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Jagmeet Singh virtually attends 2021 NDP convention. Image credit: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Robert Hackett | Is the NDP a party, or a movement? And does it matter? At a time of climate emergency, it does.
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Reg Whitaker | It is easy to be cynical about Liberal promises. But the NDP are mistaken to claim unbroken continuity from a past when the Liberals campaigned from the left and governed from the right.
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Karl Nerenberg | New Democrats and Liberals both had their conventions this past weekend. Liberal delegates were more focused on winning the next election and less on policy debates than their NDP counterparts.
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Sara Rans, Rabbi David Mivasair, Sam Hersh | Two resolutions being proposed at the upcoming NDP convention are integral to the NDP's being an anti-racist and anti-colonial party.
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Shaw convention centre in Ottawa. Photo: Jennifer Tweedie/flickr
Yves Engler | Why, when the Palestine Resolution was endorsed unanimously by the NDP youth convention and by over 25 riding associations, did the powers that be not want it even discussed?
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CCF Caucus Meeting, 1942. M.J. Coldwell is the new leader after Woodsworth's death. Left to right, Tommy Douglas, George Castleden, Angus MacInnis, Coldwell, Clarie Gillis , Joe Noseworthy, Sandy Nicholoson, and Percy Wright. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Yves Engler | The suppression of the Palestine Resolution should stir internationalist minded party members to finally confront the NDP's anti-Palestinian legacy.
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Mike Fancie | This weekend's gathering at the NDP convention is really about making connections and getting excited.
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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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Marusya Bociurkiw | I went to my first political convention last weekend. The NDP Leadership Convention, to be exact. I felt a bit like an imposter: I didn't wear a partisan T-shirt or wave a sign. Instead, I scribbled.
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Kathleen O'Hara | My objective at the NDP convention? To get a sense of just how much the party was willing to move towards collaboration with others, so that the voices of Canadians could be properly represented.
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Murray Dobbin | There will be lots of soul searching and head scratching going on this week about what happened with the NDP leadership race. Two things shocked me about this race and its final two days.
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Humberto DaSilva | The new leader of the NDP is Thomas Mulcair. So where is he going to take the progressive party?