Al Engler

Book Review
Jul 9, 2015

Bringing the age of fossil fuels to an end

Al Engler
Heat waves. Droughts. Wildfires. Storms. Weather events like these are becoming more frequent. Why? It may have something to do with the CO2 crisis.
Book Review
Jan 31, 2013

Book review: Thieves of Bay Street

Al Engler
Bruce Livesey makes the case that the Canadian government and the courts turn a blind eye to scams, rip-offs and blatant frauds by brokers, investment houses, banks and corporate executives.
Book Review
Apr 19, 2012

Confronting Canada's colonialist past

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.
News
Oct 31, 2011
Occupy Wall Street, Oct. 5, 2011. Photo: Sunset Parkerpix/flickr

Occupations, capitalism, and a 99 per cent solution

Al Engler
From gross production to human well-being: We can prepare for an alternative to capitalism by mobilizing in communities and workplaces, and participating in political action for changes and reform.
Book Review
Feb 25, 2011
The Enigma of Capital

Has capitalism reached its limits?

Al Engler
In The Enigma of Capital, David Harvey makes the case that the capitalist drive to accumulate wealth and maximize profits leads to recurring financial crises.
News
Nov 12, 2010

Tax the rich: increase employment and sustain demand

Al Engler
The wealthiest one per cent claim close to 20 per cent of total income. If their share was reduced to five per cent, extravagant consumption and the waste of resources would be greatly reduced.
Book Review
Oct 7, 2010
The Socialist Alternative

The Venezuelan alternative

Al Engler
Although capitalism is once again in a global downturn, little is heard of an alternative. Could a new brand of socialism aid and inspire opposition to capitalism?
Book Review
Mar 12, 2010

James Hansen's climate reckoning

Al Engler
James Hansen has been attempting to convince governments of the threat posed by carbon dioxide emissions since the 1980s. In his first book, he defends the science behind human-caused climate change.
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