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While the media elites try their hardest to ignore, suppress, and counter progressive ideas in this election you can count on rabble to call them out. We won't let Big Media gerrymander the issues. rabble.ca has the cure for your election fatigue... and don't worry it doesn't involve more Mike Duffy.
The mainstream media's framing of the election seems to be settled. They want the election to be about so called good economic stewardship -- only in the narrowest possible sense. They want you to ignore the interdependence of the economy and immigration, First Nations issues, the environment, government decision-making, and more. Big Media's pity party for the economy must end -- if only to halt the distraction from the government's broader assaults on democracy, civil liberties, and so much more.
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rabble can only continue to exist through the generosity of like-minded donors. Your donation is the price of media democracy. Our annual fundraiser is coming to a close and we are still short on funds. With your support rabble will keep the issues that matter to you on the radar. We'll keep reporting on Black Lives Matter, Indigenous issues, and other activism that corporate media just can't be bothered with.
...and in the spirit of election season, we lied. Here's the latest on Mike Duffy.
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