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The push-polls prove it again, Canadians hate unions … really, really, really they do! Happy Labour Day! | Sep 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Nowadays, the final long weekend of our Canadian summer is devoted to The Seventy-Two Hour Hate, a three-day frenzy of official and media loathing for unions and the working people they represent.
CanadianBoatToGaza's picture
Ship to Gaza won in court -- Israel must return S/V Estelle | Sep 1 2014 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | An Israeli court issued a verdict in the case by Ship to Gaza Sweden against the Israeli government, regarding the rights to S/V Estelle.
J. Baglow's picture
The Canada Revenue Agency doubles down | Sep 1 2014 | J. Baglow | A new document reveals that CRA auditors are testing progressive charities for political orthodoxy. By now, everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
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Occupy Rogers! Occupy Bell! Let's make telecom public | Sep 1 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Bringing Bell and Rogers and Telus and Shaw under public ownership? Now that's a cause worth marching for. Everyone's mad as hell at these guys, so why do we still have to take it?
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From the Peoples' Social Forum to a Peoples' Platform | Sep 1 2014 | Dylan Penner | A federal Peoples' Platform would be a new tool to pressure federal election candidates and parties to adopt more progressive positions and could be a strong part of our on-the-ground organizing.
the views expressed's picture
Changes to Live-in Caregiver Program help no one | Sep 1 2014 | Conely de Leon, Ethel Tungohan, Petronila Cleto | Live-in caregivers are an important part of Canadian society. So why is Chris Alexander eliminating their ability to obtain permanent residency with his "modern" 'Express Entry' program?
djclimenhaga's picture
Opponents beyond PC ranks start to take aim at Alberta leadership candidate Jim Prentice | Aug 31 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If Jim Prentice becomes Alberta PC leader and premier next Saturday, the attacks and implications from political operators of all sorts with all sorts of agendas aren't going to stop.
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Voters may be saying 'enough is enough' to Harper's Tories | Aug 29 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | As I read the opinion polls, people are not so much outraged by Stephen Harper and the Conservatives as they are tired of them. The same thing happened to Brian Mulroney at about the same stage.
yves engler's picture
'Anti-Semitism' as cover for white supremacy | Aug 29 2014 | Yves Engler | Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against 'anti-Semitism' in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism?
Roger Annis's picture
Another CBC exercise in propaganda over Ukraine | Aug 29 2014 | Roger Annis | Coincidentally, Democracy Now! and CBC broadcast two stories on Ukraine today. One was serious analysis, another was a platform for propaganda.
djclimenhaga's picture
The Fraser Institute's 'research' is junk -- have a happy Labour Day! | Aug 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Fraser Institute is now applying the methodology of "creation science" to the study of economics. The results, of course, are much the same.
Michael Laxer's picture
Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election | Aug 29 2014 | Michael Laxer | The Catch-22 of social democratic campaigns like Olivia Chow's of late is that by trying to pander to and be all things to all people you end up meaning very little to anyone.
J. Baglow's picture
America the Beautiful: Deluxe Ferguson Edition | Aug 29 2014 | J. Baglow | Nothing has been resolved in Ferguson -- or in the rest of a deeply racist America. What is to be done?
the views expressed's picture
Why Black people should spoil their ballot in this Toronto Mayor's election | Aug 29 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | On Election Day spoil the ballot for mayor if you are Black. Only mass collective action will make those in authority take Black people seriously. These candidates don't deserve your vote.
Behind The Numbers's picture
Five reasons why Ontario's latest economic update matters | Aug 28 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | The numbers for the first quarter of 2014 were released in the heat of summer. A closer look tells us this update deserves more attention than it got. Here are some highlights.
KAIROS Canada's picture
Peoples' Social Forum: How Indigenous rights and ecological justice lead us towards living well | Aug 28 2014 | John Dillon | How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work together to restore harmonious relationships with each other and the land, asked KAIROS at the Peoples' Social Forum.
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Indie Inside CD giveaway contest | Aug 28 2014 | rabble staff | Participate in this month's Indie Inside giveaway contest, featuring Karl Sanden! Watch the video on rabbletv and answer a question for a chance to win a copy of his brand-new EP.
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Reflections on the past, present and future of migrant farm labour in Canada | Aug 28 2014 | Edward Dunsworth | Calls for the expulsion of temporary foreign workers and preferential hiring of Canadians did do one thing: draw attention to the exploitation of migrant labour in Canada.
djclimenhaga's picture
Alberta Tory leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk's campaign jumps the shark! | Aug 28 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely most Tories will be disinclined to vote for a candidate whose revelation completely swamped the first good news the party and government have enjoyed in weeks.
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Probing the pitfalls for CETA in the ratification process | Aug 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | While the Canada-EU "free trade" agreement may be signed on September 25, the deal will not be done at that point. It will still need to survive a bruising two-year or more ratification process.