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|Blog - Independent Jewish Voices Canada May 15 Sheryl Nestel | A protest against Canadian apologists for Israel's occupation policies and human rights violations at the United Jewish Appeal's Walk for Israel.|
|Blog - David Suzuki May 15 David Suzuki | The world's leading scientists are warning that human behaviour is destroying the biodiversity on which human and other life depends at a terrifyingly rapid rate.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 14 Emma Jackson, Paige Gorsak | As young people living in Alberta, we know what it feels like to be forced to cast a ballot for an unlivable future. And we refuse to do it again.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 14 David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's 24 NDP Opposition MLAs were sworn in yesterday and Opposition leader Rachel Notley, not so long ago the province's premier, named the MLAs who will fill her shadow cabinet portfolios.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 13 David J. Climenhaga | Don't assume just because Canadian Conservatives eliminated per-vote subsidies that Jason Kenney and the UCP won't reverse course completely on the idea of a subsidy for the Alberta Party.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 12 David J. Climenhaga | Maybe the confusion of the Department of Veterans Affairs' video editors is more understandable than we 21st-century Canadians would like to admit.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 12 Brent Patterson | A massive march recently took place in Bucaramanga, Colombia. Given that all of the media coverage is in Spanish, what was the protest about?|
|Blog - A change is gonna come May 11 Doreen Nicoll | Tasha Hubbard's film "nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up" follows the Boushie family as they demand action on racism in the Canadian justice system.|
|Blog - Dented Blue Mercedes May 11 Mercedes Allen | When Ontario MPP Sam Oosterhoff pledges to make abortion "unthinkable in our lifetime," it's helpful to look at religious conservative media for clues as to what he might mean.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 10 rabble staff | While we can't have everyone over to show slides of our journey through 2018, we can invite you to peruse our annual report!|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 10 David J. Climenhaga | When it opted to build a $590-million "superlab" in Edmonton, Alberta's former NDP government was relying on sound advice from the Health Quality Council of Alberta.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 10 Brent Patterson | Given that coal drove the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, we need to guard against the abuses that could come with the mining of rare earth minerals for the green industrial revolution.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Your tax dollars at work: Public funding for religious schools likely helped large anti-abortion march in EdmontonDavid J. Climenhaga | In at least some cases, busing costs appear to have been paid by school districts -- as were the costs of substitute teachers to hold classes for students who didn't participate.
Blog - Alberta Diary
Albertans, in their 'bitumen bubble,' may have missed the significance of West Coast Green goings onDavid J. Climenhaga | It's no longer hard to imagine a Green tsunami on the West Coast as voters there, disillusioned by unkept Liberal and NDP promises, shift their support to May's Green Party.
|Blog - Making Waves May 9 Emma Lui | Grassroots groups and the water justice movement will play a critical role in building an alternative post-capitalist economy, one that prioritizes water justice over profit.|
|Blog - May 8 Valerie Croft | The Xinka Parliament calls on Pan American Silver to cease all interference in the consultation process that will determine the future of the Escobal mine in Guatemala.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 8 David J. Climenhaga | Brace yourselves, people. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced his "blue ribbon" panel to do a "deep dive" into the province's books and figure out how to get them into the black.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 8 Brent Patterson | Peace Brigades International, which sees labour rights as indivisible from human rights, works in countries where union activists face repression and even death.|
|Blog - David Suzuki May 8 David Suzuki | Although Canada isn't embracing the full policy package needed for significant behavioural change, we're making progress, with commitments to reach 100 per cent zero-emission vehicle sales by 2040.|
|Blog - Activist Communiqué May 7 Krystalline Kraus | Instead of hearing the voices of those protesting cuts to social services and programs, Doug Ford's government is making much ado over a political prop at this year's May Day demonstration in Toronto.|
|Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog May 7 Judy Rebick | After more than 50 years, Indigenous women are still fighting for gender equality under the Indian Act. You can help.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 7 David J. Climenhaga | The plan in a nutshell: blame Ottawa; say you're doing something; if the problem gets fixed, take credit; if not, assign blame again.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 7 Brent Patterson | Murray Thomson, who passed away on May 2, co-founded a human rights group that has observed violations of Indigenous rights in Canada and protects human rights defenders around the world.|
|Blog - Pulpit and Politics May 5 Dennis Gruending | Revered Canadian peace activist Murray Thomson has died at age 96. Here is a post written at the time of his 90th birthday in 2012.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Rachel Notley sets out to do a little narrative building of her own about what Jason Kenney is up toDavid J. Climenhaga | Alberta's new Opposition leader did not give the impression of a person who has given in to despair, or who is ready to wrap herself in a blanket and start rewatching Game of Thrones.
|Blog - On The Other Hand May 5 Penney Kome | If the Pope invited the prime minister's family to visit for the holidays, and sent a private jet to pick them up, would the Opposition be hinting at a breach of ethics?|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 4 David J. Climenhaga | On the question of his housing claims while an MP, Jason Kenney has only been vindicated in the way U.S. President Donald Trump was vindicated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 3 Brent Patterson | In 2018, 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents. Let us remember their sacrifice and the risks many take to bring us the news.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
B.C. premier sounds like the grown-up in the room as he responds to Jason Kenney's 'turn-off-the-taps' lawDavid J. Climenhaga | There may be an argument for Canadian refineries to buy "ethical" Alberta oil, but giving Alberta governments the opportunity to turn the taps on and off to achieve policy goals sure undercuts it.
|Blog - Independent Jewish Voices Canada May 2 Harold Shuster, Sid Frankel | Freedom of expression is central to our liberal democracy. The state has no right to intervene in events like the panel discussion with Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour.|