From Protest to Power: Social Democracy in Canada 1900-Present
This volume, first published in 1992, offers an account of the development of social democracy in Canada from its roots in labour politics and agrarian revolt to the rise of the NDP.
Social democratic governments in Canada have demonstrated that there are realistic alternatives to the business-oriented policies of the Liberals and Conservatives. This book shows how Canadians have developed and supported that alternative approach.
Norman Penner, an authority on the political Left in Canada, is particularly well qualified to describe its history and discuss its current status.
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The Agrarian Revolt Revisited 19001930
Labour on the Road to Politics 19001930
The Third Party Revolt
The CCF and the War against Fascism
The Transition from CCF to NDP
The New Democratic Party in Quebec
The CCFNDP in Power
Socialism Then and Now
A. A. Heaps Alberta became Britain British Columbia British Labour Party Broadbent campaign Canadian Labour Party candidates capitalism capitalist CCF government CCF-NDP centre century Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Communist Party Conservatives convention Council David Lewis debate declared defeat demands Democratic Party Douglas economy farmer-labour federal elections federal government federal-provincial Grain Growers House of Commons Independent Labour Party J. S. Woodsworth June Labour Congress labour movement leader leadership legislation Legislature Liberal Party M. J. Coldwell Mackenzie King majority Manitoba Marx Marxist ment NDP government Ontario organizations Penner percent platform political party popular vote Premier Progressive provincial elections Quebec reforms Regina Manifesto revolution Saskatchewan seats Social Credit social democracy social-democratic Socialist Party Soviet Union tion Toronto Press trade union Trades and Labour Trudeau United Farmers University of Toronto victory Waffle Western William Irvine workers