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rabble news
Aug 25 2015 | by Ashley Splawinski | On August 15, demonstrators gathered in Toronto to protest the arrival of a self-professed "pick-up artist" who has claimed rape should be legal on private property.
Photo: Onehkwéntara Kanehtsóte - the Red Post Art Exhibit facebook page
arts/media
Aug 24 2015 | by Jennifer Dales | Onekwenhtara Kanehtsote - the Red Post Art Exhibit commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Crisis of 1990, also known as the Oka Crisis, by demonstrating its impacts through art.
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in their own words
Aug 21 2015 | by Libby Davies | Saturday August 22 marks the fourth anniversary of Jack Layton's death. On this day we remember Jack and his life, what will you think about? What will you resolve to do?
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politics
Aug 21 2015 | by Dan Darrah | If Trudeau wants to remain a strong player in the election, trying to out-progressive Mulcair is a losing strategy. The Liberals need to start making commitments and stop flip-flopping on others.
rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by rabble staff | Our contributors are building something priceless. Here are Trish Hennessy and Jase Tanner talking about why they commit to rabble.ca, and why you should get involved in #WIN2015.
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rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by Rita Wong | The proposed building of the Site C dam would flood 5,550 hectares and destroy agricultural land and wildlife habitats. On top of that, BC Hydro is now going to cut down trees, destroying eagle nests.
rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by Megan Devlin | A Greenpeace Freedom of Information request reveals the Harper government has spent millions of taxpayers' dollars pushing the tar sands agenda internationally.
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rabble news
Aug 18 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Sex worker advocates are thrilled, but critics claim the resolution condones those who buy women for sex.
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rabble news
Aug 18 2015 | by BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories | Support BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories in its campaign to boycott British security company G4S. Find out how you can get involved here.
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rabble news
Aug 17 2015 | by Nora Loreto | PSAC has launched one of the highest-profile election campaigns against Harper because the 170,000 government workers they represent have a lot at stake. However, the Sun doesn't see it that way.
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rabble news
Aug 13 2015 | by Ashley Splawinski | Why are Black Lives Matter movements occuring in Toronto and who is leading this movement in Canada? Find this out and more about the future of the movement here.
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rabble news
Aug 13 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Fuzz Wax Bar has learned that women like their bodies just as they are, thank you very much.
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press release
Aug 12 2015 | by Amnesty International | Amnesty International voted to adopt a policy that will decriminalize consensual sex work and ensure sex workers enjoy full and equal legal protection from exploitation, trafficking and violence.
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analysis
Aug 12 2015 | by Ken Watts | Canada needs to move from "apology to action" if reconciliation with First Nations Peoples is to succeed.
rabble news
Aug 11 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Harper's reign could be at an end… if we could only get off the couch and mark our ballot.
rabble news
Aug 7 2015 | by Mick Sweetman | On August 6, Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Green Leader Elizabeth May took the stage at the first leaders debate. Who won?
satire
Aug 7 2015 | by James Bunting | Canada's system of production and consumption of goods and services was put on the defensive at the Maclean's National Leaders Debate when Stephen Harper accused it of misleading Canadians.
Photo: flickr/ Daniel X. O'Neil
politics
Aug 6 2015 | by Minto Ewen | Since 1970, each generation has participated less in the democratic process. Has this got us where we are today? Something's gotta give.
rabble news
Aug 6 2015 | by rabble staff | The first debate of the 2015 federal election is today! Watch rabble's live coverage of the debate right here.
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analysis
Aug 4 2015 | by Edward C. Corrigan | A wake-up call for Canada: the UN Human Rights Committee subjects the Harper government to severe criticism over its shortcomings. Read a detailed analysis here.
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rabble news
Aug 3 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Don't let your vote get suppressed -- learn what ID is acceptable under Harper's Fair Elections Act.
Photo: Peter Raymont / NFB
rabble interview
Aug 2 2015 | by Kim Elliott | Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald died July 26, 2015 at the age of 89. MacDonald was Canada's first female foreign minister.
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analysis
Jul 31 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Corporations and the wealthy are storing billions in offshore bank accounts. This legal tax avoidance is losing Canada billions. What can we do?
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opinion
Jul 31 2015 | by Mike Palecek | The Harper Conservatives cannot be trusted to follow the rules. They have cheated in every federal election they have won. Now it's time to vote against them.
rabble news
Jul 29 2015 | by Raksha Vasudevan | The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled against allowing long-term expats the right to vote, claiming it would be unfair for non-residents to vote on laws. Well here are seven reasons that's untrue.
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opinion
Jul 29 2015 | by Megan Hooft | Canada has received a rebuke from a United Nations treaty monitoring body for its lack of respect for human rights. Canada's charities breathe a sigh of relief.
Screen Shot: Detainee petition
rabble news
Jul 29 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Detained, isolated, restrained… killed? The Somali refugee died in custody on June 11 and the CBSA's lips are sealed.
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in their own words
Jul 28 2015 | by rabble staff | What inspires rabble.ca writers? This week we feature a few of rabble.ca's tireless advocates for social justice and media democracy.
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rabble news
Jul 28 2015 | by rabble staff | On Monday July 27, hundreds of demonstrators in Toronto protested anti-Black racism, police violence and the deaths of Jermaine Carby, Andrew Loku and Sandra Bland.
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opinion
Jul 27 2015 | by Peter Biesterfeld | Health Minister Rona Ambrose is "outraged" by the Supreme Court's recent ruling on medical marijuana. Other are outraged at Ambrose's claim that Health Canada requires rigorous safety reviews.