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Sarah Miller | After the B.C. Liberals' bizarre throne speech yesterday -- which consisted of mostly ideas stolen from the NDP platform -- let's look at a few possible explanations for this sudden change of heart.
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Rick Salutin | Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
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Hennessy's Index | Canadians who identify as right or left on the political spectrum are more likely to be interested in politics, according to a recent survey. Here's how those political divisions stack up.
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Rick Salutin | I'll miss Peter Worthington, Canada's archetypal right-wing journalist, who died this week at 86. I say that without irony or subtext. I'll just miss him.
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Gerry Caplan | It is a phenomenon rarely noted that virtually every left-wing government since the Second World War, almost all of them elected, has faced vicious, sometimes violent, obstruction by its enemies.
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Rick Salutin | I've spent recent days on an island north of Huntsville pondering the death from cancer, at 71, of the Irish-American left-wing journalist Alexander Cockburn.
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Trish Hennessy | Last week's furor over child care inspired me to look at the left/right divide between how we frame child care in Canada.
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James Laxer | Gone are the days when right-wingers were little more than liberal wannabes who looked awkward and out of place in public.
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Rick Salutin | I'd like to join the debate over Thomas the Tank Engine -- the books, TV shows and toys based on him -- in the gift-giving spirit of the season.
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Ralph Surette | It's a perilous road ahead with regard to Nova Scotia's financial and economic condition, but at least we're on it. That's progress.
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Judy Rebick | Gil Levine, a legendary union leader and founding member of CUPE died on Nov. 16 at the age of 85, still vigorous and politically active.
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Rick Salutin | Why do people seek joie de vivre in local politicians? Because cities are where most of us live. A local pol shouldn't just talk the place up -- she or he should enjoy it.