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Sep 1 2014 | by Conely de Leon |, | by Ethel Tungohan |, | by 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?
Photo: UFCW International Union/flickr
Sep 1 2014 | by 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.
Sep 1 2014 | by 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.
Sep 1 2014 | by Leila Darwish | As the mining company and government make assurances about the safety and containment of the spill, distrust and concern amongst the local communities runs high.
Sep 1 2014 | by J. Baglow | A new document reveals that CRA auditors are testing progressive charities for political orthodoxy. By now, everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
Photo: Obert Madondo/flickr
Sep 1 2014 | by 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?
Sep 1 2014 | by Michel Lambert | Both the political and social success of the Peoples' Social Forum show the incredible will and desire of activists from multiple social movements to work together in developing a common strategy.
Sep 1 2014 | by 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.
Jim Prentice
Aug 31 2014 | by 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.
Aug 30 2014 | by Roger Annis | Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt says not to worry, railway and oil train safety is in hand. But the Transportation Safety Board says railways are "unchecked."
Aug 29 2014 | by 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.
Photo by author.
Aug 29 2014 | by 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.
Aug 29 2014 | by 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?
Aug 29 2014 | by rabble staff | Harper won't let up and we need an independent reporter from the Hill as our eyes and ears. Here are seven reasons why Karl Nerenberg is our choice!
Aug 29 2014 | by 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.
Aug 29 2014 | by 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.
By Timkal (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.
Aug 29 2014 | by Kate McInturff | An economic plan that would work for women in the North has to accommodate the realities of where they work, how they work and the constraints imposed by their unpaid work.
Aug 29 2014 | by J. Baglow | Nothing has been resolved in Ferguson -- or in the rest of a deeply racist America. What is to be done?
Aug 29 2014 | by Roger Annis | Coincidentally, Democracy Now! and CBC broadcast two stories on Ukraine today. One was serious analysis, another was a platform for propaganda.
Thomas Lukaszuk
Aug 28 2014 | by 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.
Aug 28 2014 | by 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.
Aug 28 2014 | by Meghan Murphy | Romance can feel incompatible with feminism sometimes, especially when we keep falling in love with -- and being hurt by -- men.
Aug 28 2014 | by 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.
Photo: Maia C/flickr
Aug 28 2014 | by 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-led Blanket Exercise at the People's Social Forum
Aug 28 2014 | by 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.
Aug 28 2014 | by 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.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: DaylandS, bredgur
Aug 27 2014 | by Simon Tremblay-Pepin | The Economist says there's a revolution underway in the university brought about by rising costs, transformations in the labour market and technological shifts. Haven't we heard this discourse before?
Photo: QUOI Media/flickr
Aug 27 2014 | by Nora Loreto | What will emerge from the PSF and how should we defeat Harper in 2015?
Thomas Lukaszuk
Aug 27 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Ministers of the Crown are advised to do what the rest of us have resorted to while travelling outside the Dominion: leaving their Telus devices at home in the sock drawer.
Aug 27 2014 | by Lucia Lorenzi | As part of their special FROSH-week edition, the undergraduate student newspaper at Western University, The Western Gazette, included a "satirical" article entitled "So you want to date your TA?"