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Duff Conacher | The federal Conservatives are not proposing enough changes to make their so-called "Fair Elections Act," or federal elections, actually fair.
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Ellie Ng | Pro-democracy leaders from Hong Kong ask Canadian politicians to help safeguard elections and democratic freedom in Hong Kong.
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Josh Tabish | This is a crucial week for negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Groups from across the political spectrum have launched the online Stop The Secrecy campaign.
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Mark Taliano | Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom.
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Eva Bartlett | While this blog is called "In Gaza," it's time to reflect on how Syria figures in the region's geopolitics.
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Christopher Majka | In criticizing MP Megan Leslie, MP James Bezan appears to believe that supporting freedom of expression implies that one also supports the content of what is said, a logical and democratic fallacy.
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Jessica Knowler | Canada as a (supposed) representative democracy is undermined if women's and youth's needs and opinions -- and all marginalized groups more generally -- are ignored by politicians and policy-makers.
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Redeye Collective | On March 11, the National Post published a letter raising concerns with Bill C-23. It was signed by more than 150 experts in the field of constitutional democracy from universities across Canada.
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Keith Reynolds | Voter turnout has been falling federally and provincially. At a local level it is already very low. Why should we care?
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Rick Salutin | If you designed a computer program to react "rationally" on the model of great power leaders pursuing what's consensually viewed as the National Interest, it would probably "behave" as Putin has.
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Ajamu Nangwaya | Honouring the tenth anniversary of the February 29, 2004 coup in Haiti orchestrated by imperialism against the labouring classes and the democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
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Amy Goodman | Millions of Americans are prohibited from voting because of felony convictions. Because of racial disparities in the penal system, people of colour are disproportionately denied the right to vote.