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The last of Barrett's electioneers: B.C.'s nasty 1975 campaign | Jan 4 2016 | Rod Mickleburgh | B.C. Premier Dave Barrett's 1975 defeat was a fitting end to the nastiest, most laced-with-hysteria election campaign in B.C.'s long polarized history.
rabble radio year end: Times of change | Dec 21 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Karl Nerenberg reflects on the results of the election of 2015, we say goodbye to Meagan Perry, and visit a project to raise awareness about homelessness.
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Holiday cheer for New Democrats: Five toasts for the New Year | Dec 8 2015 | Duncan Cameron | New Democrats need to rediscover themselves, remember their aspirations, and fix their expectations anew. Here are five toasts to help bring in the New Year and see out the old.
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Liberals win decisive majority in Newfoundland and Labrador | Dec 1 2015 | Cory Collins | On Monday Nov. 30, the Liberal victory ended 12 years of PC power under four premiers in Newfoundland and Labrador. What's next for the province?
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Data-driven campaigning: Good strategy or simple distraction? | Nov 30 2015 | Nora Loreto | Progressives need to be careful to not confuse using data as a tool and gathering data as the sole purpose of a political campaign
Unfinished election business: Challenging racism and bigotry | Nov 26 2015 | John Cartwright | The election is over, but we as Canadians will have to work together to challenge the lingering bigotry.
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With new governments in Alberta and Ottawa, Parkland Institute asks: What's left? | Nov 24 2015 | Duncan Cameron | What are the tasks facing the Canadian left following the defeat of the Harper government? The Parkland Institute tackled these questions and more at its 19th annual conference.
Photo: flickr/ Premier ministre du Canada
One month since the election: How's Trudeau doing? | Nov 19 2015 | Nora Loreto | It has been one month since the 2015 federal election. Now that Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have been in power for a bit, what have they been up to?
Tragedy of errors: The NDP seeks answers, asks the wrong question | Nov 9 2015 | Marc Zwelling | An election lookback -- what the NDP should have done and what they can do now to energize Canadian progressives.
Could 2015 be the last unfair federal election? | Nov 7 2015 | Three things you can do to make sure that the next election is more fair.
Image: Flickr/Justin Trudeau
A national child-care system: 'Because it's 2015' | Nov 6 2015 | Martha Friendly | A national child-care system, absolutely appropriate if for no other reason than simply: "because it's 2015."
Photo: flickr/ Sara Long
Whose interests will new finance minister Bill Morneau serve? | Nov 5 2015 | Daniel James Wright | Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have been talking a lot about progressive ideas. But when Bill Morneau is the new finance minister, isn't it just the same old corporate elite in charge?

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If Mulcair drops scripted talking points next time & is just his natural self, a win is assured mark_alfred said... I've been reading with some amusement various people's call for Tom Mulcair to play nice and then...
Conservative Party could be out of power in both gov levels for 1st time since 1940 terrytowel said... If the Progressive Conservatives lose re-election in Newfoundland and Labrador this month (and...
WTF: What's The Future, live on Google Hangout Tuesday Nov. 3rd at 8pm mark_alfred said... Oh boo.  I just noticed this now, meaning I missed it. in
NDP leaders suffer no consequences for big losses: Left Chapter blog Unionist said... Why should the "leader" suffer consequences? Didn't absolutely everyone follow the leader? Were...
Election deals blow to Canada's dominant press group montrealer58 said... Conservative slime and their own, doing their slimy Conservative things for their slimy rich...
For Halloween former NDP candidate Andrew Thomson Dressed Up As Lead Now Canvasser terrytowel said... Great costume idea! Wonder if Lead Now gave him a free T-Shirt? in
Newfoundland and Labrador general election, November 30, 2015 bekayne said... robbie_dee wrote: This probably deserves its own thread now that it's only a month away. Not a good...
Defeated incumbent MPs aren't invited to NDP's post-election caucus meeting terrytowel said... In an interview with The Canadian Press, Mulcair said Thursday he will set up a committee of...
Electoral reform explained through Lego terrytowel said... Dave Meslin from Unlocked Democracy outlines electoral reform choices using Lego http://www.cbc.ca/...
Stephen Harper Still Has Not Resigned terrytowel said... At the moment, it doesn’t appear that Harper has formally served notice to Governor General David...
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