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rabble interview
Oct 8 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A year after Unifor's founding convention, Unifor President Jerry Dias reflects on the year, what Unifor can achieve for the workers it represents and the rest of Canada.
politics
Oct 8 2014 | by Women in Toronto Politics | It's an important question during Toronto's mayoral election. So how do we do it? Women in Toronto Politics have a few ideas (and a position primer!).
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rabble news
Oct 8 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Stability is not in the cards for Canadian workers, with young workers particularly affected, according to this year's Vital Signs Reports from the Community Foundations of Canada.
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politics
Oct 7 2014 | by Michele Landsberg | John Tory and Doug Ford sit idly by as racist and sexist comments are hurled at Olivia Chow. Tory and Ford ignore women's issues, while Chow continues to fight for them. What gives?
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politics
Oct 7 2014 | by Gregory Shupak | The Harper government announced its Iraq war plan, basically, saving people by killing people. But what other options are available? Consider these.
rabble news
Oct 7 2014 | by rabble staff | The Good Jobs Summit was held in Toronto October 3 to 5. Listen to the audio round up of sessions here.
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press release
Oct 6 2014 | by rabble staff | Today, Prince Edward Islanders are asking cruise ship passengers to help defend the EI benefits that are so essential in a province that depends on seasonal work.
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rabble news
Oct 6 2014 | by Claudio D'Andrea | In the spirit of the Good Jobs Summit, rabble asked a diverse group of five people about the issues raised at the summit, what they meant to them and what they took away from the three-day gathering.
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rabble news
Oct 6 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow tweeted that she and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are in agreement on transit, after the Premier's speech at the Good Jobs Summit.
rabble series
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Moderated by Trish Hennessey at the opening of the Good Jobs Summit, Bottom Line panelists tackle the question of what constitutes a good job.
rabble news
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Day two of the Good Jobs Summit kicked off with a discussion featuring Canadian Federation of Students, GE Canada, and the Canadian Labour Congress.
rabble news
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Van Jones is a CNN commentator, green jobs advocate, and former advisor to US President Barack Obama. He gave the first keynote of the Good Jobs Summit.
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briefly
Oct 3 2014 | by rabble staff | Every October 4, communities across Canada gather to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
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briefly
Oct 3 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | When you wake up on Friday thinking it's Saturday, the day could be rough. But then Feel Good Friday swoops in and saves the day.
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rabble news
Oct 3 2014 | by Ellie Ng | Student and Occupy Central leaders threatened to besiege government offices in Hong Kong yesterday, leading many to wonder what is ahead for these pro-democracy protests.
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opinion
Oct 3 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | If climate activists want to keep carbon emissions to low levels, we need to rethink our strategy and forge stronger alliances.
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in their own words
Oct 2 2014 | by Jane Will | Jan Armstrong fought for equality, fairness and workers' rights all her life. She also played an important role at rabble.ca. Jan was 64 when she died this summer. We remember her here.
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opinion
Oct 1 2014 | by Michael Geist | Has the CRTC started a fight it can't win? Possibly. It looks like threats of new regulation won't scare Netflix into submission.
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rabble interview
Oct 1 2014 | by Claudio D'Andrea | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking green jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about labour and green jobs. Here's that conversation.
rabble news
Oct 1 2014 | by rabble staff | The Good Jobs Summit brings together labour activists, economists, politicians and workers. It’s open for everyone – follow it here on rabble.ca
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rabble news
Sep 30 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | What does it mean when a photograph is altered -- what if the changed image is widely shared? How can photojournalists protect their work?
rabble news
Sep 30 2014 | by Robert Devet | Over 600 health-care workers went to Province House in Nova Scotia to show how angry they are at the proposed anti-union legislation, and to call for Premier McNeil's resignation.
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rabble news
Sep 30 2014 | by Ellie Ng | As pro-democracy demonstrations continue, so does police violence. Canadian activists are protesting in solidarity. Ellie Ng reports from Hong Kong.
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rabble news
Sep 29 2014 | by Robert Devet | This Monday, Nova Scotia's Health Minister Leo Glavine will introduce legislation that dictates to health-care workers which union they must belong to.
in their own words
Sep 29 2014 | by Paul Manly | Paul Manly discusses his recent trip to El Salvador, on behalf of Council of Canadians, and that nation's struggles with Canadian mining companies, environmental degradation and remaining independent.
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briefly
Sep 26 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It had to be said. But more positively, it was a great week for good news: transit! feminism! cats! bears! activism!
"The Arctic Council planning a search for Sir John Franklin," by Stephen Pearce
politics
Sep 26 2014 | by Correy Baldwin | If this is our national story, then we are telling ourselves the wrong story.
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opinion
Sep 25 2014 | by Ken Neumann | The tagline "Anything but Harper" just won't cut it in the 2015 federal election and neither will strategic voting. We need to vote for the kind of government we want to replace the Harper regime.
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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.