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Doreen Nicoll's picture
One sexual assault is too many | May 4 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | This series of articles addresses the issue of sexual assault. The material might be upsetting to some readers. Please take the necessary precautions and have a plan of self-care in place.
Roger Annis's picture
Most Ukrainians want a negotiated settlement to the war in eastern Ukraine | May 4 2015 | Roger Annis | A survey by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology shows 70 per cent of Ukrainians want a negotiated end to the settlement. Why is Western mainstream press silent about such a finding?
Behind The Numbers's picture
Milestones of the new economy: One T4 slip at tax time | May 4 2015 | Kaylie Tiessen | Job searchers are facing a post-2000 labour market that offers increasingly precarious work. For Kaylie Tiessen, last year's T4 slip is a symbol of the stability that she wishes for all Canadians.
Scott Vrooman's picture
Would you sell matches to an arsonist? | May 4 2015 | Scott Vrooman | India is one of four countries in the world not to have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. So why is Canada contributing to its nuclear capacity?
IJV's picture
Janice Stein: Please distance yourself from the Jewish National Fund | May 4 2015 | Independent Jewish Voices - Canada | Independent Jewish Voices is calling on renowned political scientist Janice Stein to withdraw from an upcoming event for the Jewish National Fund.
J. Baglow's picture
When police brutality is not accountable, the real thugs wear uniforms | May 4 2015 | J. Baglow | Are citizens turning the tables on police impunity?
Brent Patterson's picture
Harper's record includes unsafe meat exports | May 4 2015 | Brent Patterson | Food safety should be an issue of concern for voters evaluating Harper's record in the lead-up to the October 19 federal election.
djclimenhaga's picture
Zombie Confidence Fairy finally rears its head in 2015 Alberta Campaign of Fear | May 2 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Albertans contemplating voting NDP should remember, as FDR advised Americans at a moment far more dire than this: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Doreen Nicoll's picture
Sexual Assault is rooted in an inherent imbalance of power | May 1 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | This series of articles will be addressing the issue of sexual assault. The material might be upsetting to some readers. Please take necessary precautions and have a plan of self-care in place shoul
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rabble.ca welcomes David Molenhuis as Associate Publisher | May 1 2015 | rabble staff | rabble.ca is pleased to welcome David Molenhuis as its new Associate Publisher, a position that will support sponsorship, advertising and events.
Krystalline Kraus's picture
May Day 2015: Stop Bill C-51 | May 1 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | #RejectFear and make your voice heard in a demonstration at the largest public square in Toronto.
Krystalline Kraus's picture
From Toronto to Baltimore Rally | May 1 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | The national #BlackLivesMatter chapters have issued a call to action and we are calling on all Black folks, allies, community members, supporters, activists, families, etc to take action!
djclimenhaga's picture
If anything, the headlines are getting worse for Jim Prentice and Alberta's faltering PCs | Apr 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Increasingly beleaguered by the news and the polls, the Jim Prentice PCs have begun taking aim at any old thing that can be used to wedge a vote or two away from an opposition candidate.
karl nerenberg's picture
Powerful report on sexual abuse in military calls for outside-chain-of-command solution | Apr 30 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Former Supreme Court judge Marie Deschamps issued a stinging report on widespread sexual misconduct in the military. So far the brass has only accepted most recommendations 'on principle.'
The Activist Toolkit's picture
On May 1, join the International Workers' Day rallies and the Quebec general strike | Apr 30 2015 | Maya Bhullar | May 1, International Workers' Day, is a big deal. Here's where Canadians are organizing.
Progressive Economics Forum's picture
The Conservatives, sound finance and the facts of recent history | Apr 29 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With the tabling of a new federal budget, the Conservatives are trying to reinvent themselves as good economic managers, but behind that smokescreen hides a dismal record on the economy.
the views expressed's picture
Five reasons I support the Fight for $15 minimum wage | Apr 29 2015 | Denise Leduc | The Fight for $15 minimum wage is gaining momentum, yet there are still many obstacles. Here's five reasons why the Fight for $15 is important and necessary.
karl nerenberg's picture
Federal health department lax in dealing with remote First Nations' needs, says Auditor General | Apr 29 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The federal Department of Health is responsible for the health of First Nations. The AG studied the Department's performance in northern, remote First Nations communities and found it badly wanting.
Vegan Challenge's picture
Earth Day and the vegan challenge: Are you a climate vegan? | Apr 29 2015 | Jenny McQueen | Everyone can really make a difference every day, three times a day, whenever they eat. And if you like, you can make every day vegan challenge day.
djclimenhaga's picture
Tory civil war? Stream of unhappy revelations suggests Alberta PC party is starting to implode | Apr 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With the Alberta provincial election less than a week away, the province's long-ruling Progressive Conservative Party is in trouble and showing signs of imploding under the stress.