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NDP Musings ...and Niki Ashton

Five years ago I had the pleasure of meeting, knowing and working with Dave McPherson when he managed a campaign and pulled me in, far in, and empowered me to be a strong voice for the candidate and the party. 501 more words


Venezuela, NDP Leadership Race, Ryan McMahon Well Red, Feminist Current, Palestine

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John Ivison: NDP leadership race about to heat up as party searches for a new voice

“He was trapped in a haircut he no longer believed in.”

The words are by English songwriter Billy Bragg.

But thoughts turn, not unreasonably, to Canada’s NDP – a party trapped within a policy framework it no longer believes in. 986 more words

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NDP: Radical or Centrist, Status-Quo Bound

For many years the NDP has thought that they are at a cross-roads. Do we move to the middle to win or do we stay where we are and continue to be a third party? 723 more words


Federal NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton sees a feminist future for Canada

The morning after debating her fellow federal NDP leadership hopefuls to a packed house in Saskatoon, Niki Ashton, the MP for Churchill — Keewatinook Aski in Manitoba, was back on the campaign trail to announce an endorsement and a new policy to help end gender discrimination and violence in Canada. 405 more words


NDP leadership candidates voice support for carbon pricing in Saskatoon debate

Despite fervent opposition from Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, the candidates in the federal NDP leadership race continue to back some form of carbon pricing. 335 more words