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Jun 26 2016 | by Michael Laxer | Sanders' so-called 'revolution' will go nowhere within the context of the Democratic Party.
Jun 26 2016 | by Krystalline Kraus | The officer who ordered kettling and mass detention during the 2010 summit was found guilty of misconduct, but only loses 30 days' pay as punishment.
Jun 26 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | As shown by a flurry of Brexit-celebrating tweets Thursday night, Kenney has basically become Canada's greatest Internet troll.
Jun 25 2016 | by Raluca Bejan | Brexit was not for the EU nor against it. It was about British citizens representing their common and shared belonging, and about the affirmation of such belonging.
Image: Flickr/mostlyconservative
Jun 24 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | The game's afoot! Only, this time, with Jason Kenney at the table, it will mostly be played behind closed doors.
Image: Flickr/Roberto Trombetta
Jun 24 2016 | by Sarah Beuhler | An opportunity exists to seize back the momentum from the far right. Let's hope it's not too late.
Jun 24 2016 | by Emily Blake | Find out more about the stories behind the headlines as rabble.ca's bloggers offer informed and alternative opinions on the top stories affecting our nation
Jun 23 2016 | by Doreen Nicoll | Tuesday, I found nirvana for those seeking food justice when I visited FoodShare Toronto.
Image: Flickr/Judit Klein
Jun 23 2016 | by Mercedes Allen | Oh, you don't have to literally drop your pants. Canadian Blood Services doesn't actually want to see your junk (I assume) -- they just want to know what's there. Because that's not invasive at all.
Jun 23 2016 | by Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
Rick Strankman
Jun 23 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | Only certain tragic catastrophes make the grade for public discourse in our society, and those are the ones that can be interpreted as "proof" socialism is evil.
Jun 23 2016 | by Ruth Coustick-Deal | Over 100 groups have come together to save the link. Here's what just five of them have been doing to make this campaign a huge success.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Jun 23 2016 | by Nick Fillmore | Journalists used to be taught to report not what people say but what they do. What's changed?
Jason Kenney
Jun 22 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.
Image: Flickr/Megan Skelly
Jun 22 2016 | by Abby Karos | "Quietly, in the background, teens are dropping like flies."
Photo: paige_eliz/flickr
Jun 22 2016 | by Stephen Kimber | On Friday in a landmark decision, a seven-member civil jury awarded Halifax cardiologist Gabrielle Horne $1.4 million in damages, her legal fees and acknowledgement she had been wronged.
Jun 22 2016 | by rabble staff | Bell Canada's $4 billion bid for Manitoba Telecom (MTS) comes at a time when our media landscape is exceedingly concentrated. Read this and you'll agree that we need more independent media in Canada.
Jun 22 2016 | by various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.
Jun 21 2016 | by Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
Image: Flickr/Danny James Ford
Jun 21 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | Improvement of the CPP is not "a solution in search of a problem." It's a solution to a very real, very urgent problem affecting a very large number of Canadians.
Circle Dance at Mass KAIROS Blanket Exercise in Edmonton
Jun 21 2016 | by Shannon Neufeldt | On National Aboriginal Day, we encourage you to sign the petition, urging your province to fully implement TRC Call 62.i.
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Jun 21 2016 | by Gerry Caplan | Bernie has considerable leverage here and he must use it. In return for ending his candidacy and endorsing Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party must formally adopt some of Mr. Sanders's key policies.
Photo: flickr/Danielle Scott
Jun 21 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government has done what the Harper Conservatives said couldn't be done. It has negotiated a deal with the provinces to raise CPP contributions and enrich pension payouts.
Image: Flickr/Valerie Everett
Jun 21 2016 | by Lucia Lorenzi | B.C. universities are the latest to receive legislation regarding campus sexual assault policies. Here are some reflections on my experience as a survivor helping to create change.
Jun 21 2016 | by Yusur Al Bahrani | Twenty-five women journalists and reporters work on a publication in Zarqa reporting on several issues under tight deadlines.
Photo: David Clarke/flickr
Jun 21 2016 | by David Suzuki | South Australia gets 40 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind and hopes to reach 50 to 60 per cent within a few years.
Image: Twitter
Jun 20 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | This isn't just about incivility any more. Speaking up about it isn't mere "political correctness."
Image: Facebook/Local Xpress
Jun 20 2016 | by Errol Salamon | The union requires the 57 Herald workers to spend at least 20 hours of their time per week supporting the strike effort to earn strike pay.
Jun 19 2016 | by Dennis Gruending | A recent column in the Sun newspaper chain shows that climate change deniers are still at it, both in Canada and south of the border.
Lisa Raitt
Jun 19 2016 | by David J. Climenhaga | Seniors living in poverty may suit Conservatives, the Fraser Institute and the media. It shouldn't suit Canadians.