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rabble news
Sep 8 2015 | by A. Splawinski | Cross-country actions took place this weekend to raise awareness of the crisis in Syria and Canada's poor treatment of refugees.
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rabble news
Sep 7 2015 | by Haseena Manek | Charting the erosion of labour rights through the Harper decade, and looking forward.
Photo: Flickr/Brent Granby
opinion
Sep 7 2015 | by Irene Lanzinger | The labour movement has been at the forefront of improving the lives of working people for more than a century. And we will continue that fight.
rabble news
Sep 7 2015 | by H.G. Watson | Happy Labour Day! It's a time to celebrate, but also a time to remember the many attacks on Canada's labour movement and of course, the fights back.
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analysis
Sep 3 2015 | by Samantha C. Thrift | Political parties' reticence (or refusal, as the case may be) to participate in women's issues debates is part of a decades-old neoliberal chill put on women's advocacy work in Canada.
Photo: Wayne Chu
rabble news
Sep 3 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | Chris Alexander promised the Filipino and migrant communities that changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program would protect them and quicken processing times. The opposite has occurred.
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rabble news
Aug 31 2015 | by Thomas Saczkowski | Carding practices continue to be a contentious issue because of the amount of data being collected and the discrimination against racialized populations. What can and should be done about carding?
satire
Aug 31 2015 | by James Bunting | A new report by the Conservative government shows that over 12,000 federal public servants have tested positive for opinions.
Photo: flickr/Jeroen Bennink
rabble news
Aug 25 2015 | by A. Splawinski | On August 15, demonstrators gathered in Toronto to protest the arrival of a self-professed "pick-up artist" who has claimed rape should be legal on private property.
Photo: Onehkwéntara Kanehtsóte - the Red Post Art Exhibit facebook page
arts/media
Aug 24 2015 | by Jennifer Dales | Onekwenhtara Kanehtsote - the Red Post Art Exhibit commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Crisis of 1990, also known as the Oka Crisis, by demonstrating its impacts through art.
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in their own words
Aug 21 2015 | by Libby Davies | Saturday August 22 marks the fourth anniversary of Jack Layton's death. On this day we remember Jack and his life, what will you think about? What will you resolve to do?
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politics
Aug 21 2015 | by Dan Darrah | If Trudeau wants to remain a strong player in the election, trying to out-progressive Mulcair is a losing strategy. The Liberals need to start making commitments and stop flip-flopping on others.
rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by rabble staff | Our contributors are building something priceless. Here are Trish Hennessy and Jase Tanner talking about why they commit to rabble.ca, and why you should get involved in #WIN2015.
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rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by Rita Wong | The proposed building of the Site C dam would flood 5,550 hectares and destroy agricultural land and wildlife habitats. On top of that, BC Hydro is now going to cut down trees, destroying eagle nests.
rabble news
Aug 19 2015 | by Megan Devlin | A Greenpeace Freedom of Information request reveals the Harper government has spent millions of taxpayers' dollars pushing the tar sands agenda internationally.
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rabble news
Aug 18 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Sex worker advocates are thrilled, but critics claim the resolution condones those who buy women for sex.
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rabble news
Aug 18 2015 | by BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories | Support BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories in its campaign to boycott British security company G4S. Find out how you can get involved here.
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rabble news
Aug 17 2015 | by Nora Loreto | PSAC has launched one of the highest-profile election campaigns against Harper because the 170,000 government workers they represent have a lot at stake. However, the Sun doesn't see it that way.
Photo by George Talusan
rabble news
Aug 13 2015 | by A. Splawinski | Why are Black Lives Matter movements occuring in Toronto and who is leading this movement in Canada? Find this out and more about the future of the movement here.
Photo: Sarah Factor
rabble news
Aug 13 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Fuzz Wax Bar has learned that women like their bodies just as they are, thank you very much.
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press release
Aug 12 2015 | by Amnesty International | Amnesty International voted to adopt a policy that will decriminalize consensual sex work and ensure sex workers enjoy full and equal legal protection from exploitation, trafficking and violence.
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analysis
Aug 12 2015 | by Ken Watts | Canada needs to move from "apology to action" if reconciliation with First Nations Peoples is to succeed.
rabble news
Aug 11 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Harper's reign could be at an end… if we could only get off the couch and mark our ballot.
rabble news
Aug 7 2015 | by Mick Sweetman | On August 6, Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Green Leader Elizabeth May took the stage at the first leaders debate. Who won?
satire
Aug 7 2015 | by James Bunting | Canada's system of production and consumption of goods and services was put on the defensive at the Maclean's National Leaders Debate when Stephen Harper accused it of misleading Canadians.
Photo: flickr/ Daniel X. O'Neil
politics
Aug 6 2015 | by Minto Ewen | Since 1970, each generation has participated less in the democratic process. Has this got us where we are today? Something's gotta give.
rabble news
Aug 6 2015 | by rabble staff | The first debate of the 2015 federal election is today! Watch rabble's live coverage of the debate right here.
Photo: flickr/ Stephen Harper
analysis
Aug 4 2015 | by Edward C. Corrigan | A wake-up call for Canada: the UN Human Rights Committee subjects the Harper government to severe criticism over its shortcomings. Read a detailed analysis here.
Photo: flickr/Keith Ivey
rabble news
Aug 3 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Don't let your vote get suppressed -- learn what ID is acceptable under Harper's Fair Elections Act.
Photo: Peter Raymont / NFB
rabble interview
Aug 2 2015 | by Kim Elliott | Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald died July 26, 2015 at the age of 89. MacDonald was Canada's first female foreign minister.