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  1. O'Brien, Aidan: Brexit: the English and Welsh Enlightenment
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    By voting for Brexit the English and Welsh have switched on the light. And, as usual, when the light suddenly conquers the dark the cracks become obvious and the cockroaches scatter. It’s a beautiful sight. The speculators and the hoarders are running for cover. And their liberal apologists are blinded.
  2. O'Brien, Aidan: Ireland Continues to Remember 1916 and Continues to Betray It (With Some Canadian Help)
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Do you remember Ireland’s 1916 commemorations in late March? Do you remember the spectacle? Do you remember all those fighting words and strong images of national independence and national justice? The attention of the world was on Dublin for a few days and Dublin played the part of the rebel city. Well it was all a bit too real and too popular. And for that reason it had to be officially repressed as soon as possible.
  3. O'Brien, Danny: Microsoft, piracy, and independent media in Kyrgyzstan
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Selective enforcement of alleged software infringement is being used with some frequency in the former Soviet republics as cover to harass independent media. Local law enforcement officials have been given broad powers, in the name of fighting piracy, to raid premises and seize hardware. For the most part, Western companies and governments have encouraged this broadening of powers.
  4. O'Brien, Danny: No Safe Harbor: How NSA Spying Undermined U.S. Tech and Europeans' Privacy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The spread of knowledge about the NSA's surveillance programs has shaken the trust of customers in U.S. Internet companies like Facebook, Google, and Apple: especially non-U.S. customers who have discovered how weak the legal protections over their data is under U.S. law.
  5. O'Brien, Danny: Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    One of the trends we've seen is how, as the word of the NSA's spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. With a few small steps, you can make that kind of surveillance a lot more difficult and expensive, both against you individually, and more generally against everyone.
  6. O'Brien, Danny: Your Apps, Please? China Shows how Surveillance Leads to Intimidation and Software Censorship
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Now China has taken the next step. In November, a select group of Xinjiang residents found their mobile phone service abruptly terminated. Their phone service providers told them to visit their local police station to have the service restored. When contacted, the police told them that they had been detected using a VPN, or downloading foreign messaging software. Remove the software, the police said, and you'll get your connection back.
  7. O'Brien, Jim; Green, Jim; Faler, Paul; Battye, John; Frank, David; Kealey, Greg; McKay, Ian: A Guide to Working Class History
    Second Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    A guide to resources about the history of working people in North America. The bulk of it is about the United States; the final section is on Canada.
  8. O'Brien, Mark: The problem of the one-day strike: a response to Sean Vernell
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    An overview of the wave of strikes that took place over the issue of pensions across public sector trade unions between March 2011 and June 2012.
  9. O'Brien, Mark; Little, Craig: Reimaging America
    The Arts of Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspire their work.
  10. O'Connell, Chuck: University for Counterinsurgency and Imperialism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The United States has set aside one day in the year, Memorial Day, to remember those who died in military service. For the University of California-Irvine that is not enough. After reading the Chancellor's message of May 2015, a number of observations and questions came to mind.
  11. O'Connor, Billy: The Death of the Fourth Estate
    8000 Channels With One Corporate Message

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    According to a recent Gallup survey, only 40 percent of Americans believe what they read in newspapers. After scanning today’s tabloids, one only wonders why the percentage is that high.
  12. O'Connor, James: The Corporations and the State
    Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1974
    Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. The unifying them is the role of the large corporations in U.S. society and the world eonomy, and the relationship between these corporations and the capitalist state.
  13. O'Connor, James: The Fiscal Crisis of the State
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    O'Connor sets out to find answers to questions such as 'Who will pay for rising government expenditures? Will some kinds of spending rise while others are cut back? Can the government deliver more services for less taxes? Why don't American want to pay for services that presumably benefit the "people"? Can the fiscal system survive in its present form?'
  14. O'Connor, James: Natural Causes 
    Essays in Ecological Marxism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1998
    O'Connor provides an ecological Marxist analysis and suggests new political strategies.
  15. O'Connor, Jenny: Colombia's Agent Orange?
    Roundup Not Ready

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    A core element of U.S. anti-drugs policy in Colombia has been the destruction of coca fields by aerial chemical fumigation thus impacting the cocaine trade at its source. The continuation of this policy is based on three core myths: (1) That fumigation can target coca fields with pinpoint accuracy; (2) That the chemical used is harmless to humans and the environment; and (3) that aerial chemical fumigation is an effective method of eradicating coca cultivation.
  16. O'Connor, John: Globalization in the Academy
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    With the social movements of the 1960s, it was a good thing that Marxists pushed their way into the academy after being excluded for so long. Generations of college students were exposed to and benefited from Marxism’s challenge to mainstream social science.
  17. O'Connor, John: IRELAND: Slaying the Celtic Tiger
    Against The Current vol. 151

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Like most nations, Ireland has its share of myths and legends. Most of us know a few of them — Saint Patrick drove out the snakes, the Children of Lir were turned into swans, the ancient warrior Cúchulainn took on all comers. And, since the mid-1990s, Ireland and the international community trumpeted a new myth and legend, the so-called Celtic Tiger.
  18. O'Connor, John: Northern Ireland's Troubled Compromise
    Against The Current vol. 113

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    August 31 marked the ten-year anniversary of the Provisional Irish Republican Army’s (IRA) cease-fire, and a turning point in the recent history of Northern Ireland.
  19. O'Connor, John: 9/11 and the Clash of Atrocities
    Against The Current vol. 154

