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Mar 21, 2018
Jagmeet Singh. Photo: United Steelworkers/flickr

Another take on Jagmeet Singh and political violence

Yves Engler
While the media makes much of the new NDP leader's ties or indifference to Sikh violence, they've ignored Singh's leadership of a party and community that has repeatedly backed Canadian aggression.
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Mar 13, 2018
Photo: James Laxer/Twitter

James Laxer in conversation

Matt Fodor
A 2014 interview with the late political thinker, academic and writer on the NDP, the Waffle, and social democracy in Canada.
Blog
Mar 6, 2018
CCF Caucus Meeting, 1942. M.J. Coldwell is the new leader after Woodsworth's death. Left to right, Tommy Douglas, George Castleden, Angus MacInnis, Coldwell, Clarie Gillis , Joe Noseworthy, Sandy Nicholoson, and Percy Wright. Image: Wikimedia Commons

The NDP's anti-Palestinian history

Yves Engler
The suppression of the Palestine Resolution should stir internationalist minded party members to finally confront the NDP's anti-Palestinian legacy.
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Feb 27, 2018
Photo: James Laxer/Twitter

Mel Watkins writes on the passing of James Laxer

Mel Watkins
We met in mid-1969 at a small gathering in Toronto of NDP members. The bond we formed in the time of the Waffle was a defining moment of my life politically, and one of its great joys, personally.
Blog
Feb 27, 2018
Jim Laxer. Photo: James Laxer/Twitter

Mel Watkins: Reflections on Jim Laxer

Mel Watkins
We met in mid-1969 at a small gathering in Toronto of NDP members. The bond we formed in the time of the Waffle was a defining moment of my life politically, and one of its great joys, personally.
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Feb 26, 2018
Photo: www.theleftchapter.blogspot.ca

James Laxer: 1941-2018

Michael Laxer
Co-founder of the Waffle, academic, writer and politician, Laxer died on February 23 in Paris. He is remembered here by his son, Michael.
Blog
Feb 9, 2018
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

NDP set to debate new resolution on Palestine

Yves Engler
At next week’s New Democratic Party convention in Ottawa, Palestinian rights are set to be a major flashpoint. Already a slew of media have published stories regarding the resolutions.
Blog
Jan 6, 2018

Workers are under attack: Where is the ONDP?

David Bush
Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.

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