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Book Review
Mar 21, 2013

Anarchists in the boardroom

Liam Barrington-Bush
If you believe in transparency, equality and democracy, how can you organize in ways that manifest these beliefs? The worlds of social movements and social media are offering some strong hints.
Book Review
Feb 7, 2013

Politics, the media and the anti-war movement

Chris Nineham
February 15 marks the tenth anniversary of the largest day of coordinated global protest in history. Activist and author Chris Nineham reflects on the lessons of the movement against the Iraq War.
Book Review
Oct 4, 2012

Cycling for change: Critical Mass at 20

Chris Carlsson
Critical Mass was born 20 years ago among dozens of people in San Francisco and has reproduced itself in over 350 cities, thanks to the efforts of countless thousands across the planet.
Book Review
Apr 26, 2012

New May Day graphic novel retells old stories of struggle

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.
Book Review
Mar 22, 2012
Occupy This!

Judy Rebick: Inside Occupy

Judy Rebick
In this excerpt from her new book, Occupy This!, Judy Rebick reflects upon her first visit to Zuccotti Park in New York City and her initial encounter with the Occupy movement.
Book Review
Jan 19, 2012
Lost and Found in London

Lost and Found in London

Kathleen O'Hara
In this excerpt from Lost and Found in London Kathleen's chance encounter with a stranger brings about unexpected change and self-reflection at a time of crisis.
Book Review
Oct 27, 2011
Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil?

Michael Ignatieff and the War on Terror

Derrick O'Keefe
In this excerpt from Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil?, Derrick O'Keefe examines Ignatieff's initial call to arms for the "War on Terror."
Book Review
Oct 13, 2011
Hope is Better than Fear

Jane Doe remembers Jack

Jane Doe
In this excerpt from the newly published eBook, Hope Is Better Than Fear, Jane Doe reflects on Jack Layton's work to further feminist goals.
Book Review
Jul 28, 2011
This Dangerous Place

Betty Krawczyk's story

Betty Krawczyk
While imprisoned for Contempt of Court in the spring of 2003, Betty Krawczyk searched for understanding into her own actions before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Book Review
Apr 28, 2011

Eugene Forsey: Canada's maverick senator

Helen Forsey
In this excerpt, writer and activist Helen Forsey remembers her father, senator, constitutional expert and rabble rouser, Eugene.
Book Review
Sep 30, 2010

The Trouble With Billionaires

Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks
In this excerpt from their new book Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks propose solutions to the trouble with billionaires.
Book Review
May 21, 2010
The News: A Groundwork Guide

Peter Steven on the news and why it matters

Peter Steven
In this excerpt from The News, Peter Steven explores how the media affects how we judge events, how we assess the past and how we act toward others. Interview with the author included!
Book Review
Mar 18, 2010

Canada's zionist roots

Yves Engler
Yves Engler recounts the players, religious and political motivations behind Canada's zionist past in this excerpt from Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid.
Book Review
Jan 7, 2010

The Fraser Institute's school of spin

Donald Gutstein
In this excerpt from his latest book, Donald Gutstein exposes the Fraser Institute's school programs that work "toward changing the climate of opinion in Canada."
Book Review
Nov 27, 2009

Malalai's story

Malalai Joya and Derrick O'Keefe
In this excerpt from her biography, Malalai Joya describes her life in Afghanistan, the origins of her name and the reluctance she first felt about writing a book.
Book Review
Sep 24, 2009

Misguided ideologues

Charles Demers
In this excerpt from his first novel, Charles Demers invites us into his protagonist Daniel's world in this exchange with his tragicomic landlord and Trotskyist, Gary.
Book Review
Jul 2, 2009

The cost of this war

Steven Staples and David MacDonald
"How much is this war costing Canadians?" ask Steven Staples and David MacDonald in a chapter from a new anthology dedicated to examining the toll of war in Afghanistan.
Book Review
May 21, 2009

Not on record

Chris Arsenault
Journalist Chris Arsenault investigates the arrival of Agent Orange to Canada and tells the stories of locals that suffered its effects in this excerpt from Blowback.
Book Review
Apr 22, 2009

It's not easy being green

Christopher A. Shaw
In this excerpt Olympic critic and author of Five Ring Circus, Christopher Shaw, lays out the glaring inconsistencies in rhetoric used to promote the Olympic Games and its environmental practices.

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