References and Links

The following books and links were mentioned at the symposium.

The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. According to the authors, more income inequality makes countries meaner, with more crime, sicker and more stressed populations, citizens who have less hope and less trust in authorities. --Trish

 Referred to by Nick: The Campaign to build One Big Campaign. Soon to join with The Company of Canadians' project.

 Oliver Stone’s Rewriting History (A 10-part Showtime series and a 750-page companion volume called “The Untold History of the United States”)

People’s Citizenship Guide: A Response to Conservative Canada by Elysitt Janes and Adele Perry

Harperland: The Politics of Control by Lawrence Martin

A Day in the Life of Your Taxes  A very short video by Trish Hennessy and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Other relevant links:

First Nations: The Long Shadow of Assimilation

Hennessy's Index  here