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

 

Photo: Flicker/Scazon
Dec 4 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau's team chose the route of generalities and platitudes in its Throne Speech. The exceptions are committing to the inquiry on missing Indigenous women and to ending first-past-the-post.
Photo: flickr/ Prime Minister of Canada
Dec 2 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | While we fret about taxpayers footing the bill for underpaid nannies, a new study shows that deep corporate cuts have not created any jobs or growth. Now that's a real scandal.
Photo: flickr/canada
Nov 4 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | In naming an equal number of males to females to his cabinet the new prime minister did not have to compromise on competence. Now the new ministers will have to deliver.
Photo: Flickr/William Pitcher
Nov 2 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau's father could be contemptuous of the provinces. The son promises to be different. As part of his federalism agenda, he must not forget the key role of electoral reform.
Oct 23 2015 | by Kim Elliott | Now that the election is over, the hardest part begins. The Liberals under Justin Trudeau bring some unique challenges. But rabble is ready to meet them head-on.
Photo: flickr/ Stephen Downes
Oct 22 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Gilles Duceppe was once a decent, humane, progressive politician. In the last campaign, however, he lowered himself to the level of a populist demagogue, appealing to fear and resentment of the other.
Image: Facebook/Trudeau
Oct 20 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Progressive voters who gave Trudeau his majority will have to be vigilant and let the new Liberal government know they expect it to keep its promises, starting with electoral reform.
Photo: flickr/ Michael Ignatieff
Oct 16 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau promised to sweep the Liberal party clean of its old bad habits. But when push comes to shove, he relies on the same operators who have always wielded great power in the party.
Photo: Flickr/Canada 2020
Oct 14 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | However progressive Trudeau may be it is worrisome that even during the campaign some in his entourage are busy acting on behalf of big business. What will happen after the election?
Photo: flickr/ Sean Connors
Oct 13 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Elections Canada temporary staff tried turning away people with valid ID. Do not let that happen to you. Know the law and know your rights.