ...

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 ...

The Party without Bosses

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 ...