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Responding to the terrorist attacks of September 2001, Against the Current’s “Letter from the Editors” made an impassioned plea that the alternative to war was a political movement for social justice. Like many on the left, the editors pointed out that only an agenda for social justice could save the people of Afghanistan and Iraq from America’s military wrath and help curb the attraction of individual terrorist solutions.
  20. O'Connor, Martin: Is Capitalism Sustainable?
    Political Economy and the Politics of Ecology

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    The book concludes that world-scale capitalism may be viable for some time, but its costs (cultural, ecological, increased conflict) will be great.
  21. O'Connor, Ryan: The First Green Wave
    Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    O'Connor focuses on the first wave of activism -- the result of postwar ecology -- that originated in the late 1960s.
  22. O'Donnell, Sheila: Progressive Movement Security and Self-Defense
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A comprehensive list of security measures organizers should take to protect themselves and their groups from government, corporate and right-wing surveillance and persecution.
  23. O'Faolain, Julia; Martines, Lauro: Not in God's Image
    Women in History from the Greeks to the Victorians

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    Extracts from writings by or about women, from Ancient Greece to the mid-19th century.
  24. O'Hara, Bruce: Put Work in Its Place
    The Complete Gude to the Flexible Work Place

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1952   Published: 1988
  25. O'Hara, Bruce: Working Harder Isn't Working
    A Detailed Plan for Implementing a Four-day Workweek in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    O'Hara details how the overworked can job share with the unemployed for economic, social, and psychological benefits for all.
  26. O'Hearn, Denis: A Welcome Prison Victory at Youngstown
    Hunger Strike on Death Row

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Three death-sentenced men were on hunger strike in Ohio State Penitentiary on January 3 to win the same rights as others on death row in the state.
  27. O'Keefe, Derrick: Alarm sounded as TransCanada set to drill in Bay of Fundy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    An open letter was released by 20 groups in New Brunswick opposed to TransCanada's plans to begin drilling in the Bay of Fundy. The procedure has the potential to hurt resident's foundations and drinking water, along with the natural environment.
  28. O'Keefe, Derrick; Hussain, Jahanzeb: The radical legacy of Nelson Mandela
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    In 1964, Nelson Mandela along with many other comrades in the struggle for the liberation of South Africa from racist white domination under apartheid was sentenced to life in prison. A voice for justice has gone silent. But the words and example of Mandela will live as long as people struggle against injustice and oppression.
  29. O'Neill, Brian: Work and Technical Change
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1981
    Work and Technological Change examines the process of the introduction of new technologies to the workplace.
  30. O'Neill, John (ed.): Studies on Marx and Hegel
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
  31. O'Neill, Kirstie; Friday, Adrian: Crossing a chasm slowly, in ten small steps? Sustainable living demands big changes
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A call to re-engineer our infrastructure, re-imagine society and re-think the ways we live for disruptive, transformative change - rather than tinkering at the margins of 'normality'.
  32. O'Neill, Nena & George: Open Marriage 
    A New Life Style for Couples

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    The authors propose open marriage as a way to help couples realize that there can be both relatedness and freedom in marriage, and that freedom, with the growth and responsibility it entails, can be the basis for intimacy and love.
  33. O'Nions, James: Mike Marqusee: A contender for the living
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Mike's humane socialism and his ability to express sophisticated ideas in an accessible way has enriched the left in the UK and elsewhere.
  34. O'Riordan, Alexander: Will the Greek elections strengthen the hands of the Global South?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The endorsement of a leftist party is a vote against global lenders imposing governance prescriptions on countries in crisis. If Greece successfully pushes back against its lenders, it will open the door to countries of the Global South to restructure their relationships with lenders such as the World Bank and IMF.
  35. O'Shea, Louise: What is socialism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The word socialism is the English language's answer to Madonna: consistently topping the popular charts and maintaining its appeal across generations and among ever changing new audiences. It is, according to the Miriam Webster dictionary, the seventh most looked up English word of all time, and in 2015 had more people seeking out its meaning than any other word.
  36. O.M. Collective: The Organizer's Manual
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
    Practical suggestions for small-group and grassroots organizing, political self-e4ducation, mass education and communications, alternate community services, mass actions, legal and medical self-defense. Strategies for organizing high schools, universities, racial groups, women, the military, labor, the professions.
  37. Oakes, James: Freedom National
    The destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    A powerful history of emancipation that reshapes our understanding of Lincoln, the Civil War, and the end of American slavery.
  38. Oakes, James: Freedom National
    The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Oakes revisits the process of emancipation and the forces behind the incentives and threats that eventually led to the end of slavery in the U.S.
  39. Oakes, James: The War of Northern Aggression
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    A leading Civil War historian challenges the new orthodoxy about how slavery ended in America.
  40. Obasaju, Mayowa: Claiming the Power to Resist
    Against The Current vol. 151

