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analysis
Apr 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | After a series of twists and turns, solidarity ultimately prevails in Nova Scotia's Bill 1 saga. Here's the backstory.
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briefly
Apr 1 2015 | by rabble staff | Stephen Harper is expected to announce an unprecedented change to the Canadian parliamentary system when he introduces a "vice-president" to his Conservative cabinet next week, sources say.
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analysis
Apr 1 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Gideon Levy recently toured across Canada discussing the Israel-Palestine conflict and the recent Israeli election.
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rabble interview
Mar 31 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | What does it mean to be undocumented? Ethel Tungohan interviewed temporary foreign workers about the impact the "4 and 4" rule will have on them and their families.
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arts/media
Mar 31 2015 | by Elvira Truglia | Award-winning journalist Francine Pelletier spoke to some 200 people at Concordia University on what it takes for women to be heard, 25 years after the Montreal Massacre at Ecole Polytechnique.
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rabble news
Mar 31 2015 | by Ella Bedard | A Toronto-based group makes recommendations to change employment laws ill-suited to the changing labour market.
rabble news
Mar 31 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | An austerity budget was tabled and over 60,000 students went on strike in Quebec this past week. Here's what you should know about the Quebec anti-austerity movement.
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analysis
Mar 30 2015 | by Josie Baker |, | by Katie Mazer | Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
rabble news
Mar 30 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
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briefly
Mar 30 2015 | by Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard-fought battle ends in Union victory.
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analysis
Mar 27 2015 | by Josie Baker |, | by Katie Mazer | As Atlantic Canadian workers have been forced westward in search of livable incomes and year-round work, temporary foreign workers have come to form the economic linchpin in many rural communities.
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briefly
Mar 27 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Feel Good Friday! Lots of delicious feel good news nuggets here for you.
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opinion
Mar 27 2015 | by Michael Geist | The furor over Bell Media President Kevin Crull's banning of CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais from CTV news coverage following the pick-and-pay decision made for a remarkable news day yesterday.
in their own words
Mar 27 2015 | by Ed Broadbent | On Friday March 27, Ed Broadbent delivered this opening address to the Progress Summit 2015.
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rabble news
Mar 27 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Labour disputes are coming to a close but conservative policymakers keep us fighting.
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in their own words
Mar 27 2015 | by various | A large and continually growing group of lawyers, activists and academics add their voices to the chorus of citizens concerned about the ramifications of Bill C-51.
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rabble news
Mar 26 2015 | by Cristina D'Amico | Make no mistake: academic continuity can guarantee completion of the school year only by robbing students of meaningful learning experiences.
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rabble news
Mar 26 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Far-reaching anti-terrorist Bill C-51 could be used to muzzle labour and other activist groups, says CLC President Hassan Yussuff to Parliamentary committee.
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rabble news
Mar 25 2015 | by James Wilt | Alberta's facing what will likely be a frighteningly austere budget on March 26. But it doesn't have to be this way! Tweaks in personal and corporate income tax could save marginalized Albertans.
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analysis
Mar 25 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | Last night in Montreal, thousands joined a protest against austerity, targeting the violent cuts to the public sector currently taking place under the Quebec Liberal government.
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politics
Mar 25 2015 | by Adrienne Smith | The newly passed and ironically titled 'Respect for Communities Act' will effectively block the establishment of new supervised injection facilities across Canada.
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rabble news
Mar 24 2015 | by Kathryn Mandell | If Vancouver votes "yes" in the transit referendum will the more comprehensive plan actually serve the people who need it?
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in their own words
Mar 23 2015 | by anonymous | The stress of the Target closure is taking its toll on the workers who still remain on the job.
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in their own words
Mar 23 2015 | by Michael C. Klein | There is a measles outbreak happening, which has set loose a passionate discussion about routine immunization. Why? Perhaps the first immunization campaign was too successful.
rabble news
Mar 23 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | On Saturday March 21, over 5,000 people took to the streets in Montreal, opposing austerity and the petro-economy to unite against the across-the-board budget cuts of Quebec's current government.
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briefly
Mar 20 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It's been a long week for me. How about you? Here are some laughs to get you through.
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rabble news
Mar 20 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Victory! Alberta backs off of Bill 45. Good times: OkCUPE creates extra solidarity. New strikes, information pickets, and a lot more. It's here in the weekly labour roundup.
rabble news
Mar 19 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | Quebec's Printemps 2015 protests will be Saturday, March 21. Stand against austerity and the petro-economy!
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politics
Mar 19 2015 | by Jeff Halper | The Israeli election did not witness a major shift in political forces. However, did it still represent a positive change?
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rabble news
Mar 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The best way to put the strike in context is to read. Many groups have composed open letters as the strike has gone on. We've assembled them here.