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.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's victory in the Burnaby South byelection last week followed an increasingly familiar pattern in electoral politics.
"If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution," are words attributed to thinker and social-justice activist Emma Goldman. The words were on full display in the U.S. Congress last week.
With the NDP losing incumbents, down in fundraising, and its polling looking bleak, will it have the courage to turn to the example of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the U.K.?
There's reason to celebrate the new faces, new voices and new perspectives arriving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Finally, the U.S. government begins to resemble the people it governs.
Amid white nationalism linked to the presidency of Donald Trump, the 2018 midterm elections are ushering in a slate of elected officials representing the country's diversity more than ever before.
David J. Climenhaga
Surely it's time for us to start choosing genuinely progressive leaders whose boldness matches that of the unrepresentative right.
Two controversial new Netflix programs have sparked discussion about issues usually deemed irrelevant by the left.
This week Liberal Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending over the next decade. Progressives need to oppose this direction in defence policy.
As they choose a new leader, NDP members will decide what they want their party to be. The two candidates who stand in greatest contrast are Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and newcomer Jagmeet Singh.