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Bill Morneau. Photo: International Monetary Fund/flickr
Dennis Gruending | The Liberals are promising pharmacare but not a universal program. Let's look to the wisdom of medicare founders T.C. Douglas and Emmett Hall on how to proceed.
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Mortar and pestle with pills. Photo: Pixabay
Ed Finn | Medicare originated at the provincial, not federal level -- in Saskatchewan. So could the extension of public health care to include prescription drugs, and even dental and vision coverage.
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Doreen Nicoll | Tommy Douglas is very much alive in Dan Ebbs play "In This Corner: Eight Rounds with Tommy Douglas."
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Rona Ambrose (Photo: Number 10/flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | The Wilson Center is tied closely to the U.S. government and housed in the Ronald Reagan Building. As a former Conservative Party leader, Rona Ambrose should feel right at home there.
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Tommy Douglas
David J. Climenhaga | Sound, popular, progressive legislation is precisely the "nightmare" the full-blown anti-NDP campaign now under way in Alberta is designed to forestall.
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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.
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Jeremy Corbyn at "Refugees Welcome" rally, London, Sept 12, 2015
Michael Laxer | While it took the NDP many years to transition to a fully Blairite party one can only hope the road back to the left takes considerably less time than it did for Labour.
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Ryan Donnelly | Tom Mulcair and the NDP have stood up against Harper's Bill C-51. With support for the bill declining, does this mean support for the NDP is increasing?
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Rod Mickleburgh | Rod Mickleburgh reflects on a forgotten and endearing nugget of Canadian history: a one-term NDP politician (and uncle) who almost got a national holiday in February -- 18 years ahead of his time.
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David J. Climenhaga | We may have come from all over to Western Canada, but after a generation or two we became Scots without even realizing it.
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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.
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Megan Leslie | NDP MP Megan Leslie to rabble columnist Murray Dobbin: The NDP has got big ideas, and we're proud of them!