From Protest to Power: Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics

From Protest to Power Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics In January of when Bob Rae declared he was stepping down as the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party the media was full of praise for the former premier of Ontario In From Protest to Powe

  • Title: From Protest to Power: Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics
  • Author: Bob Rae
  • ISBN: 9780771072871
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • In January of 1996, when Bob Rae declared he was stepping down as the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, the media was full of praise for the former premier of Ontario In From Protest to Power, Rae provides a surprising, frank look back at his time in politics Shedding light on his rise to power from radical student politics to becoming the leader of the first NIn January of 1996, when Bob Rae declared he was stepping down as the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, the media was full of praise for the former premier of Ontario In From Protest to Power, Rae provides a surprising, frank look back at his time in politics Shedding light on his rise to power from radical student politics to becoming the leader of the first NDP government to hold power in Ontario He takes a look at his incredible life from Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and studying with philosopher Isaiah Berlin to his life as a family man.In the fall of 2006, with Bob Rae running for the federal leadership of the Liberal Party, it is time for us to examine his remarkable life once A life that has been motivated by the belief that politics and public service matter.As he says in the new introduction, I am running because I care deeply about my country I want it to stay strong I want it to stay together And I want to play whatever part I can to help make those things happen Learn about what makes Bob run.

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    1. I had a great leather jacket back in college. It was functionally terrible, of course: the zipper only came a third of the way up and it was worthless below 40 degrees. But man, it was great for getting into the role of an activist. I could hammer on endlessly about Bush being the devil or waste hours reading SEC filings from Haliburton trying to uncover some nefarious plot. The jacket was my uniform. Then, one day, I gave it up. I still call it selling out but most people called it growing up. [...]

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