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Podcast
May 11, 2017

Progress Summit 2017: Social Democracy as a way forward?

Needs No Introduction
A panel at the 2017 Progress Summit discusses progressive political movements. They discuss social democracy in Canadian and international contexts and which systems work best for Canada.
Blog
Sep 1, 2016
NDP MLA-elect, Lisa Roberts

Nova Scotia's NDP scores a decisive victory

Christopher Majka
With the byelection victory of Lisa Roberts, Nova Scotia's NDP has the wind in its sails and brings onboard a stellar community leader committed to a vibrant, progressive, social-democratic vision.
Blog
Feb 28, 2016
Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill

Nova Scotia New Democrats elect Gary Burrill as new leader

Christopher Majka
Nova Scotia New Democrats have turned decisively to the left, electing Gary Burrill as the new leader of the NDP, a full-bore social democrat committed to social, economic and environmental justice.
Blog
Dec 29, 2015
Ilya Ponomarev

Ponomarev on Putin: Understanding the Russian bear

Christopher Majka
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?
Blog
Apr 1, 2015
Françoise David, spokesperson for Québec solidaire, in 2008

Quebec's long struggle to build a democratic left party

Pierre Beaudet
Richard Fidler
Paul Cliche has witnessed first-hand the 60-year struggle to build a viable democratic and progressive party of the left in Quebec. Here are his observations in a remarkable interview.
Book Review
Oct 18, 2012
Social Democracy After the Cold War

What happened to social democracy?

John Warnock
In the present economic and financial crisis, we are seeing the collapse of the social democratic parties in Europe. How can they bring their former supporters back into the party?
Blog
May 11, 2012
NDP logo/NDP.ca

The NDP: The road travelled from 2006 to 2012

James Laxer
In the 1930s, social democrats nurtured a political culture and an intellectual climate in which socialist ideas would be embraced. But today's NDP has evolved into a party much like the others.
News
Mar 19, 2012
Photo: NDP Socialist Caucus

NDP Socialist Caucus supports Niki Ashton for NDP Leader

NDP Socialist Caucus
After days of voting, the majority of NDP Socialist Caucus members supported the position which urges people to vote for Niki Ashton, with no recommendations for a second, third or further choice.

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