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Mel Watkins | We met in mid-1969 at a small gathering in Toronto of NDP members. The bond we formed in the time of the Waffle was a defining moment of my life politically, and one of its great joys, personally.
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Karl Nerenberg | Laxer died on Friday February 23 in Paris. He was a political activist and public intellectual who influenced more than one generation.
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Michael Laxer | Co-founder of the Waffle, academic, writer and politician, Laxer died on February 23 in Paris. He is remembered here by his son, Michael.
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Rick Salutin | The alternative to socialism is no longer neoliberalism; it's Trumpian racist populism, which is probably a nonstarter in Ontario.
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Ed Finn | Even when it leads to gross inequality and global financial crises, the conviction that unregulated capitalism is the best possible economic system remains deeply embedded in Canada.
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System Change, Not Climate Change sign. Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr
Brad Hornick | For ecosocialists, ecological alternatives are not possible within the framework of capitalism, so socialist demands must be articulated alongside transitional concrete ecological demands and reforms.
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Duncan Cameron | Her scholarly work identified the links between capitalism, imperialism and militarism, but she expected more than recognition as a thinker. Rosa Luxemburg wanted to change the course of history.
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Gerry Caplan | Cuba's iconic leader led a nation with an economy frozen in the 1950s and captive of the Soviet Union.
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Mary Poppins and friends
Christopher Majka | The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
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Rick Salutin | The slow movement continues to occupy new terrain, gradually. It's made its mark in food, gardening, aging, travel, money. Now we await The Slow Citizen.
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Rick Salutin | For 50 years the NDP tried to get away from their socialist origins. Maybe it's time to go back to it -- not out of nostalgia, but out of sheer opportunism based on empirical evidence.
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Cory Collins | Bernie Sanders. Jeremy Corbyn. Cheri DiNovo? Get acquainted with the woman who wants to bring socialism back to the NDP.