babble

babble is rabble.ca's discussion board but it's much more than that: it's an online community for folks who just won't shut up. It's a place to tell each other — and the world — what's up with our work and campaigns. A place to make allies, to organize action. A place to debate and to babble.

babblers are people who say "no" to economic exploitation. We decry intolerance based on race, gender, or sexual orientation. Some of us are union members that put workers' lives first. We believe in deepening democracy rather than corporate rule — and that includes fully accessible public education and health care. We think wealth should be shared and not horded by a select few. And we believe that protecting our environment from the ravages of greed is central to our future.

We demand much from our communities and still more from ourselves. But that doesn't mean we have all the answers. So we act and we babble, and even argue sometimes — knowing that this gets us somewhere.

Visit babble, a place to connect with writers, activists, movers and shakers across Canada. Jump into an existing discussion, or start one of your own. Make connections. Share information and ideas. Or talk about something you've seen on rabble.ca.

There are over 15,000 registered babble users — read our babble FAQs and sign up for a free account!

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