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Rick Salutin | The alternative to socialism is no longer neoliberalism; it's Trumpian racist populism, which is probably a nonstarter in Ontario.
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Guardian journalist Martin Lukacs. Photo: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Journalist Martin Lukacs says, "we need a Canadian Orwell to taxonomize the way Liberals have managed to use language to serve their ends!"
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David J. Climenhaga | Savvy Alberta New Democrats who want to help their provincial party's prospects will support the federal candidate most likely to focus on issues with a positive impact on Alberta.
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A mural of Hugo Chávez in Mérida city. Image: Wikimedia Commons/David Hernández​
Rick Salutin | What now for Chavez’s children? Events in Venezuela are the latest points of light for young, left-wing idealists to fade.
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Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders. Images: Flicker/Chris Beckett​ and Brookings Institution
Rick Salutin | Socialism is no longer a dirty word and left-wing parties have valuable lessons to learn from authentic candidates who were able to attract the youth vote.
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Karl Nerenberg | If nothing else, Thursday's U.K. election proves that it is not electoral poison for a party and a leader to take a clear, left-of-centre stance, one that includes expansion of social benefits.
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Jeremy Corbyn giving a speech
Rick Salutin | Corbyn boldly, even recklessly, doubled down, blaming the bombing partly on the aggressive, militaristic foreign policy of previous leaders, including Labour's own Tony Blair. Why did it work?
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Gerry Caplan | May's Conservatives want to wipe out the Labour party, and Labour wants to keep the Conservatives honest. But this is the season of election upsets, so anything could happen.
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Rick Salutin | It may be that the quality of leadership has been so formularized and commodified that people now yearn for someone who reeks to boredom of being without it.
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Rick Salutin | Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
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Sarah Beuhler | An opportunity exists to seize back the momentum from the far right. Let's hope it's not too late.
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Neil Faulkner | London's newly elected mayor Sadiq Khan might indicate a victory for multiculturalism and anti-racism, but he also represents New Labour's degraded neoliberalism.