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Stories and storytelling have power. Stories can help us understand each other as subjects, narrators and protagonists of our own experiences, rather than as objects that are simply being acted upon by forces outside of our control.
  41. Oberg, Jan: Just How Gray Are the White Helmets of Syria?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    While thousands of humanitarian organisations around the world are struggling fiercely with diminishing support from governments and the public, one has achieved a surprising amount of support from Western governments in a surprisingly short period of time and gained a surprising attention from mainstream media and ditto political elites: The Syrian Civil Defence or White Helmets.
  42. Oblinger, Carl: Divided Kingdom
    Work, community and the mining wars in the central Illinois coal fields during the Great Depression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  43. Obomsawin, Alanis: Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1993
    A crucial 1993 film looking at the 1990 standoff in Oka, Quebec. Obomsawin's goal is to explain the perspective of the Mohawk community involved in the conflict.
  44. Ocampo, Daniel: Golden Rice ignores the risks, the people and the real solutions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    'Golden Rice' is being promoted by GM advocates as a solution to malnutrition. But Daniel Ocampo says it is for the 'target populations' in the Philippines and elsewhere to decide whether to accept the technology - and they don't want it!
  45. Ochs, Phil; Young, Izzy: Phil Ochs: Interview on the Chicago Convention
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1968   Published: 1976
    When Phil Ochs returned to New York from the chaotic 1968 Democratic National Convention he gave an interview to Izzy Young of the folklore Center in the village to be sent up to Broadside.
  46. Odeh, B.J.: Lebanon
    Dynamics of Conflict

    Resource Type: Book
    In this clear delineation of the major forces at work in Lebanon, the author unravels the causes of the 1975-76 Civil War and relates them to subsequent events, including the Israeli invasion and its aftermath. Rejecting simplistic notions like 'Muslim vs. Christian,' he examines the complex contending forces, and the economic and political underpinnings which have given rise to them.
  47. Odendahl, Teresa: Charity Begins At Home
    Generosity and Self-Interest Among the Philanthropic Elite

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  48. Ofshe, Richard; Watters, Ethan: Making Monsters 
    False Memories, Psychotherapy, and Sexual Hysteria

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    An exposee of the damage and falsity of recovered-memory therapy.
  49. Ogilive, Corey (Director): Occupy: The Movie
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    When Zuccotti Park became the epicentre of a global movement, the world took notice. But what comes next? Uncovering the crusade's genesis, Occupy: The Movie captures America's most daring social movement since the civil rights era.
  50. Oglesby, Carl: Containment and Change
    Two Dissenting Views of American Foreign Policy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 1969
  51. Oglesby, Carl (ed.): The New Left Reader
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    An anthology of writings from the 1960s New Left.
  52. Ohanian, Susan: Educating Kids for Jobs for the 21st Century
    Resource Type: Article
    We distribute jobs by social class. If we 'qualify' all students with a college degree, then 100% of students will be competing for the 22% of jobs requiring college degrees. The answer here is not to push more kids in to college but pay better salaries to those jobs not requiring college.
  53. Ojeda, Luis Armando; Munoz, Patricia; Bhandar, Brenna; Matias, Ezequiel; Zalacain, Kramer: 'We are not from another planet': Justice 4 Cleaners campaign and the struggle for recognition
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The ongoing struggle of the SOAS Cleaners for acceptable working conditions and equality in the workplace.
  54. Okeke, Nnenna: Dissecting Congo's Modern Holocaust
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    A primary aim of Gerard Prunier’s work is to detangle and lay bare the complexities of interests, alliances and deep-seeded antagonisms that have made the Congo crisis so brutal. He does this well, without simplifying the narrative for easy comprehension.
  55. Okeke, Nnenna: Timeline of the Congo Conflict
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
  56. Olamosu, Biodun; Wynne, Andy: Africa rising? The economic history of sub-Saharan Africa
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    An overview of the economic history of sub-Saharan Africa since independence (around 1960 for most countries).
  57. Oldham, Taki (director): The Billionaires' Tea Party 
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Both a journey through a unique moment in American history and a thoroughly researched piece of investigative journalism. Through an examination of astroturfing and disinformation, we see how citizen democracy has been captured by powerful corporate interests that threatens not only the heath of American democracy, but that of its citizens and the planet as a whole.
  58. Oleksiuk, Keith: Immigration and Unemployment
    Resource Type: Audio
  59. Olende, Ken: Intersectionality and black communist women
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Erik S McDuffie's book "Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism and the Making of Black Left Feminism" looks to an especially marginalised group, black women in the United States who joined the Communist Party.
  60. Olin, Kalevi: Sport, Peace and Development: International Worker Sport 1913-2013
    A festschrift book in honour of International Workers and Amateurs in Sports Confederation (CSIT)

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    Sport is seen to play an important role as a promoter for peace and social integration in different geographical, cultural and political contexts.
  61. Oliver, Kelly: If this is feminism...
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    Part of the problem with the response to Tuvel's article is that some seem to feel that they are the only ones who have the legitimate right to talk about certain topics. At best, this is identity politics run amok; at worst it is a turf war.
  62. Olivera, Oscar: The Cochabamba Water War of 2000 in 2014
    Today's Betrayers Will Not Erase Our Memory

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Today's betrayers will not erase our memory: Fourteen years ago we won, today it seems like we lost, but we have to rise again to win, and we already know how to do it. From April 4 to 14 in the year 2000 the so-called "Final Battle" was waged in Cochabamba, Bolivia to prevent the privatization of our water. It was part of a strategy designed by the people of Cochabamba in the "Water War" that started on November 12, 1999. Today, after fourteen years of this historic struggle, the people's demands are still the same: democracy, transparency, participation and an economic model that allows us all to enjoy the riches that our Mother Earth generously provides for the benefit of all.
  63. Olivera, Oscar: For the Reconstitution of the Movements from Below: Autonomy and Independence
    A Reflection almost Ten Years After the Water War

