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The unbearable lightness of being progressive | Apr 23 2014 | Michael Laxer | The progressive agenda in North America has become so insignificant in its aims that if it got any less so it would simply cease to be.
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Calling on Canada to protect fair elections in Hong Kong | Apr 22 2014 | Ellie Ng | Pro-democracy leaders from Hong Kong ask Canadian politicians to help safeguard elections and democratic freedom in Hong Kong.
Photo: flickr/кiт-кaтн Halкeтт
NDP should use Venezuelan revolution as inspiration for Canada's labour struggles | Mar 28 2014 | Camilo Cahis | Instead of supporting the Conservative demonization of the revolution, the NDP should be working to inform the rest of the labour movement of the Venezuelan revolution's successes.
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Fair Elections Act? It's all a Con game! | Mar 25 2014 | Craig Scott | MP Craig Scott sees no fewer than 20 serious problems with the Fair Elections Act, but has clustered them into three themes: voter suppression, "fighting" electoral fraud and money and politics.
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Here's a Big Idea: Transform capitalism | Mar 24 2014 | Murray Dobbin | If the pathologically destructive nature of finance capitalism is to be addressed, there needs to be a political party that can expand the window of acceptable public policies.
Photo: Lieut. G. Barry Gilroy/Library and Archives Canada/Wikimedia Commons
The Tommy Douglas Institute: Igniting a commitment to social justice | Mar 19 2014 | Thomas Ponniah | In a time when the Harper government is cutting funding to Canada's health-care system -- and by extension transforming the national identity -- citizens need to be re-introduced to Tommy Douglas.
Olivia Chow's 'My Journey' is the antidote to political despair | Mar 13 2014 | Cathy Crowe | Olivia Chow's memoir 'My Journey' brings hope to the currently jaded Canadian political climate. Chow's successes and hardships inspire readers to believe in the power of community.
Quebec election is fraught with hazards for the federal parties | Mar 6 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | As a possible referendum on separation looms, federal politicians will be carefully positioning themselves. The biggest challenge is for the NDP's Mulcair.
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NDP's big ideas. Right here. Right now. | Mar 6 2014 | Megan Leslie | NDP MP Megan Leslie to rabble columnist Murray Dobbin: The NDP has got big ideas, and we're proud of them!
The NDP 'sellout' is the left's cop out | Mar 6 2014 | David Bush | The ONDP's drift rightward isn’t an aberration. The NDP everywhere is offering up micro policy differences as big ideas.
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We need a federal politics of Big Ideas | Feb 24 2014 | Murray Dobbin | We live in a fabulously wealthy country. Everything we dream of is possible, including prosperity and equality. But it requires a political party with the courage to put forward Big Ideas.
Liberals are celebrating, but who has momentum? | Feb 20 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | If pundits and reporters insist on quoting public opinion polls, as though they have meaning, they should take the time to analyze them -- all of them -- very carefully.

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What's the role of the federal NDP in Quebec if sovereignty remains a hot issue? | DaveW said...  NDP must  take a stand but somehow retain its new 2011 voters, argues Globe writer : The...
No support for $14 Minimum Wage, resigning the NDP | Gonzaga said... This could be clearer. Howbout "NDP won't support $14 minimum wage? I quit," or at least "resigning...
NDP policy suggestions | felixr said... Free Trade with the European Union and other countries with comparable standards for democratic...
Selinger in Chris Christie-esque scandal - boots former cabinet minister from caucus | ghoris said... 'I'm very, very disappointed' - Made a scapegoat, former minister alleges A FORMER cabinet...
Does anyone feel sorry for long-time party stalwart 90-year-old Joy Taylor? | DaveW said... for me, the issue is: would this matter merit intervention if the complaint came from a 30-year-old...
2014 Toronto mayoral election | mark_alfred said... Here's a wikipedia page that lists who has currently registered to run, along with who potentially...
What's the deal with the BC Green Party? | TiradeFaction said... I can't speak to BC voters themselves, as I don't live in BC or really know anyone there, but I...
Liberal political commentator Rob Silver mentions rabble.ca twice on CBC Power & Politics | sherpa-finn said... > He also said, not once but twice, that their message only appeals to people who read rabble.ca...
Spammy NDP e-mails | theleftyinvestor said... Today, from Canada's NDP: NDP Boxing Day Sale: 75% off - apparently trying to be witty about the...
Boycott the Huffington Post | socialdemocraticmiddle said... I'm effectively boycotting the HP because I don't actively go there looking for "news", let alone...

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