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Karl Nerenberg | An Ohio father and son share a contemptuous skepticism about the current occupant of the White House. And yet, they still have faith in the fundamental fairness of U.S. democracy.
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Retiree Matters, Sonja Alton | January 28, 2016 was the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Manitoba. That date was a day to celebrate the sheer determination of women's suffrage to make gains for Canadian women.
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Clarissa Fortin | Nellie McClung is a complicated figure in Canada's history. Here are seven important points we should remember about her legacy today on the 100th anniversary of voting rights for (some) women.
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Karl Nerenberg | If a narrow obsession with the "economy" diverts campaigns' focus away from Harper's record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty.
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Pro Bono, Priya Sarin | Last week, two courts ruled on separate Charter challenges to legislation affecting the rights of certain groups of Canadians to vote in the October 2015 election. Their decisions were surprising.
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Raksha Vasudevan | The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled against allowing long-term expats the right to vote, claiming it would be unfair for non-residents to vote on laws. Well here are seven reasons that's untrue.
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Dylan Penner | Rather than make it easier for people to vote and harder to get away with election fraud, the "Fair" Elections Act does the opposite. That's why the legislation is being challenged in court.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students have gone to court seeking to overturn parts of the Fair Elections Act. If their case is not heard soon, they may seek an injunction.
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Raksha Vasudevan | The Harper government is trying to appeal a ruling that would allow Canadian expats living abroad for more than five years to retain their voting rights. So much for democracy!
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Marc Keelan-Bishop | Think the Fair Elections Act is really unfair? Ya, us too! Check out this great inforgraphic that illustrates the Act and join the Day of Action tomorrow.
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Karl Nerenberg | Harper's 'democracy' Minister was being slippery when he told the House we only need one of 39 pieces of ID to vote, and that Canada does not ever require photo ID.
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rabble staff | Today is the National Day of Action to stop the Conservatives' Fair Elections Act. rabble has done some excellent coverage: here are the Top Five posts on the UnFair Elections Act.