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Duncan Cameron | By putting together a policy agenda of bold ideas, the NDP would help Canadians get a measure of the new Liberal government, and give the party a much-needed leadership role in public debate.
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Ralph Surette | When things get complicated for a new government that has -- as usually happens -- promised too much too fast, when hope bogs down in the usual politics, here's how to understand what's happening.
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Murray Dobbin | When we talk about democratic reform, as we will be talking in the months and years ahead as a result of this landmark election, we absolutely must include the reform of the newspaper in Canada.
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Rick Salutin | This country's electoral system is an insult to Canadians and a humiliation before the world, most of which doesn't use it. The first order of our new government should be to kill it.
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Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | During the election, Harper created a polarized debate around the niqab which focussed on Canadian values, women's rights and religious freedom, but the court challenge was about none of these issues.
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Stuart Trew, Scott Sinclair | During the election, one question dogged Trudeau to the end: what was his position on the recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership? We still don't quite know the answer, though we may soon enough.
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Stephen Kimber | With such delightful electoral results last week, who really wanted to contemplate the uh-oh that came with showing Stephen Harper the prime ministerial don't-let-it-hit-you-on-the-way-out door?
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Matthew Behrens | Does change have to wait another four years for a new political party to come along, or can we get to the business of organizing ourselves into a social force that cannot be ignored?
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Dylan Penner | Our movements need to be ready for the election campaign to continue in a new form after October 19 if the Conservatives do not win a majority.
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Duncan Cameron | Most Canadians have had enough of Harper -- a prime minister interested only in benefits for his party supporters -- who put his own interest in holding office ahead of the public interest.
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Scott Sinclair | Striking the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal during the election flies in the face of democratic convention and the government's own promises of openness.
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Duncan Cameron | The power of giant corporations to protect and advance ownership rights over jobs, wages and labour rights has been enshrined in trade deals. This is how the class struggle is waged from above.