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Posts by Nathaniel Basen

The anatomy of the NDP’s failure

Just how bad was the Dexter NDP’s early-October defeat? Collapse may be too weak a word. Forget the office they lost, or the drop to third-party status. Forget the nearly 20 per cent of the electorate who turned away from them since 2009. Forget that their seat count was hit even harder, dropping from a…

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Power struggle

Motivation is a powerful force in the business world. Motivation leads small start-ups to create revolutionary products, raising them to the top of their field. Lack of motivation can just as easily pull a once proud company back down to earth. Motivation leads to innovation. Nova Scotia’s energy supplier is sorely lacking motivation. This January,…

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