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Luke Savage

Luke Savage is a Toronto-based writer, journalist, and essayist. His work has appeared in Current Affairs, the New Statesman, Jacobin Magazine, and the Globe and Mail.

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A paler shade of red

Reading Trudeau from the left May 2018
In 1965, mere months before beginning his meteoric rise in Canadian federal politics by running as a Liberal candidate in Mount-Royal, Pierre Elliott Trudeau met with NDP supporter and J.S. Woodsworth biographer Kenneth McNaught. While entreaties are said to have continued up to the very moment before he threw in his lot with the Liberals, this exchange probably represents one of the last serious attempts to coax Trudeau in the socialist…