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rabble news
Jul 28 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanmously 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 sees the Toronto Burlesque Festival. Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
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rabble news
Jul 25 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale still hasn't agreed to meet with over 50 hunger striking immigration detainees.
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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.
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rabble news
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?
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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.
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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.
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rabble news
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.
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briefly
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.
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rabble news
Jul 13 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | "When we look at homelessness in Canada, it is a crisis. It is an emergency." Alyse Kotyk reports on Tent City in Victoria and its implications across Canada.
Screenshot: We Can Do It (Dirty Money) music video
rabble interview
Jul 12 2016 | by Tania Ehret | Amai Kuda, Kimalee Phillip, and Amy Desjarlais from Decolonize Now! discussed decolonizing social movements and the urgency of revolutionary change in education.
Photo by Rupi Kaur
analysis
Jul 11 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | The narrative that Black Lives Matter Toronto has "hijacked" Pride or is self-serving is a racist and incorrect interpretation of the movement -- one that holds solidarity in high regard.
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rabble news
Jul 11 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Postal workers have repeatedly stated its members do not want to strike and that the worker pension, pay equity and service cutbacks are key issues in negotiations.
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rabble news
Jul 7 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | The union said gender equity amongst its members was too important to leave to a third party stating "paying women equally for work of equal value is the law of the land."
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rabble news
Jul 7 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | The all-party committee decided against allotting time to Twitter questions, but has encouraged Canadians to engage using the hashtags #Q #ERRE.
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rabble news
Jul 6 2016 | by H.G. Watson | While pay equity and pensions are front of mind during this round of bargaining, the Canada Post labour dispute has roots that stretch back years.
rabble news
Jul 5 2016 | by Emily Blake | Last year B.C. made a progressive decision to create a province-wide system for transgender health care, but progress has been slow to take place.
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rabble news
Jul 5 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | CUPW president Mike Palecek says the Crown corporation is misrepresenting the numbers around the pension plan and has created the decrease in its own business.
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analysis
Jul 1 2016 | by Laura Brightwell | In part two of this two-part feature, Laura Brightwell examines the existing health-care provisions for trans Canadians and asks what needs to change.
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rabble news
Jul 1 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.
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in their own words
Jun 30 2016 | by Rahim Thawer | "I want us to be in rage about homophobia, transphobia and racism. That would be healing. That would warrant a sense of pride."
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briefly
Jun 30 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | The ruling cited a lack of meaningful consultation with First Nations affected by the pipeline.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
rabble news
Jun 29 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | The Ontario government announced it would commit $300,000 to monitor mercury levels in the river near Grassy Narrows, but the community and scientists question the level of commitment.
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analysis
Jun 29 2016 | by Laura Brightwell | There have been some improvements to trans health care in Canada, but is it much to celebrate? We speak to experts and find out what is available across Canada.
rabble news
Jun 29 2016 | by Matt Cicero | "You don't develop an Algonquin sacred place," says Algonquin scholar and activist Lynn Gehl. So why is a proposed condo development continuing to be planned?
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rabble interview
Jun 28 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Dysfunctional workplaces create an incredibly toxic environment that negatively affects workers' mental health. Teuila Fuatai speaks with OPSEU representatives about mental health practices.
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rabble interview
Jun 24 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | One in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness or problem during their lifetime. In part 1, Teuila Fuatai speaks with Teamsters representatives about their approach to mental health.
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rabble news
Jun 24 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.