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press release
May 2 2014 | by rabble staff | Faced with an unprecedented attack by the Prime Minister through his office, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court sets the record straight in a press release.
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in their own words
May 2 2014 | by Deepan Budlakoti | Deepan Budlakoti was born in Canada. His parents and brother are Canadian citizens. Now the Canadian government has taken his passport and left him stateless.
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rabble news
May 1 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Postal workers gathered to check out the facts about postal banking in Ottawa this weekend. From international success stories to strategy, here is a report on what they discussed.
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in their own words
May 1 2014 | by Brent Patterson | The late Dan Heap was arrested, along with a group of activists, for an anti-greed action on May Day 1996. Brent Patterson was with him at that action. Here are his remembrances of Dan Heap.
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politics
Apr 30 2014 | by Joyce Nelson | Activists are increasingly appalled by the continuing revelations that they are being spied on by police and the CSEC on behalf of the corporate sector. Should we share our spying stories?
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profile
Apr 29 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Canadian Labour Congress incumbent Ken Georgetti has been CLC President for 15 years. H.G. Watson caught up with him to talk about the current leadership campaign and the future of the CLC.
arts/media
Apr 29 2014 | by Humberto DaSilva | Karl Rove needs help! So who does he turn to? Well his dead mentors Edward Bernays and Joseph Goebbels of course. New play 'Dinner with Goebbels' looks at the role of propaganda in history.
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briefly
Apr 29 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A member of the Canadian Labour Congress’s national executive has made allegations of abuse and sexism within the organization.
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rabble interview
Apr 29 2014 | by Patrick Clark | David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography, sat down with Patrick Clark to discuss the global economic crisis and need for alternatives.
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rabble news
Apr 28 2014 | by Matt Dusenbury | With Rogers now firmly in control in the Canadian telecom world and its grasp on Hockey Night in Canada, CBC lies bleeding. Canadian media now teeters perilously on the brink of a dark new dawn.
Image courtesy of Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign
politics
Apr 28 2014 | by Kathleen Copps | Why is Omar Khadr still in jail? The Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign is calling for a renewed dedication from politicians and a parliamentary initiative in order to end this shameful chapter.
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briefly
Apr 27 2014 | by rabble staff | Former Toronto MP Dan Heap was a well-known activist advocating for peace, the labour movement, and human rights. Dan Heap has died at the age of 88.
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rabble news
Apr 25 2014 | by Cory Collins | Newfoundland and Labrador has maintained a decade-long tuition freeze, had earlier removed loan interest and has now become the first province set to replace student loans with grants.
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profile
Apr 25 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Hassan Yussuff is running for the presidency of the Canadian Labour Congress. H.G. Watson sat down with him to talk about his bid for the CLC leadership.
politics
Apr 25 2014 | by Marc Keelan-Bishop | Think the Fair Elections Act is really unfair? Ya, us too! Check out this great inforgraphic that illustrates the Act and join the Day of Action tomorrow.
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press release
Apr 25 2014 | by Idle No More | Northern Plains Tribal leaders and land owners representing the Cowboy and Indian Alliance joined in solidarity yesterday with their First Nations counterparts at the Canadian embassy in Washington.
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rabble news
Apr 23 2014 | by Catherine Edwards | The modern cable industry is not community-TV friendly, so a not-for-profit is proposing to take over community TV from Videotron.
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opinion
Apr 23 2014 | by Tobi Nussbaum | Canada is now past 80 per cent of the population living in urban areas. Cities are showing a capacity to solve problems together and now is the time for Canadian cities to be more ambitious.
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rabble news
Apr 22 2014 | by Ellie Ng | Pro-democracy leaders from Hong Kong ask Canadian politicians to help safeguard elections and democratic freedom in Hong Kong.
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arts/media
Apr 17 2014 | by Alia Hogben |, | by Azeezah Kanji |, | by Khadijah Kanji |, | by Naila Butt |, | by Salha Jeizan |, | by Shahina Siddiqui | The film 'Honor Diaries' purports to be the first film to break the silence on honour violence. However, is the film really just counterproductive in discussing violence against women?
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politics
Apr 17 2014 | by Jody Dallaire | The reality faced by people in New Brunswick seeking a safe legal abortion is in contradiction to Canadian law. With the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic, things are not going to get better.
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opinion
Apr 16 2014 | by Leila Gold | Rich Coleman has once again sent gossip of possibilities rippling through the community about the PHS. The question now circulating is whether certain programs will continue in the long term.
Hassan Yussuff. (Photo: http://boilermaker.ca/)
briefly
Apr 16 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A third candidate, Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff, has entered the race for the Canadian Labour Congress Presidency against Ken Georgetti and Hassan Husseini.
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politics
Apr 16 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | The sudden death of Jim Flaherty has resulted in hundreds of warm tributes. While Flaherty's humanity should be praised, his neo-liberal policies did not benefit the majority of Canadians.
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politics
Apr 15 2014 | by Leilani Farha |, | by Michele Biss | Conservative MP Peter Goldring introduced motion M-455, which seeks to develop a nationally shared definition of homelessness and a common methodology. The only problem is homeless counts don't work.
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in their own words
Apr 14 2014 | by Talin Vartanian | When you've been working for the CBC for over 30 years, you've seen a lot of cuts. One producer shares her thoughts on what can be done to keep Canada's public broadcaster running and relevant.
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opinion
Apr 14 2014 | by Erin Hudson | CUP is in the midst of a debilitating financial crisis. CUP needs to stay and to thrive in order to continue the tradition of community and support among Canada's student journalists.
rabble news
Apr 14 2014 | by Catherine MacNeil |, | by Robin Tress | On March 30, 500 people left with a deeper understanding of climate justice, with a more rounded view of the issues we face within our own communities and with a toolbox bursting with new skills.
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opinion
Apr 11 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Why are we so eager to compare the Unifor Toyota campaign in Ontario with the UAW Volkswagen campaign in Tennessee? It's important to look at the differences to explain the labour movement in 2014.
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rabble news
Apr 11 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, New Brunswick has announced it will close its doors, striking a huge blow to reproductive choice in Canada. Why are reproductive rights still up for debate?