Under Siege: The Federal NDP in the Nineties

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James Lorimer & Company, 1994 - History - 160 pages
The NDP was close to collapse after its disastrous showing in the 1993 federal election. How did a party that once had significant support among voters fall so badly? What are the prospects for the NDP's return as a major presence in federal politics?

Journalist Ian McLeod approaches these questions as a party insider who believes that the NDP continues to have a constructive role to play in Canadian politics. His story of the party's decline has been pieced together from interviews with a wide range of key advisors, strategists, former MPs and party members.

First published in 1994, Under Siege is an in-depth account of a significant passage in the history of democratic socialism in Canada.

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IAN McLEOD was worked in various capacities for the New Democratic Party since 1987.

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