Understanding political party accomplishments without spin
October 25, 2013 9:06 AM Subscribe
I live in Canada. Every now and again I try to understand what's happening in federal or provincial politics. Every time I look I only seem to find information on the current scandals or vote-grabbing hot-button issues. Is there somewhere I can understand more without the rhetoric and spin?
posted by Naib to law & government (10 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Every time there is an upcoming election I feel like I should get informed because I have no idea what is happening, or has happened, politically. I find it really difficult to read up on what a particular party has done or wants to do. For example, Dalton McGuinty's Ontario Liberal party is now know for only one thing - a gas plant cancellation scandal. How can I find out what else they accomplished while in power? Can I use the same sources to understand what the current liberal party wants to do, and what the opposition parties want to do?
I feel a responsibility to know more about what's going on but I get so mixed up in the spin, negativity, and finger pointing that I never feel more informed than when I started.
What can you recommend, Hivemind?