“But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their views become the dominant view. So that's the dissenter's hope: that they are writing not for today, but for tomorrow."- #NotoriousRBG

And that is my greatest hope for Alberta.

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The UCP attack dissent in an unprecedented way.

Doctors speak out for their patients, UCP spins lies. Mothers speak up for their children, UCP has paid staff to harass them.

But our dissent is based on ideas, and you can’t destroy ideas with force. 2/ #ableg
Dissenting ideas, in Courts or the public may start in limited groups - but people learn, they talk, they share experiences - and those ideas just keep circulating.

And when they are good, I like to think they can become majority views. 3/ #AbLeg
I believe in many ideas that can do that - that the distribution of economic growth is as relevant as the total growth, that investing in education makes society stronger and pays off, and that everyone, regardless of wealth, should be held to the same rules. 4/ #AbLeg
It’s exhausting, but we must continue to dissent - to policy based on trickle down economics, to cuts to education that will change the course of lives for the worse, to one set of rules for the rich, and many other things.

These ideas have the power to shape the future. #AbLeg
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