Pop The Stack: Don’t Throw Away Our Shot

For the first time, we find ourselves not as a reflection of another power. Our politics is not a derivation of Westminster or Washington anymore. Our politics is specific to us, not a derivation from a distant metropolis. — “Canada in the Age of Donald Trump” — Stephen Marche, The Walrus Hello Prime Minister Trudeau, ...

Babel-on-the-Bay: Minister Monsef ‘s measure.

How would you like to have a job based on proving your boss is right? It seems the same as Canada’s Fraser Institute that is always commissioning studies designed to prove the Institute’s right-wing theories. Now we have a cabinet minister trying to implement her leader’s campaign promise that Canadians will never again use first-past-the-post ...

Pop The Stack: Progressive Voters Unite! …Around Someone…

So in case you hadn’t heard there is a by-election coming up on Monday, three in fact, and the polls look interesting.  The most exciting is the by-election in Calgary Centre where polls indicate a three way race between the Conservatives, the Liberals and (deep breadth) the Green Party. Now I’m on the record as ...

Pop The Stack: Progressive Voters Unite! …Around Someone…

So in case you hadn’t heard there is a by-election coming up on Monday, three in fact, and the polls look interesting.  The most exciting is the by-election in Calgary Centre where polls indicate a three way race between the Conservatives, the Liberals and (deep breadth) the Green Party. Now I’m on the record as ...