Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on the echoes of previous campaigns in Canada’s federal election – including the possibility that the 1972 minority government scenario might be the best outcome of all. For further reading…– The column’s discussion of public impressions of leaders is based on recent polling from Forum and Angus Reid  –

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Accidental Deliberations: On abandoned responsibilities

The prelude to Canada’s federal election campaign has brought several parties’ views of human rights and government responsibilities under scrutiny. Maxime Bernier has only exacerbated Stephen Harper’s past anti-minority messages, building his PPC campaign largely on criticism of immigration generally. Andrew Scheer has apparently recognized at least a political problem

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Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Derrick O’Keefe highlights how Canada’s election would look if coverage focused on the issues which feature strong public support, rather than the two painfully unappealing perceived front-runners who ignore them: (T)he Ipsos poll results released Thursday…show an enormous potential for class-based demands

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