Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Matt Godwin (NDP)

Matt Godwin (NDP): Partisanship & Friendship: A Balancing Act

  I am reminded of Coolidge’s early 20th century series of oil paintings “Dogs Playing Poker”, when considering this subject.  On the surface, all...

MATT GODWIN (NDP): Dear 14-year-old me..

  . I have always been critical of the assumption (and it is an assumption) that the political system excludes young people; that politicians...

Matt Godwin (NDP): Is Canada Better Off with More or Fewer Political Parties?

  . Political theory suggests that there are two ways to aggregate ideas and preferences.  The first is through brokerage parties, of which the...

Matt Godwin (NDP): What Boils My Blood

  . Sir Robert Walpole boils my blood. And so does the Canadian Senate. The 1st Earl of Orford is considered Britain’s first Prime...

Political Resolutions for the New Year

  As the New Year opens, New Democrats are excited to move our party and country forward with leader, Tom Mulcair, at the helm...

My Coolest Political Moment; NDP Leadership 2012

Having launched our political careers during a period of major change in Canada’s political landscape, it is a characteristic of our generation to have...

Why I’m Right and You’re Wrong

I’m a New Democrat because I believe in the importance of equality and opportunity for all Canadians. I believe that every Canadian has the...