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The article is ever so polite. Isn't it common knowledge that Libby Davies and Thomas Mulcair are leading figures on the left and right of the NDP? ... View >
From: Ken Collier - Posted: 29-Jul-11 - 22:15
The article is ever so polite. Isn't it common knowledge that Libby Davies and Thomas Mulcair are leading figures on the left and right of the NDP? The current main struggle is about recognizing Palestine and boycotting Israel, but the divisions go much deeper. Layton's recommendation to place Turmel in the acting leader's chair signals not some concern that party leadership aspirants might use the position to advantage, but that placing one or the other as acting leader would likely result in open struggle over party direction. Left vs. Right, votes vs. ideology. anti-war vs foreign interventions - those are (some of) the issues at work here.
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