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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Mar 28, 2016
Sexual Assault

Sexual assault and the search for justice

Christopher Majka
The Jian Ghomeshi trial has sparked a national conversation about sexual assault and the principles of justice. What can be done to build a just world while also adhering to the principles of justice?
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Feb 28, 2016
Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill

Nova Scotia New Democrats elect Gary Burrill as new leader

Christopher Majka
Nova Scotia New Democrats have turned decisively to the left, electing Gary Burrill as the new leader of the NDP, a full-bore social democrat committed to social, economic and environmental justice.
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Feb 12, 2016
Pamela Palmater

Pam Palmater: Honour the treaties, keep the promises

Christopher Majka
Pam Palmater's eloquent advocacy for rights of Indigenous people combines fierce intelligence and knowledge of native law and tradition with the warmth and generosity of Idle No More. Hear her voice.
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Jan 6, 2016
Rafal Rohozinski

Rafal Rohozinski: Cyberspace, the final frontier

Christopher Majka
SecDev co-founder and cyberspace visionary Rafal Rhozinski believes the Internet has generated the greatest leap in enlightenment and empowerment in history. Join him in conversation to find out why.
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Dec 29, 2015
Ilya Ponomarev

Ponomarev on Putin: Understanding the Russian bear

Christopher Majka
Two principles guide Vladimir Putin's Russia: political dominance of post-Soviet space and the economic supremacy of the kleptocratic state. How, then, should the West deal with the Russian bear?
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Oct 30, 2015
Vote

Election 2015: The triumph of voter engagement

Christopher Majka
The key to electoral success in 2015 was voter engagement. Had turnout not increased, Stephen Harper's voter suppression strategy would have triumphed yet again. 2015 marks a victory for democracy.

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