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Blog
Dec 24, 2012

Happy Xmas: The war is not over

Michael Laxer
There is, in fact, a road to the real spirit of this season. It is the road of re-engagement in socialist politics.
Blog
Jun 29, 2012
General Strike posters, Montreal. Photo: Rob Caballero/Flickr

Canada's Mean Test: Myths behind neo-con madness

Erika Shaker
The righteous angst of the "I did it all myself/you owe me/what about my break?" constituency finds political traction in the mainstream media, but the substance behind the myths is, well, lacking.
News
Jan 26, 2012

The Iron Lady: More nightmare than politics

Mel Watkins
Both as a movie buff and a veteran leftie, I've been waiting to see The Iron Lady so I could write about it. Having now seen the movie, I have to admit that I'm perplexed as to what to say and advise.
Columnists
Jan 25, 2012

Conservatism in North America

Two recent articles on conservatism are worth considering: Cory Robin's insightful articulation of the classic progressive critique of the right and Stephen Hayward's thoughtful self-critique.
Blog
Aug 13, 2011

Understanding Norway's terrorism

Gerry Caplan
There are several things we must grasp if we're ever going to understand what motivated Anders Breivik's murderous rampage in Norway.
Columnists
Jul 5, 2011

Living in conservative times

The architects of today's conservative revolution have obscured the class war that they've been waging, keeping us distracted with foreign military ventures, royals and other celebrity sightings.
Blog
Feb 28, 2011

Ronald Reagan at 100

Gerry Caplan
The centennial of Ronald Reagan's birthday this month sparked reverential commemorations across the United States.
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