Apr 22 2002 | by Nick Clegg | Never has a far right candidate come so close to power in the first round of the French presidential elections as National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen did last night when he defeated the socialis
Apr 22 2002 | by Julie Kay | Considered by many to be the largest, theme-driven, secular holiday in the world, people across the globe have used Earth Day to take environmental action. In countries where participants in environm
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Apr 22 2002 | by Jessie Smith | The reform-versus-revolution split permeates the debate about where to go next. Some say we need to shatter the whole system and start from scratch. Others say that asking for too much all at once wo
Apr 22 2002 | by DC Indymedia | The protests, rallies, teach-ins and events in Washington, D.C. this weekend were calm and peaceful as tens of thousands of people from diverse backgrounds united for a variety of causes. Between 75,
Apr 22 2002 | by Associated Press | After Saturday's peaceful march in Washington by tens of thousands of protesters in support of the Palestinians and against the Bush administration's war on terrorism, the protest continues today wit
Apr 20 2002 | by George Monbiot | For being too good at his job, the United States is seeking to remove Jose Bustani, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons head, from his post. Some reasons cited include, facilitating
Apr 19 2002 | by CBC News Staff | Vancouver police began digging through a second property this week in their investigation of the disappearance of more than fifty women who have vanished from Vancouver's downtown eastside since 1983
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Apr 18 2002 | by Resisto the Clown | I've been juggling for years. I've juggled many strange and dangerous objects. I've reached the conclusion that it is impossible to juggle capitalism without dropping human, environmental and animal
Apr 18 2002 | by CBC News Staff | Canadian New Democratic Party leader Alexa McDonough has assumed responsibilities for Middle East issues, after the party's foreign affairs critic, Svend Robinson, made controversial statements about
Apr 18 2002 | by Tom Turnipseed | What paranoid James Ellroy fifties crime novels are made of, with the ominous Otto Reich - a right-winger (obsessed with overthrowing Fidel Castro's regime) and big supporter of U.S. President Bush's
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Apr 18 2002 | by Judy Rebick | In these dark political times &#151; with war clouds swirling and repression rising &#151; we don't often have much to celebrate. But please raise a glass with us today: <I>rabble.ca</I> is one year
Apr 18 2002 | by Guardian Staff | Four Canadian soldiers died in Afghanistan last night after an American fighter jet mistakenly dropped a laser-guided 250-kg bomb on the Canadian unit. The bombing occured during a well publicized li
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Apr 17 2002 | by Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | What are the seven major solutions to end urban sprawl? Find out here, in the second excerpt from the book, "Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change."
Apr 17 2002 | by John Aglionby | In a landslide election, East Timor's former resistance leader, Xanana Gusmao, was officially declared the winner of the nation's first presidential election today. As the first president of an indep
Apr 17 2002 | by Philip Willan | Raising the stakes in a long standing battle between trade unions and the government over changes in labour law, Italy's first full-day general strike in twenty years brought much of the country to
Apr 17 2002 | by Guy Grossman | I was the eleventh Israeli reserve officer to join Ometz Le'sarev (Courage to Refuse) and sign the declaration refusing to fight for the continued occupation of Palestinian land. This war is unjust.
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Apr 16 2002 | by Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | Everything has to come from somewhere - from earth's fields, forests or oceans; and it has to go somewhere when it's finished. On average, North Americans could do with less.This is the first of thre
Apr 16 2002 | by Bob Rae | Has Bob Rae finally come out? Today the former Ontario premier publicly tears his shirt to the New Democratic Party by condemning federal NDP Member of Parliament, Svend Robinson, for advocating what
Apr 15 2002 | by Gregory Wilpert | Many feared that with the April 11 coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela was being degraded to being just another country forced to bend to the powerful will of the United States. Ins
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Apr 15 2002 | by Darren Boisvert | It's the worst violence in Israel since the invasion of Lebanon in 1982. Even the best television reports can only tell part of the story. Here are some snapshots of different scenes all too common i
Apr 15 2002 | by Guardian Staff | Inspired by Future Forests - the U.K.-based company which advises individuals and groups on how to reduce CO2 emissions - visual artist Damien Hirst's latest exhibit features a huge installation usin
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Apr 12 2002 | by Judy Rebick | Through the lenses of seven experienced directors, the documentary "View from the Summit" follows six people on both sides of the famous fence. The result is an intense, textured, roller-coaster ride
Apr 12 2002 | by Rachel Rinaldo | As part of its war on terrorism, the American military has been eager to restore relations with its Indonesian counterpart. Those ties were cut off after military violence in East Timor in 1999, but
Apr 12 2002 | by CBC News Staff | A veteran Yukon broadcaster is fighting back after being fired for breastfeeding her baby at work. Joanne Henry says Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon is a violating her human rights and breaking th
Apr 12 2002 | by Gregory Wilpert | Media reports on the events in Venezuela are that President Hugo Chavez (now resigned) was responsible for killing thirteen demonstrators, but this eyewitness is not so sure. "I clearly saw that ther
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Apr 12 2002 | by Vittorio Longhi | Labour in Italy is poised for a general strike on April 16, but political manoeuvring by the government and terrorist attacks by the infamous Red Brigade threaten to sabotage the effort.
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Apr 11 2002 | by Herschel Hardin | I for one enjoy the Aspers' frankness about their CanWest media properties. I've relished the imposition of centralized editorials because it tears off the veil that surrounds ownership. When the fus
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Apr 10 2002 | by Byron Christopher | When a strike by teachers shut down Alberta schools for most of February, parents and politicians complained that thousands of students missed out on some education. Maybe not: students say they got
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Apr 9 2002 | by David Leibl | For a few weeks now, Winnipeggers have been able to buy meat bearing a seal of approval from the city's humane society. The program might not put an end to factory farming, but it does seem to be pop
Apr 9 2002 | by Kristie Reilly | Even after the collapse of the Taliban and the &#226;eoeliberation&#226;e of Afghanistan, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) continues to fight - under threat of death