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Bernie Sanders' insurgent populism has shaken the Democratic Party and it's not going away

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Besides providing some powerful lines for Melania Trump's next speech, Michelle Obama reminded us this week how inspiring the Democrats can be at their best.

Indeed, while Donald Trump has grabbed political centre stage due to his sheer loutishness and the fierceness with which he's disemboweled the party of Abraham Lincoln, it may be the Democratic Party that is undergoing the more intriguing and far-reaching transformation.

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Government should pursue wealthy tax dodgers, not serve the rich and powerful

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Note to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

We will not be distracted forever by your explanation of quantum computers and yoga poses. Or even by the admittedly impressive list of low-hanging fruit (the return of the long-form census, the inquiry into missing Aboriginal women) you have picked thanks to Stephen Harper.

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Comparing fiscal federalism and revenue distribution in Canada and Australia

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Will the NDP take on corporate power? It's time to choose.

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Across Canada, NDP federal riding associations are meeting in preparation for an April 8-10 Edmonton convention, where there will be a leadership review.

In a January 22 statement, Tom Mulcair said the party needs to focus on income inequality.

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