Bloggers

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Bloggers are ordered by those who most recently posted. For an alphabetical list please see the directory.

A change is gonna come
Sam Cooke's song, "A Change Is Gonna Come," offered hope during the Civil Rights Movement. Today, it reminds me that it's a long, slow, sometimes tiring walk to freedom and I need to remain focused on the goal -- an equitable world.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
Your Heart's On The Left
Jesse McLaren is a physician, activist and blogger, who like Virchow believes that if medicine is to accomplish its great task, it must intervene in political and social life. He blogs at www.yourheartsontheleft.blogspot.com, and tweets <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@HeartsOnTheLeft" target="_blank>@HeartsOnTheLeft</a>.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
On The Other Hand
Award-winning author and journalist Penney Kome has published six non-fiction books and hundreds of periodical articles, as well as writing a national column for 12 years and a local (Calgary) column for four years. She was Editor of Straightgoods.com from 2004 - 2013.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
Alberta Diary
David Climenhaga, author of the Alberta Diary blog, is a journalist, author, journalism teacher, poet and trade union communicator who has worked in senior writing and editing positions with the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald. His 1995 book, A Poke in the Public Eye, explores the relationships among Canadian journalists, public relations people and politicians. He left journalism after the strike at the Calgary Herald in 1999 and 2000 to work for the trade union movement. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
rabble.ca's staff blog
This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
The Whole Picture
A blog about and with musings on community spaces, community building, and the struggle to prevent burnout in activist Canada. Have a cool community space or project you would like profiled? Contact Tania at [url=mailto:tania@rabble.ca]tania@rabble.ca[/url] or on Twitter [url=https://twitter.com/TaniaEhret]@taniaehret.[/url]
Yves Engler's Blog
Dubbed "Canada's version of Noam Chomsky" ([i]Georgia Straight[/i]), “one of the most important voices on the Canadian Left today” ([i]Briarpatch[/i]), “in the mould of I. F. Stone” ([i]Globe and Mail[/i]), "ever-insightful" ([i]rabble.ca[/i]) and a "Leftist gadfly" ([i]Ottawa Citizen[/i]), Yves Engler has published nine books. His latest is [i]A Propaganda System: how Canada's government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation.[/i]
Alberta Diary
David Climenhaga, author of the Alberta Diary blog, is a journalist, author, journalism teacher, poet and trade union communicator who has worked in senior writing and editing positions with the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald. His 1995 book, A Poke in the Public Eye, explores the relationships among Canadian journalists, public relations people and politicians. He left journalism after the strike at the Calgary Herald in 1999 and 2000 to work for the trade union movement. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues.
Alberta Diary
David Climenhaga, author of the Alberta Diary blog, is a journalist, author, journalism teacher, poet and trade union communicator who has worked in senior writing and editing positions with the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald. His 1995 book, A Poke in the Public Eye, explores the relationships among Canadian journalists, public relations people and politicians. He left journalism after the strike at the Calgary Herald in 1999 and 2000 to work for the trade union movement. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues.
Scott Piatkowski's blog
Kitchener-Waterloo resident Scott Stager Piatkowski is Vice-President of the Ontario NDP and a former columnist for rabble.ca. He wrote a weekly column for 13 years that appeared in the [i]Waterloo Chronicle, the Woolwich Observer[/i] and [i]ECHO Weekly.[/i] He has also written for [i]This Magazine, Alternatives Journal, Canadian Forum, Our Times, The Toronto Star[/i] and the [i]Waterloo Region Record.[/i] His opinions are his own...but you are more than welcome to adopt them.
David Suzuki
Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the <a href="http://www.davidsuzuki.org" target="_blank">David Suzuki Foundation</a>. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 26 honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things, and to radio audiences as the original host of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks, as well as the acclaimed series It's a Matter of Survival and From Naked Ape to Superspecies. His written work includes more than 52 books, 19 of them for children. Dr. Suzuki lives with his wife, Dr. Tara Cullis, and family in Vancouver, B.C.

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