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The NDP's campaign disaster was much more than a failure to communicate | Feb 12 2016 | Michael Laxer | It was not a failure to communicate that doomed the NDP, it was what they were communicating.
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B.C. politics as seen from Alberta: Christy Clark's re-election strategy exposed | Feb 12 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | B.C. Premier Christy Clark's shot was aimed directly at the NDP… the B.C. NDP, that is, via their brethren out here on the other side of the Rockies.
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NDP must connect with social movements to prevent history from repeating | Feb 12 2016 | Sarah Beuhler, Tristan Markle | For the NDP to become the real champion of the left, the party will have to finally reform its relationship with social movements.
Won't Someone Listen To The Children?
Won't Someone Listen To The Children? | Feb 12 2016 | Daryn Caister | Grade 5 students on endangered species, more on TPP and a severe facepalm warning about Rex Murphy's op-ed on Alberta.
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Six lessons the NDP can take from Bernie Sanders' unlikely victory | Feb 11 2016 | Matt Fodor | After the disastrous showing in the last federal election, the NDP must again undergo a real soul-searching. Luckily, there is plenty to learn just south of the border.
Council of Canadians Map of Energy East Pipeline
Where do big city mayors along the pipeline route stand on Energy East? | Feb 11 2016 | Brent Patterson | Last week, the mayors of the 22 biggest cities in this country met and the Energy East pipeline was on the agenda. Where do the mayors stand on the issue?
Jim Prentice
Go figure! Jim Prentice, failed former politician, resurfaces with sweet gig at Washington think-tank | Feb 11 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Never one to fumble an opportunity to fumble an opportunity, former Alberta premier Jim Prentice is the belle of the ball again, this time at a Washington think-tank.
Climate action neglected in B.C. Liberals' throne speech | Feb 11 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | With the start of B.C.'s new session of legislature this week, Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon read the B.C. Liberals' throne speech bringing with it criticism from environmental groups.
Brian Jean
Uniting the right: Is Wildrose leader starting to wonder, 'With friends like these, who needs enemies?' | Feb 10 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Clearly, a key goal of Brian Jean's version of the unification project is to merge Alberta's two conservative parties on Wildrose terms.
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Fighting food insecurity with increased income | Feb 10 2016 | Molly McCracken | Increased income, educational programs and northern food subsidies need to work hand in hand if the food security crisis in Manitoba is to be overcome.
Stéphane Dion's lectures do little to distance Liberals from Harper's disastrous policy on Israel | Feb 10 2016 | Colter Louwerse | For Dion to lecture Palestinians about "violence" and "peace" while his country assists in Israel's systematic undermining of the latter and escalation of the former is outrageous and shameful.
Oil companies pay their fair share? Nope. | Feb 10 2016 | Scott Vrooman | Despite what some in Alberta argue, we don't rely on the oil industry for survival. We rely on a stable climate.

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Wab Kinew's entry into Manitoba politics seen as boon to NDP NorthReport said... Great to see candidates of this calibre as opposed to the excessive numbers of economists/business...
Chrystia Freeland to sign TPP deal in New Zealand: Is this a fixed game? NDPP said... As Countries Line Up To Sign Toxic Deal, Warren Leads Call To Reject TPP (and vid) http://www....
Canada's "drug problem" was quite profitable for Stephen Harper, Jeb Bush, Mike Huxtable & Terry Nelson Just A Moment said... Ooops!  Gave you guys a bad link... here is the one that has not been deleted yet http://...
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Canada's military Pondering said... Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion warned this week that Canada will not be able to give its...
Tracking the Liberal government's record of keeping promises (a.k.a. Trudeaumeter 2) mark_alfred said... The last thread got closed due to Babbler bickering.  So, I figured I'd open a new thread on...
Cheri DiNovo on Tom Mulcair Leadership Shortcomings "I don't have a lot of time for that BS" terrytowel said... Cheri DiNovo prays for NDP redemption Highlights “I was a supporter of Tom. He’s a man with...
Do seized book manuscripts of whistle bolower & fake extradition link Harper to Jeb Bush Canadian drug smuggling? Just A Moment said... P.S. For some reason this link did not highlight in the OP. So try it here since it is the most...
Megan Leslie "100% Surprised" Totally Caught Off Guard By Lost terrytowel said... Megan Leslie gives an exclusive interview to Peter Mansbridge on her election loss. http://www.cbc....

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