Congratulations, fellow left-wingers. Until our Mr. (almost) Ex-Mayor explained differently in that post-ruling press conference, I'd been feeling that our conspiracy was a bit of a bust.
Alice Klein is the co-founder, editor and CEO of Toronto's longest-running free alternative newsweekly, NOW Magazine and NOW Communications Inc. Her regular rabble column appears courtesy of NOW Magazine.
A numbers guide to the Quebec student protests and economic inequality in Canada.
Dear Quebec re-sisters and brothers: What an awesomely inventive laboratory of political resistance you have built. Thanks for taking the struggle against inequality and austerity to a new level.
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Harper foes, take heart. The NDP rank-and-file made good on the party's Opposition promise at last weekend's leadership convention.
This is a power moment in progressive politics. In addition to choosing a new leader, the March 24 NDP convention will also be a big swath of the grassroots in this country.
Nathan Cullen is the 39-year-old come-from-behind NDP leadership candidate who is turning heads with his communication and charisma. He's the breath of fresh air the party and the country need.
The ominous new attack on opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline has opened a front in the Harper government's battle against civil society.
Like it or not, the global meltdown has put us at the end of an era -- and only invention will bring a better one to life.
We should all be giving thanks for the brave souls at Occupy Toronto and all the others around the world. They aren't just facing down the demons of our time; they're changing the global conversation.