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Nov 1, 2016
Maximizing Fragility

Maximizing fragility

Green Majority Radio
We discuss the ongoing protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline which resulted in over 100 more arrests of protesters this week, bringing the total to over 260 since the action began.
Blog
Oct 26, 2015
The breaking wave

Election 2015: What happened in Atlantic Canada?

Christopher Majka
Although all the seats in Atlantic Canada in the 2015 election were won by the Liberal Party, on closer examination a number of fascinating electoral trends are apparent. What lessons do they provide?
Blog
Oct 22, 2015
Crushed Orange

The NDP: Minting a new political currency

Christopher Majka
Conservatives and Liberals have presented two sides of the same coin. The NDP needs to discard the two-bits and mint a new political currency. The alternatives have failed. The time has come to leap.
Blog
Oct 18, 2015
The Crystal Ball

Election Results 2015: A political crystal ball

Christopher Majka
Although the results of the 2015 Canadian election are not in, there are a few things that can be predicted with the political crystal ball. We're certainly going to be in for a wild political ride.
Blog
Sep 21, 2015

Election 2015: Will Canada Leap forward or fall back?

Christopher Majka
The current electoral stalemate reflects Canadian political dysfunctionality. In the face of pressing issues we must demand more of politicians. If they're not prepared to act, they must be replaced.
Blog
Jun 30, 2015
Green Party leader Elizabeth May and former NDP leader Alexa McDonough

Who splits whose votes?

Christopher Majka
So long as Canada is burdened with the first-past-the-post electoral system, what Canadians want and what they get remain disconnected. Unlike Mick Jagger, we can't even get what we need.
Blog
Sep 4, 2014

NDP fights for Trudeau-obsessed media's attention

Karl Nerenberg
In the run-up to the 2015 election the Liberals are all about their leader's image and the Conservatives are all about resentment and negativity. Will the NDP's calling card be substantive policy?
Blog
Oct 21, 2013
Shotgun Wedding?

Progressive Canadian politics: Does it exist?

Christopher Majka
Does a constellation called "progressive" exist in the Canadian political heavens? If so, is it of consequence to partisan stargazers, or is it simply an exercise in political astrology?
Blog
Apr 24, 2013

Canadian politics in the death zone

Christopher Majka
Unless and until Canadians demand a more of their politicians we will continue to be mired in insanity, doing the same thing over and over while despondently awaiting a different outcome.
Blog
Mar 4, 2013
Joyce Murray at the 4th Liberal leadership debate

Joyce Murray: In her own words

Christopher Majka
Joyce Murray has taken flak for proposals on political co-operation and electoral reform. "Fantasy" said Marc Garneau while Trudeau claimed proportional representation would increase partisanship.
Blog
Nov 27, 2012

Postcards from the 2012 by-elections

Christopher Majka
If these by-elections pre-sage anything it is that if progressives don't find strategies for surmounting vote fragmentation the Harper Conservatives may ride up the middle to majority victory in 2015.

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