rabble news
Dec 18 2014 | by Tiffany MacLellan | There is a tension at the #BlackLivesMatter protests in D.C., not between police and protestor, but between grassroots and local activists and the liberal agenda.
press release
Dec 18 2014 | by Amy Cohen |, | by Elise Hjalmarson | Today is International Migrants Day. We need to reflect on Canada's current exclusionary immigration policy and demand changes.
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rabble news
Dec 17 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | UN climate negotiation talks in Peru were extended by two days, but still delegates from 194 countries failed to resolve many key issues.
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briefly
Dec 17 2014 | by Francella Fiallos | Three members of the so-called Cuban Five have been released by the United States. Their release signals a new change in direction for diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
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opinion
Dec 16 2014 | by Jacques Létourneau | The anti-austerity protests in Quebec at the end of November were just the beginning. The Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) will keep fighting for equality as election 2015 approaches.
Photo: CSN/refusons.org  Raynald Leblanc
opinion
Dec 16 2014 | by Jacques Létourneau | Nous refusons les mesures d'austérité du gouvernement Couillard et son opposition à défendre le Québec à l'ouest de la rivière Outaouais. C'est notre responsabilité de le faire.
Photo: flickr Raynald Leblanc
in their own words
Dec 16 2014 | by Collectif Refusons l'Austérité | Nous voulons une société juste, égalitaire, démocratique et soucieuse des besoins de la collectivité.
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in their own words
Dec 16 2014 | by Say No to Austerity collective | We want a fair, egalitarian, democratic society that cares for the needs of its people.
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rabble news
Dec 15 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Advocates across the country report that the experience rating system rewards employers for hiding workplace injuries.
rabble news
Dec 15 2014 | by Jesse Robitaille | A group of Black Torontonians organized a protest in response to the systemic abuse experienced by the Black community. 800 people gathered in downtown Toronto to share their stories and heal.
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rabble news
Dec 12 2014 | by Francella Fiallos | Jason Kenney says new hires at EI call centres are in response to complaints. The union says that is not true, that EI call centres hire extra workers over the holidays every year.
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rabble news
Dec 12 2014 | by Francella Fiallos | This week's major headlines from House of Commons debates. Notable entries include the addition of public service jobs, anxieties over the growth of CSIS, and Election Act amendments.
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analysis
Dec 12 2014 | by Fred Wilson | Libby Davies will not run again in 2015. This puts one of the NDP's most secure seats in play, and leaves a gaping hole on the portside of the party.
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briefly
Dec 12 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Too much of a good thing isn't a good thing at all? Who knows! But here's lots of good things.
press release
Dec 12 2014 | by Libby Davies | Today, after 18 years as MP, Libby Davies announced she will not be running in the 2015 election.
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rabble news
Dec 12 2014 | by Ella Bedard | The fate of Nova Scotia health-care unions hang in the balance until the Jan. 1 decision on Bill 1.
briefly
Dec 12 2014 | by Ella Bedard | The B.C. Federation of Labour won't be running an "anyone but Harper" strategy in 2015. BC Federation of Labour will oppose strategic voting in 2015 Federal Election
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rabble news
Dec 11 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | Why aren't corporations being held accountable for the climate damage they cause in developing countries -- damage that those countries are held accountable for?
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analysis
Dec 10 2014 | by Irina Ceric | It felt like a victory, and it was, but a week later the wages of victory are hard to grasp. A lawyer looks back on her work with the protesters of Burnaby Mountain.
Photo: flickr/Tamara Polajnar
briefly
Dec 10 2014 | by Francella Fiallos | Speaker of the House Andrew Scheer has approved the implementation of a new harassment prevention policy, which will apply to MPs and their staffers.
Image: generously donated by www.jonlabillois.com
rabble news
Dec 10 2014 | by Megan Pearce |, | by Pippa Feinstein | Advocates for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls can now use a compendium of reports and recommendations. Will this finally spark action from the government?
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politics
Dec 10 2014 | by Ashley Splawinski | Do Black communities have similar experiences of racism in Canada? Answer: Yes.
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briefly
Dec 8 2014 | by Celyn Dufay | The Canadian Labour Congress Young Workers Department and Educational Department are delivering training to advance social justice activism and activist leadership training.
Image: THRWU
rabble news
Dec 8 2014 | by Ella Bedard | This new union, THRWU, takes an inclusive approach to organizing some of health care's most precarious workers.
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in their own words
Dec 5 2014 | by Nora Loreto | Twenty-five years ago Nora Loreto was five years old when the Ecole Polytechnique shootings happened. Twenty-five years later she continues to mobilize for women's liberation.
in their own words
Dec 5 2014 | by various | rabble asked a range of women to reflect on the 25th anniversary of the December 6 shootings.
Photo: flickr/Bastian Greshake
briefly
Dec 5 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Fact: The best form of punctuation is using an exclamation mark after every sentence. It's Feel Good Friday!
Photo: Amelia Pendelton
rabble news
Dec 5 2014 | by Tracy Glynn | Is New Brunswick stuck in the 1980s when it come to reproductive rights? According to protestors outside the legislature on Dec. 3, yes.
Photo: Flickr/Wayne MacPhail
briefly
Dec 5 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Sex workers and their allies from the feminist and labour movements have taken to social media today to decry the implementation of Bill C-36 on the December 6.
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rabble news
Dec 4 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Domestic violence is a workplace issue. Labour, government and employers are going to meet to discuss potential solutions to address domestic violence.