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Canada's political parties struggle with Iraq war plan | Oct 2 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Harper will announce an expanded military role for Canada in Iraq on Friday. Even some Conservatives have doubts about that, and it is politically tricky for both the NDP and Liberals.
NDP loses vote to make Parliament more relevant, but wins battle for public opinion | Oct 1 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Conservatives voted down an NDP motion that would have given the Speaker the authority to compel government MPs to stick to the subject in QP. NDP loss -- what about the impact on public opinion?
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New Brunswick election 2014: Green Party leader takes Fredericton riding, NDP leader resigns | Sep 23 2014 | Tracy Glynn | New Brunswick election results are in, and the Liberals have formed a majority government. But what were voters talking about and what issues were most important to them?
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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Dear NDP: Stop apologizing for war crimes and breaches of human rights | Aug 6 2014 | various | There seems to be little that actually distinguishes Mulcair's party line about the Israel-Gaza conflict from the position of the Harper government. Here is a list of what the NDP need to address.
Photo: Mothers and Families for Gaza
Mothers and children occupy NDP office to support Gazans | Aug 5 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | On Tuesday, a group of mothers and families occupied NDP MP Don Davies' Vancouver office to advocate for Palestinian children who have died as a result of Israel's actions in Gaza.
From anarchic punk rocker to federal MP: The politicization of Charlie Angus | Aug 4 2014 | Meg Borthwick | Meg Borthwick speaks with MP Charlie Angus for our Revolution 101 series about his activist work, past and present.
photo credit: Mohammed Saber/EPA
NDP youth speak out on Gaza: 'It's time to call a spade a spade' | Aug 1 2014 | New Democratic Youth of Canada | New Democratic Youth of Canada are demanding a fair approach be taken with the situation in Gaza and calling on government to uphold human rights and work to create lasting peace.
Twitter photo: Ben Powless
Activists occupy NDP office demanding end to silence on Gaza | Jul 31 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | "We don't expect this from the NDP, we expect better from them." Fifteen protesters are occupying NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar's office in Ottawa demanding an end to the silence on Gaza.
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'The Right to Protect' and the loss of Parliament's moral compass | Jul 23 2014 | Jim Manly | The Conservatives have become more and more unbalanced in their support for extremist Israeli actions, and opposition parties, fearing a Zionist reaction, have also been thrown off balance.
Photo: flickr/Joe Cressy
Political ideology is not a map, grid, graph or chart | Jul 18 2014 | Adam Riggio | When we think of political concepts as plots on a grid, we all lose. To truly understand someone's politics, more precise questions about their actual political and moral principles need to be asked.
Paul Manly and 'today's NDP' | Jul 3 2014 | J. Baglow | Paul Manly's candidacy in Nanaimo-Ladysmith was vetoed by top NDP brass. The backstory shows just how far the NDP has drifted from its former principles.

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Former CCF leader & feminist Therese Casgrain Volunteer Award Renamed PM Award alan smithee said... Megalomaniac? Check. Empororer? Check. Asshole? Huge gaping one. in
Federal NDP staffers split with union that urged strategic voting in Ontario Pogo said... He talks about the last election being unusual because the Conservatives had an anti-union platform...
Crossed the Floor NorthReport said... in
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...

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