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Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford | Sep 18 2014 | Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.
Olivia Chow speaks about transit in Toronto | Sep 16 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Olivia Chow speaks solo at a mayoral debate sponsored by the Ryerson Students' Union and TTCRiders: A Voice for Transit Riders.
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How Doug Ford challenges the progressive vote | Sep 15 2014 | Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
Licia Ronzulli voting with her 1 month old daughter on September 22, 2010. by Eu
Where are all the women (candidates)? | Sep 12 2014 | Kate McInturff | A number of cities across Canada are gearing up for municipal elections. It seemed like a good time to ask: why don't more women run for office? Here's why.
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Scotland isn't Quebec, the U.K. isn't Canada | Sep 12 2014 | Simon Jones | In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.
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Can the NDP challenge Harper on the economy? | Sep 8 2014 | Murray Dobbin | The NDP's announcement that it will push for a national minimum wage if elected suggests that the party may finally be overcoming its aversion to engaging its federal adversaries on the economy.
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A vote for austerity is a vote for more suffering | Sep 5 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | We all need to understand austerity and its implications before we decide who to vote for in the upcoming municipal election, and further ahead in the federal and provincial elections.
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Meena Wong offers strong alternative to Vancouver's blancmange mayoral race | Sep 5 2014 | Michael Stewart | Vancouver's oldest left-wing party, COPE, attempted to offer an alternative today to the two wealthy, pro-developer, white, male candidates vying for mayor of Vancouver.
What if we started talking about transit savings? | Sep 4 2014 | Albert Koehl | "Who will pay?" This question usually dominates our transit debate, but what if the focus was on "how much would we save by investing in transit?"
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The 25/60 rule says Harper can be re-elected in 2015 | Sep 2 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Yes, opinion polls have turned against the Conservatives and it's true many Canadians cannot abide Harper. But Stephen Harper and his party can still win the next election, scheduled for October 2015.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Rob Ford could win again | Sep 2 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | After a disasterous four years, somehow Rob Ford is still climbing in the polls, due to forgiveness and sheer name recognition.
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Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election | Aug 29 2014 | Michael Laxer | The Catch-22 of social democratic campaigns like Olivia Chow's of late is that by trying to pander to and be all things to all people you end up meaning very little to anyone.

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