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08/09/19
Author: 
Derrick O'Keefe

Media should be paying attention to the wealth tax and the Green New Deal, both of which have majority public support.

orget the horse race. The fixation on party poll numbers produces only an echo chamber of false certainties and leads to media coverage that tends to disproportionately cover the perceived front runners. This is harmful to the kind of informed discussion and debate required to revitalize Canadian democracy.

06/09/19
Author: 
Kate Aronoff
The Exxon Mobil campus in Spring, Texas, on Jan. 26, 2017. Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images

September 6 2019

THE PROGRESSIVE POLICY Institute, a centrist Democratic think tank that grew out of the party’s pro-business wing in the 1980s and ’90s, received $50,000 from Exxon Mobil in 2018 via its parent organization, the Third Way Foundation, according to the oil giant’s 2018 Worldwide Giving Report.

06/09/19
Author: 
Juliet O'Neill
Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill on May 10, 2019. Photo by Kamara Morozuk

What else does the federal Green party stand for along with its call to put Canada on a “war footing” against climate change?

The Greens have been propelled into prominence because of the potential of their signature issue to be a prime ballot-box question in the Oct. 21 federal election.

What else they stand for is less conspicuous. Their place on the political spectrum is obscured by their slogan: “Not Left. Not Right. Forward Together.”

06/09/19
Author: 
PRESSE CANADIENNE

"We are kindly suggesting to our candidates that if they are uncomfortable talking about it or don't really have an opinion to say: 'I really don't want to comment on that question.' "

 August 23, 2019

The Green Party of Canada is asking its candidates to use caution when commenting on Quebec’s Bill 21, which bans the wearing of religious symbols by certain employees in the provincial public sector.

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05/09/19
Author: 
Geoff Dembick
‘The Liberals effectively act as a kind of shock absorber of discontent and anger towards the elite,’ says Martin Lukacs, a journalist and author of the new book, The Trudeau Formula. Photo by EJ Hersom, Creative Commons license CC BY 2.0.

Martin Lukacs’ book ‘The Trudeau Formula’ finds the Liberals talk a good game, but don’t deliver.

04 Sep 2019

Talk a good game about transforming society on behalf of the 99 per cent, while secretly assuring the one per cent that they have nothing to worry about.

02/09/19
Author: 
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Students take part in a climate rally in London's Parliament Square on May 24, 2019. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
 August 30, 2019

"We risk losing credibility with an entire generation of students if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generation."
 

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