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in their own words
Oct 31 2014 | by Toronto Rape Crisis Centre Multi Cultural Women Against Rape | A statement from one rape crisis centre on how in the face of a media storm, they continue their work with survivors confronting issues about why victims choose not to report their experiences.
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rabble news
Oct 30 2014 | by Jocelyn Formsma | The First Nations child welfare case is the most important Indigenous children's rights case. Why? Here's three reasons.
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opinion
Oct 30 2014 | by Dr. Kara Santokie | The Ford era is over for Toronto (for now). But as bleary-eyed Torontonians return to reality, what are they really waking up to?
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rabble news
Oct 30 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Given the current state of the North American auto industry, automakers have no incentive to invest in Canada.
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rabble interview
Oct 29 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | Glenn Greenwald spoke Saturday at an event in Ottawa. Before his lecture he was interviewed by rabble.ca's Amira Elghawaby. Here's their conversation.
in their own words
Oct 29 2014 | by Niki Ashton | The Women's Forum 2014 will be hosted tomorrow October 30. Can't make it? No problem! Join us online!
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modest proposal
Oct 29 2014 | by Jodie Layne | Talking about Jian Ghomeshi? Here are some ways to talk about sexual assault allegations and be sensitive to the fact that many people are survivors of sexual assault.
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rabble news
Oct 28 2014 | by Harsha Walia | Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.
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rabble news
Oct 28 2014 | by Mick Sweetman | John Tory is Toronto's new mayor. With Toronto's voter turnout a record 60 per cent, what other factors came into play in this heated municipal election?
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analysis
Oct 28 2014 | by Wayne Roberts | Whoever the mayor may be, progressives can continue to work for positive change thanks to Toronto's civic system.
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briefly
Oct 28 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Safety on the St. Lawrence Seaway is a major issue in a labour dispute involving five Unifor locals who say hands-free moorings are a major safety concern.
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briefly
Oct 28 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Transit workers reject two-tiered pension plan in Saskatchewan, refusing poverty wages.
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briefly
Oct 28 2014 | by Ella Bedard | After two weeks on strike, the mostly female workforce at Woodgreen Community Services have reached a collective agreement.
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politics
Oct 27 2014 | by Quintin Zachary Hewlett | Political polling by phone has become an unreliable predictor of the end results. Why? Cell phones. Youth, urban professionals under 40, and low-income voters are not captured by landline polling.
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analysis
Oct 24 2014 | by Jeannette Tossounian | Dual arrests and mandatory charge policies for domestic abuse incidents increase risk of further abuse. So why are they still in place?
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modest proposal
Oct 24 2014 | by Kathleen O'Hara | Breaking war laws. After the First World War, the world passed laws making war illegal. Why are they being ignored by Harper and others?
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politics
Oct 24 2014 | by Joyce Nelson | There's a little cognitive dissonance happening in the tar sands discussion, so let's set the record straight: tar sands are dirty oil and Harper does not have an adequate environmental plan.
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politics
Oct 24 2014 | by Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.
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briefly
Oct 24 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
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opinion
Oct 23 2014 | by Don Davies | Don Davies, the NDP Official Opposition Critic for International Trade, explains why Canada should not have a Free Trade Agreement with Honduras.
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analysis
Oct 23 2014 | by Zach Fleisher | Winnipeg’s progressive community was dealt a major blow on Election Day. What went wrong and where do we organize from here?
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politics
Oct 23 2014 | by Heather Morgan | It was easy to believe the stories spun by the Fords: that they worked tirelessly for their Ward. Now, Andray Domise is challenging the Ford dynasty's narrative.
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rabble news
Oct 22 2014 | by rabble staff | One suspect and one victim are confirmed dead. rabble.ca has collected some of the tweets from Ottawa here showing the way people reacted during the event.
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briefly
Oct 22 2014 | by Ella Bedard | In a press conference today, police and military said their investigation is ongoing and ask people to be vigilant, stay out of the downtown core, and report suspicious activity in the city.
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opinion
Oct 22 2014 | by Glenn Greenwald | Terrorism and violence bring reactions of shock and bewilderment. These acts need not be used to promote right-wing agendas.
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rabble news
Oct 21 2014 | by Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program is unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
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briefly
Oct 21 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Workers United members fight two-tiered contracts and win!
rabble news
Oct 21 2014 | by rabble staff | Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke in Ottawa on Saturday, and rabble.ca video livestreamed the event.
opinion
Oct 20 2014 | by Grace-Edward Galabuzi | After one writer wrote that Black voters should spoil their ballots in Toronto's mayoral election, Grace-Edward Galabuzi thought it was time to talk about Black voter engagement and creating change.
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rabble news
Oct 20 2014 | by Jocelyn Formsma | Closing arguments on the most important Indigenous children's rights case will be heard from October 20-24, 2014 at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa, Ontario.