Posts Tagged ‘ NDP-Liberal co-operation ’

Dance of Liberal-NDP dialectic in Ontario .. end of first set now in sight (well .. maybe)?

Apr 12th, 2012 | By Randall White | Category: In Brief

Larry Zolf’s 117-page opus Dance of the Dialectic — on “How Pierre Elliot Trudeau went from Philosopher-King to the Incorruptible Robespierre to Philosopher-Queen Marie Antoinette to Canada’s Generalissimo and then to Mackenzie King and Even Better” — was published 39 long years ago now. In the strange spring of 2012, however, its title has taken [...]



Can Brian Topp do it .. just how much of a transformation in Canadian federal politics is underway anyway?

Sep 13th, 2011 | By Counterweights Editors | Category: Ottawa Scene

“Can Lloyd George Do It?” is the title of a 1929 tract by John Maynard Keynes and Hubert Douglas Henderson on the economic policy of the fading British Liberal Party of the day. (As the Duke University economist E. Roy Weintraub put it a few years ago, in commenting on a New York Times column [...]