rabble.ca series - Harper's Assault on Democracy

rabble.ca series - Harper's Assault on Democracy

rabble.ca columnist Murray Dobbin details the harm Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing to the political and social fabric of Canada in a new essay commissioned by The Council of Canadians. The complete series will constitute 10 parts published between March and April 2010.

Oct 8 2014 | by rabble staff | Parliament is back in session, and we hope that we can count on you to help ensure that we have a top-notch team of independent and ethical journalists to really challenge Stephen Harper's agenda.
Oct 1 2014 Activists in Hong Kong are condemning and opposing restrictive election processes being imposed in advance of elections in 2017.
Photo credit Pedro Cabezas
Photo credit Pedro Cabezas
Sep 29 2014 | by Paul Manly | Paul Manly discusses his recent trip to El Salvador, on behalf of Council of Canadians, and that nation's struggles with Canadian mining companies, environmental degradation and remaining independent.
Image: Tigana/flickr
Sep 10 2014 | by Stephen Kimber | The scheduled 2015 federal election should not simply be another rascal-changing exercise. We need to ask those who would seek to replace Harper what they will undo to give us back our country.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Aug 12 2014 | by Gareth Kirkby | The Harper government is attacking Canadian charities that don't fit the Conservative worldview. Will these charities become victims? Nah, not a chance!
Photo: John Bristowe/flickr
Jul 24 2014 | by Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
Jul 4 2014 | by Ricardo Acuña | The country is at a crossroads. With out-of-control inequality and increasing consolidation of wealth and power there is a choice to make: succumb to undemocratic government or fight back.
Photo: flickr/Vox Efx
Jul 3 2014 | by Amy Goodman | Almedalen is a week-long festivity of debate and dialogue about politics in Sweden. The event exemplifies the type of debate democracy demands and provokes questions about other voting systems.
Jul 1 2014 | by Nadine MacKinnon Media | Founding rabble publisher Judy Rebick spoke on a panel The NDP and the crisis of social democracy.
Photo: flickr/ankakay
Jul 1 2014 | by various | Happy Canada Day! If you have a moment, please take the time to reflect on Canada's state of democracy ... or lack thereof.