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  • Class Privilege

    How Law Shelters Shareholders and Coddles Capitalism

    By Harry Glasbeek  

    If capitalism is so great and capitalists are so good for us, why do they need to hide?

    • Errol Sharpe Book Prize, 2018 (Winner)

    Published April 2017

  • 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

    • CAWLS Book Prize for the best book in work and labour studies, 2017 (Winner)

    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

  • A Future Without Hate or Need

    The Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada

    By Ester Reiter  

    Every complainer will be a singer

    • Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature- History, 2017 (Short-listed)

    Published July 2016

  • Drawn to Change

    Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle

    By Graphic History Collective  With Paul Buhle  

    Picture this, working class history!

    • Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History, 2017 (Winner)
    • Public History Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2017 (Winner)

    Published March 2016

  • Cyber-Proletariat

    Global Labour in the Digital Vortex

    By Nick Dyer-Witheford  

    Contemporary class power struggles cast in the blue glow of the computer screen

    • Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize, 2016 (Winner)

    Published July 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

  • 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

  • Pain and Prejudice

    What Science Can Learn about Work from the People Who Do It

    By Karen Messing  

    How one scientist went from looking at test tubes to listening to workers

    • Science in Society General Book Award, 2014 (Short-listed)

    Published August 2014

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