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Penney Kome | The RNC put on one long blast of fearmongering, fingerpointing fiery rage while the DNC brought the crowd to its feet again and again on themes like fairness and sharing.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Conservatives meet in Vancouver and hear their outgoing leader boast that he has bequeathed them a party in great shape, poised to return to power. When Liberals gather we can expect sunny ways.
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Laura Brightwell | A new Canadian documentary finds that, win or lose, redemption can be found in the everyday trials and joys of life.
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H.G. Watson | Over the last week labour leaders from across Ontario and Canada gathered in Toronto to talk about the growing threat to workers rights, at the Ontario Federation of Labour convention.
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Ralph Surette | We've chowed down on the promises of convention centre promoters and ignored a powerful set of facts that paint a bleak picture of the convention business.
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Duncan Cameron | New Democrats from across Canada meeting this past weekend in Halifax were challenged by incoming party president Peggy Nash to build momentum for the next federal election.
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James Laxer | Once again, there is agitation among some members of the NDP to consider changing the name of the party.
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Duncan Cameron | How about calling ourselves the "Democratic Party" instead of the New Democratic Party? That is one of the questions the NDP will address at its upcoming Halifax convention.
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Rick Salutin | New insights don't require new texts or even the word "new." Which brings us to the proposal for the New Democratic Party to gain a new look by dropping the word, new, from its name.