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David J. Climenhaga | Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford may not have intended to, but she smashed the mould. Alberta politics will never be the same again. It all started five years ago today.
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David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to imagine that any of today's right-wing Alberta political parties would have much sympathy with Peter Lougheed's program, or indeed Lougheed himself.
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St. Albert, Alberta, Post Office
David J. Climenhaga | We now live in the 21st century, a digital age, and it's time to recognize access to fairly priced banking service as a human right.
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William Aberhart
David J. Climenhaga | It will not be such a bad legacy for Albertans … if it turns out the NDP like Social Credit is granted some successes beyond election day.
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Donald Ethell
David J. Climenhaga | Whoever the prime minister chooses to replace Alberta Lieutenant Governor Donald Ethell must be able to act with balance, impartiality and diplomacy.
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John Brownlee
David J. Climenhaga | Clearly, the time is right to restructure the PC Party as a chain of urban fuel stations, just like the UFA did when it was wiped out by Social Credit in 1935.
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Ray Guardia
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to electing progressive parties, Alberta is not Quebec. But it may be a heck of a lot closer to it than it seems.
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David J. Climenhaga | The story of how lawyers were chosen to represent Alberta against Big Tobacco says pretty well everything you need to know about how this province operates after 42 years of PC government.
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E.C. Manning
David J. Climenhaga | The centrist coalition is still on offer, as long as centrist voters don't mind half-hidden Tory smirks and Wildrose Party policies.
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George Gosbee
David J. Climenhaga | Media coverage of Saturday's "summit," naturally, took the bait and focused almost exclusively on the sexy non-starter of a sales tax for Alberta.
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Preston Manning (United Church Observer Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Preston Manning remains an influential and key ideologue on the Canadian far right. He is more than just another jolly Calgary grandfather.