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VOW member reflects on the UN CSW 59 experience | Apr 1 2015 | Meghan Butt | The underlying tone of the conference was invigorating, as I thought about the community of women and men from around the world united together for a common purpose of increasing the status of women
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Apprehended insurrections: Tory party slams the door shut after three horses leave the barn | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With three horses missing, the door of the PC barn was slammed shut Sunday morning. Will that make members behave themselves, or will it make their rebellion worse?
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Violence against Indigenous women and the case of Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Tracey Lindberg | To those who know the legacy of violence against Indigenous women, the appalling case of Cindy Gladue does not create confusion.
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No Justice No Peace: Honouring Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Last week an all white and almost all male jury decided to acquit her killer,
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Brian Who? … Albertans know precious little about the Wildrose Opposition's new leader | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The new leader of Alberta's Wildrose Party is a man of mystery. We don't even know if he's tall or short, let alone what he really stands for.'s picture
Bringing back the old-fashioned art of letter writing | Mar 30 2015 | Eva Prkachin | We're flipping the script on a secret police Bill the government is recklessly forcing through Parliament. Lend us your words.
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The Interview We Wish We Had With Premier Prentice on Budget 2015 | Mar 30 2015 | Susan Wright | We show who we are, and how much we care, by what we do. Who is Jim Prentice? How much does he care?
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Report on UN CSW 59 | Mar 29 2015 | Christine Schaefer, Linda Evans-Dyer | ...We were truly honoured to participate for our first time as members of VOW in the UN study group to the Commission on the Status of Women: Beijing +20 Platform in New York City
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Darwin Awards, the political edition: So long to Danielle Smith, turncoat former Alberta Opposition leader | Mar 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Unlike former premier Alison Redford, who tried recently to make the claim, former Opposition leader Danielle Smith truly had become the most polarizing figure in Alberta politics.
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CUPE 3902 and 3903 members march for better working, living and learning conditions | Mar 28 2015 | John Bonnar | Friday’s historic march from Glendon College of York University to Queen’s Park was organized entirely by the rank and file members of CUPE Locals 3902 and 3903.
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Spring is like a global refresh button, unless you are homeless. | Mar 28 2015 | Cathy Crowe | Spring brings the promise of warmth, life and renewal but evidence indicates conditions for people who are homeless this spring are dire.
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No answers yet concerning 2.7 million litre spill on Lubicon Lake Nation territory | Mar 27 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Lubicon First Nation community members are still awaiting answers regarding the short- and long-term impacts of a 2.7 million litre oil and gas condensate spill.
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Health care not Harper care: National Day of Action for a New Health Accord | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Butler | March 31st, 2015, marks the one year anniversary of the expiry of the Health Accord.
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Journalism under fire: Remembering Ali Mustafa | Mar 27 2015 | Datejie Green | Ali Mustafa died a year ago this month. He had devoted his life to documenting the lives where few Western and English-language broadcasters bothered to venture.
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Bold and transformative it's not, but budget may still resuscitate Alberta Tory dynasty | Mar 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The budget chickens will eventually come home to roost, but if Alberta voters are inattentive, the clucking won't be audible until after the election.
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CCPA argues for tax hikes, and some politicians may be listening | Mar 27 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The NDP's Tom Mulcair has just promised to eliminate the tax break on stock options. That is a CCPA proposal in its Alternate Federal Budget (AFB). There is much more in the AFB.
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission: churches plan supportive events | Mar 27 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission into Indian residential schools will report on June 2, 2015. The ecumenical organization KAIROS is planning supportive events to look at the way ahead.
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RCMP stop another suspected terrorist... without C-51 | Mar 26 2015 | Stuart Trew | The Charlottetown Guardian reports the RCMP has arrested a Prince Edward Island man they suspect might carry out a terrorist offence. It's somewhat awkward for the government.
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Words to win: George Lakoff frames progressive values and language to win the federal election | Mar 26 2015 | rabble staff | and our partners Canadian Dimension Magazine are excited to announce what will be a landmark event toward a progressive victory in the 2015 federal election.
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Jim Prentice's tepid pre-budget message undermined premier's case for an early election, but so what? | Mar 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | To most Albertans, Jim Prentice’s record is more important than his rhetoric! And that, of course, is precisely why they’re not likely to get the chance to judge the premier on his record.