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

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

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.  – Alex Ballingall writes about the NDP’s task in translating the general popularity of Jagmeet Singh into votes and seats. And Gary Mason highlights how Singh’s strong campaign is complicating the Libs’ expectation of waltzing into a majority.  – PressProgress examines the superficiality of

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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: #Elxn44 Roundup

Links, notes and comments up to and including the first week of Canada’s federal election. – Shannon Proudfoot reports on Innovative Research’s polling into how voters perceive the federal parties – with the noteworthy findings including the fact that the NDP is the only national parties seen as likely on

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