rabble interview
May 29 2015 | by Erica Commanda | The My Esperanza Mission is sailing along Canada's West Coast to connect communities opposing pipelines and supertankers and to draw attention to the high potential of an oil spill.
Photo: Flickr;  Alex Guibord
rabble news
May 29 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Sometimes, it can be hard to explain just how and why this government isn't working for workers. But this week, they made it super easy! Thanks y'all.
Photo: flickr/ Neeta Lind
rabble news
May 28 2015 | by Natalie Robinson | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's investigation into residential schools will end next week. Do Canadians now understand their complicity in First Nations' health and social challenges?
Photo: Flickr/Brent Granby
rabble news
May 28 2015 | by Christina Gray | In a report that is the first of its kind, the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation evaluate Kinder Morgan's expansion proposal according to their principles and say no.
rabble interview
May 28 2015 | by Ryan Meili | Canadian progressives need to become more successful in promoting their worldviews and values in the public arena. George Lakoff expands on the concept of political framing and Canadian politics.
Photo: Flickr/Emory Maiden
rabble news
May 28 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Ontario teachers will comply with the labour board ruling that sends them back to work, but strikes could resume on June 10.
Photo: Chris Papineau/twitter
rabble news
May 27 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Chris Lloyd's Dear PM project comments on communication barriers between citizens and politicians.
Photo: flickr/ Paul Kimo McGregor
analysis
May 27 2015 | by Bet Tuason |, | by Beth McKellar | The Vancouver transit referendum will conclude May 29. For those who have not yet voted, remember to consider people with disabilities and the right to mobility before you cast your vote.
Photo: flickr/knehcsg (looking for a Rokkor-X 35 f/1.8)
analysis
May 27 2015 | by Jessica Vomiero | The funding of the TTC has often been a source of debate among Toronto residents and politicians. TTC activists state that funding is the best fix, not private partnerships.
profile
May 26 2015 | by George Ygarza | The world needs revolutionary change urgently. This year, the Left Forum 2015 conference is a unifying cry reflecting all the movements around the world challenging the same system.
Photo: flickr/Matthias Ripp
rabble news
May 22 2015 | by Ella Bedard | All the news that's fit to post on one of the fastest growing workforces in Canada.
Photo: Megan Devlin
briefly
May 22 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Save the date: July 5. Coinciding with the Climate Summit for the Americas, that's the day the campaign for climate, jobs and justice is making a splash in Toronto. rabble.ca attended the launch.
Photo: flickr/Jef Safi
rabble news
May 22 2015 | by Ella Bedard | New research shows long- and short-term consequences of precarious labour in the GTA and Hamilton areas.
Photo: Megan Devlin
briefly
May 22 2015 | by Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
Photo: flickr/Takver
analysis
May 21 2015 | by Suha Diab | The Harper government has transformed Canada from a country with a humanitarian tradition of welcoming outsiders and providing sanctuary into one that fears and distrusts refugees.
Photo: Flickr/Justin Jensen
analysis
May 20 2015 | by Suha Diab | It has been nearly a decade since the Conservative party came to power. Since then, the government has embarked on controversial reforms that have had devastating effects on refugees.
Photo: flickr/ jerryonlife
rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | What we can learn about precarious organizing from a Toronto fitness instructors' union drive.
Photo: flickr/ epSos .de
analysis
May 19 2015 | by Hodan Mohamed | Closing Somali remittance firms in Kenya in response to Al-Shabaab cuts off a pro-poor financial system and only hurts the poor.
Photo: Mining Justice Solidarity Network
rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | What you don't know about free trade: the uses and abuses of investor-state arbitration. Or, how a Canadian company is suing El Salvador for $301 million.
Photo: Andrew Cash
rabble news
May 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Precarious work is a trend that's all the rage these days. Davenport MP Andrew Cash is calling for a national strategy for urban workers.
Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann
analysis
May 18 2015 | by Tom Voloumanos | A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
Photo: wikimedia commons/"Bombardier YETI M Mayrhofen" by Thiemo Mättig
rabble news
May 15 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Big layoffs and low employment numbers have us wondering where the jobs are at.
Photo: flickr/ Rod Waddington
politics
May 14 2015 | by Shenaz Kermalli | Yemen is in the midst of a humanitarian disaster. Worse still, Canadian media coverage and public interest has been dismal. Here are four political truths the Saudi-Yemen war revealed.
Reyna Tejada with Mark Hancock (CUPE BC President) at the CUPE BC convention in
rabble news
May 13 2015 | by Julia Smith | Conditions in Canadian-owned factories are among the worst in Honduras. CODEMUH, along with Canadian unions, is advocating for workers' rights and to strengthen occupational health and safety laws.
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
rabble news
May 13 2015 | by Ella Bedard | No longer faced with Jim Prentice's proposed cuts, Alberta's unions can now breathe a sigh of relief with Rachel Notley.
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
politics
May 13 2015 | by Sally Houser | Lots has been said about Rachel Notley's NDP victory in Alberta. What is important to note right away is that the central campaign staff were also made up of well over half women.
rabble news
May 11 2015 | by Juan Carlos Jimenez | Canadian mining companies have had a brutal presence in El Salvador. Now, three Salvadorian municipalities have been declared "free of mining" but trouble remains.
Photo: flickr/ Jack Hope
politics
May 8 2015 | by Ryan Donnelly | The Alberta NDP has won a majority government, and with that the Premier's office and a large civil service that has been carrying out tasks for the PC government for over 40 years.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
briefly
May 8 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | This feel-good news has been properly edited in accordance with some recently passed material. I'm totally happy about that.
Photo: flickr/ Dave Cournoyer
politics
May 8 2015 | by Todd Ferguson | Dear Alberta, Congratulations on your NDP majority win. Now here's five things you can do to help out and support the progressives changes that are afoot.