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The election is over… and there's a lot of discussion on rabble…on Facebook…everywhere. We hear Justin Trudeau is very handsome. We also hear a lot of announcements. 

Time for progressives to think about what the future is going to hold. That discussion is taking place here, at rabble.ca.

Tuesday, November 3, at 8:00 p.m. EST, rabble hosts a discussion between some of Canada's prominent progressive thinkers.

Bookmark the link now by clicking here.

Our speakers are some of Canada's most prominent progressives: Avi Lewis, Pam Palmater, Libby Davies, Kim Stanton, Eric Pineault, Amira Elghawaby, Fred Wilson and David Climenhaga. They're coming together for this panel to discuss just how movements for progressive social change can carry their messages into the halls of power under a Liberal majority government.

The panel will be moderated by rabble podcast network executive producer Victoria Fenner.

We've brought this incredible group of thinkers and activists together to start the discussion about how progressive moments pivot from a decade of Harper conservatives to a new majority Liberal government under Justin Trudeau. What does a Liberal majority government mean for progressive movements? What tactics and strategies should we be considering?

rabble.ca keeps itself at the forefront of technological innovation in media and this panel discussion is no exception. We're using Google hangout to bring together thinkers from across Canada.

To watch this vibrant discussion join us for WTF: What's the Future.

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