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| July 28, 2016
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| July 22, 2016

Cheri DiNovo: NDP needs to focus on principles it was founded on

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In part two of this two-part interview with NDP MPP Cheri DiNovo, first declared candidate in the NDP leadership race, Cory Collins and DiNovo discuss a real alternative to neoliberalism, Canada's Big Banks, social assistance and more.

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| July 19, 2016
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| July 11, 2016
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What are the chances of a Canadian Trump?

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In the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's takeover of the Republican Party some pundits see proof that restless voters are rejecting the guidance of political leaders, business elites and mainstream news media.

Could a demagogue like Trump, arousing xenophobic passions, emerge in Canada?

No.

Canada has had politicians with Trump-like impacts. Their opponents underestimate firebrands, and then they disrupt the system.

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Digital media creates tumultuous environment for Canadian politics

Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

by Alex Marland
(UBC Press,
2016;
$39.95)

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Society is undergoing profound change brought about by advances in communications technology. The transformative effects of digital media are being felt throughout journalism, an important democratic institution that citizens depend on to monitor government and the behaviour of political elites.

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