Strikes aren’t dangerous, but Tory and Liberal union-busting rhetoric is

In a tweet published last week, Ontario’s Liberal Party called strikes “disruptive” and said that they “can become downright dangerous,” using this anti-union rhetoric as a shot against the province’s New Democratic Party. Text in a video included in the tweet read: “The NDP puts unions first. And the public second.” These anti-worker comments and… Read More Strikes aren’t dangerous, but Tory and Liberal union-busting rhetoric is

Keeping politics on the streets: a post-election reflection

November 2011 I have to say, after all of those personal attacks, the slights against immigrants and the clever NDP ad involving a pair of bright orange pumps, the outcome of this years provincial election was decidedly anticlimactic. I’ll admit, a small part of me did fear a conservative trifecta, the hat trick of doom.… Read More Keeping politics on the streets: a post-election reflection

Riding out the Orange Wave: Why you should vote NDP in the provincial election

October 2011 It’s that time again. It seems like just weeks ago I was trying to decide whether or not to vote strategically the federal election or toss my vote away on the NDP, the party I actually support. Most people that I spoke to agreed; the thing to do was talk NDP but vote… Read More Riding out the Orange Wave: Why you should vote NDP in the provincial election