rabble.ca series - Harper's Assault on Democracy
Mar 7 2014
| by Karl Nerenberg |
The Chief Electoral Officer told the Committee studying the Fair Elections Act that it does too little to stop fraud while it undermines the right to vote for many Canadians.
Mar 5 2014
| by Jan Slomp |
Are grain transportation and the Fair Elections Act connected? You bet! The CPC's termination of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board is akin to dismissing the Chief Electoral Officer.
Feb 25 2014
| by Duncan Cameron |
The Harper government has introduced a parliamentary bill, laughingly entitled the Fair Elections Act, to boost their chances of winning seats in the next general election.
Feb 21 2014
| by Humberto DaSilva |
If a heavy-handed, ham-fisted regime tried to use the spectacle of Olympic sport to sleight-of-hand the disappearance of democracy, surely Canadians would riot like disappointed Canucks fans ... not!
Feb 17 2014
| by Mark Taliano |
People are disenfranchised for the benefit of a globalized 1% that is increasingly blind to the imperatives of Life as it wilfully embraces toxic trajectories of Death.
Feb 11 2014
| by Karl Nerenberg |
Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand believes the 'Fair Elections Act' endangers our democracy. In fact, it seems the Act even finds a way to exacerbate the very problem it's supposed to solve!
Feb 10 2014
| by Brent Patterson |
Take action to stop the Harper government's anti-democratic 'Fair Elections Act' which could pass as early as this Monday February 10 or Tuesday February 11.
Nov 4 2013
| by Ralph Surette |
The Senate uproar is a mere banana peel compared to the real Harper scandal -- the slyly evolving plan to turn Canada into an authoritarian petro-state, bulldozing democracy in the process.
Oct 28 2013
| by rabble staff |
BBC Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman sat down with comedian Russell Brand in the now infamous discussion of economic disparity, "democracy" and the beginnings of a revolution.
Oct 14 2013
| by Nathan Schneider |
The current government shutdown has been linked to anarchists, but is it really their dream? Politicians seem to have forgotten anarchists roots and their political rhetoric.