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Jagmeet Singh at climate strike in Victoria, B.C., Sept. 29, 2019.Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Robert Hackett | With one single pro-climate act, Singh could show a firm commitment to a fundamental plank in the NDP's platform -- to end subsidies to fossil fuels.
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Ed Finn | If the NDP holds the balance of power over a minority Liberal government, it could force Justin Trudeau to actually keep some of his promises this time, and even adopt key progressive proposals.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with federal party leaders November 28, 2018. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | If early electoral opinion data holds, the Liberals should win the largest number of seats on October 21. With five parties contesting the election, the potential for a minority government is high.
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Bill Blaikie | The good news was that although the total number of NDP seats only rose by four over the last election, many more new NDP MLAs were elected, and NDP Leader Wab Kinew acquitted himself well.
Podcast
Jack Layton goodbyes. Image: Elliott Margolies/Flickr
Victoria Fenner | Jack Layton, NDP leader, activist and friend to many, passed away on August 22, 2011. Today on rabble radio, some excerpts from his funeral to help us remember him and his contribution to Canada.
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Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath. Photo: Ontario NDP/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Forget the past. What youth are most serious about is the present, in which they're starting to drown. Urgency may be the socialism of today.
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Murray Rankin speaks at 2013 NDP convention in Montreal. Photo: Foreen/Wikimedia Commons
Bill Blaikie | A reference to the NDP having removed "socialism" from the preamble to its constitution at the 2013 NDP convention has had surprising longevity -- given that it is not true.
News
Jagmeet Singh. Photo: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | The NDP has released its full set of election campaign commitments early, in the hope that those policy proposals will become a key part of the national conversation leading up to the October vote.
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Duncan Cameron | Jagmeet Singh laid out the NDP vision for Canada at the Ontario NDP convention in Hamilton on June 16, and in it the NDP leader addressed a host of issues troubling Canadians.
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Mel Watkins | The Waffle, a product of the '60s, didn't last. But left nationalism, progressive nationalism, was what the world needed and needs. In that sense, the Waffle was prescient.
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Ed Broadbent and Jagmeet Singh (L-R). Photo: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | Fifty years ago, the NDP rejected a resolution calling for an independent socialist Canada. What happened in 1969 and what does it mean for the NDP today?
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MLA Shannon Phillips. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's 24 NDP Opposition MLAs were sworn in yesterday and Opposition leader Rachel Notley, not so long ago the province's premier, named the MLAs who will fill her shadow cabinet portfolios.