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opinion
Apr 24 2015 | by Sedef Arat-Koc | It is interesting that as the Canadian media and politicians call on the Turkish state to recognize the Armenian genocide, they have been silent on other genocides. Why?
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briefly
Apr 24 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Sometimes the Monday to Friday grind can be unbearable. But luckily Feel Good Friday can brighten it up!
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rabble news
Apr 24 2015 | by Ella Bedard | With many an austere budget announced this week, April austerity forecasts major unrest in May.
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rabble news
Apr 24 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Public workers protest cuts in Ontario’s new austerity budget, which is in step with austerity agenda at the federal level.
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analysis
Apr 23 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Canada is participating in a rapidly expanding conflict in Iraq and Syria against an enemy originally nurtured by a supposed ally -- incidentally starting when George Bush was president. Why?
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rabble interview
Apr 23 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff talks strategy for the upcoming federal election.
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rabble news
Apr 22 2015 | by Cory Collins | Symbolic and real acceptance is growing for trans people -- but a need for human rights protections and other challenges are just as visible in 2015.
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press release
Apr 20 2015 | by Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) | Many Canadians have recognized the positive social, judicial, and economic potential that cannabis legalization will have for our nation.
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in their own words
Apr 20 2015 | by anonymous | My final workday at Target Canada was a short four-hour shift. The last installment of the Target Diaries.
in their own words
Apr 20 2015 | by Aaf Post | The case of Omar Khadr made Aaf Post ask "What had happened to this country with once high standards on human rights?"
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opinion
Apr 17 2015 | by Nick Fillmore | The CBC's relaunch of Q is coming up -- but the new model could leave many Canadian listeners out in the cold.
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briefly
Apr 17 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It's Feel Good Friday: All the good news you can use.
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rabble news
Apr 17 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Across Canada, spring has sprung and with it, a deluge of actions. This week in labour we saw the largest protests of low-wage workers in U.S. history, unions mobilizing for the election, and more!
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analysis
Apr 16 2015 | by Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
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press release
Apr 16 2015 | by National Farmers Union | With the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Harper government has accomplished the biggest transfer of wealth away from farmers in the history of Canada.
rabble interview
Apr 14 2015 | by Ryan Meili | At a time when the Canadian landscape is dominated by trends of growing inequality, George Lakoff discusses political framing, progressive values and the divide in progressive politics.
rabble news
Apr 14 2015 | by Julia Smith | Jorge Luis Clemente Balbuena and Hilda Legideño Vargas are travelling across Canada to ask the Canadian government to acknowledge the human rights crisis in Mexico.
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rabble news
Apr 14 2015 | by Ella Bedard | On April 15, campaigners across Canada will join a worldwide Day of Action for $15 minimum wage.
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rabble news
Apr 13 2015 | by Tyson Kelsall | Wednesday's fuel spill ignited fears of greater catastrophe with a potential increase in tanker traffic on the West Coast.
rabble news
Apr 13 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | The climate movement met in Quebec City days before Canada's premiers meet to talk about climate change. An estimated 25,000 people took to the streets on Saturday for the Act on Climate March.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | As premiers from across Canada meet in Quebec City, April 13-14, climate activists and organizers will also be converging on the city, home to printemps 2015. So, so, so can you say solidarity?
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briefly
Apr 10 2015 | by rabble staff | As premiers meet in Quebec City, climate advocates are taking to the streets. Follow tweets from the march and surrounding events here.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The Alberta Federation of Labour's Better Way Alberta campaign will have to shut down its website until after the provincial campaign is over.
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briefly
Apr 10 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Friday everyone! Lots of good news, and unsolicited discussion about The Fast and Furious, in this week's Feel Good Friday.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by Ella Bedard | This week in labour we've got ever more resistance to austerity measures, more folks in strike position, and workers trying to rescue our public services. Check it out.
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rabble news
Apr 9 2015 | by Meg Borthwick | London, Ontario is home to a strong campaign resisting cuts to Canada Post. Here, we deliver the story direct to you.
analysis
Apr 9 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | With the recent wave of police violence against the growing protests against austerity in Montréal, Stefan Christoff remembers long-time community activist Robert Fransham.
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rabble news
Apr 8 2015 | by Steve Cornwell | What are the issues with the search for a 'willing host' community for Canada's highly radioactive nuclear waste?
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rabble news
Apr 8 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Several unions and major labour groups take action against Canada's revolving-door immigration policy.
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opinion
Apr 8 2015 | by Christa Big Canoe | Why did a Canadian court allow the most intimate part of Cindy Gladue's body to be evidence in a jury trial? Christa Big Canoe discusses the dehumanization of Cindy Gladue.