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Does the NDP have a new (yet old) winning strategy?

Prior to the recent meeting in Alberta, the New Democratic Party had been running on a strategy of attacking Stephen Harper. The problem with this strategy was that the Justin Party (aka, The Liberal Party) was benefiting from the attacks. 821 more words

Federal Politics

O' Politick: Election 2014

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room.

I can’t say I’m not disappointed in tonight’s election results. I worry how a party that has spent the last few months embroiled in corruption scandals and a fairly poor layout of their plans for the next 3 years, can still pull through and govern our country with a majority democratic vote. 709 more words

Opinion

Only a weak Putrajaya needs the Sedition Act, say activists

Putrajaya’s insecurity over criticisms levelled at the Najib administration is the reason for its sedition crackdown, activists said when launching a new movement to get the colonial-era law repealed last night. 368 more words

Politics

Change We Can’t Believe In?

Sweden’s Social Democrats return to power – but the political issues the country faces are hardly solved by this election. 

By Daniel Nord

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Analysis

Hearts And Minds #2 (Edinburgh 20/09/14).


‘Still thou art blessed compared wi me! The present only toucheth thee: But och! I backward cast my e’e, On prospects drear! An’ forward tho’ I canna see, I guess an’ fear!’ : To A Mouse: Robert Burns: November 1785.’Base camp isn’t far off the summit now’ :Alex Salmond: September 19th 2014. 990 more words

History

And the counting is over.

Looks like the counting is now officially over, bar the inevitable adjustments for the special votes. Things that caught me by surprise:

Democracy