Social Credit And Western Canadian Radicalism

Posted on Friday, October 07 at 11:04 by eugene
While Canadian Historians have spoken of the 'two solitudes' between French and English Canada, there were in fact 'three solitudes' in Canada. The third solitude was the farmer worker rebellion in Western Canada. This had begun with the Riel Rebellion and would become more pronounced in the early half of the 2oth Century in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Social Credit was part of that movement of worker farmer rebellion against the Canadian mercantilist state. Its founder Major Douglas is an example of the autodidactic intellectual trend at the beginning of the 20th Century when socialism begins to diverge into Modernism, being a movement of progressive politics, philosophy, art, and culture. Read the whole article at:

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