If so, George Orwell would probably want it to be done idealistically, not strategically.
‘Professionals’ are killing democracy.
As federal and provincial elections loom, efforts are underway to engage youth in the democratic process. If they do, some say, we could be living in a very different province and country.
With an election this fall, 2015 is a big year for Canadian politics and democracy. But how much can really change, even if we do manage to vote Harper out of office?
We are “trapped in a situation where we have an elections-based, elite-dominated political system and yet we call it ‘a democracy'”
On Sept. 13, a group of fewer than 700 people chose our premier. Last week, New Brunswickers chose theirs. The difference here is important, and the problems of each vote illustrate the importance of voting to democracy.
Brandon has a few insights into the Quebec election, how it could have been different, and the lessons we can learn from Quebec (and other mature democracies)
Things to consider on your way to the polls
Rocking the vote by making it illegal