Libby Davies' political autobiography includes not only the decisions of political elites but also the role of activists and social movements in their struggle against larger structural forces.
On May 15, the Canadian Boat to Gaza campaign hosted its first live videocast with Libby Davies and Ann Wright to discuss recent events in Gaza and the current Freedom Flotilla mission.
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Freedom Flotilla Coalition
We discuss current events in Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla 2018 with Ann Wright and Libby Davies, then introduce the five 2018 Freedom Flotilla participants from Canada.
The new leader will need to demonstrate their ability to position the NDP as the clear choice of progressive Canadians and the strongest opposition and alternative to right-wing populism.
The Trudeau government's measures to limit food industry practices that push unhealthy products on children and adults are a small, but important, first step.
Jim Prentice was the only one of Harper's environment ministers to achieve anything of consequence. His was a voice for reason in a government that had too few.
Veteran MP for Vancouver East and advocate bids farewell to public life
Libby Davies, longtime MP for Vancouver East, won six elections in a row, but will not run next time. On Tuesday she chose a unique way to say goodbye to the House and her constituents in Vancouver.
Today, after 18 years as MP, Libby Davies announced she will not be running in the 2015 election.
Libby Davies will not run again in 2015. This puts one of the NDP's most secure seats in play, and leaves a gaping hole on the portside of the party.