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.
Jul 21, 2015
Image: Flickr/United Steelworkers

Mulcair isn't pandering for Quebec votes

Scott Piatkowski
Like the Liberals, Bob Hepburn accuses NDP Leader Tom Mulcair of "crass pandering" to Quebec sovereigntists in his most recent column.
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.
Jun 26, 2015

Black Lives Matter -- This week on rabble.ca blogs

Lenée Son
This week's blogs roundup includes posts on the Charleston Massacre, Black Lives Matter movement, how not to be an ally, Indigenous rights, water protection, and public education.
Jun 25, 2015
Photo: Scazon/flickr

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."
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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