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- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 32.00
Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 27.95
Samantha Nutt is one of the most intrepid voices in the humanitarian arena and Damned Nations is a book of uncommon power. Weaving gripping personal experiences with uncompromising and impassioned argument, Nutt dissects war and aid, where humanitarian efforts go wrong, and what can and should be done to bring about a more just world. Drawing from... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 22.00
National Bestseller ?As Albert Camus wrote, the doctor?s role is as a witness?to witness authentically the reality of humanity, and to speak out against the horrors of political inaction. . . . The only crime equaling inhumanity is the crime of indifference, silence, and forgetting.? ?James Orbinski In 1988, James Orbinski, then a medical student... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 16.00
Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that our government cannot reverse and about which the average American knows nothing. The most potent force in global commerce today is not the... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
A powerful investigation of the story and individuals behind America?s refusal to acknowledge international law and an inquiry into the urgent role of international criminal justice from the award-winning, bestselling author of Long Shadows . In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 23.00
A dramatic and compelling journey into the dark heart of globalization. What happens when multinational corporations decide that the use of armed force is just business by other means? In Making a Killing , Madelaine Drohan looks at the shocking number of companies that have linked up with mercenaries, warlords, armies and private militias in order... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 16.50
On November 10, 1995, Nigeria?s military dictatorship executed nine environmental activists. Among them was Ken Saro-Wiwa, the charismatic spokesman of the Ogoni people, whose land in the fertile Niger River delta has been grotesquely polluted by the Royal Dutch Shell Corporation. During Ken?s incarceration, his brother, Dr. Owens Wiwa, fought valiantly... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 19.95
As the fiftieth anniversary of the People's Republic of China approaches on October 1, 1999, Jan Wong reflects on her body of work as a foreign correspondent there. Despite the fact that everything is changing, she discovers that not much really changes, and what she wrote several years ago about love, work and living still holds, as do the conflicts... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 25.00
In 1993, Canadian peacekeepers in Croatia were plunged into the most significant fighting Canada had seen since the Korean War. Their extraordinary heroism was covered up and forgotten. The ghosts of that battlefield have haunted them ever since. Canadian peacekeepers in Medak Pocket, Croatia, found no peace to keep in September 1993. They engaged... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
The growth of countries such as India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Kenya is generating a new landscape. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, highest-grossing movies and most advanced mobile phones are now all being made outside Europe and the United States. Countries that previously lacked polotical confidence and national pride are finding... more...