rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

Karl Nerenberg joins rabble to cover news for the rest of us from Parliament Hill. Karl has been a journalist for over 25 years including eight years as the producer of the CBC show The House. He has written scripts for documentary films and long-form television reports for such shows as Le Point and Actuel on Radio Canada television and The Journal on CBC-TV. Karl also founded and, for five years, edited the magazine Federations: What's new in federalism worldwide.

Karl has been awarded a Gemini award, a Best International Documentary Series award (from "la communauté des televisions francophones"), a CBC Radio Award for Best New Series (C'est la vie) among others. As a broadcaster, Mr. Nerenberg produced and directed television series and documentaries in a wide range of genres and on a great variety of subjects -- from civil war in Central America, to the crisis in South Africa's Apartheid system.

Karl works in both English and French, and can be reached at karl@rabble.ca

 

Image: Canadian Press/Justin Tang
Nov 30 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Alberta Premier Rachel Notely was more than happy with Justin Trudeau's approval of the Kinder Morgan project. Tom Mulcair, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan, and many others reacted very differently.
Image: Flickr/Akuppa John Wigham
Nov 24 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Following an interview with CBC Radio's "As It Happens," Trump adviser Robert Walker sent CBC a series of sources to support his arguments. None of them actually did.
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Nov 22 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government wants to move away from coal. Will that mean increased reliance on nuclear? And what about mitigation strategies for displaced workers?
Nathan Cullen speaks to students at McGill University. Flickr/davehuehn
Nov 18 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | In the U.S., first-past-the-post gave an extremist 100 per cent of the power. To avoid a similar outcome in Canada reform advocates say we need a new voting system.
Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Nov 13 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | A Centre for the Study of Living Standards study shows a big gap between the growth in labour productivity and the rise in workers' incomes. One reason? The bosses are keeping more of the cash.
Nov 11 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | On Leonard Cohen's death people are most remembering the poet, lyricist and completely original "singer." That Cohen was also a brilliant composer is something too often overlooked.
Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Nov 9 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Voters who believe Donald Trump really cares about their economic distress are in for a big shock. All that talk about shuttered factories and forgotten people was just a tactic for gaining power.
Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Nov 7 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Donald Trump is a would-be dictator, who has created a personality cult about himself. When he first took power Mussolini was far less extreme.
Image: PMO/Adam ScottiImage: PMO/Adam Scotti
Nov 3 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | In 2013 when the Corporate Accountability Network proposed creation of a mining ombudsperson the Liberals were in favour. In power, they have yet to do anything about that promise.
Image: CPAC
Nov 1 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his Fall Economic Statement on Tuesday with some new commitments to private investment in public infrastructure.