There's this to be said for Trump v. Clinton, now upon us: it's contributed a new political acronym, LEV, for Lesser Evil Voting.
Liberals won a majority with 39.5 per cent of the popular vote and more than half of all voters were unable to cast an effective ballot.
Fair Vote Canada commends the NDP for including proportional representation in their final election platform.
Post-election, creating change will be the critical task of all progressives -- take what we know is possible and use it to rebuild community, reclaim the commons and build a broad social movement.
Almedalen is a week-long festivity of debate and dialogue about politics in Sweden. The event exemplifies the type of debate democracy demands and provokes questions about other voting systems.
May 20, 2013 to May 21, 2013
The Tranzac Club, Main Hall
292 Brunswick StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 55.0152" N, 79° 24' 26.5104" W
The Toronto release party for York University Professor Dennis Pilon's book 'Wrestling with Democracy' about the history of electoral reform in western industrialized nations.
'Wrestling with Democracy' by Dennis Pilon provides a historical and comparative look at electoral reform (or lack thereof) of western industrialized countries over the past century.
Greens favour a co-operative strategy in the next federal election. We need to move away from First Past the Post (FPTP), to a voting system that will ensure every vote counts.
So you want to stop Harper. Happily, you stand with a solid majority of Canadians, who are unhappy with what he represents. Unfortunately, the opposition to his regime is divided.
Democracy Watch has renewed its call for democratic changes to Ontario's election system in response to the clear crisis of record low voter turnout in the last provincial election.