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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Collective Security Treaty Organization
On October 7, 2002, the Presidents of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed a charter in Chisinau, founding the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) (Russian ODKB) (The Tashkent Treaty). ...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Fair Vote Canada
Representing over 55,000 Canadians, Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting reform. We promote the introduction of an element of proportional representation into elections for all levels of g...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate imaginations,...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, and the government sector...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...

Sources Select Resources

Beyond a Boundary - 50th anniversary
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
This year marks the 50th anniversary of CLR James’ wonderful, groundbreaking work Beyond a Boundary. Beyond a Boundary blends politics and memoir, history and journalism, biography and reportage, in a...
Donald Trump Says He Can Buy Politicians, None of His Rivals Disagree
Fang, Lee
Article
2015
The Intercept
Donald Trump bragged Thursday night that he could buy politicians — even the ones sharing the stage with him at a Republican presidential debate.
Fascinating insights on political communications
Book Review of 'Political Columns: Behind the Scenes with Powerful People'
Gallagher, Kevin
Article
2008
Sources HotLink
Bonner approaches each subject, some as a scientist, as he does when examining the first televised debate between Nixon and Kennedy, but ultimately as an artist who knows that there is much more to co...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Killing Corbyn
Article
2016
Medialens
The 'Brexit' referendum vote, split 52% to 48% in favour of leaving the European Union, has been exploited by the 'mainstream' media to launch yet another assault on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Media relations for politicians
A Service for Parliamentarians, Legislators, and Municipal Councillors
Article
2009
Sources
Public relations tools for elected officials and community leaders.
Politics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on politcal topics and politics in the Sources directory for the media.
Pundit (expert)
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Article
The truth behind the Labour coup, when it really began and who manufactured it
Topple, Steve
Article
2016
The Canary
An exclusive investigation by The Canary can reveal that the current Labour 'coup' being instigated against Jeremy Corbyn appears to have been orchestrated by a PR company where Tony Blair's arch spin...
The Writers' Trust of Canada's Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing Winners
Article
2000
This award is presented for a non-fiction book of outstanding literary merit that enlarges our understanding of contemporary Canadian political and social issues.

Sources Bookshelf

Blogwars
The New Political Battleground
Perlmutter, David D.
Book
2008
Examines the degree to which blogs influence - or fail to influence - American political life. Points out that blogs are not that powerful by traditional political measures: while bloggers can offer ...
Chomsky for Beginners
Cogswell, David; Gordon, Paul
Book
1996
An introduction to the life and works of Noam Chomsky.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Park, Chris
Book
2008
Contains over 8500 entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. Embraces a broad spectrum of environmental areas including sustainable development, biodiversity, conservation, environme...
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
Book
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
Book
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Inventing Reality
The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
Political Columns
Behind the scenes with powerful people
Bonner, Allan
Book
2007
A reader of his book will get Bonner's insight on everyone from Winston Churchill to Belinda Stronach. It is a series of columns, many of which were written for the US magazine Winning Campaigns.
Political Conventions
The Art of Getting Elected and Governing
Bonner, Allan
Book
2009
A how-to look inside the modern political process, for everyone from the nervous candidate facing his first TV interview to the undecided voter who doesn't want to be manipulated.
The Power of Persuasion
The Politics of the New Right in Ontario
Kozolanka, Kirsten
Book
2007
Kozolanka looks at how the Mike Harris's new right conservative government came to power in Ontario Premier Mike Harris by using successful strategies from other countries to gain public accquiescence...
Spinwars
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
Book
2008
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...
Why Leaders Lie
The Truth about Lying in International Politics
Mearsheimer, John J.
Book
2010
A systematic analysis of lying as a tool of statecraft, identifying the varieties, the reasons, and the potential costs and benefits.
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
Fiamengo, Janice
Book
2008
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...

Media

L'actualit‚
The magazine of reference for more than half a million French-speaking Canadians.
AlbertaViews
Political, social and cultural commentary.
Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal
A journal devoted to current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Briarpatch Magazine
Social justice, local and international events, environment, labour, and women's issues.
Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
Canadian Historical Review
Analysis of the ideas, people and events that have molded Canadian society and institutions. Canada's past is examined from a vast and multicultural perspective.
The Coast
An alternative weekly covering the people, passions and politics of Halifax, featuring a comprehensive arts and entertainment listings section for Halifax.
The Commonwealth
Produced by the New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan.
CPAC (Cable Parliamentary Channel)
Live coverage of the House of Commons during Question Period, political and party analysis, features and panels about public affairs issues. Funded by Canada's cable companies. Canada's only privately...
HighGrader Magazine
A voice from the Ontario northland.
Hill Times
News from Parliament.
Inside Queen's Park
Government Relations & Information Services
Maclean's
A current affairs magazine published once a month in print and weekly online
Medusa
The magazine of deviant, Left Coast culture.
New Socialist
Committed to working class self-emancipation, internationalism and opposition to all forms of oppression.
Northstar Compass
The latest news and views of the struggles of the Soviet peoples against Putin's capitalist regime and its imperialist backers. It includes English translations from communist and progressive newspape...
Okanagan Life
The best read regional magazine in North America (per capita). Offers articles on the valley's most interesting people, stories, places and ideas.
People's Voice
The latest on the fightback from coast to coast. News the corporate media won't print.
PIC Press
Tabloid-format magazine. Progressive viewpoint of social, political and environmental issues.
Policy Options/Options politiques
Premier public policy magazine.
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
News and articles relating to the nursing profession.
Socialist Worker
The struggle for global justice and workers' power in Canada and around the world. Tabloid-format magazine.
This Magazine
Canada's alternative magazine of politics and culture. Award-winning writing that takes on orthodoxy on all fronts with wit and attitude. Investigative journalism you can't get anywhere else.
Toronto Life
Entertainment, travel, arts, properties, politics and business.
Vancouver Magazine
Lifestyle magazine. Profiles, news, entertainment, events and features on architecture and design.


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