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. – 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

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. – 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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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Bruce Campbell discusses the connection between the climate crisis and wealth inequality – along with the miserable failure of Lib and Con governments in responding to both. And Canadians for Tax Fairness offers a fact sheet on closing tax loopholes.  – Erica Lentl interviews

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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. – 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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