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in their own words
Feb 19 2014 | by Jamie Paris | Doctoral candidate Jamie Paris questions the absence of black scholars in Canadian universities and discusses the conversations about blackness when one passes as white.
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politics
Feb 19 2014 | by COHA staff | COHA staff offer an analysis on the violence perpetrated against the democratically elected government and civilians in Venezuela.
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profile
Feb 18 2014 | by Adam Rudder | The recent commemoration of Hogan's Alley as an important neighbourhood to Canadian Black history marks the questions of what history does and who owns it.
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rabble news
Feb 17 2014 | by Julie S. LaLonde | We are a wired nation -- we do almost everything online. However, there seems to be a cognitive dissonance at play when it comes to online harassment and those abused.
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rabble news
Feb 17 2014 | by Azeezah Kanji | The islamophobic response to the death of Naima Rharouity by some media outlets and the reference to the Quebec Charter of Values, has led some to question the obsession with Muslim women's clothing.
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briefly
Feb 17 2014 | by H.G. Watson | AUPE received their requested injunction against Bill 46 on Friday. AUPE is currently fighting Bill 46 in Alberta courts, arguing that it violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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rabble news
Feb 17 2014 | by H.G. Watson | How United Steelworkers is putting pressure on corporate America to get striking Canadian workers back to work.
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in their own words
Feb 14 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | February 14 marks the Annual March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Remember why we must stop this violence with this thought-provoking piece from Krystalline Kraus.
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opinion
Feb 14 2014 | by Joel Bakan | The grounds for B.C. government's appeal of Supreme Court ruling for BCTF appears weak. The B.C. government should accept decision on bargaining rights and move on
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briefly
Feb 14 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Members of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 1281 at the Continuing Education Students Association of Ryerson (CESAR) finally have a contract after a four month long lockout.
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opinion
Feb 13 2014 | by Norman Richmond | Black History Month should be the month that we re-double our struggle against imperialism and white supremacy and the slave trade and colonialism.
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press release
Feb 13 2014 | by Shit Harper Did | Six young people used approximately 300 cans of donated food to barricade the entrance to the Conservative Cabinet Ministers' regional office in protest of the 2014 federal budget.
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rabble news
Feb 12 2014 | by Leila Marshy | A new campaign provides a simple way to show opposition to the Quebec Charter of Values: the white square.
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opinion
Feb 12 2014 | by Michael Geist | The 2014 federal budget seems to mark the revival of the Canadian digital strategy. Here are six areas the digital strategy will contain according to #bdgt14.
Alice Shen (McGill Daily)
politics
Feb 12 2014 | by Daniel Woodhouse | Laurin Liu is the youngest female MP in Canadian history and was elected for the riding of Rivière-des-Mille-Îles in 2011 during the 'Orange Crush.' She takes a look back on the NDP then and now.
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rabble news
Feb 12 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Over the course of the next six months, we're going to find out how far freedom of association extends -- and the results are going to have big impacts on the labour movement.
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modest proposal
Feb 11 2014 | by Roy Mitchell | Rob Ford ordered the removal of the rainbow flag, raised in solidarity with the LGBTQ people in Russia, and subsequently unleashed a wave of fear and anger at what the Ford regime could do next.
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opinion
Feb 11 2014 | by Michael Geist | Today is the #DayWeFightBack against mass Internet surveillance in Canada and beyond. If you are concerned with widespread surveillance, take a moment to send a message to your MP!
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politics
Feb 11 2014 | by Haseena Manek | The National Council of Canadian Muslims delivered a Notice of Libel to the PMO for defamatory remarks equating the NCCM to a terrorist organization.
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briefly
Feb 11 2014 | by H.G. Watson | The battle to unionize the Residence Fellows at Carleton University is over -- for now, at least.
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politics
Feb 10 2014 | by Alex Hunsberger | Ontario politician Tim Hudak wants to push through 'right-to-work' laws in Canada. While many know they aren't good for labour, not as many know these laws got their legs from U.S. segregation.
briefly
Feb 10 2014 | by rabble staff | The Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students and LeadNow.ca launched petitions responding to the Conservative "Fair Elections Act" last Friday.
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briefly
Feb 7 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Rail workers reached a tentative collective agreement with CN today. The workers would have been in a legal strike position on Saturday.
in their own words
Feb 7 2014 | by Robert Animikii Horton | Teacher deserve all the praise they can get! But Robert Animikii Horton can't help but feel that one particular kind of educator goes underappreciated: Our Anishinaabemowin teachers.
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rabble news
Feb 7 2014 | by Corey Levine | What do Harper and Johansson have in common? Well the SodaStream controversy and Harper's trip have galvanized supports of Palestine and the BDS movement.
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rabble news
Feb 7 2014 | by Denise Denning | The success of harm reduction programs internationally and the high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canadian prisons signals the need for the Canadian government to adopt this program in prisons.
briefly
Feb 6 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Along with reporter jobs, Postmedia's restructuring cut the summer internship program, leaving fewer opportunities for young journalists.
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politics
Feb 6 2014 | by Sarah Schmidt |, | by Trevor Haché | Given the Conservatives' track record of ignoring or circumventing Canada's electoral law, it's worth fact-checking the spin, so here are five things you need to know about the Fair Elections Act.
opinion
Feb 6 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Jason Kenney recently tweeted about his support for SodaStream and his buycott, also insinuating that Oxfam supports BDS of Israel. Not only was his wrong about the latter, his conduct is appalling.
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opinion
Feb 5 2014 | by Justin Podur | Egypt was ruled by the Mubarak dictatorship for 30 years before the people managed to overthrow him in 2011. Mubarak was not overthrown by the Internet.