Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Matt Godwin (NDP): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  Due to a general lack of understanding about how the parliamentary system works, many people will turn to politicians for help, despite the...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Most Untapped Political Resource

  Sincerity is a resource, better termed an asset, which is rarely seen as advantageous in politics.  Commentators often dance around the subject by...

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): 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...