Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Links

The latest from the federal NDP’s leadership campaign in advance of tomorrow’s final official debate. (Though the Huffington Post is advertising another to come on the 27th.) – Elizabeth McSheffrey paints Charlie Angus’ purpose as being to rebuild public trust in politics as a means of giving a voice to people. – Jagmeet Singh’s response ...

Accidental Deliberations: Outside by choice

It’s certainly disappointing that Pat Stogran has chosen to drop out of the NDP’s leadership race – particularly by leaving taking shots at the party which made sure he had a place on its stage. That said, Stogran’s campaign ultimately seems to have been defined by an unwillingness to learn about the political process in ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Links

The latest from the NDP’s federal leadership campaign. – The Canadian Press reports on Pat Stogran’s official campaign launch. And Alex Ballingall highlights Stogran’s criticism of Justin Trudeau’s empty-suit governance, while Jeremy Nuttall focuses on his message about challenging politics as usual. – Charlie Smith interviews Peter Julian about his “just transition” energy policy and ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Profile: Pat Stogran

The latest putative entrant in the leadership race is Pat Stogran – well-known for challenging the Harper Cons’ callous treatment of veterans in his role as veterans’ ombudsman. So how does Stogran fit into a field of current MPs and longtime activists, particularly when his own goal is largely to raise issues? Strengths The primary ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Links

A few notes worth a look in advance of today’s youth-focused debate… – Kyle Duggan reports on Pat Stogran’s imminent entry into the race. And The View Up Here features an extended interview to introduce Stogran as a candidate, while CTV offers a shorter interview. – Anishinabek News examines Charlie Angus’ focus on First Nations ...