Launched in 2002, our Semaphore Series consists of short, accessible books on timely issues. Semaphore books are not intended to be basic “introductions” to an issue or “beginner’s guides.” Rather, they fall somewhere between a pamphlet and a book, consisting of a long essay, polemic, or commentary.

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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...