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Martha Friendly | International comparative research shows Canada lags behind other countries when it comes to child care. This article explores two possible ideological and structural explanations.
Podcast
Braden Alexander | A panel at the 2017 Progress Summit discusses progressive political movements. They discuss social democracy in Canadian and international contexts and which systems work best for Canada.
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Duncan Cameron | As the curtain goes up for the 2017 NDP leadership contest, the party needs to bring a distinct approach to what matters to Canadians.
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Karl Nerenberg | Soon a number of aspirants will officially announce their candidacies for the NDP leadership. They will face an uphill battle to garner public attention and render their party a viable alternative.
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NDP MLA-elect, Lisa Roberts
Christopher Majka | With the byelection victory of Lisa Roberts, Nova Scotia's NDP has the wind in its sails and brings onboard a stellar community leader committed to a vibrant, progressive, social-democratic vision.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | It is an interesting paradigm shift: for 10 years, Stephen Harper fantasized about disappearing the Liberal Party. Now the Liberals are in a position to destroy the NDP.
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Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Nova Scotia New Democrats have turned decisively to the left, electing Gary Burrill as the new leader of the NDP, a full-bore social democrat committed to social, economic and environmental justice.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The NDP has a choice. It can stress social democratic measures to fix inequality, or it can go further and attack the unjust, failing economy, and expose the choices directed by corporate power.
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Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Politician, publisher and preacher: Gary Burrill is all this and much more. A keen analyst of social and economic development in the Maritimes, Burrill is vying for leadership of Nova Scotia's NDP.
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Ilya Ponomarev
Christopher Majka | Two principles guide Vladimir Putin's Russia: political dominance of post-Soviet space and the economic supremacy of the kleptocratic state. How, then, should the West deal with the Russian bear?
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Ilya Ponomarev
Christopher Majka | Democrat, socialist and technology savant, Ilya Ponomarev is Vladimir Putin's foremost parliamentary adversary. Now exiled and threatened by arrest, Ponomarev surveys the Russian political landscape.
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Mimi Williams
Mimi Williams | Had the NDP not veered to the right in an attempt to capture votes, it might have been able to retain its principles while finally grasping power.