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The NDP's queasy opposition on the niqab | Nov 3 2015 | Sarah Beuhler, Tristan Markle | Many say it was the NDP's principled stand on the "niqab ban" that did them in. However, it was actually their lack of a focused attack against Harper and his "fear and loathing" campaign.
Fixing what Harper broke, part two: The toxic culture in our House of Commons must end | Nov 2 2015 | Elizabeth May | The first to-do list focussed on changes to policy and legislation brought in under the Harper administration. But the damage was not confined to omnibus laws and brutal ideologically motivated cuts.
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Why Canadians should be worried if Trudeau appoints Bill Blair to cabinet | Nov 2 2015 | David Gray-Donald | Former Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair was elected in his Ontario riding to the Liberal government. There is speculation Trudeau will appoint him to his cabinet. Should Canadians be worried?
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Want democratic reform? Let's start with newspapers. | Oct 30 2015 | Murray Dobbin | When we talk about democratic reform, as we will be talking in the months and years ahead as a result of this landmark election, we absolutely must include the reform of the newspaper in Canada.
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This should be our last first-past-the-post election | Oct 30 2015 | Rick Salutin | This country's electoral system is an insult to Canadians and a humiliation before the world, most of which doesn't use it. The first order of our new government should be to kill it.
Not Rex: Canada's vote for change feels like more of the same | Oct 30 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | Canadians voted for change. What they got was more of the same, but different.
Election 2015: The triumph of voter engagement | Oct 30 2015 | Christopher Majka | The key to electoral success in 2015 was voter engagement. Had turnout not increased, Stephen Harper's voter suppression strategy would have triumphed yet again. 2015 marks a victory for democracy.
Join rabble.ca to ask WTF? What's the future for progressive movements in Canada | Oct 30 2015 | rabble staff | What's the Future? Join Avi Lewis, Pam Palmater, Amira Elghawaby, Kim Stanton, Eric Pineault, David Climenhaga and Libby Davies to plan some progressive next steps.
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'Anything but first-past-the-post' is not the answer to Canada's electoral problem | Oct 30 2015 | Stuart Parker | Surely anything but first-past-the-post is better, right? Nope. We need proportional representation to truly have equal and fair voting.
What the court decision on the niqab ban was really about | Oct 29 2015 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | During the election, Harper created a polarized debate around the niqab which focussed on Canadian values, women's rights and religious freedom, but the court challenge was about none of these issues.
What could a Liberal majority mean for Indigenous communities? | Oct 29 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Pamela Palmater about what impact the recent Liberal victory could have on Indigenous rights in Canada.
Fixing what Harper broke: A to-do list for the incoming government | Oct 29 2015 | Elizabeth May | Some of what the Harper administration broke will be easy to fix; much will be very hard indeed. But we must insist the damage be reversed.

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