Books tagged: Economic Policy

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Aboriginal, Northern, and Community Economic Development

By John Loxley

John Loxley has worked in community economic development as a practitioner, advisor, teacher and scholar for over 30 years. The wealth of that experience is reflected in this book, which grapples with the conceptual and political complexities of addressing northern and Aboriginal ... Read more

Globalization, Neo-conservative Policies and Democratic Alternatives

Edited by Haroon Akram-Lodhi & Robert Chernomas

A unique edited collection of new papers by a group of internationally reowned political economists. They evaluate the failures of neo-conservative economic policies around the globe, and explore the alternative budgeting movement as an approach to economic policy making that ... Read more

Imperialist Canada

By Todd Gordon

Imperialist Canada exposes Canada's imperialist past and present, at home and across the globe. Todd Gordon interweaves histories of aboriginal dispossession in Canada with the cold facts of Canadian capital's oppression of indigenous peoples in the global South. The book digs ... Read more

Keeping the Public in Public Education

By Rick Salutin

Is there anything public schools do that no other form of education can? Only this: Simply by being what they are, they can teach kids about the society they live in. That's because public schools must let everyone in. "What's unique about public education isn't the education ... Read more

Keeping the Public in Public Education

By Rick Salutin

Is there anything public schools do that no other form of education can? Only this: Simply by being what they are, they can teach kids about the society they live in. That's because public schools must let everyone in. "What's unique about public education isn't the education ... Read more

Let Them Eat Junk

By Robert Albritton

Respected economist Robert Albritton argues that the capitalist system, far from delivering on the promise of cheap, nutritious food for all, has created a world where 25% of the world population are over-fed and 25% are hungry. This malnourishment of 50% of the world's population ... Read more

Radical Trust

By Evelyn Forget & Hannah Owczar

Radical Trust: Basic Income For Complicated Lives explores the notion that a basic income is a compassionate and dignified response to poverty and income inequality in Canada. Through extensive testimonials with those that the "social safety net" fails most dramatically, it tells ... Read more

Social Murder

By Robert Chernomas & Ian Hudson

Corporate power is one of the strongest forces shaping our world. More than half of the top 100 economic entities today are private corporations. With their immense size comes commensurate influence, to the point where corporations are able to wreak social and environmental ... Read more