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Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


Evidence and information

by National Forum on Health Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How can the health of Canadians be promoted across different age groups? What is the level of quality of Canada’s health care system? On the international level, how do our health care costs compare with those...


L'Empire du capital

by Mikhail Uspensky Parkstone International (June 30, 2011)

Si le ravissant « Pays du soleil levant » devait, lors d’une de ces éruptions volcaniques qui le menacent d’extinction, sombrer à jamais dans les profondeurs de l’océan, il continuerait de vivre pour...


Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

by Robin Philpot Baraka Books (November 27, 2013)

The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali...


Slouching Towards Sirte

by Maximilian Forte Baraka Books (November 09, 2012)

NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. Libya was barred from representing...


The Fall of the Berlin Wall

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Berlin Wall in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the fall of the Berlin Wall.When...


Journalism at risk

by Onur Andreotti, Nils Muižnieks, Tarlach McGonagle & Sejal Parmar et al. Council of Europe (September 30, 2015)

Is journalism under threat? Censorship, political pressure, intimidation, job insecurity and attacks on the protection of journalists’ sources - how can these threats be tackled?Journalism at Risk is a new...


Freedom of expression and defamation

by Tarlach McGonagle & Onur Andreotti Council of Europe (August 31, 2016)

Freedom of expression and defamation: where do we draw the line? Freedom of expression is a fundamental freedom, one of the cornerstones of democracy in Europe, enshrined in various key texts, including the...


Guide for the development and implementation of curricula for plurilingual and intercultural education

by Jean-Claude Beacco, Michael Byram, Marisa Cavalli & Daniel Coste et al. Council of Europe (July 31, 2016)

Understanding and experiencing the diversity of languages and cultures is both an aim of and a resource for quality education Plurilingual and intercultural education is a response to the needs and requirements...


Journalists under pressure

by Marilyn Clark & Anna Grech Council of Europe (February 28, 2017)

Freedom of expression is one of the basic conditions for the progress of society. Without safeguards for the safety of journalists there can be no free media. Journalists are under threat in Europe. Different...


Signposts - Policy and practice for teaching about religions and non-religious world views in intercultural education

by Robert Jackson Council of Europe (July 31, 2014)

How can the study of religions and non-religious world views contribute to intercultural education in schools in Europe? An important recommendation from the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (Recommendation...


Schuman report on Europe

by Thierry Chopin & Michel Foucher Editions Marie B (April 24, 2018)

A complete review of the European Union.

Europeans are facing major challenges. From the risk of populist contagion and Brexit at internal level, to migratory issues and the questioning of their values, as well...


Digital citizenship education

by Divina Frau-Meigs, Brian O’Neill, Alessandro Soriani & Vitor Tomé Council of Europe (October 16, 2017)

Supporting children and young people to participate safely, effectively, critically and responsibly in a world filled with social media and digital technologies is a priority for educators the world over. Most...


Digital citizenship education

by Janice Richardson & Elizabeth Milovidov Council of Europe (October 17, 2017)

An analysis of good practices, research findings, lessons learned and resources identified across Europe in the area of digital citizenship: empowerment of children through education Most young people in Europe...


Students as suspects?

by Francesco Ragazzi Council of Europe (January 08, 2018)

Could policies aimed at preventing radicalisation in Europe end up undermining the very social cohesion they aim to preserve? Since the mid-2000s, a growing number of European governments have broadened the...


We can!

by Agata de Latour, Nina Perger, Ron Salag & Claudio Tocchi et al. Council of Europe (May 22, 2017)

Combating hate speech offline and online: a new tool to help young people and educators to confront, dismantle and replace hateful narratives. Online hate speech has become a major form of human rights abuse,...


Going Too Far

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (September 01, 2012)

Ishmael Reed goes too far, again! Just as the fugitive slaves went to Canada and challenged the prevailing view that slaves were well off under their masters, Ishmael Reed has gone all the way to Quebec—where...


The Einstein File - New Updated Edition

by Fred Jerome, David Suzuki & Ajamu Baraka Baraka Books (March 23, 2018)

Einstein arrived in the United States in 1933, the year the Nazis rose to power in Germany. From that moment until he died in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI—with other agencies—feverishly collected “derogatory...


The Construction of the European Union

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the European Union in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the development of the...


Andrew Jackson

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Andrew Jackson in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life, times and...


Understanding the Yougoslavian Conflict

by Boris Spasov Arcalis (September 28, 2017)

Through this essay Boris Alexandre Spasov presents us with his unique approach to and his personal understanding of the Yugoslavian conflict which shook Europe.

