Q & A with Trish Hennessy, founding director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) Ontario office
Presented by rabble.ca and Canadian Dimension magazine.
Globally we are witnessing a time dominated by trends of growing inequality:
Runaway wealth to the wealthy Runaway climate warming Runaway privatization of public resources
Around the world, and in Canada, progressives are fighting to maintain long fought for wins, and struggling to communicate progressive values in a political sphere largely dominated by successful conservative messages.
Why are conservatives so successful in communicating their messages? What do progressives need to do to communicate their values to large populations?
It’s a big year for Canadian politics and the stakes have never been higher electorally.
Lets make a new stand for the most important election in Canada’s recent history and beyond, by Framing Progressive values to win for the long term.
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