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analysis
May 21 2015 | by Suha Diab | The Harper government has transformed Canada from a country with a humanitarian tradition of welcoming outsiders and providing sanctuary into one that fears and distrusts refugees.
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analysis
May 20 2015 | by Suha Diab | It has been nearly a decade since the Conservative party came to power. Since then, the government has embarked on controversial reforms that have had devastating effects on refugees.
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rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | What we can learn about precarious organizing from a Toronto fitness instructors union drive.
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analysis
May 19 2015 | by Hodan Mohamed | Closing Somali remittance firms in Kenya in response to Al-Shabaab cuts off a pro-poor financial system and only hurts the poor.
Photo: Mining Justice Solidarity Network
rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | What you don't know about free trade: the uses and abuses of investor-state arbitration. Or, how a Canadian company is suing El Salvador for $301 million.
Photo: Andrew Cash
rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Precarious work is a trend that's all the rage these days. Davenport MP Andrew Cash is calling for a national strategy for urban workers.
Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann
analysis
May 18 2015 | by Tom Voloumanos | A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
Photo: wikimedia commons/"Bombardier YETI M Mayrhofen" by Thiemo Mättig
rabble news
May 15 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Big layoffs and low employment numbers have us wondering where the jobs are at.
Photo: flickr/ Rod Waddington
politics
May 14 2015 | by Shenaz Kermalli | Yemen is in the midst of a humanitarian disaster. Worse still, Canadian media coverage and public interest has been dismal. Here are four political truths the Saudi-Yemen war revealed.
Reyna Tejada with Mark Hancock (CUPE BC President) at the CUPE BC convention in
rabble news
May 13 2015 | by Julia Smith | Conditions in Canadian-owned factories are among the worst in Honduras. CODEMUH, along with Canadian unions, is advocating for workers' rights and to strengthen occupational health and safety laws.
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
rabble news
May 13 2015 | by Ella Bedard | No longer faced with Jim Prentice's proposed cuts, Alberta's unions can now breathe a sigh of relief with Rachel Notley.
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
politics
May 13 2015 | by Sally Houser | Lots has been said about Rachel Notley's NDP victory in Alberta. What is important to note right away is that the central campaign staff were also made up of well over half women.
rabble news
May 11 2015 | by Juan Carlos Jimenez | Canadian mining companies have had a brutal presence in El Salvador. Now, three Salvadorian municipalities have been declared "free of mining" but trouble remains.
Photo: flickr/ Jack Hope
politics
May 8 2015 | by Ryan Donnelly | The Alberta NDP has won a majority government, and with that the Premier's office and a large civil service that has been carrying out tasks for the PC government for over 40 years.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
briefly
May 8 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | This feel-good news has been properly edited in accordance with some recently passed material. I'm totally happy about that.
Photo: flickr/ Dave Cournoyer
politics
May 8 2015 | by Todd Ferguson | Dear Alberta, Congratulations on your NDP majority win. Now here's five things you can do to help out and support the progressives changes that are afoot.
Photo: Canadian Labour Congress
rabble news
May 8 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Don't let the NDP Alberta victory fool you, labour has got to keep up the fight.
Photo: Graphic History Collective
rabble interview
May 8 2015 | by Ella Bedard | There are many meanings to May Day. Members of the Graphic History Collective tell us what the Workers' holiday is all about.
Photo: flickr/ Markus Grossalber
rabble news
May 7 2015 | by Steve Cornwell | As the Ontario Liberals try to sell 60 per cent of publicly owned Hydro One, critics say privatization means trouble for workers, the environment, and an already cash-starved province.
Photo: flickr/Robert Linsdell
rabble news
May 5 2015 | by Tracy Glynn | The P.E.I. election is over, and the Islanders have sent a message with the highest voter turnout in 30 years: They want change.
Photo: flickr/ Jamie McCaffrey
rabble news
May 4 2015 | by Tracy Glynn | The P.E.I. election has been difficult to predict especially considering the current scandals involving the Liberals. What else is up for debate? Abortion access, online gambling and food security.
rabble news
May 4 2015 | by Ashley Splawinski | Saturday May 2, #BlackLivesMatter demonstrators marched in solidarity with Baltimore for justice, and to bring attention to police violence and lack of justice in Canada.
Photo: flickr/Dave Cournoyer
rabble news
May 4 2015 | by James Wilt | There's plenty of examples of how the governing PCs have potentially sabotaged their chances to win. But there are just as many valid reasons why the NDP should win.
Calgary Stampede Rodeo 2009
analysis
May 4 2015 | by Eric Strikwerda | Alberta's not an NDP province? Well it doesn't seem to be a PC province either, according to recent polls.
Photo: flickr/Confédération des syndicats nationaux
rabble news
May 1 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | Unions in Quebec are mobilizing today on May Day against austerity. Why? Because enough is enough and it's time to stand up against austerity.
Photo: Flickr/State Library Victoria Collections
rabble news
May 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The legacy and lessons of May Day, with Stephanie Ross, co-director of the Global Research Centre at York University.
Photo: flickr/ Jim, the Photographer
briefly
May 1 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It was Stephen Harper's birthday yesterday. In other news, here are some positive things for Feel Good Friday.
Photo: Flickr/Robert Cudmore
rabble news
May 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Before you go take to the streets, find out what's up in the labour movement this week.
Photo: flickr/ Michael Gil
rabble news
Apr 30 2015 | by James Wilt | Alberta's one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in the world. It also features staggering income and wealth disparity. While the homelessness rate has stabilized, houses aren't getting any cheaper.
Photo: flickr/4 Cdn Div/4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC
rabble news
Apr 29 2015 | by Julia Smith | Canada confirmed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia, despite the gulf state's horrendous human rights record. Sweden just cancelled a similar deal, due to human rights concerns. See the difference?