• 43 years of books without bosses

    Today we're celebrating our 43rd anniversary with a 50% off sale on Books Without Bosses, a graphic history of the press.

  • An abortion gone wrong in “Toronto The Good”... in 1875

    Jeannie’s Demise illustrates the devastating price a Toronto woman could pay to end a pregnancy at a time when abortions were outlawed in Canada and providers—whatever their skills—were driven underground.

  • A shock to the neoliberal system

    Well-known activist and organizer John Clarke predicts a volatile future, where raised expectations are pitted against an ongoing neoliberal restructuring of society.

  • “Enjoy your homes. Enjoy your food. There is nothing that can take their place.”

    I am writing just ahead of Thanksgiving. Many of us will be lucky enough to celebrate the harvest with a joint of fowl or a fatted cauliflower. The question is, who will be at the table with us on a holiday meant to be spent with friends and family?

  • Narrating your own memoir during a pandemic

    BTL author Julie S. Lalonde (Resilience is Futile) speaks about her experience narrating her own audiobook during the COVID-19 lockdown.

  • Political power is plague power

    In this video interview, philosopher Alberto Toscano discusses what the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic tells us about the nature of the state.

  • If you stay quiet, the system is working

    Our silence means that we can be picked off, one at a time, by repeating the same suffocating list of tired refrains: we are not credible, we were asking for it, we are casting aspersions on innocent men and ruining their reputations, and the details of what we say happened to us are disgusting and repulsive and we should shut up.

  • Still Not Safe to Go Out: The unending loneliness of the victims of predators

    The pandemic has changed how we think about most of our social interactions and our relationship to others. But further down the news feed, far beneath the COVID headlines, we know there is an appalling epidemic of domestic violence behind closed doors as the lockdown continues.

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