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Oct 18, 2015
The Crystal Ball

Election Results 2015: A political crystal ball

Christopher Majka
Although the results of the 2015 Canadian election are not in, there are a few things that can be predicted with the political crystal ball. We're certainly going to be in for a wild political ride.
Blog
Oct 9, 2015
Change in Ottawa

Interest in electoral reform spikes dramatically

Christopher Majka
Interest in electoral reform has risen dramatically: 38-fold since 2002 with a huge surge this year. With two-thirds of Canadians seeking change in Ottawa, will 2015 bring proportional representation?
Blog
Oct 4, 2015
Anybody But Harper

The art and science of strategic voting

Christopher Majka
Albert Einstein famously said that the definition of insanity was "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." On that basis Canadians have an insane electoral system.
Podcast
Oct 3, 2015

We can afford the Leap

Redeye
In September, Naomi Klein launched the Leap Manifesto, outlining a bold new vision for a just and sustainable future. Seth Klein has done an economic analysis to show how the Leap can be funded.
Blog
Sep 30, 2015
Woman in Niqab

Niqab: Radical feminism or female subjugation?

Christopher Majka
I may have no desire to wear a niqab but my universe is not diminished if my neighbour does. That said, how women choose to dress should not become a "dead cat" on the Canadian electoral stage.
Blog
Sep 21, 2015

Election 2015: Will Canada Leap forward or fall back?

Christopher Majka
The current electoral stalemate reflects Canadian political dysfunctionality. In the face of pressing issues we must demand more of politicians. If they're not prepared to act, they must be replaced.
Blog
Sep 10, 2015
Photo: michael_swan/flickr

Is the refugee crisis a major election issue?

Meg Borthwick
As the federal election draws near, rabble.ca's discussion board, babble, is buzzing. The Syrian refugee crisis has galvanized the mainstream media, but what do progressives think?
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Sep 8, 2015
Photo: Flickr/Gregory Rinaldi

Vote for a better, cleaner Canada

David Suzuki
Everyone seeking election must get serious about the climate, so no matter which party or parties form government after October 19, Canada will be part of the solution.

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