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Judy Rebick is one of Canada's most celebrated and well-known feminist thinkers, critics and writers. She is the founder of rabble.ca.

Idle No Mention: Letter to the Editor of the Globe and Mail

| December 24, 2012

Idle No ... mention?

A well-known First Nations Chief is two weeks into a hunger strike when thousands of young indigenous people hit the streets, the malls and the highways in a myriad of non-violent creative actions in solidarity and to demand change from an intransigent government.


When I opened The Globe and Mail on Saturday I hoped to see some in-depth coverage of the new movement Idle No More. There was nothing.

How can you call yourself Canada's national newspaper? (edited out)

Judy Rebick, Toronto

This letter was published today in the Globe without the last sentence.  I reproduce it here so I can post on Twitter without a pay wall