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Jul 9 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Tall cans may be back on the table for unionists if Crown Holdings workers vote to accept the offer reached late Wednesday night.
in their own words
Jul 8 2015 | by Ann Wright | After five days of sailing on the Freedom Flotilla III, Ann Wright landed... in Greece. Why? Read her personal account of the journey.
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analysis
Jul 8 2015 | by Brian Campbell | On July 8 2014, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge against Gaza, resulting in the massacre of 2,200 people. There will be a rally in Vancouver today to commemorate the victims of the attack.
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politics
Jul 7 2015 | by Juan Cole | It is not clear what a new economy for Greece will look like. But it is clear that Greece has rejected the austerity policies of the old in favour of the new.
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Jul 7 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Professionals from chiropractors to accountants have ad campaigns promoting their craft, so why don't journalists?
in their own words
Jul 6 2015 | by Aiyana Lauridsen | This weekend kicked off the Stampede in Calgary and the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Activists in Calgary took to the streets to let Canada's politicians know they want climate justice.
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politics
Jul 6 2015 | by Jon Queally | Greece voted overwhelmingly against the imposition of further austerity. Now it's time the 'No' be invested into a 'Yes' for proper resolution.
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Jul 6 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Labour played a major role at Sunday's March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Here's what some labour activists had to say.
Photo: Jane Fonda and Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Photo by Megan Devlin)
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Jul 5 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Climate action. Green jobs. Justice for marginalized communities. Ten thousand people were joined by celebrities like Jane Fonda and David Suzuki to demand leaders work for climate justice.
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Jul 3 2015 | by Christina Turner | An event in Toronto last week sought to educate residents of Toronto on the city's layered treaty history, one that is frequently ignored in official accounts of Toronto's past.
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politics
Jul 3 2015 | by Nick Fillmore | In the past week the IMF released a report admitting strong pro-capitalist policies don't work and a dutch judge sided with citizens to slash carbon emissions.
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Jul 3 2015 | by rabble staff | This weekend, Canadians are rallying for jobs, justice and the climate. Time was, you'd have to wait to see the photos and read the news about the protest. Nowadays, you can follow the action here.
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politics
Jul 2 2015 | by Fred Hahn | Has Canada become a global laughing stock to the ever-growing numbers of people around the world who understand climate change requires action? Yep!
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Jul 2 2015 | by Mitchell Thompson | The Trans Pacific Partnership will introduce rules on patents for medication that critics say will restrict access to HIV treatment and threaten LGBT lives.
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analysis
Jul 2 2015 | by Kathryn Teeluck | The Harper government quietly passed new legislation last year allowing provinces and territories to impose a minimum residency requirement for social assistance. Will they?
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Jul 2 2015 | by Megan Devlin | After having their ship illegally seized in international waters and being held in Israeli prison for 72 hours, Kevin Neish and Robert Lovelace are on their way home.
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in their own words
Jul 1 2015 | by Abubakar N. Kasim | As a nation, Canada has lost its way. What can we do this Canada Day to steer it back on course?
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analysis
Jun 30 2015 | by Michael Hudson | As we watch the news of a last-minute deal, Michael Hudson reflects on what Greece might achieve and the Delphi Declaration.
Photo: Canadian Boat to Gaza
rabble news
Jun 30 2015 | by Megan Devlin | The Freedom Flotilla ships to Gaza have been turned back. Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, are being held in custody.
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rabble news
Jun 29 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Unionized temp agency loses its contract with Canada Post less than a year after signing first collective agreement. Would you say union-busting?
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briefly
Jun 26 2015 | by Edward C. Corrigan | On June 11, new requirements were made mandatory for Canadian citizenship. In many cases it has become more difficult to obtain citizenship. Here are the changes.
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Jun 26 2015 | by Ella Bedard | It's Pride season. This week's labour roundup honours the work of LGBTIQ activists as strikes erupt across the country.
in their own words
Jun 25 2015 | by Christopher Karas | With Pride going strong, check out what's new and a new way to document hate laws worldwide.
Photo: Christina Gray
in their own words
Jun 25 2015 | by Christina Gray | This week Christina Gray was the first person to wear her regalia instead of a barrister's robe at her call to the bar in Ontario. Here, in her own words, is how she decided to take action.
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Jun 24 2015 | by Ella Bedard | An apology is required. A new book by Gary Kinsman sheds light on a dark chapter in Canada's history, as those persecuted begin to demand redress for decades of surveillance and harassment.
Photo: Christina Gray with permission
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Jun 22 2015 | by Miriam Katawazi | Christina Gray will set a strong precedent when she is called to the bar this week. The law student will wear her First Nation's regalia when she attends the ceremony.
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Jun 22 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Court upholds ruling: discrimination complaints to professional bodies can be heard at Ontario Human Rights Tribunal as well.
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Jun 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | As precarious work becomes the new normal, Ontario's Labour Ministry is running consultations before reforming legislation.
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Jun 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Unionized and non-unionized workers find a common front in struggles against precarious labour.
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Jun 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Invisible No More is the latest campaign from SEIU fighting for rights for cleaning staff. They are asking for $15 an hour and some basic labour standard guarantees.