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  1. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ScreamingViking, Posted 2016-09-29 20:25:32: > It's not hard to find people announce, *I'll never set foot in downtown or support any business th... (19 words)

  2. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by RobF, Posted 2016-09-29 15:21:09: I don't disagree with the gist of what you are saying, but party organization at the municipal level... (18 words)

  3. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by RobF, Posted 2016-09-29 14:51:40: I follow your logic. My point is you need to consider more than just the flaws of the existing syste... (20 words)

  4. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by JPDanko, Posted 2016-09-29 10:34:00: Party organization at the municipal level is anything but weak. All parties run municipal candid... (15 words)

  5. Print-Your-Own LRT Support Posters Now Available, by SusanHill, Posted 2016-09-29 10:02:12: One went in my front window yesterday. Is there anywhere I can get one large (and sturdy) enough to... (20 words)

  6. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by JasonL, Posted 2016-09-29 08:37:10: true the balance of power is wonky, but a board of control where only 3 or 5 councillors are elected... (20 words)

  7. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by kevlahan, Posted 2016-09-29 06:57:40: Informal associations are allowed, but party names cannot appear on the ballot and candidates cannot... (15 words)

  8. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by KevinLove, Posted 2016-09-29 01:31:19: >However, the current municipal situation in Ontario where parties are not allowed... Kevin's com... (13 words)

  9. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by KevinLove, Posted 2016-09-28 23:58:07: >I'm sure you know the folk saying: a house divided cannot stand. Kevin's comment: This is not a... (18 words)

  10. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by RobF, Posted 2016-09-28 23:30:19: I think you're asking the wrong question. At the very least you need to establish why any alternativ... (18 words)

  11. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by JasonL, Posted 2016-09-28 20:10:23: definitely no panacea, but could anything be worse than the current system? The rich suburban areas... (17 words)

  12. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by RobF, Posted 2016-09-28 15:38:10: The board of control is no panacea ... it was designed to counter the graft and parochialism of alde... (19 words)

  13. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by kevlahan, Posted 2016-09-28 14:25:50: The construction will almost certainly be staged and the city will insist that two major intersectio... (16 words)

  14. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ergopepsi, Posted 2016-09-28 14:21:39: That message needs to get out ASAP. Also I'm sure the businesses would like to know how long the ro... (21 words)

  15. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by drb, Posted 2016-09-28 13:58:07: That's exactly what I needed to hear. Thanks Nicholas. ... (10 words)

  16. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by JasonL, Posted 2016-09-28 13:55:25: I like the sounds of this. Didn't mean to derail the purpose of this fine article, but am enjoying ... (21 words)

  17. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by kevlahan, Posted 2016-09-28 13:45:01: This is exactly the sort of thing the City and Metrolinx are planning to do. And Waterloo Region ha... (20 words)

  18. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by drb, Posted 2016-09-28 13:35:52: My thoughts are about alleviating the fears when change occurs (specifically regarding LRT in Hamilt... (15 words)

  19. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by RobF, Posted 2016-09-28 12:21:04: You should read about Ken Soble and Graham Emslie. ... (10 words)

  20. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by Pxtl, Posted 2016-09-28 12:13:05: Democracy only works if the public is informed. This is why the press is the Fourth Estate, and why... (20 words)

  21. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ergopepsi, Posted 2016-09-28 10:35:44: 'Meritocracy' is a term invented in the 50's by using the familiar method of picking a noun or adjec... (19 words)

  22. It'll End in Tears: A Long-Time Cyclist Reflects on Toronto's Mean Streets, by RustyNail, Posted 2016-09-28 10:15:44: Thanks Kevin! Pls say Hi back to Susan. No doubt your girls are teenagers now...scary how time races... (18 words)

  23. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by AnjoMan, Posted 2016-09-28 10:07:05: The problem with meritocracy is that it favours those who benefit from privilege (i.e. white men). P... (17 words)

  24. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ergopepsi, Posted 2016-09-28 09:27:06: Aristotle's definition of aristocracy is different to the common definition we understand today. Ce... (15 words)

  25. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by LeeEdwardMcIlmoyle, Posted 2016-09-28 09:20:47: I'm not 100% convinced party lines would ameliorate that issue, but I DO agree that we need to get p... (20 words)

  26. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by kevlahan, Posted 2016-09-28 09:17:02: I think the correct term is actually "meritocracy" (promotion or government based on ability) or "te... (16 words)

  27. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ergopepsi, Posted 2016-09-28 09:12:57: That's an oligarchy, however JasonL is referring to aristocracy - 'rule of the best'. The biggest p... (18 words)

  28. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by kevlahan, Posted 2016-09-28 09:02:23: I am strongly against setting any minimum formal qualifications for running for elected office. H... (14 words)

  29. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by ergopepsi, Posted 2016-09-28 08:59:53: It's interesting that Aristotle wasn't a big fan of democracy. He felt that without a largely invol... (18 words)

  30. LRT Opposition and Fear of Change, by AnjoMan, Posted 2016-09-28 08:17:54: Not saying I like having to argue with trolls-in-power but what kind of democracy limits representat... (16 words)

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