Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Afternoon Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Yasmine Ghania interviews Nazeem Muhajarine about the Saskatchewan Party’s choice to produce misleadingly low COVID-19 case numbers by stifling testing. And Kelly Provost reports on one of the families facing potentially dangerous delays in necessary medical care due to Scott Moe’s fourth wave, as

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Accidental Deliberations: On echoes

Plenty of commentators have pointed out the symmetry between this year’s election and that of 2008 in terms of low voter turnout and general dissatisfaction with the outcome on the part of all parties. But it’s worth noting the similarities between the two campaigns and their aftermath on the part

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Victoria Nicolau reports on the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s campaign scorecard, showing the NDP well ahead of other parties in addressing the issues facing Indigenous women. And Omayra Issa and Theresa Kliem talk to young Indigenous people in Saskatchewan about what

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

News and notes from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Cam Fenton discusses how “strategic” votes for the Libs in the name of climate change figure to be anything but, while David Gray-Donald bluntly describes the Libs’ offering as “denialist trash”. Maya Menezes examines what we should be looking for in

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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. – 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.  – 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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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Jim Stanford writes about the evolution of political and economic thought toward accepting deficits as a readily affordable price of supporting people through a crisis and investing in Canada’s future.  – D.T. Cochrane examines the NDP’s plans to close tax loopholes, and

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

News and notes from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Doug Nesbitt calls out Erin O’Toole’s bait-and-switch scheme toward the working class. And PressProgress highlights how the Cons’ policy planks for gig workers were actually written by Uber lobbyists to entrench permanent underclass status in law.  – Meanwhile, D.T. Cochrane examines

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Charlie Pinkerton reminds us of the need to ensure that any party seeking power addresses the ongoing opioid crisis. – David Akin offers a comparison between the major national parties in addressing Indigenous inclusion and issues – with the NDP ranking head

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