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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. Alternative Economic Indicators
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Anderson outlines out a new conceptual framework for economics which gives attention to enviromentalism and social indicators as well as financial ones.

  3. The American Class System
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
  4. Anatomy of Big Business
    Resource Type: Book
  5. Behind the Money Curtain: A Left Take on Taxes, Spending and Modern Monetary Theory
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    Taxes do not fund government spending.That's a core insight of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) whose radical implications have not been understood very well by the left. Indeed, it's not well understood at all, and most people who have heard or read it somewhere breeze right past it, and fall back to the taxes-for-spending paradigm that is the sticky common wisdom of the left and right.
  6. Behind the Numbers
    A blog from the CCPA

    Resource Type: Website
    Commentary on issues that affect Canadians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, budgets, taxes, public services, and employment.
  7. Beyond Interdependence
    The Meshing of the World's Economy and the Earth's Ecology

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  8. Blueprint for a Green Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    A set of practical proposals for financing a sustainable environment.
  9. Bringing the Economy Home from the Market
    Resource Type: Book
  10. Brock University
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  11. The Business Page
    How To Read It and Understand the Economy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
  12. Canada and the State of the Planet
    The Social, Economic and Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Lives

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
  13. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Pilot Copy, February 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
    The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
  14. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  15. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 2 - April 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  16. Das Capital, Volume 1
    A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1890
    Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, together with its legal, political, religious, artistic, philosophical and ideological manifestations.
  17. Das Capital, Volume 3
    The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
  18. The City in History
    Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1961
    Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
  19. City Lives and City Forms
    Critical Research and Canadian Urbanism

    Resource Type: Book
    This book focuses on the interaction between social relations and urban landscape by examining economic and cultural characteristics.
  20. Collective Bargaining Course Book
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1979
  21. The Common Good
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
  22. Compass Points
    Navigating the Twentieth Century

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    A radical history of the twentieth century by a wide of Canadian authors and essayists grappling with crucial developments in politics, economics, society, and culture in Canada and abroad.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Connexions
    Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  26. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 1 - February 1979 - National Security/Securite Nationale

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  27. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 2 - March 1979 - Native Rights/Les Droits des Autochtones

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  28. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 3 - May 1979 - Immigration

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  29. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  30. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 2 - May 1980 - Women/Femmes

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  31. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 3 - September 1980 - Racism/Racisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  32. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1981 - Militarism/Militarisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  33. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 1 - February 1981 - Lesbians/Gay Men/Lesbiennes/Hommes Gais

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  34. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 2 - April 1981 - Urban Core/Milieu Urbain

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  35. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1982 - Children/Enfants

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  36. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  37. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 3-4 - Winter 1983/84 - Native Issues - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  38. Connexions
    Volume 9, Number 2 - Summer 1984 - Rights and Liberties - A Digest of Resources & Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  39. Connexions
    Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1986
  40. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  41. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  42. Connexions Annual 1989
    A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
  43. Connexions Annual 1994
    A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1994
    Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series of introductory articles surveying a wide range of social and environmental issues and possibile alternatives.
  44. Connexions Annual Overview: Economy, Poverty, Work
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
    To effect desired change, it is necessary to have the power to set a different agenda, and therefore to challenge the current concentration of economic and political power. One of the keys to building an effective movement is mutual acts of solidarity, inspired by the principle that `an injury to one is an injury to all'.
  45. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  46. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  47. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  48. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  49. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  50. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1991
  51. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  52. Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
  53. Debt Bondage Or Self-Reliance
    A Popular Perspective on the Global Debt Crisis

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    Describes the effects of international debt on workers, the unemployed, and peasants who neither asked for or benefit from such debt. It describes the growing number of people's movements in Canada and developing nations who are struggling against austerity measures.
  54. Democracy's Oxygen
    How Corporations Control the News

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture public consent for policies which favour the corporate elite.
  55. The Economic Crisis Reader
    Resource Type: Book
  56. The Encyclopedia of Censorship
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    This Encyclopedia concentrates primarily on the United States and the United Kingdom, but it also covers events in Western and Eastern Europe and in parts of the Third World. The Encyclopedia is an accessible and wide-ranging sourcebook on censorship topics.
  57. False God
    How the Globalization Myth has Impoverished Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Laxer argues that the neoconservative economic agenda is folly, and that the United States is caught in a downward spiral of limited government power and widening social divisions. He demonstrates that continued free trade with the United States will doom Canada economically, socially, and poolitically.
  58. The Faltering Economy
    The Problem of Accumulation Under Monopoly Capitalism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    The essays in this volume are part of a radical attempt to grapple with the problems of advanced capitalist development without discarding the real theoretical breakthroughs made by Keynes.
  59. Farewell to the Working Class
    An Essay on Post-Industrial Socialism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    Gorz argues that changes in science and technology have broken the power of industrial workers, especially skilled workers, and that, as a result, they are no longer central to the socialist project.
  60. Farmageddon
    Food and the Culture of Biotechnolgy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Kneen explains how corporations control the distribution of food with little knowledge or care of the health risks of engineered food.
  61. For the Common Good
    Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The authors argue that America's growth-oriented, industrial economy has led to environmental problems and propose an alternative economic paradigm.
  62. The Green Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  63. Green Guide to Germany
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    The authors advocate a new form of Tourism in Germany called Sanfter Tourismus which enourages the tourist to respect the environment and use alternative means of transportation which is environmentally sound.
  64. A Guide to Current Analysis of the Canadian Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
  65. 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.
  66. Just Around the Corner
    The Paradox of the Jobless Recovery

