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briefly
May 1 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It was Stephen Harper's birthday yesterday. In other news, here are some positive things for Feel Good Friday.
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rabble news
May 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Before you go take to the streets, find out what's up in the labour movement this week.
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rabble news
Apr 30 2015 | by James Wilt | Alberta's one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in the world. It also features staggering income and wealth disparity. While the homelessness rate has stabilized, houses aren't getting any cheaper.
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rabble news
Apr 29 2015 | by Julia Smith | Canada confirmed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia, despite the gulf state's horrendous human rights record. Sweden just cancelled a similar deal, due to human rights concerns. See the difference?
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analysis
Apr 28 2015 | by Thomas Blampied | The increase in crude oil transportation by rail has seen an increase in spectacular derailments. Find out why.
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rabble news
Apr 28 2015 | by Ella Bedard | On April 28, we mourn the thousands of workers killed or injured at work each year. An average of four workers die each day in Canada. And, that number is steadily rising.
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press release
Apr 28 2015 | by Ontario Federation of Labour | It appears that the agency tasked with compensating workplace victims is trying to erase 1,150 fallen workers out of existence. Why?
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analysis
Apr 27 2015 | by Soledad Vega | With a federal election approaching, attention should be less on affordable housing and more on getting federal politicians talking about public health care.
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analysis
Apr 27 2015 | by Eric Doherty | If we want job creation and pollution reduction in Canada, then there is an obvious solution: invest in public transit across Canada.
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opinion
Apr 24 2015 | by Sedef Arat-Koc | It is interesting that as the Canadian media and politicians call on the Turkish state to recognize the Armenian genocide, they have been silent on other genocides. Why?
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briefly
Apr 24 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Sometimes the Monday to Friday grind can be unbearable. But luckily Feel Good Friday can brighten it up!
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rabble news
Apr 24 2015 | by Ella Bedard | With many an austere budget announced this week, April austerity forecasts major unrest in May.
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rabble news
Apr 24 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Public workers protest cuts in Ontario’s new austerity budget, which is in step with austerity agenda at the federal level.
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analysis
Apr 23 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Canada is participating in a rapidly expanding conflict in Iraq and Syria against an enemy originally nurtured by a supposed ally -- incidentally starting when George Bush was president. Why?
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rabble interview
Apr 23 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff talks strategy for the upcoming federal election.
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rabble news
Apr 22 2015 | by Cory Collins | Symbolic and real acceptance is growing for trans people -- but a need for human rights protections and other challenges are just as visible in 2015.
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press release
Apr 20 2015 | by Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) | Many Canadians have recognized the positive social, judicial, and economic potential that cannabis legalization will have for our nation.
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in their own words
Apr 20 2015 | by anonymous | My final workday at Target Canada was a short four-hour shift. The last installment of the Target Diaries.
in their own words
Apr 20 2015 | by Aaf Post | The case of Omar Khadr made Aaf Post ask "What had happened to this country with once high standards on human rights?"
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opinion
Apr 17 2015 | by Nick Fillmore | The CBC's relaunch of Q is coming up -- but the new model could leave many Canadian listeners out in the cold.
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briefly
Apr 17 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It's Feel Good Friday: All the good news you can use.
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rabble news
Apr 17 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Across Canada, spring has sprung and with it, a deluge of actions. This week in labour we saw the largest protests of low-wage workers in U.S. history, unions mobilizing for the election, and more!
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analysis
Apr 16 2015 | by Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
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press release
Apr 16 2015 | by National Farmers Union | With the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Harper government has accomplished the biggest transfer of wealth away from farmers in the history of Canada.
rabble interview
Apr 14 2015 | by Ryan Meili | At a time when the Canadian landscape is dominated by trends of growing inequality, George Lakoff discusses political framing, progressive values and the divide in progressive politics.
rabble news
Apr 14 2015 | by Julia Smith | Jorge Luis Clemente Balbuena and Hilda Legideño Vargas are travelling across Canada to ask the Canadian government to acknowledge the human rights crisis in Mexico.
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rabble news
Apr 14 2015 | by Ella Bedard | On April 15, campaigners across Canada will join a worldwide Day of Action for $15 minimum wage.
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rabble news
Apr 13 2015 | by Tyson Kelsall | Wednesday's fuel spill ignited fears of greater catastrophe with a potential increase in tanker traffic on the West Coast.
rabble news
Apr 13 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | The climate movement met in Quebec City days before Canada's premiers meet to talk about climate change. An estimated 25,000 people took to the streets on Saturday for the Act on Climate March.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | As premiers from across Canada meet in Quebec City, April 13-14, climate activists and organizers will also be converging on the city, home to printemps 2015. So, so, so can you say solidarity?