[Marxism] Fwd: Canada’s Social Democratic Party Votes to Oust Their Leader and Swerve Left | VICE News

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Apr 11 06:52:20 MDT 2016

Many in the party began to suspect that the NDP, once an avowed 
socialist organization, had lost support to Justin Trudeau over the 
course of the campaign by being out-flanked on the left by the 
traditionally-centrist Liberal Party.

The party, during the campaign, refused to endorse hiking personal 
income taxes on the top one-percent, wouldn't commit to legalizing 
marijuana, and ruled out any deficit spending, even if that meant cuts 
to federal programs — three things that Trudeau's Liberals explicitly 


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