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Class Struggle at the Waistline
The obesity rate has soared not because lower income earners lack the knowledge to eat wisely, but because they have lost power over the economic conditions of their lives.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Is This Class Warfare?
Is there a conspiracy to keep wages from rising or is it just plain-old class warfare? Well, what do you know? Everywhere the global bank cartel has its tentacles, wages are either flatlining or drift...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 13, 2014
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The topic of the week is Libertarian Socialism. Articles on no-state solutions in Kurdistan; right-wing dirty tricks used to attack labour and environmental groups; scientists unravelling the risks of...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 21, 2015
A Healthier Planet
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
With the start of the growing season in much of the Northern hemisphere, Other Voices digs up articles and resources related to urban agriculture and local food production. Urban agriculture - growing...
Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Over the past fifty years, postmodern theory — an umbrella term generally used to refer to such diverse theoretical movements and paradigms as post-structuralism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, deconstructi...
Three Big Lies of the Super-Rich
Why Being in the Highest Class Doesn't Mean You're a High Class Person
The conservative spin of the media is designed to protect the rich from challenge.
The Useful Altruists: How NGOs Serve Capitalism and Imperialism
McMillan, Stephanie; Kelley, Vincent
NGOs are far from revolutionary organizations, but many of us would think that their work still seems more helpful than not. Political differences with them aside, it seems dogmatic to denounce free h...
What Do We Do Now? Building a Social Movement in the Aftermath of Free Trade
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
We have the potential to create a social movement in this country that goes beyond single-issue organizing to work toward an integrated vision of a more just and caring society.
Behind Closed Doors
How The Rich Won Control of Canada's Tax System... And Ended Up Richer
A stinging indictment of Canada's tax system and the people who shape it.
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
The History of Democracy
A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Participatory Society for the twenty-first century
Spannos, Chris (ed.)
Real Utopia identifies and obliterates the barriers to an egalitarian, bottom-up society, while convincingly outlining how to build it.
Social Determinants of Health
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.
The Human Significance of the Skin
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
Three editions: Greater Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Eastern Ontario. Additional publication titled The Condo Guide GTA. Listings of new homes and condos. Some editorial content.
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