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rabble news
Sep 19 2014 | by Jarrah Hodge | On Monday, Sept. 22, New Brunswick will go to the polls. On Saturday, Sept 20., people will take to the streets to ask "Where'd our reproductive rights go in Canada?"
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politics
Sep 19 2014 | by Duncan Cameron | It was not to be. With an 87 per cent turnout, Scottish independence was rejected by 55 per cent of voters in the September 18 referendum.
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press release
Sep 19 2014 | by BC Teachers' Federation | Members of the BC Teachers' Federation have voted to ratify the agreement-in-committee reached on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, with the BC Public School Employers' Association.
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briefly
Sep 19 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | So we didn't hear the word 'Yes!' last night during a certain vote, but that doesn't mean we can't say it now. It's Feel Good Friday.
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opinion
Sep 19 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | The UN meeting is yet again corroded by big business influence. Will the People's Climate March be able to pressure the UN or should we all switch tactics?
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analysis
Sep 18 2014 | by Sarah Hunt | Are there links between missing and murdered women and Bill C-36? Perhaps. It seems there is a discomfort in linking violence against Indigenous women and the rights and safety of sex workers.
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rabble news
Sep 17 2014 | by Sanita Fejzic | Across Canada rural municipalities are dealing with issues of land use and resource extraction. What power do citizens actually have over Big Business when they want to protect the environment?
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in their own words
Sep 16 2014 | by Leehi Yona | The Harper government's inaction on climate change is a big, big problem. Join the People's Climate March this Sunday September 21.
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rabble news
Sep 16 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | A tentative agreement has been reached between the BC Teachers' Federation and the B.C. government.
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analysis
Sep 15 2014 | by Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by Simon Jones | In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.
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briefly
Sep 12 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | So, I like cat videos. A lot. But what else can cheer you up faster than a basket full of kittens? Feel Good Friday is here... with plenty of kittens.
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rabble news
Sep 12 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | When Max's family's refugee application was denied, they were asked to pay for public school. They couldn't. Max missed two years. Advocates are working to make school free for all children.
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by E. Wayne Ross | If B.C. schools could be open on Monday, why won't the government make it happen? Oh, because they think binding arbitration is "absolutely silly."
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briefly
Sep 11 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
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analysis
Sep 11 2014 | by Glen Thompson | B.C. needs to learn from the Exxon Valdez spill and put solid legal protection and regulations in place prior to spills, especially with the pending Kinder Morgan pipeline approval.
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rabble news
Sep 9 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Matt Moir | According to the government Bill C-10 is aimed at stopping tobacco smuggling. Some First Nations leaders say it is aimed at First Nations tobacco industry, and the bill needs to be stopped.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Got a case of the grumps? Feel Good Friday is just the medicine you need.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | As the labour action continues and schools remain closed, a number of fundraising campaigns and demonstrations have sprung up to show solidarity with B.C. teachers.
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opinion
Sep 5 2014 | by Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | The BC Teachers Federation has called on the government to agree to binding arbitration for compensation, benefits and preparation time.
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in their own words
Sep 4 2014 | by Laila Yuile |, | by Patricia Enair | The B.C. government cannot be counted on to legislate the teachers back to work. So, parent in B.C., it's time to let the government know what you think.
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rabble news
Sep 3 2014 | by Chalaine Chang | A proposed law in Egypt would severely restrict NGOs from doing their work -- and it's happening already. The most recent NGO to run afoul of the law there? Human Rights Watch.
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in their own words
Sep 3 2014 | by Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark, you keep talking about what the taxpayers can afford. But you and I have very different ideas on what taxes should be used for.
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politics
Sep 2 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | How much does it concern you that your emails, texts, social media and phone calls might be monitored? Probably a lot, right?
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rabble news
Sep 2 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | Public schools in B.C. are not open today as the teachers' strike continues. Despite B.C. government efforts to demonize unions, public support remains in favour of teachers. Who will win?
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briefly
Aug 29 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | We're back to regular programming, and the good news is we've got feminism, activism, celebrities, graffiti and people not being deported.
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opinion
Aug 29 2014 | by Helesia Luke | Did the B.C. Liberal government just bluff on that $40-a-day voucher plan or do they really want to have that battle over public education now?
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rabble news
Aug 29 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | As part of the Peoples' Social Forum, participants from across the country held a vigil in Ottawa to commemorate those who have died in Gaza.