Podcast
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Face2Face | In a new film, director Karen Stokkendal Poulsen talks to David Peck about how power struggles unfold, using Myanmar as the location to explore democratic reform and the lure of corruption and power.
Blog
Karl Nerenberg | While the PM has not said he is ditching his electoral reform promise, he has taken a big step back from it. But is the voting system a matter about which the public is blissfully indifferent?
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The legislative stumbles over legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, and assisted dying have not affected the Liberals' popularity. But, there are some big decisions that still need to be made.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | When we talk about democratic reform, as we will be talking in the months and years ahead as a result of this landmark election, we absolutely must include the reform of the newspaper in Canada.
Blog
Scott Vrooman | If the Liberals were serious about Canadian democracy, they wouldn't have supported the radical, regressive democratic reform of Bill C-51.
Blog
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Charlie Angus | In an open letter to Pierre Poilievre, NDP MP Charlie Angus asks the new Minister for Democratic Reform to undertake a review of Senator requirements and make the Red Chamber accountable again.
Blog
Elizabeth May | Elizabeth May shares her prescription for what ails Canadian politics on the nation's 146th birthday.
Blog
Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch congratulates Justin Trudeau, and sets out detailed plan for democratic good government and corporate responsibility reforms
Blog
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Seth Klein, Shannon Daub | Here's the big dilemma: Whatever reforms are made to Parliamentary practice and conduct, the simple truth is that, for now, citizens have lost faith in politicians.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a contestataire, a non-conformist, a rebel, a pre-revolutionary, whose remains were carried to the Pantheon in the aftermath of the French Revolution, to be buried a hero.
News
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Stephen Collis | Spring is just around the corner and across North America Occupy is gearing up to take back public space. One Vancouver Occupier shares his vision for the movement's renewal.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Build a movement, or become a normal, centrist party? Recent evidence, and best thinking, suggests fighting Conservatives with democratic movement building is the way forward for the NDP.