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Apr 25 2015 | by Scott Vrooman | Even if the "War on Terror" is in service of a just cause, that doesn’t make it a just war.
Jim Prentice & Rachel Notley
Apr 25 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Pollster Lorne Bozinoff Suggests Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley and her New Democrats may have found "a recipe for government." Can they keep it at a boil till May 5?
Apr 25 2015 | by Cathy Crowe | Both the federal and Ontario budget this week were lacklustre when it comes to housing, but so were the NGO and union responses.
The Armenian Genocide Memorial Tsitsernakaberd
Apr 24 2015 | by Mel Watkins | Genocide haunts the 20th century. And 100 years ago, the century's first began in fearsome earnest.
Photo: Jason Spaceman/flickr
Apr 24 2015 | by Hugh Mackenzie | When you look at the numbers, it is clear that everything else -- every other service that Ontarians depend on -- has been thrown under the infrastructure bus.
Premier Kathleen Wynne endorsing Adam Vaughn in 2014
Apr 24 2015 | by Kaylie Tiessen |, | by Sheila Block | Budget 2015 may be big on rhetoric, but it doesn't deliver on the promises for strengthening public services that Premier Wynne was elected on.
Photo: Simona/flickr
Apr 24 2015 | by Jovan Lottis | We still have a long way to go in addressing the affordable housing crisis, but as Winnipeg embarks on a difficult journey, we can feel hopeful when we look to other jurisdictions like Toronto.
Finance Minister Joe Oliver avoids the word poverty in 2015 budget speech
Apr 24 2015 | by Dennis Gruending | Finance Minister Joe Oliver gave a 37-minute budget speech on April 21 and he managed to do it without even mentioning poverty in Canada.
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Apr 24 2015 | by George Lessard | UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha on adequate housing - 16th Meeting, 28th Regular Session HR Council
Apr 24 2015 | by Ryan Katz-Rosene | In Canada, the idea of introducing bullet trains within the nation's busiest transport corridors is periodically proposed as some sort of magic wand solution to a range of transportation problems.
Photo: flickr/Evan Leeson
Apr 24 2015 | by Colleen Watson-Turner | I am a 60-year-old grandmother living in rural Saskatchewan. Here's why my family and I went vegan.
Rachel Notley
Apr 24 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Both NDP Leader Rachel Notley and Premier Jim Prentice came into this performance with a lot to lose, and both left after deflecting many attacks without serious damage.
Photo: flickr/ Kat R
Apr 24 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The 2015 federal budget contains more than boutique tax and spending measures. It has the government's analysis of the state of the economy. And that analysis is largely negative.
Apr 24 2015 | by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The policies and measures contained in the budget say a lot about the current government's priorities. But the language they use says just as much about what this government really values.
Israel's separation barrier has been ruled illegal by the International Court of
Apr 24 2015 | by Michelle Weinroth | Hasbara -- Israel's public relations industry -- is a double-tongued discourse, voicing self-pity in one breath and moral terror in another.
Apr 24 2015 | by Maya Bhullar | In Toronto, join the May Day Rally and March, May 1, Yonge Dundas Sq, 4PM
Photo of Desert Mirage by Brocken Inaglory
Apr 23 2015 | by Emma Lui | Budget 2015 actually allocates very little to water protection. The massive cuts to water departments and programs overall overshadow what little funding there actually is.
Apr 23 2015 | by Michael Laxer | In 2015 any 'strategic voting' narrative should heavily favour the NDP. So why do the NDP seem stuck in 1993?
Apr 23 2015 | by Scott Vrooman | If the 'rule of law' is going to be 'legitimate' and not 'pointless' it needs to be followed by everyone, including CSIS, no matter how much they want to 'keep us safe.'
Apr 23 2015 | by rabble staff | Are you standing there with the fridge door open, wondering how to be vegan today? Well look no further than here for some recipe ideas.
Rachel Notley
Apr 23 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Tonight, we will have four candidates, three of whom are lawyers , and only one of whom is likely to be in a position to benefit from the wildly unexpected.
Apr 23 2015 | by Mary Lovell | Vancouver's recent toxic crude spill in English Bay is about more than one person, more than one spill. It is about all of us and what will happen if we continue on this path.
Apr 22 2015 | by rabble staff | Today is Earth Day and to celebrate we're launching the rabble.ca vegan challenge. Join up, try to eat vegan for one week and then tell us about your experience.
Danielle Smith
Apr 22 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Austerity Party 1 and Austerity Party 2 will both do whatever they can to undermine public health care. The only safe way to protect it in 2015 is to vote NDP.
John Dillon, Ecological Economy Coordinator at KAIROS
Apr 22 2015 | by John Dillon | As I became more and more alarmed about the damage being done to ecosystems vital to life on this planet, I began to explore Indigenous peoples' teachings on respecting Mother Earth.
Baird signs Memorandum of Understanding with Israel opposing BDS movement.
Apr 22 2015 | by Sid Shniad | In the face of mounting intimidation by the Harper government, IJV wrote a widely endorsed statement identifying the tangible threat to criminalize criticism of Israel in Canada.
Apr 22 2015 | by J. Baglow | On vocabulary, social taboos, and why Twitter is a lousy place for a discussion.
Apr 22 2015 | by John Bonnar | Groups demand the government develop a national action plan to stabilize the rise in global average temperatures to below 2°C.
Apr 22 2015 | by Ryan Donnelly | Tom Mulcair and the NDP have stood up against Harper's Bill C-51. With support for the bill declining, does this mean support for the NDP is increasing?
Apr 22 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | One can only hope that this means the budget it still open on issues that really count, like adequate funding for health care and public education.