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  • May 02, 2015

    Activism and democracy: Stirring the pot

    Today’s Democracy 360 blog entry comes to us from Cameron Fenton, activist and organizer with the climate organization and Amara Possian, Leadnow’s 2015 federal election manager. Fenton and Possein explain what might be fueling the activist fire in Canada while also reasoning through the need to reconcile activism with formal engagement.
  • May 01, 2015

    Friday Fill(ibuster): Secret symbols and covert contenders

    A roundup of the week's news and opinion with special nods to Manitoba for something ancient and Alberta, for something potentially quite novel.
  • April 29, 2015

    Adding Citizenship Skills to the Curriculum

    In this 360 post, People for Education Executive Director Annie Kidder describes the importance of linking low voter turnout, level of political discourse and a general decline in social responsibility with how we educate our young people.

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