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Catch 22 Campaign website shutting down | Mar 1 2015 | Gary Shaul | The Catch 22 Campaign was one of several strategic voting initiatives in the 2011 federal election. C22 will not be doing a repeat in 2015.
A Modest Proposal for progressive cooperation in Alberta | Mar 1 2015 | Susan Wright | Sacrificing party loyalty? A small price to pay for humanity, surely.
Defending the right to vote with Charter challenge of 'Fair' Elections Act | Feb 25 2015 | Dylan Penner | Rather than make it easier for people to vote and harder to get away with election fraud, the "Fair" Elections Act does the opposite. That's why the legislation is being challenged in court.
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War, terror, security: Blowing the whistle on Harper's dirty politics | Feb 23 2015 | Ralph Surette | Stephen Harper, a master propagandist of the first order, is doing it again. This time, the overblown tune is war, terror, security, with civil liberties, prudence and rational thought underfoot.
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The fight for Canadians' right to vote continues | Feb 23 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students have gone to court seeking to overturn parts of the Fair Elections Act. If their case is not heard soon, they may seek an injunction.
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How Stephen Harper holds his own | Feb 17 2015 | Duncan Cameron | However dangerous and twisted the Conservatives have been in government, Stephen Harper has delivered for his supporters. It is what makes him such a serious threat to repeat in government.
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Will wedge politics rule in the 2015 election? | Feb 16 2015 | Jim Harding | The Harper government is exploiting our political system by trying to consolidate and split votes so they can hold power with only minority support.
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The failure that is food policy in Nunavut | Feb 12 2015 | Ashley Splawinski | Food accessibility will be a significant issue this election. While the Conservatives prattle on, activists and organizations are picking up the slack and demanding real change to food policy.
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Living in authoritarian democracy | Feb 11 2015 | Martin Breaugh, Ricardo Peñafiel | As another election looms, we should consider what our democracy is, what it can be and what it has become.
Photo: Flickr/Keith Ivey
How will Canada's labour movement stop Harper this election? | Feb 10 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Canadian Labour Congress looks to frame the debate around issues that matter to working people in country-wide election preparedness conferences.
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Harper in closet over the economy as Canada heads toward another recession | Feb 9 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With his economic cards on the table, Harper's hand is proving to be very weak. In order to win an election, he must create momentum, but the state of the economy won't give him this opportunity.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
The Harper government and evangelical capitalism | Feb 6 2015 | Joyce Nelson | There's a supposed separation of Church and State. But has that eroded under right-wing evangelical religion's influence on the Harper government?

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Latest polling thread Feb. 25th, 2015 terrytowel said... Just in case adma misses my response. adma wrote Quote: And a checkmate compounded by how P-HP was...
Don’t allow yourself to be ruled over Todrick of Chatsworth said... With the upcoming election, gain your right to be free. Don't vote at all, do not submit to this...
Proportional Representation: Let's make 2015 the last unfair election Brachina said...  Hugh Segal was wasted on the Tories and Senate. in
Sudbury by-election part 2 robbie_dee said... Jeez, the vote was a week ago. in
Women Candidates - 2015 Election terrytowel said... Talk around Ottawa circles is that PC leadership candidate and MPP Lisa McLeod will withdraw from...
Plan B for the Conservatives - Use Terrorism as a Wedge Issue Against the Opposition From Now Until Election Day terrytowel said... This is why I'm so apethetic about politics right now. Watch for the Conservatives to use terrorism...
The case against strategic voting in the next federal election Pondering said... I see this argument raised in so many discussions I thought it worthy of its own thread: With...
Canadian leaders debates - 2015 NorthReport said... In 2011 Harper blocked May from participating in the debates. Liberals were quite upset but not for...
Federal Liberal Candidates 2015 (Take 3) sherpa-finn said... So, let me ikick off by introducing everyone to Varinder Bullar, aspiring Liberal candidate in...
Federal Green Candidates Arthur Cramer said... Just so we won't think its only about the Libs, right Debater? in

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After the Conservatives orchestrated widespread electoral fraud against voters in the 2011 election their legal bills from the court challenge are being paid by taxpayers.

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