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    Aronowitz details how U.S. capitalism has achieved higher profits at the expense of the quality and quantity of jobs, and contradicts the ideological justifications that seek to justify deteriorating jobs, showing how they are neither a mark of efficiency nor a merely temporary problem.
  67. Justice or `Just Us'?
    Rethinking Canda's economy

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1993
  68. Killing the Host
    How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and governments.
  69. Madness and Ruin
    Politics and Economy in the Neoconservative Age

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Watkin's book, based on his monthly articles in This Magazine is a scathing attack on the Mulroney government's adoption of neo-conservative economics. With their adoption of Reaganite policies they have cut back on transfer payments to the provinces thus hitting secondary school funding and medicare. They have also linked Canada to the United States with the adoption of the Free Trade Agreement and launched a full scale attack on the welfare state. The NDP is not spared his criticism and is blasted for its "appalling" performance in the free- trade election. It is a poweful jounalistic book that stands up well despite the passage of years.
  70. Marxism, Feminism, the State
    Volume 1

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
    Includes essays on the sexual division of labour, and socialist organizing in the 80s, referring to Engels, Ryerson, and MacPherson.
  71. Marxists Internet Archive
    Resource Type: Website
    Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
  72. The Modern Crisis
    Resource Type: Book
  73. Monopoly Capital
    An essay on American economic and social order

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    An analysis of American capitalism.
  74. Montreal
    A Citizen's Guide to Politics

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  75. More Unequal
    Aspects of Class in the United States

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    Yates looks at class from a global vantage point integrating discussions of race, gender, and class, and the emergence of an international capitalist class.
  76. Nature of Economies
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Jacobs argues that since human beings exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect, we should look to the processes of nature for vibrant and flexible models of economic planning.
  77. A New and Better Canada
    Principles and Policies of a New Canadian Political Party

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Hurtig calls for a new political party committed to sweeping political reform and plans to put Canadians back to work.
  78. The New Protectionism
    Protecting the Future Against Free Trade

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    This book analyses the powers behind the free trade argument to present an outline of what a viable and more just future could be.
  79. Le Nouvel Ordre Economique International
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1975
    Une vue d'ensemble du "nouvel ordre economique international."
  80. The Question of the Commons
    The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  81. Radical economics, Marxist economics and Marx's economics
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The major global crises of the mid-1970s and 2008-9 provoked debates among the ruling class about the best economic policies to manage capitalism. For socialists and activists the question was different, and debates about whether and to what extent capitalism could be reformed to avert crisis and instil a more humane and fair system became even sharper.
  82. Seven LEAN Years
    America's New High-Tech Underclass

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
  83. Shooting the Hippo
    Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    An examination of how economic policies systematically favour the interests of the rich while pretending to be for the common good.
  84. Some Historical Perspectives on Canadian Agrarian Political Movements
    The Ontario Origins of Agrarian Criticism of Canadian Industrial Society

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  85. The Spectre of Capitalism
    The Future of the World Economy After the Fall of Communism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
  86. Take Back the Nation
    Revised Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    A passionate and thoughtful assessment of Canada in crisis. Analyses the dangers posed by NAFTA to Canada's economy and independence. Proposes economic, political and cultural solutions to Canada's problems.
  87. This bastardised libertarianism makes 'freedom' an instrument of oppression
    It's the disguise used by those who wish to exploit without restraint, denying the need for the state to protect the 99%

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    An argument against modern right-right libertarianism, using the concepts of positive and negative freedoms to illustrate.
  88. Toward a Moral Economy
    Responses to Poverty in the North and South

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1996
    Largely a compilation of articles from other development organizations. It deals with the impact of LDC's in North America in general and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Statistical exerpts point out loopholes in Canadian taxation, the financial magnitude of World Bank operations, disparities among military, debt financing and social service spending. In a workbook format this book is ideal for use in a discussion group setting, whether among church groups, students or other NGO committees.
  89. Towards a Canadian Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
  90. Trading Freedom
    How Free Trade Affects Our Lives, Work and Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  91. Université de Moncton
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  92. Unreliable Sources
    A Guide to Detecting Bias in the New Media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Lee and Solomon argue that American news media censor actual current events. The reason being is that there is pressure from the Government and Corporations. The public must challenge the facts of both electronic and print media.
  93. Vital Signs
    The Trends that are Shaping Our Future

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Worldwatch Institute charts coming trends using a straightforward format. Areas addressed include military expenditures and cigarette consumption.
  94. The Wealthy Banker's Wife
    The Assault on Equality in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
  95. Worker Co-operatives
    Working Papers Vol. 2 No. 6

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    An introduction to the principles and practical considerations of forming worker co-operatives.

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