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Nov 6, 2019
Protest against Israel attack on Gaza in Berlin. Image: Montecruz Foto/Flickr

The NDP must stand for Palestine now

Maya Bhullar
The political winds for the last few years have been unrelentingly cruel to Palestine, but at this moment, there are some opportunities for progressive Canadians to act and perhaps make a difference.
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Oct 18, 2019
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube

Indigenous issues largely absent from 2019 election

Pamela Palmater
Reconciliation cannot be achieved if its lifespan is dictated by what carries political currency in each election. The party leaders all have a legal and moral obligation to do better.
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Oct 10, 2019
Former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. Image: Chiloa/Wikimedia Commons

Bill 21 -- new battles, old wars

Abdul Nakua
Reflecting on the divisive debate in Quebec about religious symbols and the passing of Bill 21, I remember an epiphany which reveals how old battles are influencing new ones.

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