The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy
A timely read in the wake of record expenditures during COVID, this book examines and dispels 6 myths that shape how we think of public spending.
By Stephanie Kelton
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Land Back: A Yellowhead Institute Red Paper
A must-read for all settlers, Yellowhead Institute lays out the systemic dispossession of Indigenous Peoples from the land, and what Indigenous Peoples are doing to get it back.
By the Yellowhead Institute
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The Day the World Stops Shopping
Is there a way to reduce consumption to earth-saving levels without triggering an economic collapse? How much would we lose – and how much do we stand to gain?
By J. B. MacKinnon
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The Entrepreneurial State
Mazzucato’s recent appointment as an advisor on post-pandemic decision-making in B.C. had us dust off this classic text and eye her more recent publications for our bookshelves.
By Mariana Mazzucato
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The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America
The caring economy is on our mind, and this book by visionary writer and thinker Ai-jen Poo envisions a future where care is valued, and how to make it happen.
By Ai-jen Poo
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The Ministry for the Future
A work of speculative fiction packed with hard science, international politics, and the physics of climate change, this has been on several VEC’s staff’s to-read lists since its release last year.
By Kim Stanley Robinson
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