CuriosityCat: Harper’s Permanent Majority through Redistribution & FPTP

A Confederation denied legitimacy Here is a startling analysis of the impact of the recent redistribution, the probability of a permanent Conservative majority in the House because of our archaic First Past the Post system. A must read for everyone interested in politics in Canada. Please pass on this post to those you know, and ...

CuriosityCat: Paul Krugman is right: There is a better way and the French & Greeks chose it

Paul Krugman has a reasonable explanation for what is going on in Greece and France where elections have changed the guard a day or so ago. And his explanation highlights just how out of touch with reality the Harper government is with its own austerity plan, trying through slashing and burning to reduce in a ...

CuriosityCat: 2015: The generational shift election

We are seeing the changing of the guard in Canadian politics, when the old warriors are showing their age, and fighting battles that no longer fit the contours of our land. Come 2015, it is very probable that there will be new faces leading the Liberal Party of Canada and the NDP: younger men, not ...