Photo: flickr/Miquel Angel Pintanel Bassets
arts/media
Apr 17 2014 | by Alia Hogben |, | by Azeezah Kanji |, | by Khadijah Kanji |, | by Naila Butt |, | by Salha Jeizan |, | by Shahina Siddiqui | The film 'Honor Diaries' purports to be the first film to break the silence on honour violence. However, is the film really just counterproductive in discussing violence against women?
Photo: Eyton Z/Flickr
politics
Apr 17 2014 | by Jody Dallaire | The reality faced by people in New Brunswick seeking a safe legal abortion is in contradiction to Canadian law. With the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic, things are not going to get better.
Photo: flickr/Jen Gibson
Opinion
Apr 16 2014 | by Leila Gold | Rich Coleman has once again sent gossip of possibilities rippling through the community about the PHS. The question now circulating is whether certain programs will continue in the long term.
Hassan Yussuff. (Photo: http://boilermaker.ca/)
briefly
Apr 16 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A third candidate, Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff, has entered the race for the Canadian Labour Congress Presidency against Ken Georgetti and Hassan Husseini.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
politics
Apr 16 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | The sudden death of Jim Flaherty has resulted in hundreds of warm tributes. While Flaherty's humanity should be praised, his neo-liberal policies did not benefit the majority of Canadians.
Photo: flickr/One Off Man Mental
politics
Apr 15 2014 | by Leilani Farha |, | by Michele Biss | Conservative MP Peter Goldring introduced motion M-455, which seeks to develop a nationally shared definition of homelessness and a common methodology. The only problem is homeless counts don't work.
Photo: flickr/Kris Krug
in her own words
Apr 14 2014 | by Talin Vartanian | When you've been working for the CBC for over 30 years, you've seen a lot of cuts. One producer shares her thoughts on what can be done to keep Canada's public broadcaster running and relevant.
Photo: flickr/Andrew Louis
Opinion
Apr 14 2014 | by Erin Hudson | CUP is in the midst of a debilitating financial crisis. CUP needs to stay and to thrive in order to continue the tradition of community and support among Canada's student journalists.
rabble news
Apr 14 2014 | by Catherine MacNeil |, | by Robin Tress | On March 30, 500 people left with a deeper understanding of climate justice, with a more rounded view of the issues we face within our own communities and with a toolbox bursting with new skills.
Photo: flickr/John MacDonald
Opinion
Apr 11 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Why are we so eager to compare the Unifor Toyota campaign in Ontario with the UAW Volkswagen campaign in Tennessee? It's important to look at the differences to explain the labour movement in 2014.
Photo: flickr/postbear eater of worlds
rabble news
Apr 11 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, New Brunswick has announced it will close its doors, striking a huge blow to reproductive choice in Canada. Why are reproductive rights still up for debate?
Photo: flickr/postbear eater of worlds
politics
Apr 11 2014 | by Niki Ashton | MP Niki Ashton responds to the Morgentaler Clinic closure and urges everyone to act and demand the federal government enforce the Canada Health Act to ensure that all Canadians have equivalent access
Photo: flickr/flyzipper
politics
Apr 11 2014 | by Randall Affleck | The Agricultural Growth Act, Bill C-18, is before Parliament. The potential changes vastly increase corporate control of seed and will result in higher seed costs for farmers in the future.
briefly
Apr 10 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Today, CBC announced they will be cutting 657 jobs over two years, halting planned regional expansions and reducing services in other areas in order to cut $130 million.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
briefly
Apr 10 2014 | by rabble staff | Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is dead at 64. Early reports are suggesting the cause was a heart attack.
Image: United Steelworker
rabble news
Apr 9 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Why is the Crown Holdings strike so important? Here's a great explainer of the international and local repercussions on the labour movement.
rabble news
Apr 9 2014 | by John Riddell | The Toronto City Council struck a blow to the NEB-approved project Line 9B when they voted in favour of asking Ontario to conduct a comprehensive environmental assessment.
Photo: flickr/Christyn
politics
Apr 9 2014 | by Jonathan Cook | The era of wishful thinking for a peaceful solution to Israel-Palestine peace talks may be coming to an end with Israel threatening "punitive measures" in their bid for statehood.
Photo: flickr/OiMax
rabble news
Apr 8 2014 | by Peter Driftmier | Peter Driftmier's brother died on a TV set. In this report Driftmier investigates worker safety on factual television programs.
Photo: Karsten Saunders/The Brunswickian
rabble news
Apr 8 2014 | by Cherise Letson | How do student journalists cover labour disputes happening on their campus? What is the relationship between student and university? These questions were discussed at the March #CUPchat.
Photo: flickr/"Grain fields" by Richard Taylor
rabble news
Apr 8 2014 | by Glenn Tait | The Harper government's systematic path of destruction through Canada's public agriculture institutions continues with the closure of the Cereal Research Centre.
in his own words
Apr 8 2014 | by anonymous | On April 3, protesters took to the streets to peacefully protest Quebec's austerity politics. The protest quickly turned chaotic when the Montreal police arrived. This is one person's account.
Photo courtesy of The Awan Family Support Committee
rabble news
Apr 4 2014 | by The Awan Family Support Committee | The Awan family have been in refuge in a Montreal church since August 2013. A year after Bill C-31's implementation, in a context of escalating attacks on refugees, the story of their struggle.
Photo: flickr/Oregon Department of Transportation
rabble news
Apr 4 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | Earlier this month, the Toronto District School Board was in hot water after its plan to help Somali-Canadian youth better succeed in school became controversial.
Image courtesy of Jonathan Dyck
in her own words
Apr 4 2014 | by Cynthia Spring | Cynthia Spring is one of the unpaid interns let go from The Walrus last week. Frustrated with much of what is being said, Spring captures the contradictions and complexities of unpaid internships.
Photo: flickr/Luc
rabble news
Apr 4 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Unifor announced late Thursday that they are withdrawing their certification application to become the bargaining agents for Toyota plants in Ontario after employee numbers exceed predictions.
Photo: flickr/2010 United Way Labour Campaign Breakfast" by United Way of the Lo
rabble news
Apr 3 2014 | by Jim Sinclair | Jim Sinclair, President of B.C. Federation of Labour, responds to the issue of supporting Temporary Foreign Workers and migrant workers' rights in B.C. and states that BCFED supports these workers.
Photo: flickr/Chuck Lee
Opinion
Apr 3 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | What are the pros and cons of Earth Hour? Organizers say the event is celebrated by 'millions' of people. Even if this is true, is it actually increasing awareness and 'saving' on electricity?
image: flickr/Alan Cleaver
briefly
Apr 2 2014 | by H.G. Watson | As Toyota workers in Cambridge and Woodstock prepare to vote on whether to certify Unifor as their union, Unifor hints at what might be in a collective agreement if the workers choose to unionize.
Photo: flickr/Bryan Jones
politics
Apr 2 2014 | by Ray Silvius | Two questions more politically useful than "Is Putin Hitler" might be: "But what does 'geopolitical disaster' actually mean in the Russian context?" And: "What did Putin actually say?"