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Within the grassroots there are mixed feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness and anger. The demand of re-appropriating the commons and natural resources like gas, petrol, minerals and water has fundamentally not been met. Transnational corporations continue to exploit and extract these resources, and the government manages them in a private, sectarian, inefficient and in many cases corrupt manner.
  64. Ollman, Bertell: Alienation 
    Marx's Conception of Man in Capitalist Society

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
    Ollman reconstructs Marx's theory of alienation from its constituent parts and offers it as a vantage point from which to view the rest of Marxism. The book further contains a detailed examination of Marx's philosophy of internal relations, the much neglected logical foundation of his method, and provides a systematic account of Marx's conception of human nature.
  65. Ollman, Bertell: Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 1978
    A board game created by Bertell Ollman.
  66. Ollman, Bertell: Dance of the Dialectic 
    Steps in Marx's Method

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2003
    For Ollman, Marx's method was his message: "By allowing Marx to focus on the interconnections that constitute the key patterns in capitalism, the dialectic brings the capitalist system itself, as a pattern of patterns, into 'sight' and makes it something real that requires its own explanation".
  67. Ollman, Bertell: Dialectical Marxism: The Writings of Bertell Ollman
    Resource Type: Website
    Contains selections from Ollman's work on Marxist Theory - Dialectics - Alienation - Class Consciousness - Ideology - Class Struggle - Communism - Political Science (sic) - Socialist Pedagogy - Radical Humour.
  68. Ollman, Bertell: Flag, Fetish and Illusory Community
    Against The Current vol. 158

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Patriotism is usually understood as “love of country.” With the help of Marx’s theories of the state and of alienation, we explore what is meant by “love” and “country” in this definition. By viewing society as a contradictory relation between a social community, based on the cooperation required by the existing division of labor, and an illusory community dominated by the interests of the ruling economic class, it becomes apparent that the “country” which patriots love is not the country they actually live in.
  69. Ollman, Bertell: How 2 Take an Exam... & Remake the World
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
  70. Ollman, Bertell: Marx's Vision of Communism
    A Reconstruction

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    Ollman tries to reconstruct Marx's vision of communism from his writings of 1844, the year in which he set down the broad lines of his analysis, to the end of his life.
  71. Ollman, Bertell: Power to the Students
    How 2 Take an Exam...& Remake the World

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
    Offers a critique of capitalism and explains Marxist theory in a non-technical manner. This is delivered alongside a guide on how to do do well on exams and in school. The juxtaposition of these two topics explains the role exams play in capitalism.
  72. Ollman, Bertell: Social and Sexual Revolution 
    Essays on Marx and Reich

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979
    A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights about the social function of sexual repression in maintaining capitalist relations; and he dicusses the various problems involved in trying to teach 'Marxism' in an academic context without destroying its central purpose as an instrument of class struggle.
  73. Ollman, Bertell: Toward Class Consciousness Next Time: Marx and the Working Class
    Published in Politics & society, volume 3, Number 1, Fall 1972

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1972
    Ollman asks what stands in the way of working people becoming class conscious.
  74. Olorunda, Tolu: Home is Where the Hatred Is
    A Conversation With Isabel Wilkerson

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
  75. Olsen, Dave: Fare-Free Public Transit Could Be Headed to a City Near You
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    It's time to give people a free ride on public transit. And here's proof it works.
  76. Olsen, Dave: Let's Knock Off the Fare Box
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Olsen supports the argument in favour of fare-free transit by investigating the costs surrounding fare collection that are left largely unexamined by officials and unannounced to the public in various North American cities.
  77. Olsen, Dave: Next Door to BC, the Bus Is Free
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Olsen writes about his experience with fare-free transit on Whidbey Island, debunking myths about the inefficiency, impracticality, and unsustainability of such a system.
  78. Olsen, Dave: No Hassle Transit? Try Hasselt
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    A consideration of Belgium's transit infrastructure and fare-free system implementation as a model for BC to draw upon.
  79. Olsen, Dave: Paying for 'Free' Transit
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Olsen discusses the politics surrounding funding options for transit systems outside of passenger fare to support a fare-free system and proposes shifting spending costs towards avenues that favour riders and transit needs rather than corporate needs, in order to improve service.
  80. Olsen, Dave: 17 Reasons (or More) to Stop Charging People to Ride the Bus
    The case for Fare-Free Transit

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    The time has come to stop making people pay to take public transit. Why do we have any barriers to using buses, trolleys, SkyTrain? The threat of global warming is no longer in doubt. The hue and cry of the traffic jammed driver grows louder every commute.
  81. Olsen, Dave: 17 Reasons (or More) to Stop Charging People to Ride the Bus
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    Olsen outlines a proposal for how to implement a fare-free transit system using already existing examples from around the world that are supported by their level of success and positive effects on their societies, environment, and customer satisfaction.
  82. Olson, Betty (ed.): The Cat Lovers Against the Bomb 1989 Wall Calendar
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 1989
    Courageous cats, cuddly kitties, and far-sighted felines cajole and console their war-resisting humans through another year of peace activism. Cat "faces of the moon" help you track the lunar cycles. Annotations remind you of important dates in the illustrious history of cats -- as well as notable events in human anti-nuclear, feminist, and human rights struggles. And outrageous quotations from "friends of felines" keep you chuckling. Cat Lovers Against the Bomb will help you frisk through your year, with peacemaking on your daily agenda.
  83. Olson, Peter: Confronting the School of Assassins
    Against The Current vol. 90

