Columnists
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Rick Salutin | One key indicator of elitism is the notion that worthiness is related to education. I'm all for good public schools but an education makes you educated, not smart. That comes from somewhere else.
Podcast
Gerry Caplan - photo by Victoria Fenner rabble.ca
Victoria Fenner | Gerry Caplan, one of Canada's eminent thinkers from the progressive left, shares some thoughts about politics and activism past, present and future.
Podcast
David Peck | Violeta and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Cocaine Prison, freedom, power and politics, the "war on drugs" and Indigenous history and truth.
Blog
Christopher Majka | How can honouring an oft-repeated and unambiguous promise to implement electoral reform, widely supported by Canadians, be irresponsible? How can keeping your political word "harm Canadian stability"?
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One Government Place
Christopher Majka | In a panic, Nova Scotia government summoned the legislature to impose a contract on teachers working to rule. Ten minutes later it adjourned. What? I talked to my source, a fly on the wall.
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NDP MLA-elect, Lisa Roberts
Christopher Majka | With the byelection victory of Lisa Roberts, Nova Scotia's NDP has the wind in its sails and brings onboard a stellar community leader committed to a vibrant, progressive, social-democratic vision.
Podcast
Daryn Caister | A generational gap in conservative thought appears to be opening with new right wing leaders beginning to accept climate science.
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Yusur Al Bahrahni | In a country surrounded by tensions and conflicts, more than 400 women Members of Parliaments and governments from more than 80 countries found a safe space in Amman to meet, network and discuss their
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The Leap Manifesto
Christopher Majka | The Leap Manifesto presents a transformative political vision to address the defining social, economic, political and environmental issues of our times. Why have some critics failed to understand it?
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Alberta & The Leap Manifesto
Christopher Majka | The Leap Manifesto jumped into the political spotlight when it was adopted by the federal NDP and rejected by the Alberta NDP. Can middle ground be found?
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Christopher Majka | Are "Broken political promises" anything more than pivoting according to changed circumstances? Are we being excessively pedantic in trying to hold governments to inflexible codes of conduct?
News
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Craig Scott | In this first of a two-part series, Craig Scott considers how Tuesday's federal budget raises questions about honesty and accountability in our electoral democracy.