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Power of Youth
May 31 2012 | By Kaitlin McNabb | Power of Youth is more than just a book about youth activism, it is a testament to all generations of activists who continue to fight, informed by passion and experience.
The Imperial Messenger
May 24 2012 | By Belén Fernández | In this excerpt from The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work, Belén Fernández discusses various aspects of the New York Times columnist's neo-liberal Friedmanomics.
The Time We All Went Marching
May 17 2012 | By Yutaka Dirks | The Time We All Went Marching brings the struggle of working-class men and women in the 1930s and 1940s to life through luminescent prose.
May 11 2012 | By Stefan Christoff | Moments of Excess, a collection of anarchist writings, offers important reflections for participants in the grassroots Occupy movement and the Quebec student movement.
Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
May 3 2012 | By Aaron Leonard | David Harvey, anthropology professor, geographer, and authority on Karl Marx's work Capital, has just published Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution.
Apr 26 2012 | By The Graphic History Collective | A new graphic novel, May Day: A Graphic History of Protest, aims to bring these and other important stories of May Day to life, paying particular attention to the Canadian dimensions.
Apr 19 2012 | By Al Engler | In Orienting Canada, John Price focuses on 20th century racism and on Canada's role as junior partner in British and U.S. imperialism.
V6A: Writing from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Apr 12 2012 | By Jen Croll | V6A is an anthology with a bold goal: to unmask the multifaceted personality of the Downtown Eastside, a neighbourhood so often reduced to the catchphrase "Canada's poorest postal code."
VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas
Apr 6 2012 | By Zainab Amadahy | From Central America to Canada, the ¡VIVA! Project, summarized in a colourful book and an accompanying DVD set, features communities engaged in transformational arts processes.
Exile and Pride
Mar 29 2012 | By Scott Neigh | Exile and Pride is a memoir by activist, author and poet Eli Clare, who moves through the world as a white transguy (formerly lesbian) with cerebral palsy.