Rick Salutin
Jan 2 2015 | Iranian philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo’s new book about torture and Toronto, among other things, is deeply irritating — in the best possible way.
Amy Goodman
Jan 1 2015 | Big Tobacco and climate deniers are linked -- many of the older climate science denialists got their start as hired guns for Big Tobacco, arguing against the threats posed by secondhand smoke.
Rick Salutin
Dec 26 2014 | Protests against police violence, impatience over abuse of women and Palestinian statehood are a few things that were hopeful this year.
Dec 24 2014 | It was a year of progressive insights and analysis from rabble.ca columnists! We review the year in columns and highlight some of our favourites from each month.
Duncan Cameron
Dec 23 2014 | By defeating attempts to drive its currency down, the Russian Central Bank has executed a procedure known as a "bear squeeze" -- the bears being those who believed the ruble would fall in value.
Julie Devaney
Dec 23 2014 | Does medicare cost too much? Will the "obesity epidemic" be the end of us all? No and no. Just in time for the holidays, Julie Devaney debunks myths about public health care.
Matthew Behrens
Dec 22 2014 | For refugees worldwide, the same demeaning sign is hung at the entrance of far too many countries, including Canada: you are not wanted, you are not admissible, you are undesirable, you are dangerous.
Naomi Klein
Dec 22 2014 | On July 20, 2013, Bella Laboucan-McLean fell 31 stories off the balcony of a condo tower in downtown Toronto. Everyone who was there claims they saw nothing. Knows nothing.
Naomi Klein
Dec 19 2014 | The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Rick Salutin
Dec 19 2014 | The film "The Interview" represents the latest skirmish on the media front. Instead of hitting the other side with drones or economic blackmail, you settle things through duelling movies.
Amy Goodman
Dec 18 2014 | The failed United States policy against Cuba, which has stifled relations between these neighbouring countries and inflicted generations of harm upon the Cuban people, may finally be collapsing.
Safia J. Lakhani
Dec 18 2014 | Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on a landmark Charter application on housing rights. Safia Lakhani considers what it means for the housing rights struggle in Canada.
Linda McQuaig
Dec 18 2014 | The Harper government has noted that Canada doesn't torture people -- but ducks the question about whether Canadian authorities have used information obtained by others through torture.
Harsha Walia
Dec 17 2014 | As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
Duncan Cameron
Dec 16 2014 | With 10 months to go before the expected October 19, 2015 election, the Harper Conservatives are running full out for re-election. Their strategy is simple.