Nov 30, 2011

New Politics Initiative at 10: Time to look forward

Mel Watkins
It is important to remember the NPI and Waffle, but looking forward this is arguably the time for those on the left to support the NDP and to hold it to the progressive politics of Jack Layton.
Nov 25, 2011

A progressive dialogue: Occupy -- The struggle within

Aalya Ahmad
I have been energized, above all, by the people supporting the Occupy movement who I would never expect to see at the rallies, people who I felt I would never be able to make common cause.
Sep 30, 2011

Collaborative dialogue sharpens civic decision-making

Charles Dobson
The simple beauty of grassroots democratic solutions to pressing problems is not lost on those who bring together opposite sides in disputes, handing citizens more control over decision-making.
Sep 16, 2011

On courage, social justice and policy-making

Janine Brodie
Neoliberalism cannot speak to questions of redistribution, arguably the essence of political ethics and social justice. Courage in policy-making evokes the responsibility to unsettle this imbalance.
Aug 5, 2011

A progressive reading list for the summer

Cathryn Atkinson
Looking for some thought-provoking August reading? Try our stories from the series Reinventing democracy, reclaiming the commons: A progressive dialogue on the future of Canada.


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