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opinion
May 24 2014 | by Alice Funke | Popular political blog Pundit's Guide responds to left-wing critics of Andrea Horwath, raising the spectre of strategic voting.
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politics
May 23 2014 | by Bruce Campbell | Prosecutors laid criminal charges against three front-line employees of Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway. But, where does responsibility actually fall for the regulatory lapse at Lac-Mégantic?
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briefly
May 23 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Yay! It's Feel Good Friday and we've got what you need: Idle No More protests, Conservative irony, trans* policy victory and a "making fun of hipsters" video.
politics
May 23 2014 | by Gurkirat Batth |, | by Gurnishan Singh | Today is the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru's arrival in Vancouver, which sparked a challenge to anti-migrant racism in Canada -- a struggle that continues today.
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rabble interview
May 22 2014 | by Stefan Christoff | Community activist and author Darrin Qualman reflects on the recent battles to sustain co-operative farmer wheat pools in Saskatchewan and the Conservative attack on the Canadian Wheat Board.
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politics
May 22 2014 | by Jarrah Hodge | A new report shows new statistics on the total number of cases of MMIW and how disproportionate they are to cases involving non-Aboriginal victims. However, media chose to report this differently.
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briefly
May 22 2014 | by H.G. Watson | The dispute over B.C. teachers' collective agreement is heating up with threats of lockouts and job actions.
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rabble news
May 22 2014 | by Jon Milton | Peoples for Mother Earth is marching along the proposed route of Energy East and Line 9 in opposition to these pipelines and will be in Quebec tomorrow.
rabble news
May 21 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | The proposed Energy East pipeline poses risks to many Canadian communities. Here's why you should get the facts and get involved.
rabble news
May 21 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Justice for Janitors is demanding the government clean up its act when it comes to subcontracted cleaning companies and employees working in government buildings.
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rabble series
May 20 2014 | by Pam Frache | A decent minimum wage is not just a youth issue. About one million workers earn less than $14.25/hour and more than 60 per cent are adults over 25.
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rabble interview
May 20 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Susan Delacourt doesn't like the word taxpayer. Why? Because it reduces the relationship between the people and the government to just something we pay for.
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briefly
May 16 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Well this has been a week hasn't it? Have no fear, Feel Good Friday is here! We've got some great satire, good news and, as promised, animal videos.
opinion
May 16 2014 | by Ngoc Loan Tran | Ngoc Loan Tran is a prominent organizer in immigrant, queer and trans communities, and this work reminds them of their mother's identity and how it fits into "the struggle" and their own politics.
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politics
May 14 2014 | by Justin Panos | The Canada Health Accord ceased functioning on March 31. The Harper government cut $36 billion from health care beginning after the 2015 election instead of renegotiating the terms of the Accord.
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rabble series
May 13 2014 | by Rebecca Rose | Young labour leaders abound in Nova Scotia. Not so in the rest of Canada. Rebecca Rose writes about Nova Scotia's young labour leaders, and what keeps the movement vibrant.
rabble news
May 12 2014 | by Christina Turner | Check out these fantastic photos of the Defend Our Climate Vancouver rally on Saturday May 10.
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in their own words
May 12 2014 | by Jason Mogus | Canadians showed up on Saturday May 10 and stepped up to demand real climate action and a different future from our leaders.
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rabble news
May 12 2014 | by H.G. Watson | "We want these jobs with dignity," said organizer Kalpona Akter to an audience at the CLC convention as she spoke about worker safety and needs in Bangladesh in the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse.
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opinion
May 12 2014 | by Julie S. LaLonde | If we (can) agree that rape culture is systemic, then we have to look at the actual system and its mechanisms, especially in Canadian universities.
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opinion
May 9 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | If young women and girls can't find role models within the pages of teen magazines or most mainstream books and film, then where can they find them? The answer should be, within their communities.
rabble news
May 9 2014 | by Randy Kitt | A Canadian delegation went to Bangladesh to stand in solidarity with workers, hear their stories and continue to shine the light on the working conditions of workers all over the world.
rabble interview
May 9 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Hassan Yussuff defeated Ken Georgetti by just 40 votes on Thursday for the CLC presidency. H.G. Watson grabs an exclusive interview with Yussuff to discuss his victory and the future of the CLC.
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briefly
May 9 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | This week's news got you down? Ya, we know the feeling. Here are a few bright spots to hopefully lighten up your week and get you looking forward to the weekend.
briefly
May 8 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Hassan Yussuff has defeated Ken Georgetti by just 40 votes to become the new President of the CLC.
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politics
May 8 2014 | by Kristin Moe | The Cowboy Indian Alliance has formed again, this time to take on Keystone XL. This activism and resistance is remaking the climate movement.
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rabble news
May 7 2014 | by H.G. Watson | The elections for leadership of the Canadian Labour Congress are being held tomorrow morning. Check out labour reporter H.G. Watson's overview of the candidates, and their platforms.
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rabble news
May 7 2014 | by H.G. Watson | The election for CLC President is tomorrow and things are getting interesting. Check out labour reporter H.G. Watson's overview of the candidates, and their platforms.
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rabble news
May 7 2014 | by rabble staff | rabble.ca is saddened to learn of the death of Bud Osborn. Osborn was a founding member of VANDU and memorialized Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in his poetry.
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opinion
May 7 2014 | by Jason Mogus | The May 10 National Day of Action asks political leaders to make climate change a priority. As Jason Mogus states, we may just be winning this tar sands fight after all.