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Age of Austerity: Capital, the Financial Crisis and the State in Canada
McCormack, Geoffrey; Workman, Thom
Article
2016
The financial and economic crisis of 2008 has left a continuing legacy on social welfare, showing up in slow economic growth, unemployment and underemployment, and increasing social conflict. In the d...
Beware of Basic Income
Rozworski, Michael
Article
2016
Wouldn't it be great to get a cheque every month just for being you? This is the sweet, fuzzy vision the Ontario and federal Liberals are counting on to sell their latest idea, a basic income. Just th...
Canada Since 1960: A People's History: A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - December 1974: Volume II Number 12
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1974
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - May 1975: Volume III Number 5
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - September 1976: Volume IV Number 6
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - November 1976: Volume IV Number 8
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - December 1976: Volume IV Number 9
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Capitalism and the National Question in Canada
Teeple, Gary
Book
1972
Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life
Jacobs, Jane
Book
1984
Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it.
CNSP Review 1974-75; Canada in an International Context
Article
1976
An analysis of developments in Canadian society based on newspaper coverage.
Connexions Library: Canada Focus
Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Canada.
Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
Carroll, William K.
Book
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.
Falling Behind: The State of Working Canada, 2000
Jackson, Andrew, Robinson, David, Baldwin,Bob, Wiggins, Cindy
Book
2000
An accessible collation of data and analysis, analyzed from a progressive perspective, about the social and economic realities of working people in Canada.
Free Trade and the New Right Agenda
Warnock, John
Book
1988
A useful snapshot of the 'free trade' debate at the time of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada.
Heron, Craig (ed.) Introduction by John Saul and Craig Heron
Book
1977
Interpretations of Canada's status in the system of world imperialism and the internal dynamics of class, race, and region within the Canadian national state.
Industry Canada Strategis
Website
Large and well-organized site with extensive information about Canadian businesses.
Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public pensions
Townson, Monica
Book
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 Gr...
Poverty in Wealth
Johnson, Leo A.
Article
1976
A critique of existing poverty research in Canada.
The Quick and The Dead: Brian Mulroney, Big Business And The Seduction Of Canada
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1991
McQuaig argues that since 1984, there has been a systematic transfer of power in Canada from the democratically elected government to the private sector.
Reclaiming the Canadian economy: A Sweddish approach through functional Socialism
Adler-Karlsson, Gunnar; Rotstein, Abraham [introduction by]
Book
1970
Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1995
An examination of how economic policies systematically favour the interests of the rich while pretending to be for the common good.
Sign Crimes/Road Kill: From Mediascape to Landscape
Nelson, Joyce
Book
1992
A collection of thirty short essays by Joyce Nelson, a writer specializing in the politics of the mass media.
Silent Surrender: The multinational corporation in Canada
Levitt, Karl
Book
1970
Levitt examines the historical background of foreign investment in Canada, its acceleration since the Second World War, and the nature of the intrusion into a sovereign state of the multinational corp...
Some Reflections on the Evolution of Canada's Political Economy: and its Implications on its Families and Communities
Article
1979
This position statement by the Vanier Institute is originally published in the January 1979 issue of their newsletter Transition.
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Towards a Canadian Economy
Goudzwaard, Bob; de Lange, Harry
Book
1986
Underdevelopment in Canada
Article
1977
A collection of articles analyzing underdevelopment in Canada in historical and economic terms.
Who do we try to rescue today?: Canada under corporate rule
Finn, Ed
Book
2000
A collection of essays discussing aspects of the role of corporations in late-20th-century Canada.

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Commentary on issues that affect Canadians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, budgets, taxes, public services, and employment.

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Council of Canadians
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Promoting economic justicem safeguarding social programs, renewing democratization, asserting Canadian sovereignty, advancing alternatives to corporate-style free trade, and preserving the environmen...
Statistics Canada WWW site
Website
Texts of daily reports; publications catalogues; CANSIM directory and index to subjects with matrix numbers (but not CANSIM itself).