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Books – Canadian politics

  • Toronto’s Poor

    A Rebellious History

    By Bryan D. Palmer and Gaétan Héroux  Foreword by Frances Fox Piven  

    The story of resistance and activism of Toronto’s dispossessed

    Published November 2016

  • The Vimy Trap

    or, How We Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Great War

    By Ian McKay and Jamie Swift  

    An essential antidote to “Vimyism”!

    • Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, 2017 (Short-listed)
    • Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, 2017 (Short-listed)

    Published October 2016

  • Queer Progress

    From Homophobia to Homonationalism

    By Tim McCaskell  

    A local and global story of queer activism

    Published September 2016

  • A Future Without Hate or Need

    The Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada

    By Ester Reiter  

    Every complainer will be a singer

    Published July 2016

  • Flight and Freedom

    Stories of Escape to Canada

    By Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner  

    Would Canada let them in today?

    Published September 2015

  • In Defiance

    By Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois  Translated by Lazer Lederhendler  Foreword by Naomi Klein  

    An inside look at the most impressive student protest in Canadian history.

    Published June 2015

  • Lunch-Bucket Lives

    Remaking the Workers’ City

    By Craig Heron  

    A fascinating look at working-class life in early twentieth-century Canada

    • Clio Ontario Prize, 2016 (Winner)
    • Fred Landon Award, 2016 (Winner)
    • International Labor History Association, Book of the Year, 2015 (Winner)
    • CAWLS Book Prize for the best book in work and labour studies, 2016 (Winner)
    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2015 (Short-listed)
    • Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, 2016 (Short-listed)

    Published June 2015

  • Unsettling Canada

    A National Wake-Up Call

    By Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson  Foreword by Naomi Klein  

    The history and hopes of Indigenous struggles

    • Canadian Historical Association Aboriginal History Book Prize, 2016 (Winner)

    Published April 2015

  • Worth Fighting For

    Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror

    Edited by Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson and Catherine Gidney  

    Recalibrating our understanding of the history of Canada at war

    Published March 2015

  • Shameless

    The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son

    By Marilyn Churley  

    When the political is personal

    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2015 (Short-listed)

    Published February 2015

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