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.
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.