Columnists
Rick Salutin | So what should we make of the NDP victory in Alberta? What does it mark politically and does it proclaim anything new about social democracy or democratic socialism?
Blog
Françoise David, spokesperson for Québec solidaire, in 2008
Pierre Beaudet, Richard Fidler | Paul Cliche has witnessed first-hand the 60-year struggle to build a viable democratic and progressive party of the left in Quebec. Here are his observations in a remarkable interview.
Blog
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Michael Laxer | There is little doubt that if we give up the revenue and ability to create meaningful programs, stimulus and infrastructure, we will not have the money to do these things.
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | In a time when the Harper government is cutting funding to Canada's health-care system -- and by extension transforming the national identity -- citizens need to be re-introduced to Tommy Douglas.
RabbleTV
rabble staff | Ed Broadbent gives the 2 annual Jack Layton Memorial lecture, addressing the topic: are the dreams of social democracy and the cherished social programmes of Canadians still affordable?
News
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Chris Brisbane | Throughout his first mandate, Premier Dexter has embraced the Tony Blair inspired 'Third Way', by serving the interests of the corporate elite and the 1%.
News
Voting day in B.C. is May 14. (Photo: roland / flickr)
James Rowe | British Columbia's New Democrats will form government this spring if recent polling sticks. The May election is arriving amidst a crisis of the philosophy and policy-paradigm of neoliberalism.
Blog
David J. Climenhaga | Lacking big ideas, the conservative movement has all but conceded the "marketplace of ideas" on public health care to the Left, and moved to the courts in hopes of wrecking medicare.
Book Review
Social Democracy After the Cold War
John Warnock | In the present economic and financial crisis, we are seeing the collapse of the social democratic parties in Europe. How can they bring their former supporters back into the party?
RabbleTV
rabbleTV | The book launch for "Social Democracy After the Cold War" took place September 19 at Ryerson University, with guest speaker Leo Panitch.
Blog
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James Laxer | In the 1930s, social democrats nurtured a political culture and an intellectual climate in which socialist ideas would be embraced. But today's NDP has evolved into a party much like the others.
News
Photo: NDP Socialist Caucus
NDP Socialist Caucus | After days of voting, the majority of NDP Socialist Caucus members supported the position which urges people to vote for Niki Ashton, with no recommendations for a second, third or further choice.