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    More than 10,000 people assembled at the gates of the Fort Benning military base in Georgia on November 19th as part of an ongoing campaign to shut down the notorious U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA). Protestors have gathered at the base annually since a small group of founding activists of School of the Americas Watch staged an action there in 1989—shortly after the brutal killing of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper, and her daughter by members of the Salvadoran military trained at the SOA. This year, the protest was linked to a joint action in led by 300 members of Las Abejas from Chiapas, Mexico.
  84. Olson, Peter: Prague: Reflections on S26
    Against The Current vol. 89

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Even beofre the clouds of tear gas over Prague had dissipated, the mainstream media were eager to declare the September 26 demonstration against the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank a failure. According to the New York Times, the international gathering of up to 20,000 protesters had tried "desperately ... and ultimately unsuccessfully, to shut down a global finance meeting."
  85. Olson, Peter: The Survival of Education
    Against The Current vol. 134

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    I remember reading Jonathan Kozol’s Savage Inequalities as a student activist, when becoming a teacher was an abstract and somewhat romanticized idea floating around my head. I was moved by the politically sharp but also deeply humanizing way in which Kozol documented how institutional racism and class inequality shape the experiences of students in American schools, a reality that all of us who have been educated in this country have experienced first-hand in one way or another.
  86. Oltermann, Philip: Bug spotting: Germans hold 'nature walks' to observe rare NSA spy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    'Nature' walks leading protests against digital surveillance.
  87. Omaar, Rakiya: African-Americans and Black Oppressors
    Resource Type: Article
  88. Omeish, Sufyan; Omeish, Abdallah: Occupation 101
    Voices of the Silenced Majority

    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 2007
    A thorough examination on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  89. Omer, Mohammed: Gaza: Israel bombs water and sewage systems
    If this situation continues Gaza residents will be subjected to a humanitarian crisis even worse than the immediate one of trying to survive

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Israel's armed forces have destroyed vital water and sewage infrastructure in their bombing campaign of the besieged territory. This constitutes a severe breach of the 1977 Protocol to the 1949 Geneva Conventions on the part of Israel and all those conceiving, planning, ordering and perpetrating the attacks.
  90. Omer, Mohammed: Shell-Shocked
    On the Ground Under Israel's Gaza Assault

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Operation Protective Edge, launched in early July 2014, was the third major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in six years. It was also the most deadly. By the conclusion of hostilities some seven weeks later, 2,200 of Gaza's population had been killed, and more than 10,000 injured. In these pages, journalist Mohammed Omer, a resident of Gaza who lived through the terror of those days with his wife and then three-month-old son, provides a first-hand account of life on-the-ground during Israel’s assault.
  91. Omidvar, Iraj: Fighting Subpoenas and Gag Orders in Iowa
    Against The Current vol. 110

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    More than two months have passed since federal officials withdrew the grand jury subpoenas against four peace activists and Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The withdrawal of the subpoenas and the gag order against Drake came amidst a firestorm of protest, not only from progressive and civil liberties lawyers and peace and justice activists from around the state and the country, but also from mainstream news media and elected politicians from both parties.
  92. Omidvar, Ratna & Wagner, Dana: Flight and Freedom
    Stories of Escape to Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Authors present a collection of thirty interviews with refugees, their descendants, or their loved ones to document their journeys of flight. The stories span two centuries of refugee experiences in Canada.
  93. Onfray, Michel: In Defense of Atheism
    The Case Against Christianity, Judaism, and Islam

