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Hungry for Solutions

10. January 2011

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Hungry for Solutions

Gabor Maté’s books are commercially successful because they tap into popular awareness of social problems while avoiding the uncomfortable conclusion that social revolution is required to solve them.

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Madness, Power and the Media

3. January 2011

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Madness, Power and the Media

Author Stephen Harper explains how media images of madness and mental distress reflect and reinforce the unequal social relations of capitalism.

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

28. July 2009

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

"Solidarity Divided" argues that unions must undergo a fundamental transformation to champion the interests of the entire working class. Is this possible?

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

27. July 2009

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

by Immanuel Ness - Solidarity Divided is the first major work to address seriously - without personal attacks and exaggeration - the 2005 crisis and split of organized labor.

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The Shocking Disaster of Capitalism

28. October 2007

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The Shocking Disaster of Capitalism

Naomi Klein reminds us that free people don’t choose wars and free markets. They choose peace and government services like universal health care. That's why "radical capitalists" must use shock tactics to impose their anti-human policies on unwilling populations.

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Can Psychotherapy Change the World?,

1. June 2007

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Can Psychotherapy Change the World?,

Gloria Steinem, James Hillman and Michael Ventura believe that psychotherapy can heal a crisis-ridden world. Are they on to something, or are they leading us up a blind alley?

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Babel

6. January 2007

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Babel

In film and in life, the human struggle to connect conflicts with the social structures that block connection.

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Who Killed The Electric Car?

21. October 2006

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Who Killed The Electric Car?

The myth of “consumer power” hides who really makes the decisions.

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Investing in Poverty

1. April 2006

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Investing in Poverty

Jeffrey Sachs argues that too much poverty threatens the security of richer nations, causing wars and insurrections that cost more than it would cost to reduce poverty. Despite the title of his book, he doesn’t want to end poverty. He sees it as an investment opportunity.

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Health and Social Policy

1. June 1999

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Health and Social Policy

While the authors of this book shatter "common sense" myths about health, they promote another myth – that health policy is shaped by science, when it is actually shaped by the needs of the capitalist system.

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