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Sarah Miller | After the B.C. Liberals' bizarre throne speech yesterday -- which consisted of mostly ideas stolen from the NDP platform -- let's look at a few possible explanations for this sudden change of heart.
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Rick Salutin | We can learn a thing or two from Jon Stewart about political debate. He freely admitted his positions were "informed" by his leftishness but that's all, they weren't determined by it.
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J. Baglow | The Harper government is introducing life without parole. New "anti-terrorism" legislation will follow. Inflicting punishment is an election ploy, appealing to base instincts -- pun intended.
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Heather Morgan | The Rob Ford spectacle is hardly an "accident." His policies and behaviour were always evident, but Canada's right-wing politicians choose to ignore it in favour of their toxic ideology.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | In the last election, the far right party Golden Dawn in Greece won 18 seats in the national government, putting it in third place in terms of popular support.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | Attempts to re-ignite the abortion debate in Canada, an all-male Congressional contraception hearing, the jaw-dropping remarks of Rick Santorum; women's health isn't on the right-wing God's agenda.
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Amy Goodman | Right-wing media personality Andrew Breitbart is the forceful advocate of a slew of deceptively edited videos that target and smear progressive individuals and institutions in the U.S.
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James Laxer | Two years after the great crash of 2008, an economic meltdown that exposed the forces of greed for what they are, the political right is more ferocious than ever.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | The Maine Republican party goes Tea Party, a Senator calls for guilty until proven innocent, another TP group wants U.S. senators to be appointed, but democracy might be breaking out in Britain.
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Alheli Picazo | On Saturday March 20, Calgary will take its turn to host a conference touted by the organizer as "the political event of 2010." Learn more about the questionable figures speaking at this event.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | I'd like to join the debate over Thomas the Tank Engine -- the books, TV shows and toys based on him -- in the gift-giving spirit of the season.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | The mighty righty members of the GOP are kidding themselves, lucky for them they have Democrats (and one annoying independent) to push things to the right, especially on abortion and health care.