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  1. The Accumulation of Capital
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1913
    Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
  2. An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
  3. Blueprint for a Green Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    A set of practical proposals for financing a sustainable environment.
  4. Canada's Great Divide
    The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
  5. Capitalism for Beginners
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
    An amusing, soundly researched, and highly accessible illustrated book that tells you everything you want to know about capitalism.
  6. The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
    Economic Writings 1

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.
  7. The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II
    Economic Writings 2

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    This volume contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s most important book, The Accumulation of Capital (1913) as well as her response to its critics. Taken together, they constitute one of the most important Marxist studies of the globalization of capital.
  8. Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.
  9. Greg Crowe, Mining and Commodities Expert
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  10. Ecology as Politics
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    Socialism is no better than capitalism if it makes use of the same tools. The total domination of nature inevitably entails a domination of people by the techniques of domination.
  11. The Economy of Cities
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    Ideas about what makes cities rich or poor, how cities grow, and how city growth affects national economies.
  12. The Enemy of Nature
    The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the destruction of community -- are all playing a part in the destruction of our ecosystem.
  13. The Growth Illusion
    How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national income consumes more resources than it creates on a sustainable basis. In other words, these economies are running backwards and making their citizens worse off.
  14. How it all adds up
    $4 billion more flows out than comes back in - and that has to change if the city is to stay healthy, critics say

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    A discussion of Toronto's position within the Canadian economy, and an argument that given its' status as 'economic powerhouse' for the country, that perhaps some additional re-investment into the city is warranted.
  15. Income and Health
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  16. Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits
    Great Cities of North America Since 1600

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
    An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the time of Benjamin Franklin (1760), New York in the mid nineteenth-century (1860), Chicago at the beginning of the Progressivist Civic Movements (1910), Los Angeles during the immediate Post-war boom (1950) and Toronto at the beginning of its own ascendancy in the 1970's. (1975).
  17. Life, Money & Illusion
    Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example of Kerela, India, Nickerson shows how a society by working together can become car-free, religious and bigotry free, have a high level of health care and literacy and be able to sustain itself on a fraction of the money on which we depend.
  18. A Marxist History of the World part 101: The Long Recession
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    By the early 1970s, the levers of state economic management had stopped working and the world economy entered a long period of stagnation.
  19. A Marxist History of the World part 92: The Great Boom
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    In the first three decades after the war, the world economy experienced unprecedented growth rates and falling unemployment. But the boom rested on unstable foundations.
  20. Monopoly Capital
    An essay on American economic and social order

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    An analysis of American capitalism.
  21. The No-Nonsense Guide to Degrowth and Sustainability
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2014
    This No-Nonsense Guide looks deeper into the idea of economic growth – to trace its history and understand why it has become so unchallengeable and powerful.
  22. Odious Debts
    Loose Lending, Corruption and the Thirld World's Environmental Legacy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  23. Pensions Under Attack
    What's behind the push to privatize public pensions

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Townson discusses the forces behind the drive to privatize public pensions and its impact on the financial security of seniors. In doing so, she traces a history from Pinochet's Chile to Thatcher's Great Britain to critique Canada's move toward privatization.
  24. A People's History of the World
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  25. Politics of Communication
    A Study in the Political Sociology of Language, Socialization, and Legitimation

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  26. The Socialist Register 1964
    Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964
  27. The Socialist Register 1969
    Volume 6: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1969
  28. The Socialist Register 1987
    Volume 23: Conservatism in Britain and America: Rhetoric and Reality

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  29. The Wealthy Banker's Wife
    The Assault on Equality in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993

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