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Oct 20, 2016

Can Trudeau get away with killing electoral reform?

Karl Nerenberg
While the PM has not said he is ditching his electoral reform promise, he has taken a big step back from it. But is the voting system a matter about which the public is blissfully indifferent?
Blog
Feb 18, 2013
Photo: Chris Fane/Flickr

Parliamentary reform idea: Get out of the House

Seth Klein
Shannon Daub
Here's the big dilemma: Whatever reforms are made to Parliamentary practice and conduct, the simple truth is that, for now, citizens have lost faith in politicians.
Columnists
Aug 7, 2012

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in solidarity

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a contestataire, a non-conformist, a rebel, a pre-revolutionary, whose remains were carried to the Pantheon in the aftermath of the French Revolution, to be buried a hero.
News
Mar 15, 2012
Photo: Stephen Collis

To re-Occupy or not to re-Occupy

Stephen Collis
Spring is just around the corner and across North America Occupy is gearing up to take back public space. One Vancouver Occupier shares his vision for the movement's renewal.
News
Nov 10, 2011
Occupy Toronto, day 26. Photo: John Bonnar

The Occupy movement's three essential messages

Nick Van der Graaf
Considering the success of the reactionary opposition of simplifying ideas into easily digestible sound bites, progressives must speak clearly to the rest of humanity.
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