There's no real capitalism any more, plutocracy rules everywhere -- which is basically Bernie Sanders's stump speech. Rick Salutin looks at the Sanders effect in U.S. politics.
Democratic socialism is a bold rejection of the dominant economic model that is failing America and it has begun to engage citizens. Is hope changing sides?
A political junkie is defined as "one who is obsessed by all things political and votes in every election." Sonja Alton reflects on a life defined by political engagement.
"Canada is back!" announced Justin, (more than once) to the world. But are we? And back to what, exactly?
What are the tasks facing the Canadian left following the defeat of the Harper government? The Parkland Institute tackled these questions and more at its 19th annual conference.
What's the Future? Join Avi Lewis, Pam Palmater, Amira Elghawaby, Kim Stanton, Eric Pineault, David Climenhaga and Libby Davies to plan some progressive next steps.
Does change have to wait another four years for a new political party to come along, or can we get to the business of organizing ourselves into a social force that cannot be ignored?
Post-election, creating change will be the critical task of all progressives -- take what we know is possible and use it to rebuild community, reclaim the commons and build a broad social movement.
Let's vote for our collective self-interest: smartly and efficiently to elect as many Liberals, NDPers and Greens as possible on October 19.
According to recent polls, the Harper Conservatives are suffering as a result of Canada's stumbling economy and the scandalous revelations emerging from the Mike Duffy trial.