Mar 13, 2018
Photo: James Laxer/Twitter

James Laxer in conversation

Matt Fodor
A 2014 interview with the late political thinker, academic and writer on the NDP, the Waffle, and social democracy in Canada.
Feb 27, 2018
Photo: James Laxer/Twitter

Mel Watkins writes on the passing of James Laxer

Mel Watkins
We met in mid-1969 at a small gathering in Toronto of NDP members. The bond we formed in the time of the Waffle was a defining moment of my life politically, and one of its great joys, personally.
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Erin Weir accused of "harassment"

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has announced an investigation into an allegation of "harassing behaviour towards women" against NDP MP Erin Weir. Singh said the allegation is "troubling," is taking it seriously, and is appointing an independent investigator to look into the matter. In a statement to CTV News, Weir said he does not know what is being alleged but said MPs should be held to the highest standard.

Jan 6, 2018

Workers are under attack: Where is the ONDP?

David Bush
Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.


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