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
  94. Ongerth, Steve: Restoring the Heartland and Rustbelt through Clean Energy Democracy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    Al paper discussing ways to simultaneously fight climate change and create jobs.
  95. Ongerth, Steve: Restoring the Heartland and Rustbelt through Clean Energy Democracy: an Organizing Proposal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    A proposal to end capitalism and fight climate change at the same time.
  96. Onimode, Bade: An Introduction to Marxist Political Economy
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    This is a response to what the author sees as a gap in modern Marxist literature, especially in the Third World. The nature of exploitation and profit, capitalist development and crises, the periphery's dependent monetary system, imperialism, multi-nationals, underdevelopment, the state, the need for socialist revolution, and the rise of the bourgeoisie in underdeveloped countries are all explained in detail.
  97. Onimode, Bade: A Political Economy of the African Crisis
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    The economies of almost all African countries are in a state of crisis, and in some cases actual disintegration. This is a crisis not of natural disasters, but of human making, and in dramatic detail, Professor Onimode shows how this is now reflected in African countries' contracting economies, soaring unemployment, mounting external debts, and periodic outbreaks of famine. He examines the role of multinational corporations, the export of capital, and class and economic distortions.
  98. Onishi, Yuichiro: Transpacific Antiracism
    Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    This work introduces the social movements in black America, Japan, and Okinawa that formed Afro-Asian solidarities against the practice of white supremacy in the 20th century.
  99. Ontario Public Interest Research Group and The Social Planning Council. of Ottawa-Carleton: The Unemployment Survival Handbook
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
  100. Operaista, Gayge: A critique of anti-assimilation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    In this piece, Gayge Operaista critiques how anti-assimilation politics of many radical queer tendencies ignores class struggle, and recasts queer liberation in terms of the class struggle, countering the worst excess of identity politics with an introduction to models of class struggle.
  101. Ophuls, Marcel (director): The Memory of Justice
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    The Memory of Justice is a 1976 documentary film directed by Marcel Ophüls. It explores the subject of atrocities committed in wartime.
  102. Oppenheimer, Joshua (director): The Look of Silence
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    The Look of Silence (Indonesian: Senyap, "Silence") is a 2014 internationally co-produced documentary film directed by Joshua Oppenheimer about the Indonesian killings of 1965–66. The film is a companion piece to Oppenheimer's 2012 documentary The Act of Killing.
  103. Oppenheimer, Joshua; Cynn, Christine; anonymous (directors): The Act of Killing
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A film is about the individuals who participated in the Indonesian killings of 1965–66.
  104. Oppenheimer, Martin: Racist Terror, Then and Now
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    African-Americans have been murdered by white mobs, vigilantes, and "law enforcement" from the time of slavery to, quite possibly, this morning. The fundamental reason for the killing of African-Americans by whites has been fear by many whites of all classes that the existing rules of racial hierarchy, that is, white supremacy, are endangered.
  105. Oppenheimer, Marty: Civil Rights, Poverty and Capitalism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Oppenheimer examines poverty in the United Stated during the 20th century and analyses the power structures that have prevented improvements to the basic living standards in American society.
  106. Oppenheimer, Marty: Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Oppenheimer provides a historical overview of the events leading up to and surrounding the 1964 Freedom Summer, when organizers worked to register Black voters in segregationist Deep South in the United States.
  107. Oppenheimer, Marty: Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, better known as "Freedom Summer," brought in volunteers to help with attempts to register Black voters who had long been prevented by chicanery and terror from doing so. At the same time, in view of the miserable conditions in the state's segregated public schools, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) planned to create "freedom schools" in which volunteers (mostly the whites from the North) would, that summer, teach Black young people in subjects ranging from basic education to Black history and leadership skills.
  108. Oppenheimer, Marty: The 1960 Sit-ins in Context
    Against The Current vol. 147

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    We think of the Sit-In Movement as beginning on February 1, 1960, fifty years ago. In the minds of many this was the initiating event that led to many subsequent developments in the broader civil rights movement, indeed as a turning point in Black, and more generally, U.S. history. But the sit-ins, and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s had their origins in vast social changes that began long before.
  109. Oppenheimer, Marty: The 1960 Sit-ins in Context
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The Civil Rights Movement that we associate with the 1960s was the culmination of a vast set of social and economic changes. The tradition of Black struggle itself, going back to the very beginnings of slavery in the New World, was also part of the context for the new movement.
  110. Opsahl, Kurt: Warrant Canary Frequently Asked Questions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A warrant canary is a colloquial term for a regularly published statement that a service provider has not received legal process that it would be prohibited from saying it had received. The following are some frequently asked questions about warrant canary.
  111. OPSEU Education Dept.: Collective Bargaining Course Book
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979
  112. Orange, Michelle: How Photography Can Destroy Reality
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    It may be that some of the great philosophical work of our time is taking place, hidden and unheralded, in the field of image forensics. Where but under the scrutiny of digital experts who draw a line separating false representations of the world from truthful ones are contemporary questions of perception and reality brought so keenly to bear? Who but these detectives of the real pursue as explicitly-- as intricately-- our crime wave of the fake, the contrived, the uncanny, the exponential image?
  113. Oransky, Ivan: Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The world, it seems, cannot get enough of Sokal-type hoaxes. A French journal, Sociétés, has retracted an article allegedly penned by one Jean-Marc Tremblay but actually written by two sociologists, Manuel Quinon and Arnaud Saint-Martin, who spoofed the work of the journal's editor, Michel Maffesoli.
  114. Orchard, David: The Fight for Canada 
    Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "That fight for Canada continues to this day," says David Orchard.
  115. Orchard, David; Repo, Marjaleena: Rafferty-Alameda: The American Connection
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1991
    The Rafferty, along with the Oldman River Dam under construction in Alberta, only make sense as part of a water diversion to the United States. Because 90 per cent of Canadians, according to federal government study, are opposed to the export of Canadian water, this aspect of the project has not been made public and the Devine government is using the front of a purely localized development to "save" precious water for the dry prairies.
  116. Orellana, Carolina Mascareño: Being an Organizer and Being an Activist is not the Same Thing 
    Community Organizers are the "Brain" that Injects Strategy into the Heart of a Successful Social Movement

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    There is a lot of confusion surrounding the role that organizers and activists play in social movements. Both roles have profound differences regarding their goals and the way they face problems within social movements.
  117. Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.: Merchants of Doubt
    How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010   Published: 2012
    Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given these individuals a soapbox and allowed the public to believe there are divisions in the mainstream scientific opinion on global warming where none exist.
  118. Organizer, Edith: The Realities of Chicago School Reform
    Against The Current vol. 82

