The Ontario NDP platform is shaping up to be bold, and unapologetically left-wing and candidates like Joel and Rima are bringing a fresh perspective to the table.
While this blog is still finding its feet, I figured I'd reach out to an old friend that's been on the organizing team and campaign trail with me a dozen times over to find some inspiration.
The idea that "Real Change" could be brought to Canada by Justin Trudeau, the son of millionaires whose surnames defined the original establishment class, is and always has been, a joke.
Richler’s account of things is humorous and hopeful – words I don’t usually use to describe the 2015 election, yet he invokes those feelings with ease in this ode to democracy-making.
In the past little while, I’ve started to re-evaluate what the word "progressive" really means.
When we feel discouraged that change will never come, we would do well to remember one simple fact about how we’re going to win: We must change people’s minds.
Ed Broadbent once told me that any great leader on the left must have two qualities.