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And the street says…

No, not Wall Street. Your street.

As this interminable, excruciatingly contrived and frankly distasteful campaign enters the final leg of the race with the last debate on Wednesday,  what would voters like to see changed about the process? 539 more words


Choices & Consequences

              Between a rock and a hard place, does not begin to accurately explain where we are as a nation right now.  As we head into the final leg of the 2016 elections everyone is confronted with difficult decisions that are made more complicated by the issues we face, the interests we share, the ideologies we do not share, and two candidates who are far from ideal.  1,106 more words

Dirty Politics

122: Ottawa Centre Election Reform

Julien Lamarche is the President of the NCR Chapter of Fair Vote Canada. I met Julian via Twitter through several online discussions. Julien attended the Ottawa West-Nepean election reform meeting as I did (you can read my post on that meeting here: … 607 more words

Being Thankful in Canada

We can be thankful for the elected Parliamentary style government in the nation’s capital Ottawa. A parliamentary style government is the most common one used world wide. 529 more words

News And Politics

#NativeVote16 - North Dakota's three statewide challengers pitch to voters

Mark Trahant / Trahant Reports

We’re about a month away from this election season being over — and so there is a lot going on in the #NativeVote16 universe. 729 more words


120: OWN’s Electoral Reform Town Hall

I attended the Election Reform Public TownHall hosted by Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld. As Town Halls go, it could have ended up worse that it was, at least for MP Vandenbeld. 770 more words


#NativeVote16 - Transparency report

** Saturday update **

I am working on piece about Indian Country’s youth vote. I am especially interested in looking at what would 90/100% turnout look like at tribal colleges. 503 more words