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    In Chicago, the current round of school reform efforts began in the late 1980s. They were ostensibly sparked by the November 1987 public pronouncement of William Bennett, then-Secretary of Education under Ronald Reagan, calling Chicago schools "the worst in the nation."
  119. Oron, Asaf: Personal testimony of an Irraeli refusnik
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Why would a regular guy get up one morning in the middle of life, work, the kids and decide he's not playing the game anymore?
  120. Orr, Aki: BB BG or DD
    Who Should Shape Society: World Power Politics of the 20th Century - and their lessons

    Resource Type: Book
  121. Orr, Aki: Enlightening Disillusionments
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    Memoirs of an Israeli whom the Zionist dispossession and oppression of the Palestinians turned into a humanist and therefore anti-Zionist.
  122. Orr, Aki: For Political Equality 
    All citizens vote on all policies: 20th Century Power Politics and their 21st Century electronic alternative

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    This book aims to motivate people to set up post-parliamentary direct democracy (DD) enabling all citizens to propose-debate-vote on all issues of society. Every citizen - one vote - on every issue of society. This political equality abolishes Power - the role of deciding on behalf of others - the main cause of violence and corruption in society. "To be" is not merely "to exist" but to decide all issues of one's life. Denying citizens' right to decide all issues of society reduces them to mere political pawns. All citizens have the right to decide all policies.
  123. Orr, Aki: Politics Without Politicians
    Resource Type: Article
    Citizens can - without representatives - run society by voting directly for policies rather than for politicians.
  124. Orr, Akiva: Israel: Politics, Myths and Identity Crises
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Essays dealing with the politics and ideology of Zionism, the sociology of Israel, and politics of ethnicity generally.
  125. Orr, Akiva: The UnJewish State
    The Politics of Jewish Identity in Israel

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
  126. Orr, Akiva: Zionism - tried and failed: Interview with Akiva Orr
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    In the end, the Zionist thing is basically, from a Jewish point of view, a failure. It's not safe and it doesn't preserve the Jewish identity.
  127. Orr, Judith: Marxism and Women's Liberation
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Why are women more often to be found on the sticky floor of low pay than above the glass ceiling where the rich reside? Why is there an assault on the gains of the women's movement? As austerity bites and new debates about oppression rage, Judith Orr steers a path through the history and future of the fight for women's liberation.
  128. Ortega, Adrian: Trotskyism and Anarchism in the Spanish Civil War
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    A Trotskyist view of political currents in the Spanish Civil War.
  129. Ortega, Oliver: As Pipeline Construction and Repression Grows, DAPL Protest is Looking More Like a Mass Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A look at the escalating conflict between the DAPL, Dakota Access Pipeline, and the native tribes and activists who are resisting it. The issue is centered around the construction of a pipeline which risks the destruction of a river that serves as a main water source to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the more than 17 million people downriver.
  130. Ortiz, Deigo Arguedas: Costa Rican Farmers Become Climate Change Acrobats
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    José Alberto Chacón traverses the winding path across his small farm on the slopes of the Irazú volcano, in Costa Rica, which meanders because he has designed it to prevent rain from washing away nutrients from the soil.
  131. Ortiz, Diego Arguedas: Forests and Crops Make Friendly Neighbors in Costa Rica
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The ways to better agricultural development is to promote co-existence of farming and forestry, and encourage farmers to be productive and competitive.
  132. Ortiz, Fabiola: Mundurukú Indians in Brazil Protest Tapajós Dams
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    10 Mundurukú chiefs and 30 warriors made the trek to the capital of Brazil to demand the demarcation of their territory and the right to prior consultation in order to block the Tapajós hydroelectric dam, which could flood several of their villages.
  133. Ortiz, Paul: The Anatomy of A Rebellion
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    The first time I traveled to Los Angeles with a comrade of mine in the labor movement, I had one of those sharp educational experiences that cannot be replicated in the classroom.
  134. Ortiz, Paul: C.L.R. James' Visionary Legacy
    Against The Current vol. 156

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    In order to understand the connection between Black History Month and revolution, we must explode the stifling separation between art and everyday life that bourgeois society everywhere seeks to impose on us.
  135. Ortiz, Paul: Convict Labor in America
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Convict labour, like antebellum slavery, was an American way of life, a cultural practice that tied northern capitalists, plantation owners, university-trained social reformers, federal officials and advocates of "good roads" together in a powerful alliance.
  136. Ortiz, Paul: Segregation and Black Labor Before the CIO:
    Against The Current vol. 138

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    C.L.R. James urged listeners at a 1971 Institute of the Black World event in Atlanta to study W.E.B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction as a way to understand the meaning of Marxism, the Civil War, and emancipation. James implored his audience to grapple with Du Bois’s statement that Reconstruction was “the finest effort to achieve democracy for the working millions which this world had ever seen. It was a tragedy that beggared the Greek; it was an upheaval of humanity like the Reformation and the French Revolution.”
  137. Ortiz, Roxanne Dunbar: Becoming a Revolutionary
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Against the Current: Which events of 1968 were you involved in? How did that event/those events affect you personally and politically at the time?
  138. Ortiz, Teresa: Never Again a World Without Us
    Voices of Mayan Women in Chiapas, Mexico

