Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

News and notes from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Alex Hemingway writes about the need to tax the rich far beyond even the “unlimited zeal” reflected in the NDP’s modest plans to secure additional revenue. And David Moscrop makes the case for far more discussion of systemic change in who owns and makes decisions

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Christo Aivalis discusses Jagmeet Singh’s much-needed willingness to take on the power of the rich to fight for a country that works for everybody. And Shelly Hagan writes about the resulting possibility of greater social contributions being required of those who can

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Khalden Dhatsenpa and Gavin Armitage-Ackerman write about the need to treat housing as a human right rather than a commodity.  – PressProgress reports on an internal Health Canada report showing how the NDP’s plan for dental coverage would remove crucial barriers to

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Assorted content from Canada’s federal election campaign.  – Seth Klein examines the considerations to take into account in casting a ballot for real climate action. And Michelle Gamage compares the parties’ positions on fossil fuel subsidies.  – Andre Picard asks whether voters will actually be motivated by health care –

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – David Miller discusses the steps Canada needs to take to help avert climate disaster – as well as the differences in the federal parties’ plans to achieve them (or not). And Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood writes about some crucial climate myths, with the overall

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – PressProgress offers some background on the agitators disrupting Justin Trudeau’s campaign events, while Max Fawcett points out why there’s no reason for us to lend any undeserved credence to anti-vaxxers. But Meshall Awan notes that we also shouldn’t allow posturing over fringe

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In-Sights: 2030 is the new 2050

British Columbia is not just North America’s largest coal shipper, it plans to be a major LNG exporter. Destructive public policies demonstrate the hold on Canadian politicians enjoyed by private vested interests and lobbyists. Otherwise intelligent people have turned into fools who pretend climate change can be ignored or dealt

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign.  – Sam Hammond argues that we should expect our federal parties to strengthen public education in the wake of a pandemic which has exposed the iniquities faced by disadvantaged students. And Ricardo Tranjan highlights why we can’t afford to let parties treat rental

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Assorted content from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Mitchell Thompson offers a reminder as to why voters can’t trust Justin Trudeau’s election promises based on both his party’s track record of austerity, and his suspicious insistence on precipitating an election rather than supporting Canadians through a pandemic with  the NDP

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