From January 2nd to 26th, 2014, MPs are in their home ridings. Now is the time to tell them that we want equal, effective votes: That we want proportional representation.
Canada, too, is enabling repression and persecution by recognizing the Honduran governance and by negotiating the corporate-empowering Canada-Honduras “free trade” agreement
By-elections, particularly ones happening mid-term, scarcely matter to anyone, let alone the voters themselves. But sending Linda McQuaig to Ottawa could shake up Parliament in ways never before seen.
Looks like the Make Every Vote Count campaign is finally on the Conservative Party radar.
An infographic guide to the 2013 Montreal elections
Phony majority governments are a common outcome of the current voting system.
CBC Nova Scotia’s ‘Reality Check’ series on the Nova Scotia provincial election confirms what CUPE has been saying all along – there won’t be any savings from a healthcare superboard.
Asia Pacific Currents
Asia Pacific labour news. Interview about unions and politics in Nepal with Manarishi Dhital, editor of Janadesh Weekly and Secretariat member of the Revolutionary Journalist Association.
Mouthing phrases like "free and fair election" does nothing for legitimacy. In fact, if you think about it, we hardly know what we really mean by democracy.
The current winner-take-all voting system is absolutely inconsistent with fundamental democratic rights. As a result, Canada is faced with a spiralling democratic deficit.