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  • Alvin Finkel published a blog post Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy June 10, 2019 - 12:24am
    https://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/compassion-alvin-finkel/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781352003093
  • Alvin Finkel commented on a bookmark Change Alberta June 21, 2017 - 12:51am
    I invite all readers of The Landing, especially those who view themselves as progressives, to read Change Alberta and comment on topics that we discuss. Change Alberta played an important role in the provincial elections of 2012 and 2015 and since...
  • Alvin Finkel bookmarked Change Alberta June 21, 2017 - 12:47am
    This is a Facebook blog on Alberta politics (and other related subjects) for which I provide about 75 percent of all content. It has over 4200 followers and over 4500 likes as of June, 2017.
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    • I invite all readers of The Landing, especially those who view themselves as progressives, to read Change Alberta and comment on topics that we discuss. Change Alberta played an important role in the provincial elections of 2012 and 2015 and since the latter election has attempted to counter the pervasive propaganda in favour of returning to a past where Alberta governments were puppets of big business and opponents of universal services and special help for the disadvantaged.

      Alvin Finkel June 21, 2017 - 12:51am

  • Alvin Finkel commented on the blog UOC (Open University of Calalonia) Part 2 November 14, 2011 - 6:52pm
    Is it possible for the Universitat de Catalunya to share any of their courses with us? For those of us who read Spanish, that might be helpful in gauging how their courses differ from ours. Mind you, I'm assuming the courses are in castellano rather...
  • Alvin Finkel posted on Alvin Finkel's message board February 21, 2011 - 7:46pm
    That's scary, Derek. I've made hundreds of thousands of dollars as a textbook author thanks to Pearson, and should probably be respectful to them. But I tend to see the textbook industry as something of a racket, coming up with pseudo-new versions...