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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
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
Nov 28, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends

Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins'

Christopher Majka
The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
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Mar 29, 2016
Image: Flickr/San Diego Convention Center

'Feeling the Bern' in Vancouver (Washington)

Rod Mickleburgh
The rally in Vancouver, WA showcased just how much the Sanders campaign and its captivating slogan "A Future to Believe In" remains full of vigour.
Blog
Feb 10, 2016
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Bernie Sanders a radical? Only in America.

Gerry Caplan
Yet the excitement he's been generating regularly across the U.S. was never once triggered by the NDP during all those election months last year. New Democrats await their Bernie still.

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