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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford Nation takes over Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 41 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
Blog
Jun 6, 2018
Image: JH/Flickr

The First Nations' agenda in the Ontario election

Pam Palmater
The Liberal Party has taken a significant amount of heat for their collective failures to act on their substantive promises to First Nations. How do Ontario's political parties square?
News
Jun 6, 2018
Andrea-Horwath-Nomination-Meeting-Ontario-NDP-Campaign-Kickoff-2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr

Liberal ads attacking NDP could help Ford’s PCs

Karl Nerenberg
The Ontario Liberals who prefer a PC to an NDP win have prevailed. Progressives tempted by Kathleen Wynne’s party might want to re-consider before rewarding Liberal cynicism with their votes.
Podcast
Jun 6, 2018
Image: Opposition election rally/Wikimedia Commons

Understanding the Malaysian election results: Part two

Asia Pacific Currents
For the second part on our analysis of the recent elections in Malaysia results, we talk to Sonia Randhawa, a longtime human rights activist and co-organizer of the Bersih movement.
Columnists
Jun 1, 2018
Image: knehcsg/Flickr

Our populist zeitgeist

This happens to be a populist moment politically but ours won’t be a particularly Trumpian one, not because Ontarians are smarter than Americans but because there’s a populist alternative.
RabbleTV
May 24, 2018
Venezuelan Mother tells the story behind the death of her son (in Spanish)

Venezuela: A mother's testimony

Often right-wing violence is meant to provoke security forces so that their reaction could be recorded and broadcast as if it were unprovoked repression.
News
May 24, 2018
Counting votes in Caracas. Photo: Humberto Da Silva

The vultures of Venezuela

Humberto DaSilva
rabble.ca's correspondent to the Venezuelan presidential elections on May 20 reflects on what he saw in Caracas.

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