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Corvin Russell is an activist, writer, and translator based in Toronto. His current focus is Indigenous solidarity and environmental justice work.

Harper fumbles

| October 8, 2008

It was interesting that the Globe and CTV both buried the story about the new polls showing Harper’s campaign floundering. At Macleans, Andrew Coyne states the obvious: The Tories are in trouble.

They badly misstepped with their attack on the arts and on child imprisonment in Quebec, and they have shown themselves out of touch by denying the economic crisis and offering no plan to deal with it. Now they are panicking and reversing themselves on many different fronts.

In today’s Globe and Mail, Judy Rebick makes a modest proposal to avert a Harper government: Grit-NDP-Bloc-Green coalition.