Right after the Toronto municipal elections someone went through the election returns posted on toronto.ca and mapped support for Faith Goldy by ward. In a time when we spend so much time talking to the converted, this is a great first step to start focusing our organizing to combat the right wing.
Similarly, we need to follow the money to find out who is fueling the rise of right wing politicians. Here is an intiative by Nora Loreto which begins the painstaking work by going through the Ontario Proud filings, made public by Canadaland to trace corporate donors to the third party alt-right site which was instrumental in Doug Ford’s win.
This is the kind of progressives need to find the resources to do more of. It is time consuming and sometimes tedious, I speak from experience, but so integral.