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Rick Salutin | An impressive consensus, about 65 per cent, on basics like climate, was spread across at least four parties, determined to throttle each other.
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David Suzuki | I'm not seeing much evidence that adults are any better at making political decisions than young people. So many grown-ups are electing politicians who don't even accept climate science.
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Socialist parade on Bay Street in Port Arthur, 1931.
Tarah Brookfield | This excerpt from Tarah Brookfield's book "Our Voices Must Be Heard" shows that the women's suffrage movement went far beyond the Southern centres of early 20th century Canada.
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Changes afoot in New Caledonia and Fiji
Piergiorgio Moro | While the independence referendum and national elections confirmed the status quo, social changes are happening in both countries.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | On Nov. 8, 2016, Crystal Mason, an African-American mother of three, went to the polls and voted. What Crystal didn't know was that in Texas, you can't vote while on parole or supervised release.
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Rick Salutin | What I like about the blender model is it still leaves room for change and for wide swings between options, versus being stuck in a static politics of us versus them.
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J. Baglow | There has been much discussion lately around lowering the voting age to sixteen. Why not get rid of the age bar entirely?
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J. Baglow | The new online survey is biased against proportional representation.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | There is much to be learned about how to do democracy better in Canada. Let's hope the new special parliamentary committee can get it right.
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Screenshot: Trudeau explains motion to change committee
Karl Nerenberg | In a remarkable willingness to compromise, the Liberals have backed the NDP electoral reform committee. Now it's on to finding a voting system more than one party will support. No easy task.
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Jennifer Dalton | Indigenous electoral disengagement is rooted in discrimination and marginalization, which have perpetuated alienation and discouraged Indigenous people from participating in Canadian elections.
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Anita Nickerson, Antony Hodgson | What do you need to know about implementing proportional representation in Canada? Well for starters, the main differences between Single Transferable Vote (STV) and Mixed-Member Proportional (MMP).