Aug 29 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers extended its strike deadline at 11 p.m. last night as negotiations continue with Crown mediator William Kaplan.
Photo: Flickr / uniforcanada
rabble interview
Aug 28 2016 | by H.G. Watson | Unifor completed its second national convention since its founding in 2013. H.G. Watson caught up with President Jerry Dias to reflect on the past three years.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
rabble news
Aug 25 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
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Aug 25 2016 | by Steph Wechsler | On the one-month anniversary of police killing Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, Black Lives Matter chapters rallied in seven cities across Canada.
Photo: flickr/Gekko93
analysis
Aug 24 2016 | by Hanna Anderson | Canada has started the process to legalize marijuana. But what will this entail, especially for people currently in jail or with records related to marijuana?
Photo: flickr/Nicolai Grut
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Aug 23 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
Photo: flickr/Laurel L. Russwurm
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Aug 22 2016 | by rabble staff | May announced on Monday that she will remain leader of the Green Party despite ongoing disagreement over BDS resolution.
Photo: flickr/Don Sniegowski
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Aug 18 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | After refusing to meet with hunger-striking immigration detainees, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has announced a $138-million funding package for upgrading immigration detention centres.
Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
rabble interview
Aug 16 2016 | by Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
Photo: David Kattenburg
rabble interview
Aug 12 2016 | by David Kattenburg | David Kattenburg spoke with Green Party leader Elizabeth May at the World Social Forum this week about the new policy resolution supporting the BDS movement.
Photo: flickr/Jeremy Board
rabble news
Aug 11 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Secwepemc Women's Warrior Society and Ancestral Pride officially launched the Imperial No More Campaign against Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the 2014 Mount Polley disaster.
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Aug 10 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Gregor Robertson's commitment to rezone a city-owned lot for social housing is a "little victory" says Jean Swanson. There's much more that needs to be done to address the reality of homelessness.
Image: Dave Molenhuis
rabble interview
Aug 5 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Myth: Canada is a safe haven for marginalized people. Status: Busted. We spoke with people on the frontlines about why these myths are so harmful.
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Aug 5 2016 | by Lenée Son | "Today was about giving us a space. Taking space in the city at Pride time," Fatima Jaffer. A lot of people don't feel comfortable at Pride, so this alternative space was created.
Photo: flickr/Eric Constantineau
rabble series
Aug 4 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
Photo: Sasha Patterson, End Immigration Detention Peterborough
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Aug 3 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Resistance against indefinite detention amps up as massive solidarity action planned for October and groups continue to pressure Minister Goodale.
Photo: flickr/scottpartee
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Aug 3 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at the implications of the province's Change Workplaces Review.
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Aug 2 2016 | by Lenée Son | Support and solidarity were interwoven throughout the march on Saturday. Black Lives Matter members called for accountability.
Photo: UNITE HERE local 75 facebook page
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Jul 29 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | We're not crying, you're crying! We speak with four women from the housekeeping department about their fight for unionization and what it means.
Photo: flickr/up4hours
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Jul 28 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants to access municipal services. But lack of staff and will has led to a lack of change for these people.
Coco Framboise
rabble interview
Jul 28 2016 | by Laura Brightwell | This weekend the Toronto Burlesque Festival begins! Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
Photo: flickr/Christopher Sessums
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Jul 25 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale still hasn't agreed to meet with over 50 hunger striking immigration detainees.
Photo: flickr/Day Donaldson
analysis
Jul 19 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Justin Trudeau's "Because it's 2015" feminism has a lot of political currency. But is all this rhetoric really addressing a huge issue in Canadian politics: the parliamentary gender gap?
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
rabble interview
Jul 19 2016 | by Cory Collins | In part two of our talk with Cheri DiNovo, hear what she has to say about Trudeaumania, unions, poverty, Israel and making the banks pay.
Photo: flickr/DeSmogCanada
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Jul 18 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Huge deficits. Environmental destruction. Lack of permits. Why is such an unnecessary project like Site C being pushed through?
Photo: flickr/Asif A. Ali
analysis
Jul 18 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Canada's Supreme Court ruling in favour of fired nuclear energy worker Joseph Wilson has been rightly revered. But, it's being celebrated for essentially ensuring the law was followed.
Photo: flickr/torbakhopper
in their own words
Jul 15 2016 | by Lyla Miklos | "Pride is political. It always has been." Lyla Miklos' powerful essay on experiencing the Pussy Palace raid in 2000 and marching in Toronto Pride in 2016.
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
rabble interview
Jul 15 2016 | by Cory Collins | Bernie Sanders. Jeremy Corbyn. Cheri DiNovo? Get acquainted with the woman who wants to bring socialism back to the NDP.
Photo: flickr/Ryan
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Jul 14 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
Photo: flickr/DonkeyHotey
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Jul 14 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has refused a meeting with the immigration detainees. In the past five months, three people have died in immigration detention.