Progressive Proselytizing: 2014 Ontario Election: Much to lose, little to gain for the NDP

I once wrote about what I called the “n-party problem”, how movements of various parties on a political spectrum is much more complicated when n, the number of political parties, is greater than two, analogous to the complicated orbits of n-body solar systems for n greater than two.  The positioning of the parties in the ...

Progressive Proselytizing: A 30,000 foot view of the Canadian political landscape

In this post I investigate the 30,000 foot view of the Canadian political landscape, and consider various factors for what I consider to be a defining political trend of the last several decades: the declining political space between parties. Room for three parties:Wind back the clock to the 70s and look at the global political ...