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    NDP must name & shame or catch the blame – Don’t let Libs off hook for disastrous record

    The BC Liberals have left one hell of a fiscal and economic mess behind, but if the NDP isn't brutally honest in laying blame, they will surely, wrongly catch the blame themselves and lose the next election.


    Why the BC Liberal economic record is actually worse than the NDP’s in 90’s

    Debt, jobs, affordability: How the NDP of the 90's actually outperformed the BC Liberals in key areas of the economy.



    Economist: Thanks to Liberals, BC is Canada’s most indebted province

    Under the BC Liberal Government, BC has become Canada's most indebted province. Some legacy for a bunch that brags about "controlling spending". Economist Erik Andersen explains.


    Rafe: Christy Clark must go!

    Calling Christy Clark "the worst premier with the worst government in living memory", Rafe Mair argues it's time to give John Horgan's NDP a chance. BC could do no worse than four more years of Christy Clark.



    BC Hydro’s real debt has grown 1337% under Liberals…Shouldn’t someone call the cops?

    Since 2005, under the BC Liberals, BC Hydro has racked up $74 Billion in unjustifiable debt and obligations on the back of the public. Laying out the facts of the case, Rafe Mair asks why no one has gone to jail yet.


    Liberal pals plundering BC Hydro for tens of Billions

    The BC Liberal Government is helping its pals plunder BC Hydro for tens of billions of dollars. Using little-publicized data, Norm Farrell details this massive theft of taxpayer money.



    Fate of BC’s ancient forests is a question of “values”

    On the launch of his new documentary, "Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux", filmmaker Damien Gillis reflects on the experience, noting that facts, figures, stumpage fees and jobs only tell part of the story of BC's increasingly r...


    Book Review: Beyond Banksters – Resisting the New Feudalism

    Rafe Mair offers praise for Joyce Nelson's new book, "Beyond Banksters: Resisting the New Feudalism" - a clear-eyed explanation of a complex financial system and the modern protest movements challenging the elites who control it.



    90% of world’s new electricity coming from renewables: Welcome to the end of the fossil fuel era

    90% the world's new electricity now comes from renewables. China is shuttering 1,000 coal plants and global emissions are on the decline. The end is nigh for the fossil fuel era…so why hasn’t Canada gotten the memo?


    The NDP's only shot at winning in BC: Embrace the NEW ECONOMY

    The NDP’s only shot at winning in BC: Embrace the NEW ECONOMY

    The NDP has one slim chance of winning the next BC election: Embracing the "New Economy" - creating healthy, sustainable jobs vs. the Liberals' old, bankrupt ideas of LNG and big dams.