As the Canadian government plays at fighting wars in Iraq/Syria and in eastern Europe, we see daily examples of how militarism ultimately degrades, disrupts and destroys democracy.
The wealth gap continues to grow in Canada. Rapidly. Why does it continue to be left out of the political conversation?
The dramatic increase in the incomes of the wealthy is surely one of the most significant changes in our society in recent years. Yet it is never treated as a pressing issue that must be addressed.
Nov 28, 2014
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Threatening Democracy is an introduction to the phenomenon of judicial intimidation used against socially and politically active citizens.
What do the Harper Conservatives fear the most? Your vote in the next federal election.
For Stephen Harper to lose power in the next election, either the Conservative voter base must decline, or more people need to turn up and vote.
Will the world be driven into a rapid downward spiral by the nexus between oil, war and climate change? It is time for democratic debate on these and related issues.
The Scottish independence referendum offered Canadians lessons on democracy and nationhood. Here are the top 10 takeaways for Canada.
The scheduled 2015 federal election should not simply be another rascal-changing exercise. We need to ask those who would seek to replace Harper what they will undo to give us back our country.
A federal Peoples' Platform would be a new tool to pressure federal election candidates and parties to adopt more progressive positions and could be a strong part of our on-the-ground organizing.