Ottawa professor calls Conservatives “the party of the uneducated”
Attaran called the Conservatives “the party of the uneducated.” Why? The Liberals are using social media to divide voters.
We can win the Canadian culture wars by making culture ourselves
The kind of culture that can transform Canadian politics, however, has to accomplish the seemingly impossible task of making Canadian politics interesting.
Should we doxx anonymous Canadian political trolls?
I say this as someone who thought, at one time, exposing these trolls would do something to reduce the problem—the answer is not doxxing them. It is, in fact, accepting that this sort of vitriol is an unpleasant part of the discourse- yes, even in Canada.
The NDP could nominate Canada’s AOC in Parkdale-High Park
A looming conflict on Canada’s left wing- between the old guard who wishes to hug the centre and the younger, more radical edge enamoured with the populist left politics of Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders, and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez- will play itself out in a nomination meeting in downtown Toronto this weekend.
Union-funded anti-Conservative attack ads: Why are they so terrible?
Twenty-six years ago, the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada attacked then-Liberal leader Jean Chretien with a not-very-good attack ad during a federal election.