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| August 2, 2015

Watch: Maude Barlow puts the Conservatives' record on trial

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The Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow speaks to the Conservative government's record on the environment and social justice, and Harper's war against civil society.

For these reasons and more Canadians must mobilize to take the country back from Stephen Harper in the coming election.

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Black Lives Matter demonstrators protest anti-Black racism and police violence

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"Black is not a crime!" chanted protesters at this week's Black Lives Matter protest in Toronto.

Hundreds of demonstrators marched on Monday to protest anti-Black racism and police violence, calling for justice for the deaths of two Black men killed by police in Ontario: Andrew Loku and Jermaine Carby.

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rabble writers on media democracy. Support it and #WIN2015

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For almost 15 years, rabble.ca has been creating space for voices and opinions that are ignored or misrepresented in mainstream media, and we're going to keep on creating that space through the upcoming federal election.

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UN has some recommendations for Canada

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UN says Canada needs to end indefinite detention of migrants and ensure those from "safe countries” have access to hearings.

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rabble.ca doesn't just make news. It makes journalists.

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At rabble.ca, we're not just creating content, we're building independent journalism. We work with new contributors and mentor young journalists. We asked some of our former interns how their work with rabble has contributed to their careers in journalism.

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Writers on writing for rabble.ca and why you should support #WIN2015

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Three rabble.ca writers are here to tell you why they choose to write for rabble, and why you should choose to support it.

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How will unions challenge Bill 377?

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The Senate may have passed anti-union Bill C-377, but the labour movement will continue to fight for labour rights in Canada. Here's how.

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