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Feminist Politics, Activism and Vision

Edited by Luciana Ricciutelli, Angela Miles, and Margaret McFadden

This volume brings together essays of remarkable variety and fresh insights from leading feminists around the world. The engaged and sophisticated personal accounts, political speeches and academic articles collected here reveal a vibrant and multifaceted transnational feminist ... Read more

Infrastructure Critical

By Alessandra Renzi & Greg Elmer

Much public debate ensued after the violence and police brutality that gripped Toronto in June 2010 during the G8/G20 Summit. It is now being revealed how the Conservative government's stimulus package was funnelled into "infrastructure" projects aimed at policing Canadians ... Read more

Insurrectionary Uprisings

Edited by Wende Marshall & Matt Meyer
Foreword by Joyce Ajlouny

Insurrectionary Uprisings is a compendium of essays that explore what it will take to win a world based on love and justice. From historical writing, including Thoreau, Gandhi and Arendt, to essays that address the multiple crises we face in the 21st century, the volume brings ... Read more

Preempting Dissent

By Greg Elmer & Andy Opel

The legacy of the Bush administration and its "War on Terror" includes a new logic of surveillance, suppressing public dissent and mobilizing both "fear" and "faith. " In this accessible book, Elmer and Opel show that this new logic stretches well beyond the realm of airport ... Read more

Takeover in Tehran

By Massoumeh Ebtekar
With Fred A. Reed

A history of modern Iran, and a revealing first-hand account by Iran’s first female vice-president, Massoumeh Ebtekar, of the 1979 revolutionary students who captured the American embassy in Tehran. Ebtekar sets out to correct decades of misrepresentation by the Western media ... Read more

Takeover in Tehran

By Massoumeh Ebtekar
With Fred A. Reed

In this first-ever insider account of the American Embassy takeover in 1979, Massoumeh Ebtekar sets out to correct 20 years of misrepresentation by the Western media of what the aims of the Iranian students and the populist revolution they personified were, and have since remained. ... Read more

Taking Responsibility, Taking Direction

By Sheila Wilmot

The history of Canada's racist colonial past is tangled and ugly, and racism remains an urgent problem today--especially for progressive social movements. Sheila Wilmot draws in equal measure upon her extensive experience as a white anti-racist activist, and critical theories ... Read more