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The NDP voted Sunday to take references to socialism out of the party's constitution, a controversial move to modernize that the party had to set aside two years ago.
Delegates voted 960 to 188 in favour of the change. The result was met with cheers of "NDP! NDP!"
Originally posted by ArchAngel_X
The NDP have been steadily moving toward center in order to draw the voters in the past few years anyway, so why not drop the word 'socialism'? In a couple of more years they will be no further left than the Liberals, and then they'll merge and leave Canadians with an American-style two-party system that'll lead us nowhere. I say we need a new left-wing federal party in this country, one that won't sell its founding principals for votes!
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
But to acknowledge the threat of a two party system and then say we need a new left-wing federal party is self-contradictory.