Let's vote for our collective self-interest: smartly and efficiently to elect as many Liberals, NDPers and Greens as possible on October 19.
There's something touching about Thomas Mulcair's attempt to become the Tony Blair of Canada: it comes 20 years late.
If we leave behind the win-lose, ideological lens of left and right, we can wake up to the fact that most of us in the NDP and the Liberal party and the Greens are in the sharing and caring camp.
As we head to the polls in Ontario, the irony is that whenever lefties gather these days, someone asks whether it's the NDP or the Liberals who are the most progressive party running in this election.
Jack Layton's life and untimely death fundamentally changed Canadian political discourse. But both the public outpouring and its hyper-partisan response speak to another interesting shift.
Participation could lead to big changes.
A Conservative majority will usher in wrenching change in Canada and we will have to witness the worst Stephen Harper has to offer. Progressives need to decide how they want to proceed in response.
ProjectDemocracy.ca launched yesterday and it is ready to play. Now, we can all be election geeks together.
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What is needed now is engagement and support for the most progressive option available, which is most likely your NDP candidate.