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modest proposal
Sep 25 2014 | by Coast Salish Territories |, | by Rising Tide - Vancouver | Rising Tide - Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories has released a statement in solidarity with Oppenheimer Tent City in Vancouver.
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opinion
Sep 24 2014 | by Cathy Crowe | Olivia Chow is an important community-builder in Toronto and we need her strengths more than ever says Cathy Crowe.
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analysis
Sep 24 2014 | by Julie Kaye |, | by Sarah Hunt | Public Safety Canada's report on human trafficking in Aboriginal communities asks "How are Aboriginal families trafficking their children?" instead of "Has the government participated in trafficking?"
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rabble news
Sep 23 2014 | by Tracy Glynn | New Brunswick election results are in, and the Liberals have formed a majority government. But what were voters talking about and what issues were most important to them?
in their own words
Sep 22 2014 | by Kevin Shimmin | Rajani Thiranagama was a social justice activist, medical doctor, feminist and scholar. This month will mark the 25th anniversary of Rajani's passing.
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politics
Sep 22 2014 | by Karl Flecker | Tony Clement recently tried to pass the blame on the disastrous Temporary Foreign Worker Program changes to the Liberals, forgetting that the Conservatives were responsible for most of it.
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analysis
Sep 22 2014 | by Julie Gorecki | Women's organizations met at the People's Climate March and united under one message: "there will be no climate justice without gender justice."
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rabble news
Sep 19 2014 | by Jarrah Hodge | On Monday, Sept. 22, New Brunswick will go to the polls. On Saturday, Sept 20., people will take to the streets to ask "Where'd our reproductive rights go in Canada?"
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politics
Sep 19 2014 | by Duncan Cameron | It was not to be. With an 87 per cent turnout, Scottish independence was rejected by 55 per cent of voters in the September 18 referendum.
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press release
Sep 19 2014 | by BC Teachers' Federation | Members of the BC Teachers' Federation have voted to ratify the agreement-in-committee reached on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, with the BC Public School Employers' Association.
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briefly
Sep 19 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | So we didn't hear the word 'Yes!' last night during a certain vote, but that doesn't mean we can't say it now. It's Feel Good Friday.
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opinion
Sep 19 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | The UN meeting is yet again corroded by big business influence. Will the People's Climate March be able to pressure the UN or should we all switch tactics?
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analysis
Sep 18 2014 | by Sarah Hunt | Are there links between missing and murdered women and Bill C-36? Perhaps. It seems there is a discomfort in linking violence against Indigenous women and the rights and safety of sex workers.
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rabble news
Sep 17 2014 | by Sanita Fejzic | Across Canada rural municipalities are dealing with issues of land use and resource extraction. What power do citizens actually have over Big Business when they want to protect the environment?
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in their own words
Sep 16 2014 | by Leehi Yona | The Harper government's inaction on climate change is a big, big problem. Join the People's Climate March this Sunday September 21.
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rabble news
Sep 16 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | A tentative agreement has been reached between the BC Teachers' Federation and the B.C. government.
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analysis
Sep 15 2014 | by Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
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briefly
Sep 12 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | So, I like cat videos. A lot. But what else can cheer you up faster than a basket full of kittens? Feel Good Friday is here... with plenty of kittens.
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rabble news
Sep 12 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | When Max's family's refugee application was denied, they were asked to pay for public school. They couldn't. Max missed two years. Advocates are working to make school free for all children.
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by E. Wayne Ross | If B.C. schools could be open on Monday, why won't the government make it happen? Oh, because they think binding arbitration is "absolutely silly."
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by Simon Jones | In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.
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analysis
Sep 11 2014 | by Glen Thompson | B.C. needs to learn from the Exxon Valdez spill and put solid legal protection and regulations in place prior to spills, especially with the pending Kinder Morgan pipeline approval.
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briefly
Sep 11 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
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rabble news
Sep 9 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Matt Moir | According to the government Bill C-10 is aimed at stopping tobacco smuggling. Some First Nations leaders say it is aimed at First Nations tobacco industry, and the bill needs to be stopped.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Got a case of the grumps? Feel Good Friday is just the medicine you need.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | As the labour action continues and schools remain closed, a number of fundraising campaigns and demonstrations have sprung up to show solidarity with B.C. teachers.
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opinion
Sep 5 2014 | by Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | The BC Teachers Federation has called on the government to agree to binding arbitration for compensation, benefits and preparation time.
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in their own words
Sep 4 2014 | by Laila Yuile |, | by Patricia Enair | The B.C. government cannot be counted on to legislate the teachers back to work. So, parent in B.C., it's time to let the government know what you think.