Political Parties

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Power Trap

How fear and loathing between New Democrats and Liberals keep Stephen Harper in power--and what can be done about it

In 2011 the Harper Conservatives won a majority government with a minority of votes. If the opposition parties were willing to work together, they would have an excellent chance of defeating the … 296 View

Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

The Idealistic Canadians Who Built the NDP

As an idealist and a visionary, Jack Layton connected with millions of Canadians who saw that he was a different kind of political leader. So did Tommy Douglas, chosen as the greatest Canadian … 248 View
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Introduction

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Positions the NDP party at the time of the books publication soon after Jack Layton’s death. Outlines a bit about how Layton got the NDP in the position it was after the 2011 election. 7 $0.70 Add
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Why Progressives Don’t Win

From: Power Trap

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Examines the status of progressive voters through statistical analysis finding that progressive voters make up a majority, concluding that progressives don’t know where to cast their … 26 $2.60 Add
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Roots Run Deep

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Examines the roots of the NDP party. Looks at J.D. Woodsworth and William Irvine’s role in the political landscape of their time. Specifically analyzes the Agrarian Revolt, early … 32 $3.20 Add
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Why Now Is the Time

From: Power Trap

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Examines why now is the time for progressives to break free of the power trap involved in having two progressive parties through analysis of the economy and economic policy, what conservatives … 32 $3.20 Add
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A New Political Movement

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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The formation of a new political party in 1932 tentatively called the Commonwealth Party, outlines who was involved in this very short meeting. Analyzes the birth of the CCF, the Regina Manifesto 34 $3.40 Add
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The Education of a Leader

From: Canada is Not Back

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Describes the early days of Trudeau as leader of the Liberal party focusing on his knowledge of and education in foreign affairs issues. Touches on the roles his key aids played in developing his … 15 $1.50 Add
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Why Conservatives Win

From: Power Trap

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Analyzes the reasons behind the Conservatives electoral wins through their ideological dominance particularly economic messaging 36 $3.60 Add
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History Made in Regina

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Looks at the CCF’s first national convention in Regina in 1933. A very thorough look at this convention 39 $3.90 Add
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The First Steps

From: Canada is Not Back

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The 2015 federal election and the immediate effect of Trudeau’s victory Canada’s international reputation and standing. 8 $0.80 Add
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Why the New Democrats Broke Out

From: Power Trap

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Examines the NDP breakout in Quebec, discusses Jack Layton, and the party’s strategic targeting of seats 33 $3.30 Add
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Stephane Dion Takes Over

From: Canada is Not Back

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A brief account of Stephane Dion’s career leading up to and including his role as foreign affairs minister in Justin Trudeau’s first cabinet. Discusses Dion’s approach to … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Business of Politics

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Reactions from outside the CCF circles to the Regina Manifesto and the written policy of the party. Looks at the lack of money and organization that the party faced but highlights reform measures … 33 $3.30 Add
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Why the Liberals’ Strange Decline

From: Power Trap

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Looks at the slow decline of the Liberal Party from Majority governments to being beaten by the Conservatives. Concludes that it was due to the lack of renovating their organization and it seemed … 37 $3.70 Add
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New Beginnings

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Looks at division amoung the CCF as to Canada’s partitipation in WWII, looks at different leadership of the CCF and goes through the reforming for the party as the NDP 33 $3.30 Add