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Economics for Everyone, 2nd Ed.: Book Tour!

The second edition of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism was co-published by Pluto Books, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Fernwood Publishing this summer.  With the federal election now safely behind us, I am pleased to announce a series of book launch events in 4 cities.  Details are below; each event will feature a talk by me, Q&A, reception, and book-signing.  Many thanks to the CCPA offices in each location which are hosting the tour, and to Unifor for its ongoing support.

The book will be available for sale at each event, $25, all proceeds go to the CCPA.  (It can also be ordered on-line through the CCPA here.)

See you there!

Vancouver, Sunday Nov. 15: 6 PM, Heartwood City Cafe, 317 E.Broadway

Winnipeg, Tuesday Nov. 24: 7 PM, Neechi Commons, 865 Main Street

Ottawa, Thursday Nov. 26: 5 PM, 25onecommunity, 251 Bank Street

Toronto, Friday Dec. 4: 5 PM, Chestnut Room, Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street W.

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Comment from Nick Falvo
Time: November 7, 2015, 11:42 am

Funny, I don’t recall giving you permission to bypass Calgary…

Comment from Nadia Alexan
Time: November 13, 2015, 1:54 pm

How come Jim Stanford is not coming to Montreal? I would like to invite him to come to Montreal. I will personally organize a venue for him. Please contact me: Nadia Alexan, founder of Citizens in Action and blogger for the Huffington Post Quebec, at (514) 846-0644. Thank you very much.

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