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.
Book Review
Aaron Leonard | Costas Lapavitsas delves into the world of finance to discuss its dramatic impact on the world's economy and the innovative concept of financialization.
Blog
Michael Laxer | Michael Laxer argues that the idea of the 'elitist' radical is right wing myth
Podcast
Migrant Matters Radio | Liz Rowley speaks about issues of gender equality in the USSR during its socialist period and during socialism's demise, with a few words about Canadian and Cuban issues.
News
Gary Engler | If you want to make and buy a lot of stuff, sure capitalism is great! If you want to save the environment from total catastrophe, capitalism is not all it's cracked up to be.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | I keep encountering anthropologists (mostly but not only in print) who help more in understanding how the world works today than other experts do, even in their own fields.
Blog
Nora Loreto | What is the left to do with the NDP? It has forgotten that it is not actually the Liberal or the Conservative parties and must fight its brand of politics out on a different terrain.
News
James Clark | The theme of this year's Marxism conference, "revolution in our time," refers to the reality of revolution happening in the world today, even if it’s not (yet) happening here.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | It's richly ironic that New Democrats, who laboured for years to shed the albatross of "socialism," finally succeeded last weekend just when the word may no longer be cursed.
Blog
Nora Loreto | Why has the NDP chosen to attack socialism rather than attack capitalism?
News
Charles Demers | I'll call myself a democratic socialist once some of the democratic capitalists start coming out of the closet. The Liberals and Conservatives can add it to their preambles.
Blog
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Steven Shrybman | At its upcoming policy convention the NDP will once again debate whether it should abandon any reference, prominent or otherwise, to democratic "socialism".