Karl Nerenberg

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Aug 11, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Quinn Dombrowski

It's not JUST the economy, stupid!

Karl Nerenberg
If a narrow obsession with the "economy" diverts campaigns' focus away from Harper's record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty.
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Jun 25, 2015
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It's Liberal vs. New Democrat as de facto campaign begins

Karl Nerenberg
NDPers have been attacking Liberals since Jack Layton skewered Michael Ignatieff for poor attendance. The Liberals' favourite attack on the NDP is the unfair one about "separation based on one vote."
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Jun 16, 2015
Image: Voices-Voix

New report scorches Harper's record on democracy

Karl Nerenberg
Voices-Voix, a coalition of 200 groups and 5,000 individuals, has issued a new and exhaustive report called "Dismantling Democracy." It provides a detailed and frightening account.
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Jun 9, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Tony Webster

Would abolishing the Senate be impossible? Maybe not.

Karl Nerenberg
To abolish the Senate a Prime Minister Mulcair would need constitutional consent of all provinces. And politically, First Nations would also have to be on side. It's a tall order, but not impossible.
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Jun 3, 2015
Photo: Libby Davies

Libby Davies says goodbye with poetry

Karl Nerenberg
Libby Davies, longtime MP for Vancouver East, won six elections in a row, but will not run next time. On Tuesday she chose a unique way to say goodbye to the House and her constituents in Vancouver.

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