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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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – The Maple examines how the timing and format of the campaign chosen by Justin Trudeau could hardly have been designed for lower expected turnout. – PressProgress looks into the background of Lib candidate Mary-Jane Bennett as both a cheerleader for privatization, and

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – David Climenhaga offers a warning against Conservatives bearing gifts, both generally and in their plan for token representation on corporate boards. And the Canadian Labour Congress highlights how the Cons’ interest in gig workers is limited to saddling them with far less

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Noteworthy news and opinions from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Kiavash Najafi discusses how the Libs are struggling for lack of any reasonable explanation as to why they’ve precipitated an unnecessary election in the first place. And Jen Gerson wonders whether anybody in the Lib camp thought to question whether

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

News, notes and commentary from Canada’s federal election. – Heather Scoffield comments that there’s reason for hope in this election based on the options available to voters. Jaime Watt concludes that Jagmeet Singh is ideally positioned to provide aspirational leadership in an election where voters are more interested in future plans than a referendum

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Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Devon McKendrick reports on Manitoba’s announcement of a digital vaccine passport as a means of both incentivizing people to get vaccinations, and ensuring that additional activity avoids unacceptable risks to the public. And Andre Picard writes about the merits of vaccination-based lotteries to

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