The Russian Quest for Peace and Democracy by Metta Spencer. Lexington books, 2010.
“In this book Metta Spencer tells the important but neglected story of the contacts between Western peace activists and Soviet intellectuals (both official and dissident) through the words of those who took part. In so doing she dispels the myths prevalent in Western policy-making circles that the West won the Cold War through its military strength – myths that still have a distorting effect on policy. Anyone who wants to know how the Cold War ended will find this book immensely useful.” (Mary Kaldor, of the Centre for Global Governance).
It Walks in Beauty by Chandler Davis. Aqueduct Press, 2010.
Now a mathematician of some renown, a civil liberties activist on global scale, a published poet, and a leading figure of Science for Peace, Chandler Davis was in his youth a member of the 140s science fiction community. His new books, It Walks with Beauty, collects four of his political essays a speech on the legacy of the Red Scare in U.S. politics, two open letters from his career of human rights advocacy, and five of his thirteen science fiction stories.
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New Entrepreneurs: Building a Green Economy for the Future by Andrew Heinzman (co-founder of Investeco). Anansi Press, 2010.
The Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada by Marci McDonald. Random House Canada, 2010.
Losing Confidence: Power, Politics and the Crisis in Canadian Democracy by Elizabeth May. McClelland & Stewart, 2010.
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben. Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2010.
The Trouble with Billionaires by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks. Penguin Group Canada, 2010.
Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity by James Hansen. Bloomsbury, 2009.
The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability by James Gustave Speth. Yale University Press, 2008.
Justice Not Greed ed. Pamela Brubaker and Rogate Mshana. World Council of Churches, 2010.
Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward. Simon & Schuster, 2010
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard. Free Press, 2010
The End of the Line by Greenpeace on overfishing.
Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie.