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A Different Point of View....: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

Ever since Stephen Harper took over in Ottawa seven years ago, Canada has needed a strong and powerful social/political movement to stop, or at least slow down, the many destructive measures being carried out by the Conservatives.

Finally, in September, 2012, Common Causes, a loosely-knit network of more than 50 groups from the non-governmental sector . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

A Different Point of View....: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

Ever since Stephen Harper took over in Ottawa seven years ago, Canada has needed a strong and powerful social/political movement to stop, or at least slow down, the many destructive measures being carried out by the Conservatives.

Finally, in September, 2012, Common Causes, a loosely-knit network of more than 50 groups from the non-governmental sector . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

A Different Point of View....: Vancouver news site praising CBOBC quickly becoming highly respected

“The Campaign to build One Big Campaign” (CBOBC) has become a near-unavoidable presence for progressive Canadians on the Internet,” says the Vancouver Observer. As one of the founders of CBOBC, I’m sure everyone in our group is pleased to receive praise from what I can easily say has become one of the country’s best news . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Vancouver news site praising CBOBC quickly becoming highly respected

A Different Point of View....: Jim Doak can’t see the ground from his lofty tower on Bay Street

The way Toronto financial analyst Jim Doak sees it, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath and groups such as the Campaign to build ‘One Big Campaign’ (CBOBC) are, well, pretty much evil!

Howarth outraged Doak and his privileged, elite friends on Bay Street last week by proposing a two percentage point increase in provincial income tax for . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Jim Doak can’t see the ground from his lofty tower on Bay Street

A Different Point of View....: Campaign launched urging activist groups to build ‘One Big Campaign’

A new campaign urging Canadian social activist groups to work together under one massive umbrella to take on the Harper regime and his right-wing supporters is being born!

The Campaign to build ‘One Big Campaign’ (CBOBC) is being launched on Facebook this week.

The goal of this campaign is to pressure Canada’s more than 15,000 . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Campaign launched urging activist groups to build ‘One Big Campaign’

A Different Point of View....: Social activist groups can form powerful ‘One Big Campaign’ to take on Harper

Picture this  . . . .  The directors of 25 or 30 of Canada’s leading social activist organizations, unions and grassroots groups are hived away in a secluded location for a long weekend. At the conclusion of three exhausting days of discussion and argument, they announce they have created the framework for a new and . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Social activist groups can form powerful ‘One Big Campaign’ to take on Harper

A Different Point of View....: How massive ‘One Big Campaign’ could defeat Harper Conservatives

A massive, well-thought-out campaign involving thousands of social activist groups, labour, and grassroots organizations would have an excellent chance of handing the Harper regime a significant defeat on a hugely important issue: income disparity.

The public outrage over income disparity, brought to light by the Occupy Movement last year with its ‘99 vs 1 per . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: How massive ‘One Big Campaign’ could defeat Harper Conservatives