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Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch launched a national letter-writing and petition drive calling for politicians to pass laws to stop election fraud robocalls, and to strengthen enforcement of election laws.
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Dylan Penner | On Aug. 8, 2012, the Conservative MPs in the election fraud cases filed several affidavits in response to the evidence filed by the applicants.
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In January 2010, Canadians demonstrated by the thousands in defence of democracy, when Harper prorogued Parliament.
Karl Nerenberg | Canada has a rich history of political scandal, mostly revolving around good old-fashioned greed. The current robocall scandal is the first that is all about undermining basic democratic rights.
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Dwayne Winseck | This is not a free press. This is bad for democracy. The fact that a shackled press now stands to an extraordinary degree singing their praises from the same hymn sheet should give us pause.
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Fred Wilson | Now it's up to trade unionists to give the politicians something to talk about.
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Brian Topp | In as many words, today's editorial in the Globe and Mail suggests that only Canada's Conservative and Liberal parties are entitled to govern our country.
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Trish Hennessy | The future of our democracy, the future of Canada, is not only in the hands of the politicians. The future rests with each and every one of us. Democracy is a wheel. Let me roll it to you.
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Alice Klein | My stubborn post-election depression took me to see Thor this weekend. Okay, I admit I love superheroes. But this isn't just a guilty pleasure.
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Trish Hennessy | Challenge for progressives: How to change the conversation from 'who is best able to manage the economy' to 'what kind of Canada will the next generation inherit?'
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Trish Hennessy | The politics of fear delivered some new voters into Stephen Harper's hands. How did it send new voters into the arms of an orange wave?
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Sharon Fraser | I've voted in many federal elections, always NDP. As often as not, I've marked my X beside a name I didn't recognize, someone who had never knocked at my door, someone who, I knew, lived far far away.
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Ken Boessenkool and Brian Topp | Those in the Liberal Party and some of their apologists have tried to de-legitimize the election outcomes by pointing to vote splitting. But that is not the story of this election.