David Bush

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Jan 6, 2018

Workers are under attack: Where is the ONDP?

David Bush
Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.
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Feb 19, 2016

The politics of petitioning

David Bush
What is a petition and what is its role in organizing for people aiming to make radical political and economic change?
Blog
Jul 22, 2015

What can the Canadian left learn from the Greek crisis?

Doug Nesbitt
David Bush
The left, unions, and social movements should keep pushing their agenda even if the NDP is elected. An electoral party should serve the people and movements that elect it, not the other way around.
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Aug 6, 2014

Hamas and the left

David Bush
Those who seek to reduce the Palestinian struggle in Gaza to the desires of Hamas make the same basic mistake of those who try to separate the good Palestinian civilians from the Hamas terrorists.
Blog
Aug 1, 2014
photo credit: Mohammed Saber/EPA

Defending the right to resist

David Bush
Those of us who are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian people shouldn't shirk the responsibility of defending the right of the Palestinian people to resist the occupation.
News
Jun 11, 2014
Photo: flickr/ Holden Karau

UP! Labour power among the rank and file

David Bush
For the first time in CLC history an incumbent presidential candidate was defeated. The house of labour has its first new president in 15 years, but what does that really mean for the labour movement?
Blog
Jan 30, 2014

How to fight the cuts at Canada Post

David Bush
So our task is to begin to translate the already existing support for home mail delivery into action. How can we do this? Here are a couple of ideas.
Blog
Oct 18, 2013

The NDP defeat under the microscope

David Bush
The question the left should be asking itself is why this happened and more importantly, what are the lessons we should be learning from this defeat?
Blog
Sep 9, 2013

Think before you blow up the CFS

David Bush
How will breaking up the Canadian Federation of Students benefit progressive politics? David Bush examines the fetishization of structure and imposing change from above.
Blog
Apr 22, 2013

Austerity is working and that's the problem

David Bush
What is actually missing from the austerity debate is not a critical take on the technical outcomes of austerity as a policy, but a political understanding of social policy itself.

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