Paul S. Graham: Video: Speak Up For Democracy

October 8, 2013 – Green Party leader Elizabeth May, speaking at the Speak Up For Democracy Town Hall Meeting in Winnipeg. Photo: Paul S. Graham Canadian democracy ain’t what it used to be and what it used to be was far from ideal. Still, fewer of us are voting and even fewer are satisfied with ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Budget Bill C-38: Canadian MPs, Citizens, Tweet Their Frustrations

For an incredible 24 hours, Canadian opposition MPs held up the passage of Stephen Harper and the Conservative government’s draconian budget Bill C-38. They forced votes on more than 800 proposed amendments to the 425-page behemoth. In the end the Conservatives torpedoed every opposition amendment, to score a dubious, dictatorship-style 159-0 “victory”. The tweets below ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Budget Bill C-38: Canadians Step Up Fight Against Stephen Harper

  It’s the eve of the House of Commons vote on Harper’s draconian budget Bill C-38. Earlier today, the Conservatives moved to shut down debate on the legislation. NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen (pictured) promises to make the Conservatives “feel a little pain” for the arrogance and deliberate assault on parliamentary process. Canadians – from ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Canada Crime Bill C-10 Hunger Strike “Final Push”: Day 2 Update

Today, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, is Day 2 of my “final push” for Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s response to my ongoing hunger strike against Canada’s new draconian crime law, the deceptively christened “Safe Streets and Communities Act”, formerly, crime Bill … Continue reading →