MATT FODOR is a writer, political strategist and PhD candidate in political science at York University. His research areas are Comparative politics and Canadian politics with a special interest in social democracy. Matt is a long-time observer of the NDP and has written extensively about the party at the federal and provincial level, including a review of NDP platforms 1988–2011 in Party of Conscience (2013) and a chapter in Tax is Not a Four-Letter Word (2018). He studied with renowned Canadian political economist Leo Panitch at York University, receiving his MA in 2005. He has contributed to NOW, Rabble and The Bullet. He lives in Toronto.