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Krystalline Kraus | On the eve of election day, I asked around to find out what people felt about strategic voting. In this case, I meant "ABC" -- anyone but conservative.
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Doug Ford
Krystalline Kraus | While Doug Ford was previously politically overshadowed by his brother and Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, he is now setting the stage to run for the head of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party.
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Meghan Murphy | Rob Ford died this morning and left behind a legacy of racism and misogyny. Why are we expected to mourn respectfully?
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Michael Laxer | There has never been a politician in Toronto quite like Rob Ford. And there is a good chance there never will be one again.
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Scott Vrooman | Instead of dismissing angry, alienated Canadians as racist bumpkins, we should try to convince them that the fight for economic justice is their fight too.
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Hazel McCallion
David J. Climenhaga | If the Liberals' positive momentum continues through the weekend, it's not inconceivable they could push themselves into majority territory as the NDP did in Alberta, a pollster says.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | If we have reached the moment when the vaunted Conservative election machine is producing nothing but loud guffaws, more Laurel and Hardy than Kafka, then maybe the nightmare really is over.
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Jerry Bance
David J. Climenhaga | This story may explain why all through the Labour Day weekend the Conservative Perpetual Outrage Brigade was acting as if someone had peed in their cornflakes.
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Michael Laxer | Justin Trudeau is seeking to outflank the NDP on the left -- and Tom Mulcair is making it rather easy for him to do just that.
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Michael Laxer | While many are seeing his run as the joke that just keeps giving up new punchlines, his run for Presidential office should be taken deadly seriously for the tremendous danger it represents.
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Michael Laxer | Despite all the rhetoric to the contrary, the left's capitulation to John Tory shows that the austerity consensus in bourgeois politics is very real.
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Rick Salutin | Rick Salutin pays tribute to Montreal hockey legend Jean Béliveau, who was known for his consummate grace and class. Then he explains why he is missing Rob Ford already.