Carole James

Former BC NDP leader Carole James’ private struggle with her son's drugs and alcohol addiction

I was recently interviewed on NEWS 1130 radio here in Vancouver about the very touching story that has surfaced regarding former BC NDP leader Carole James and her son’s addiction.

Charisma and values are not mutually exclusive

Ian Reid responds to my article on my surprise that the NDP will keep Carole James as the leader for the next provincial election by attacking me personally, saying “When a middle-aged, schlumpy and...

Give me substance

We've done charisma. It didn't work out so well.

Really, BC NDP? Carole James is your final answer?

I'd really love to know what school of political strategy the BC NDP are from, because it's certainly not the one that teaches people how to win elections. The Liberals are on the verge of being neck...

BC NDP: relevant or not?

The BC NDP can learn from the past.

Why I'll support Carole James for B.C. Premier

Last night, unable to sleep, I picked up my copy of Jonathan Franzen’s new book, Freedom.  Close to the end I came across this line about one of the minor characters: “Like so many people who...

Vancouver Whitecaps Team Up With Local Refugee Youth at 1st Annual Fair Trade Soccer Match in Surrey

On August 28th 2010, over 700 enthusiastic soccer fans attended the 1st Annual Fair Trade Soccer Match in Whalley to watch members of the Vancouver Whitecaps and local refugee youths take on the Surd

The Two Caroles and Leadership Intrigue in BC

Apparently in my search for leadership issues, intrigue and drama, I was looking towards the wrong Carole. After listening to her caucus colleagues, one can see that Carole James has her caucus all si

The NDP Biennial Convention Came and Went, Did Anyone Notice?

At the NDP convention, they were all singing from the same song sheet: “Carole is a great leader and will be the next Premier of BC.”

Carole James in Vancouver Today

Carole James, speaking in Vancouver today in a photograph by Orphan Gordie.