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Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza August 13
Libby Davies | The city was divided into H1 and H2 as a result of the Oslo agreement in 1993. The oldest part of the city, also has a settlement slap bang in the middle of everything.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog August 12
James Laxer | Once again, there is agitation among some members of the NDP to consider changing the name of the party.
Blog - She who holds the pen... August 12
H. Rose | A medical student's reaction to prayer during a pre-abortion procedure.
Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza August 12
Libby Davies | I'm a city person and I love cities - the way they work, the way they are run, and how they grow.
Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza August 12
Libby Davies | I have anticipated our visit to the small community of Bil'in, a village of about 1,700 people 30 minutes from Ramallah.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 12
Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at townhall meetings around the country.
Blog - StopWar Blog August 12
Dave Markland | Examining the context of the upcoming Afghan elections.
Blog - She who holds the pen... August 11
Erin Simpson | The Larry O'Brien influence peddling trial has implications for women in politics.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 11
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | The U.S. job market may be showing signs of life, according to a report issued by the Labor Department on Friday.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 10
Judy Rebick | The only thing we are hearing so far about the NDP convention is the proposal for a name change. That's the least of their problems.
Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza August 10
Charihen Hannoun, 20, was hit by police with a rifle, leaving her arm in a sling. She is studying Psychology at Abu Dis University.. She is pictured here with one of the internationals who have been sleeping on the streets in solidarity with the family.
Libby Davies | As you enter Jerusalem from the Allenby bridge the vista of illegal settlements on just about every hill top is surreal.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 9
John Bonnar | The Latin American Solidarity Network rallied in Toronto on Saturday, condemning the military coup d’etat in Honduras and what they called U.S. involvement and support for a military dictatorship.
Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza August 8
Kim Elliott | A delegation of Members of Parliament from three of Canada's political parties depart this week for the Middle East: Jordan and Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza) to assess the humanitarian situation.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 7
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Raquel Brown | The government-sponsored Car Allowance Rebate System, commonly known as “Cash for Clunkers,” burned through $1 billion of funding within a week.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 7
rabble staff | Today is the last day of our summer membership drive where you can still get our bonus gifts -- signed copies of great books by some of the most exciting authors around!
Blog - StopWar Blog August 7
Dave Markland | Professor Marc Herold's findings regarding civilian deaths in Afghanistan are put under a microscope.
Blog - StopWar Blog August 6
Dave Markland | U.S. forces threaten to target civilians in eastern Afghanistan.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 6
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Nezua | The number of undocumented immigrants coming into the U.S. is plunging, as The Washington Independent’s Daphne Eviatar reports.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 6
John Bonnar | This case has been dragging on so long that the accused can’t even remember the last time they appeared in court.
Blog - Pierre Beaudet's Blog August 5
Pierre Beaudet | The sun is slowly coming down in this northern West Bank village. We are really a few kilometers from Galilee just outside the green line.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 5
Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | An update on health care reform in the U.S.: By now it’s clear that the Senate Finance Committe won’t cough up a heathcare bill before the summer recess.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 4
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Sara Luckow | It’s abundantly clear that we can’t rely on the economic elite to represent the people’s interests. Tomorrow’s economic structure must be drastically different if the United States is going to thrive.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 3
John Bonnar | "Juggling was in my living room," said Kyle, pausing for a photo. "Unfortunately I was a theatre student and couldn’t afford cable. So this was the better option."
Blog - Derrick O'Keefe's blog August 1
Derrick O'Keefe | Malalai Joya has just completed a one-week visit to London, to launch the UK edition of her memoir and to speak out about the plight of occupied Afghanistan.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog July 31
Raquel Brown | International climate negotiations are currently bogged down in smog. Many countries are in disagreement about the best way to go about reducing emissions and curbing climate change.
Blog - Word of the Rings July 31
Pina Belperio | An agressive forest fire broke out on Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler on July 30, adding to the woes of Olympic organizers.
Blog - John Bonnar's July 31
John Bonnar | In April, the Wood family was told that they were being cut off the provincial benefits program, without any discussion of their extraordinary expenses or their daughter's condition.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog July 30
Nezua | Nobody said becoming a post-racial nation would be easy. The U.S. has its first black president, but the White House is advancing programs linked to racial profiling and civil rights violations.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 30
rabble staff | "rabble is one of the few media outlets based in Canada that is actively encouraging citizen journalism and is the largest alternative media community in Canada."
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 30
rabble staff | rabble.ca is proud to sponsor politically charged and electronically driven indie band LAL's summer 2009 tour!

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