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  1. Age of Extremes
    The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
  2. Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
  3. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 4 - November 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  4. Canadian Religious Conference Directory 1989
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  5. Catholic Missions In Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  6. Connexions Library: Religion Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on religion.
  7. Dangerous comments by pope on freedom of expression
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the extremely disturbing comments about freedom expression that Pope Francis made to journalists last week, in which he put respect for religion and faith above free speech and even defended the possible use of violence when religion is mocked.
  8. The Ecology of Freedom
    The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, constantly pointing the way to a sane, sustainable ecological future.
  9. George Orwell: A Life
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    A biography of George Orwell.
  10. A History of Canadian Wealth
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
  11. The History of Costa Rica
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    An overview of Costa Rican history with an emphasis on how Costa Ricans have been able to make their own history, "though they do not make it just as they choose."
  12. The Holy Spirit of Resistance
    Catholic Social Vision

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1998
    Catholics all over the world are now becoming aware of their counter-cultural social vision. They are increasingly recognizing the call of God to active citizenship in building the Reign of God rather than accepting the hopeless parameters of a New World Order of exclusion and passivity so powerfully promoted by massive corporations.
  13. A Long and Terrible Shadow
    White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
  14. Man's Worldly Goods
    The Story of the Wealth of Nations

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
    Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines arose when they did, how they originated in the very fabric of social life, and how they were developed, modified, and overthrown when the pattern of that fabric was changed.
  15. A Marxist History of the World part 37: The Counter-Reformation
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Neil Faulkner looks at how the Reformation was followed by a counter-revolutionary response which involved a dogmatic reassertion of Catholic orthodoxy: the Counter-Reformation.
  16. Missionary Involvement and Catholics in Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    Report on survey results on missionary activities at home and abroad.
  17. The Mother Behind the Galway Children's Mass Grave Story
    'I Want to Know Who's Down There'

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    It was amateur historian Catherine Corless's painstaking research that brought news of the children's mass grave in Tuam to the world's attention. She tells how her search for the truth turned her life upside-down.
  18. New Catholic Bishops Report says workers in crisis
    Resource Type: Article
  19. New Catholic Encyclopedia
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  20. Nonviolence
    Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
  21. Open Veins of Latin America
    Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
  22. Oscar Hangover Special: Why "Spotlight" Is a Terrible Film
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    I am astonished (though I suppose I shouldn't be) that, across the past few months, ever since Spotlight hit theatres, otherwise serious left-of-centre people have peppered their party conversation with effusions that the film reflects a heroic journalism, the kind we all need more of. I was in Boston in the Spring of 2002 reporting on the priest scandal, and because I know some of what is untrue, I don't believe the personal injury lawyers or the Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team or the Catholic "faithful" who became harpies outside Boston churches, carrying signs with images of Satan.
  23. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2016
    This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in every part of the world.
    We are always concerned, not only with what is wrong with the world, but what to do about it.
    This issue carries an excerpt from Umair Mohammed's book 'Confronting Injustice: Social Activism in the Age of Individualism' in which he warns against the pitfalls of individualist and consumer-oriented approaches and argues in favour of collective action to build an effective movement.
    Derrick Jensen considers some of the arguments in favour of pacifism and finds them wanting. He agrees that creative approaches to social change can oftentimes make violence unnecessary, but that sometimes violence is a necessary response to violence.
    Another article looks at the decline of liberation theology, targeted as a threat by both the Vatican and secular power structures.
    Kenan Malik considers the issue of "cultural appropriation" and asks why so many on theso-called left are more interested in criticizing Justin Bieber's hairstyle than in fighting capitalism.
  24. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  25. A People's History of the World
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  26. Pontifical Mission Societies
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  27. The Popes Against the Jews
    The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
  28. The Real Terror Network
    Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
  29. Relentless Persistence
    Nonviolent Action in Latin America

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
  30. Resistance in Europe: 1939 - 45
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    Essays on the resistance against Hitler during World War II.
  31. Romero, Oscar
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador. (1917-1980).
  32. The Secret Museum
    Pornography in Modern Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what people thought and felt about them.
  33. Selections from the Prison Notebooks
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
  34. The Slave Trade
    The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in houses.
  35. Socialist Register 1984
    Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  36. Stolen Continents
    The "New World" Through Indian Eyes

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
  37. Strong Words: Ten Building Blocks of Catholic Social Teaching
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1999
  38. The Swastika and the Maple Leaf
    Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
  39. US Still Fighting "Threat" of Liberation Theology
    The Wikileaks Revelations

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The assault on the Church in Colombia is both state policy of Colombia as well as the United States which is propping up that military with billions of dollars of assistance, and which views organized movements for social justice in Latin America as a threat to its economic domination of the region.
  40. The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism
    The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1979
    Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and that this has required and continues to require the installation and support of brutal military/police dictatorships throught the Third World. It also requires an apologetic ideology which portrays all this as being in the highest interests of democracy and human rights.

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