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Ortiz tells the stories of indigenous women, many of whom were involved in the Zapatista movement, all of whom were affected in some way by the movement.
  139. Orwell, George: Animal Farm
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1945
    George Orwell's satire on the decline of the Russian Revolution and its transformation into Stalinism.
  140. Orwell, George: Answers to a Questionnaire on the War
    Published in Left, No. 62, November 1941.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1941
  141. Orwell, George: Burmese Days
    Resource Type: Book
  142. Orwell, George: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters Volume 1: An Age Like This
    Resource Type: Book
  143. Orwell, George: Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters Volume 2: My Country Right or Left
    Resource Type: Book
  144. Orwell, George: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters Volume 3: As I Please
    Resource Type: Book
  145. Orwell, George: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters Volume 4: 1945-1950
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1968
  146. Orwell, George: Decline of the English Murder
    And Other Essays

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1950   Published: 1981
    A collection of essays by George Orwell.
  147. Orwell, George: Democracy in the British Army
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1939
  148. Orwell, George: Down and Out in Paris and London
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1933   Published: 1969
    Life near the bottom in France and England in the early 1930s.
  149. Orwell, George: Homage to Catalonia 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1938
    George Orwell's account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War.
  150. Orwell, George: Nineteen Eighty-Four 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1949
    George Orwell's classic dystopian novel.
  151. Orwell, George: Politics and the English Language
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1946
    In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism., question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.
  152. Orwell, George: The Road to Wigan Pier
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1937
    George Orwell's investigation of an English working class community in the 1930s.
  153. Osava, Mario: Brazil: Changing Lives Through the Power of Dance
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Founded in 1991 and directed by Dora Andrade, EDISCA is a non-governmental organisation that caters exclusively to children and adolescents from poor neighbourhoods.
  154. Osava, Mario: Native Seeds Sustain Brazil's Semi-Arid Northeast
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    More than a thousand homes that serve as "seed banks", and 20,000 participating families, make up the network organised by ASA to preserve the genetic heritage and diversity of crops adapted to the climate and semi-arid soil in Brazil’s Northeast.
  155. Osberg, Lars, Fortin, Pierre: Unnecessary Debts
    Resource Type: Book
  156. Osborn, David: Moving Beyond Keystone XL
    Direct Action on Line 9

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Line 9, which is a pipeline that moves oil west towards Sarnia and the refining facilities there, is where a group of people walked onto the Canadian energy corporation Enbridge’s North Westover pumping station and occupied the facility on June 20th, 2013.
  157. Osborne, Ken: Teaching for Democratic Citizenship
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  158. Osder, Jason (Director): Let the Fire Burn
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Why did Philadelphia police bomb a row house occupied by radical group "MOVE" in 1985? What accused authorities to stand idly by for over an hour before fighting the balze? Using archival material, this film investigates the ultimately tragic conflict.
  159. Oshinsky, David M.: 'Worse than Slavery': Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    After the abolition of slavery the white rulers of Mississippi developed a new system for keeping the ex-slaves in line: laws were passed to maintain white supremacy, including the system of convict leasing, a system whereby people could "hire" prisoners for physical labour outside the walls of prison.
  160. Ostergaard, Anders: Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Anders Ostergaard's award-winning documentary assembles footage smuggled out of Burma/Myanmar by an underground journalist group known as Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB). The film explores how DVB members regularly put their lives at risk to reveal the realities of living under a brutal military occupation despite the government crackdown on free media and internet.
  161. Ostrom, Elinor: Governing the Commons
    The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Neither the state nor the market have been successful in solving common pool resource problems. This study analyzes communal interests in land, irrigation communities, fisheries, etc. and proposes alternative solutions.
  162. Oustonm, Rick: Getting the Goods
    Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
  163. Out of the Woods: Human nature
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A review of Jason W Moore's book on world-ecology, Capitalism in the Web of Life.
  164. Out of the Woods: Klein vs. Klein
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    This Changes Everything is a book capacious enough to allow Naomi Klein two positions at once. But a real climate-justice movement will at some point have to make choices.
  165. Ovenden, Kevin: Greek lesson: let's show some initiative on the Left
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Kevin Ovenden provides some suggestions on initiatives that the European Left can take to deliver practical solidarity to the people of Greece.
  166. Overbeek, Winnie; Pazos, Flavio: Disputed Territory 
    The green economy versus community-based economies

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A story of the peoples of the Atlantic Forest in southern Brazil, looking at what happens when so-called "green economy" projects move into the area, clearning the forest, and taking over the land.
  167. Ovetz, Robert: Southern Insurgency The Coming of the Global Working Class (Book Review)
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A review of Immanuel Ness's book Southern Insurgency The Coming of the Global Working Class.
  168. Owen, Robert: A New View of Society
    Or, Essays on the Principle of the Formation of the Human Character, and the Application of the Principle to Practice

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1816
  169. Owen, Robert: Observations on the Effect of the Manufacturing System
    With Hints for the Improvement of Those Parts of it Which are Most Injurious to Health and Morals

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1817
  170. Oxenham, Simon: Meet the Robin Hood of Science
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, created Sci-Hub, a website that bypasses journal paywalls, providing access to nearly every scientific paper ever published immediately to anyone who wants it.
  171. Ozkan, Kermal: Rio Tinto's 'sustainable mining' claims exposed
    Rio Tinto uses its sustainability reporting to bolster the argument that it is a responsible company and therefore entitled to a license to

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Global mining giant Rio Tinto markets itself as a 'sustainable company'. But serious failures in its reporting, and its attempt to hold an Australian indigenous group to ransom, reveal a very different truth: the company is driven by a reckless pursuit of profit at any cost.