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This just in: PM calls early election … I mean, calls election early … What could possibly go wrong? | Aug 3 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Could Prime Minister Stephen Harper be asking, this time, too much of an electorate he treats like a bunch of dummies? Naw… What could possibly go wrong?
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Open letter in response to missing Mexican migrant workers article | Aug 3 2015 | Justicia for Migrant Workers Collective, Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture | Justicia for Migrant Workers and Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture are outraged that the Vernon RCMP released personal information of four Mexican migrant workers to the public.
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The campaign has started and all parties have records to defend | Aug 2 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The election campaign is officially on, and, as NDP and official opposition leader Tom Mulcair predicted more than a year ago, it is a three-way race.
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The writ has been dropped. What's rabble going to do about it? | Aug 2 2015 | rabble staff | The election campaigning is on in earnest. For the next 11 weeks, is your go to source for progressive news, features, discussions and all the tools you need to make this election count.
Jul 30 2015
Do we need to rethink the practices of modern-day psychiatry? Dr. Bonnie Burstow says yes. Find out why.
Jul 23 2015
Why do people migrate and what is it like when they do? This question frames 'Meet Me In Venice' by Suzanne Ma as we follow the journey of a young girl from Qingtian, China.
Jul 16 2015
At 86, Joseph (Augie) Merasty decided his story needed to be told: a firsthand account of the impact residential schools had on Indigenous children and how this experience shaped his life.

Current rabble poll

When do you think the 2015 federal election will be called?

When will the 2015 federal election be called? Who knows! We've heard gossip about August 6, jokes about "ha, never!" and strongs opinions that the election will be called as early as Sunday August 2.

When do you think the 2015 federal election will be called?


Definitely as early as possible. It will benefit those cash-rich Conservatives!
55% (93 votes)
I dunno. It feels like the campaigning has already begun, so really it doesn't matter.
27% (46 votes)
It's all just speculation! It will be called when it's called.
11% (18 votes)
None of the above.
5% (9 votes)
Harper is waiting for a "Big Win" for his government. So... never.
5% (9 votes)
Total voters: 168

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