According to recent polls, the Harper Conservatives are suffering as a result of Canada's stumbling economy and the scandalous revelations emerging from the Mike Duffy trial.
"Our message in this election is 'we can do better.' Whether it's protecting health care or supporting veterans, we don't have to accept the status quo," NUPGE National President James Clancy
If Trudeau wants to remain a strong player in the election, trying to out-progressive Mulcair is a losing strategy. The Liberals need to start making commitments and stop flip-flopping on others.
Saturday August 22 marks the fourth anniversary of Jack Layton's death. On this day we remember Jack and his life, what will you think about? What will you resolve to do?
What makes us certain that progress is a thing and that we can keep score of it? As this past week shows, once you start scoring history, others can tote up precisely the opposite results.
The new political and public opinion alignment significantly weakens the argument for holding one's nose and voting Liberal just to get rid of Harper.
How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
Recent polls have already seen the NDP draining support from the Liberals and show growing support for a coalition to supplant the Conservatives. The two results may well be connected.
Needs No Introduction
George Lakoff is a cognitive linguist who says that to win the next election, progressives need to frame their ideas differently. In this lecture he talks about how.
With an upcoming election, George Lakoff's wisdom on political framing has never been more relevant for progressives in Canada. Read this excerpt.