Category: International politics & socialism

Dead aid

Farrar Straus & Giroux | March 13, 2009 | 188 pages
Describes the state of postwar development policy in Africa that has channeled billions of dollars in aid but failed to either reduce poverty or increase growth, offering a hopeful vision of how to address the problem.  More Info

Image and reality of the Israel-Palestine conflict

Verso Books | January 17, 2018 | 287 pages
This polemical study systematically undermines the popular and scholarly representations of the Israel- Palestine conflict. Opening with a theoretical discussion of Zionism and its roots, Norman Finkelstein goes on to look at the demographic origins of the Palestinians, referencing the work of Joan... More Info

A Tragedy of Democracy

Columbia Univ Pr | July 1, 2009 | 397 pages
The confinement of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, often called the Japanese American internment, has been described as the worst official civil rights violation of modern U. S. history. Greg Robinson not only offers a bold new understanding of these events but also studies... More Info

The Little Book of Rob Ford

House of Anansi | June 30, 2011 | 128 pages
House of Anansi 2011 Paperback, 160 pages 9781770890077 From  More Info

Fearmonger

Lorimer | October 11, 2011 | 230 pages
"Fearmonger" is the first comprehensive independent analysis of the "tough on crime" measures being implemented by the Canadian federal government under Stephen Harper. Author Paula Mallea, a former criminal lawyer and a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, lays out... More Info

The age of the warrior

May 8, 2008 | 522 pages
A selection of Robert Fisk's finest 'Comment' pieces from the Saturday 'Independent'.  More Info

Footnotes in Gaza

Henry Holt | December 8, 2009 | 418 pages
Presents an original investigation into the 1956 massacre of more than one hundred Palestinian refugees by Israeli soldiers in Rafah in graphic novel format.  More Info

The Right Balance

Douglas & McIntyre Ltd | February 11, 2011 | 264 pages
In a manner that reflects his long-time academic and practitioner’s association with conservative politics and ideas in Canada, Hugh Segal traces the deep historical roots of Canadian conservatism and the themes that unite its pre- and post-confederation reality with today’s challenges and... More Info

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