- Affiliation: York University / University of Toronto
Todd Gordon teaches political science at York University in Toronto and is the author of Cops, Crime and Capitalism: The Law-and-Order Agenda in Canada and Imperialist Canada. His articles on Canadian imperialism have appeared on Znet, Counterpunch, Rabble, and in The Bullet and New Socialist.
Books by Todd Gordon
Imperialist Canada exposes Canada’s imperialist past and viagra sales present, at home and across the globe. Todd Gordon interweaves histories of indigenous dispossession in Canada with the cold facts of Canadian capital’s oppression of peoples in the global South. The book digs beneath the surface of Canada’s image as global peacekeeper and promoter of human rights, revealing the links between the corporate pursuit of profit and Canadian foreign and domestic policy. Drawing on examples… (more information)
The Law and Order Agenda in Canada
Framed within a Marxist class analysis that highlights the way in which state power and capitalist social relations are racialized and viagra online order usa gendered, Gordon’s study locates law and order policing as a central moment of capitalist state power. He argues that, as with policing historically, crime-fighting is not the principal aim of contemporary law and order policing—rather the aim is the production of a new social order based on the severely diminished expectations of working people. Crime… (more information)
Canadian Imperialism in Latin America
Rooted in thousands of pages of Access to Information documents and dozens of interviews carried out throughout Latin America, Blood of Extraction examines the increasing presence of Canadian mining companies in Latin America and the environmental and human rights abuses that have occurred as a result. By following the money, Gordon and Webber illustrate the myriad ways Canadian-based multinational corporations, backed by the Canadian state, have developed extensive economic interests in Latin… (more information)