We are accompanied on a short voyage into a different...


Taking it seriously

by Kevin O'Kelly, John Muir, Mara Georgescu & Rui Gomes Council of Europe (October 06, 2016)

Promoting young people's access to social rights as a means for their inclusion and participation in society! In and around many cities, social and economic imbalances have led to the development of disadvantaged...


The Islamic State

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (August 24, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Islamic State in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the history of the Islamic...


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....


1984 by George Orwell (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 06, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of 1984 with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of 1984 by George Orwell, a dystopian novel which presents an uncomfortably...


Washington's Long War on Syria

by Stephen Gowans Baraka Books (March 22, 2017)

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The United States...


Stalin

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 15, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Stalin in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Joseph Stalin. Following the...


Bloody Sunday

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 15, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of Bloody Sunday in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Bloody Sunday. In January 1972,...


Theodore Roosevelt

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Theodore Roosevelt in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt...


Margaret Thatcher

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Margaret Thatcher in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Margaret Thatcher. In the 1970s,...


Vladimir Lenin

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Vladimir Lenin in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Vladimir Lenin. Having seen his...


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of...


World War II: The Resistance

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Resistance movements during World War II in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis...


Apartheid

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of apartheid in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of apartheid in South Africa. For over...


The Treaty of Versailles

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Treaty of Versailles in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Treaty of Versailles....


John F. Kennedy

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of John F. Kennedy in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of John F. Kennedy. At a time when...


Gorbachev

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Mikhail Gorbachev in next to no time with this concise guide.

Arriving at a pivotal moment for national and international politics, Gorbachev was...


Adolf Hitler

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Adolf Hitler in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler’s name...


9/11

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of 9/11 in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of 9/11. At 8.46am on the morning of September...


Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

For Ishmael Reed, Barack Obama, like Michelangelo’s St. Anthony, is a tormented man, haunted by modern reincarnations of the demonic spirits used to break slaves. These were the “Nigger Breakers”—men...


Riot that Never Was, The

by James Jackson Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

A fascinating, methodical investigation into a little-known tragedy shows that truth can prevail even 180 years after the fact.In this “whodunit,” James Jackson is a one-man investigative commission. He...


Independent Quebec, An

by Jacques Parizeau & Robin Philpot Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

For the first time, Jacques Parizeau shares his views on Quebec's recent history and its future. As chief economics advisor to Quebec premiers in the 1960s, Jacques Parizeau was instrumental in bringing about...


George Washington

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of George Washington in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of George Washington. Recognised...


National Dialogue in Tunisia

by Hatem M'rad Éditions Nirvana (November 24, 2015)

The authentic dialogue, the compromises, the consensus which allowed Tunisia to overcome its political and institutional crisis

This book is the final product of an investigation launched in November 2014 and...


30 questions for understanding the Paris Climate Change conference

by Pascal Canfin Les petits matins (June 28, 2016)

Can technology save us from the climate change? Is France exemplary? What can Barack Obama commit to? Why are things changing in China? Who are the opponents of the fight against climate change? While France...


Scandinavian Common Sense

by Marie-France Raynault & Dominique Côté Baraka Books (November 03, 2015)

When some claim austerity is the only answer to today’s economic woes, a close look at the best practices in Scandinavia and Finland gives pause for thought. Cited as models for their egalitarian social and...


United Nations Development Programme

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (September 16, 2015)

Leading the way to development

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme, providing you with the essential information and...


Swiss Politics for Complete Beginners - 2nd edition

by Pierre Cormon Éditions Slatkine (May 28, 2015)

If you need to learn quickly and efficiently about Switzerland, this essay is made for you

Do you want to understand why the Swiss seem to spend their time voting on every imaginable issue?

Why the housing shortage...


JULIAN ASSANGE WIKILEAKS WARRIOR FOR TRUTH

by Valérie Guichaoua Groupe Cogito Média (June 15, 2011)

December 7th, 2010: Julian Assange, an Australian citizen and Internet activist, is arrested in London, England. The story becomes a global media sensation. The man is held in custody, awaiting possible criminal...


From Rome to Kampala : The first 2 amendments to the Rome Statute

by Gérard Dive, Benjamin Goes & Damien Vandermeersch Bruylant (February 18, 2013)

The date of 17 July 1998, the day of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, will always be marked as one of the major events in the history of international law of the 20th Century....