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It's Complicated: The UCP and the Pro-Life Movement

For those who may have missed it, an incident occurred earlier this week on social media (on Twitter specifically) that sheds light on the current state of the UCP, the nature of its at least public facade concerning its relationship with the Pro-Life Movement, and the influence that the Far Right in the United States is having on Albertan Provincial politics and particularly the UCP.   1,575 more words

Alberta NDP

Yes, Schools are Molding Your Kids. But Not Like You Think.

With the exception of kindergarten and my undergrad years, I attended Catholic schools my entire life. Religion. Religion. Religion. Even in university, I fulfilled my humanities requirements with religion classes. 1,130 more words


Who's got the biggest tent in 2018? All-party round table on the next year in Alberta politics

It’s only the first month of the year but Alberta is already in election mode for 2019.

To help us predict the pulse of Alberta politics over the coming months, the Broadcast was pleased to host a round-table of women from the province’s biggest political parties. 207 more words

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Alberta's Way Forward - laying out a vision for the future

In order to succeed in Alberta politics, it’s important to not just be something that people vote for in protest, though that has certainly played a role in the rise of the NDP in 2015 and the subsequent rise of the UCP. 1,107 more words

Alberta Politics

Alberta Bill 214: Beginning to reclaim our democracy from big money?

It is interesting to spend time with Kevin Taft’s new book, Oil’s Deep State, on the same week Dr. David Swann tables Bill 214 in the legislature to reign in the havoc wrecked by PACs on our democracy. 529 more words

Current Events

Wishing Everyone A White Christmas: A Cautionary Tale

Wishing Everyone A White Christmas: A Cautionary Tale

Observing election campaigns is a hobby of mine. I am particularly interested in observing how the political use of social media within campaigns is evolving and how social media is being incorporated and utilized within larger election campaigns. 1,624 more words

Alberta NDP