Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's successive emergency managers are now gone from Flint, but the wreckage of their rule there still pollutes many homes. The crisis in Flint is, on the surface, about water.
How can the NDP bridge the gap between its members and the party centre? Make the party "less fucking boring" advocates Brian Topp.
It's hard to be smart if you've been through a system that forced you to use all your time prepping and taking tests while leaving little space for learning to think and practising thought.
David J. Climenhaga
The leaders of the Conservative Party of Canada clearly remain convinced that they are still the rightful rulers of Canada.
Politician, publisher and preacher: Gary Burrill is all this and much more. A keen analyst of social and economic development in the Maritimes, Burrill is vying for leadership of Nova Scotia's NDP.
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?
Democrat, socialist and technology savant, Ilya Ponomarev is Vladimir Putin's foremost parliamentary adversary. Now exiled and threatened by arrest, Ponomarev surveys the Russian political landscape.
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.
Canadians sent a loud and clear message that they want to live in an open, progressive country that promotes diversity, social justice, environmental protection and respect for First Peoples.
It's election day and, at last, hope that what has to happen if this country is to recapture its integrity is actually about to happen.