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Mar 7, 2018
Hand holding pencils.Image: Ryan Wiegert/flickr

We're hiring! rabble.ca seeks Editor in Chief

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Do you understand the power of media in making political and social change, and want to do something about the need for a powerful, alternative media voice in Canada? You may be our next Editor!
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Jan 31, 2018
Cholon after Tet Offensive operations, 1968. Photo:  United States Army Center of Military History/Wikipedia

The revolutionary year of 1968

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There were assassinations, massacres, protests and a near-revolution in France -- 1968 was a year of drama and crisis. We still live with the consequences.
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Jan 25, 2018
 More details Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada, Jimmy Carter, Margaret Trudeau and Rosalynn Carter at State Visit arrival. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back -- 1978

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Pierre Trudeau had been in power for 10 years. Nigeria moved toward a (brief) return to democracy. And René Lévesque prepared the ground for 1980’s referendum on Quebec independence.
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Jan 18, 2018
The Mulroneys and the Reagans in Quebec in 1985,

1988 and NAFTA remembered

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Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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Jan 12, 2018

A view from 2018

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When more help is on the way, time to get engaged!
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Jan 11, 2018
George Lessard virtually taking a picture of Tim Hortons in Yellowknife. Photos by George Lessard

Minimum wage in Canada's North

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George Lessard and Victoria Fenner talk about how residents of northern Canada survive on minimum wage (spoiler: Tim Hortons pays more than minimum wage in Yellowknife).
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Jan 8, 2018

Moving forward while looking back

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Ten years ago we had a federal election, the great recession and a prorogation crisis. As well, Justin Trudeau won his first election.
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Jan 2, 2018
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and a coalition of Internet activists organized a rally at San Francisco City Hall in support of net neutrality. Photo: Dave Maass/flickr

Three key digital rights milestones from 2017

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2017 was a rollercoaster for internet advocates worldwide, filled with both exciting, hard-won victories and devastating decisions that will have ramifications as we come into the new year.
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Dec 17, 2017

Gift guide 2018

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According to statistics, at this time of year many of us donate to charitable organizations. This list includes ideas to help build progressive change.
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Dec 8, 2017

Apologies are appropriate and needed

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Apologies are not monetary gifts or hollow words offered by teary politicians. They are gestures that define our history as a country and restorre faith in institutions.

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