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Karl Nerenberg | Here are a half dozen, from a separatist leader quitting to Trudeau elbowing, with trade-skeptical Wallonians and leader-dumping NDP delegates in between. Plus pipelines, a senator, and more.
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Karl Nerenberg | The scandal involving Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin is about much more than personal avarice and disregard for rules. It is about a house of Parliament almost designed for corruption.
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Karl Nerenberg | Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley gave a rousing and inspiring speech at the Edmonton NDP convention. She did not hide her big differences with the policies offered in the LEAP manifesto.
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Karl Nerenberg | Hassan Yussuff did not directly attack NDP leader Mulcair in his speech in Edmonton, but it was impossible to miss the sharp critique between the lines.
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Scott Vrooman | If the NDP wants more votes, they'll need to get ahead of the leftward shift.
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Karl Nerenberg | A group of Quebec NDPers wrote an open letter calling for changes in the party but not for Tom Mulcair's head. Others have now joined the fray, and they are not shy about targeting the leader.
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David Bush | The Trump protests were significant because they highlighted what is so very true in this election: the masses are the real force shaping American politics.
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Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau showed a progressive and compassionate side when he was his party's immigration critic. He has promised much, including major electoral reform. But he does not need a majority.
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Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau promised to sweep the Liberal party clean of its old bad habits. But when push comes to shove, he relies on the same operators who have always wielded great power in the party.
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Karl Nerenberg | The reviewers gave Justin Trudeau high marks for a dazzling, dramatic performance. But what really happened at the Munk debate?
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Victoria Fenner | rabble.ca parliamentary correspondent Karl Nerenberg shares his thoughts on the September 28 debate in Toronto.
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Karl Nerenberg | The debate on the economy was sponsored by the pro-big business Globe and Mail. The moderator was biased in favour of Harper. He hardly mentioned such issues as climate change and poverty.