Politics, Re-Spun: What Do We Do About Those Pesky, Apathetic Non-Voters?

I have heard lots of people blaming the following people for why we didn’t get a positive change in government in BC three weeks ago: apathetic, nihilistic young people apathetic people who don’t follow politics apathetic people who simply don’t vote bad people who generally don’t care about a better world. But what really happened ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Live-Blogging the Next BC Government

Here we are: only hours to go until the polls close. What will be the next BC government? What are your hopes, fears, dreams, goals? This page will refresh every 15 seconds, or you can manually reload it. Please add in your comments below What are your seat predictions? What do you think will be ...

Cowichan Conversations: UBCM Supports By-Election For Cowichan School Trustees!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes As an old politico of the CVRD flavour I have found myself intrigued by the UBCM activities taking place in Victoria this week. CVRD Director Ian Morrison Of particular interest is that Cowichan’s  former school trustees have received support from the UBCM crowd in support of a democratic solution via a by election ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Deconstructing the Wildrose Effect

So what happened in Alberta’s election yesterday, other than people telling pollsters that they want change, then chickening out when it came time to mark an X. The Politics, Re-spun crew deconstructs the Wildrose effect here: Are you surprised that the Wildrose Party did not win? No. Discontent polls well, but people sobered up when ...