Christopher Majka

Christopher Majka studied oceanography, biology, mathematics, philosophy, and Russian studies at Mount Alison and Dalhousie Universities and the Pushkin Institute in Moscow, and was a guest researcher at the Edward Gray Institute at Oxford University. He has written articles for many national and international publications. His scientific work includes over 150 scientific papers and contributions to five books. He is a review editor for four international publications, a research associate of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-NS, a recipient of the Tom Brydges Award from the Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network, and was included as one of Canadian Geographic's Environmental Scientists of the Year in 2010. Majka is a member of the Project Democracy team.

Christopher Majka
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Dec 9, 2016
One Government Place

Political fiasco, Nova Scotia style!

Christopher Majka
In a panic, Nova Scotia government summoned the legislature to impose a contract on teachers working to rule. Ten minutes later it adjourned. What? I talked to my source, a fly on the wall.
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Nov 28, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends

Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins'

Christopher Majka
The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
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Sep 1, 2016
NDP MLA-elect, Lisa Roberts

Nova Scotia's NDP scores a decisive victory

Christopher Majka
With the byelection victory of Lisa Roberts, Nova Scotia's NDP has the wind in its sails and brings onboard a stellar community leader committed to a vibrant, progressive, social-democratic vision.
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Apr 26, 2016
The Leap Manifesto

Misunderstanding the Leap, critics fall flat

Christopher Majka
The Leap Manifesto presents a transformative political vision to address the defining social, economic, political and environmental issues of our times. Why have some critics failed to understand it?

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