The barriers facing Canadian women seeking public office include wages that are lower than men’s, child caring responsibilities, lack of campaign finance, Canada’s masculine political culture, racism, and harassment.
Jagmeet Singh, a martial artist, Sikh lawyer, and newly-elected leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP), uses love to challenge racism, Islamophobia and white supremacy in Canadian politics and society.
In the video, produced by The Intercept, the award-winning Canadian social activist and bestselling author says though Donald Trump occupies the most powerful office on earth, his shock doctrine-oriented “wildly pro-corporate policies” can be resisted.
Irish born former trade union leader Sid Ryan is running for the leadership of the New Democratic Party of Canada. Is he the Bernie Sanders or Jeremy Corbyn of Canada’s left?
Watch the NDP’s Nathan Cullen call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a liar for breaking his promise that the 2015 federal election would be the last election under Canada’s anti-democratic first-past-the-post voting system.
The language of warfare and violence dominates public discourse in the United States and around the world, even when war isn’t part of the conversation. Nan Levinson, a writer, teacher, and journalist covering civil and human rights, culture, and the military, discusses how the normalization of militaristic jargon is making us more combative and less receptive nonviolence.
On Monday September 19, 2016, the Special Committee on Electoral Reform launched its cross-Canada tour to consult Canadians on the best alternative to replace the current anti-democratic first-past-the-post system.
Last week, Norwegian King Harald V gave one of the most powerful speeches ever heard in support of racial diversity, refugees, religious tolerance and LGBT rights.