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rabble news
Jun 12 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario found Presteve Foods guilty of abusing temporary foreign workers. This victory is important, but more needs to be done to change the "employer-driven" system.
Photo: flickr/ Peter Blanchard
politics
Jun 12 2015 | by Leehi Yona | Canada must take responsibility for its massive contribution to climate catastrophe in vulnerable countries. Its current commitment falls far, far short of what is needed.
Photo: flickr/Simon Harrod
rabble news
Jun 12 2015 | by Ella Bedard | As Cape Breton remembers its labour struggles, workers in other parts of the country fight on.
Photo: flickr/K. Kendall
rabble news
Jun 12 2015 | by Ella Bedard | In the age of globalization, with a shrinking manufacturing industry, teachers, nurses and civil servants are the new faces of labour.
Photo: Ian Stephen
rabble news
Jun 11 2015 | by Steve Cornwell | Kinder Morgan has faced strong resistance across B.C., and Chilliwack is no different, where community organizers rally support to protect water and fish from the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Photo: flickr/Palazzo Chigi
opinion
Jun 11 2015 | by Nick Fillmore | In view of the lack of real commitment to fighting climate change by the world's most powerful nations, holding global warming to two degrees appears to be a monumental challenge.
Imaged used with permission from Jules Koostachin.
rabble news
Jun 10 2015 | by Megan Devlin | Shannen Koostachin died in 2010, but the young activist fought for a school for Attawapiskat youth. A fundraising campaign to create a monument to Koostachin's work is underway.
Photo: flickr/ Neal Jennings
politics
Jun 9 2015 | by Ajamu Nangwaya | We need to embrace an organizing approach to fight carding and end the general brutality of the cops against the Black community. Here are 11 elements that can be used.
Photo: flickr/ Ocean Networks Canada
rabble news
Jun 5 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Sick days should be collectively bargained for, not legislated. Federal public sector unions say that the budget implementation bill violates their Charter rights.
Photo: flickr/ Evan Goldenberg
rabble news
Jun 5 2015 | by Mattha Busby | As Canada Post continues to report profits, many question why changes to services, mainly removing door-to-door delivery and increasing stamp prices, are still in place.
Photo: Christina Gray
in their own words
Jun 5 2015 | by Christina Gray | The week prior to the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, I thought to myself: "This is the last one, there's not going to be another one of these again."
Photo: Flickr/Chris Yakimov
rabble news
Jun 5 2015 | by Ella Bedard | With several strikes ongoing and the federal election on its way, this is shaping up to be a riotous summer.
Photo: flickr/ (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
rabble news
Jun 4 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Power outages kill Gazan hospital patients. Canadian doctors have a plan to help: solar.
Photo: generously donated by Rotstein family
profile
Jun 3 2015 | by Toby Zanin | Rotstein may have ultimately lost more political battles than he would have liked, but what a witty and determined exemplar this intellectual warrior was.
Photo: flickr/ Kathryn Decker
in their own words
Jun 2 2015 | by Viji Murugaiyah | The Harper government has been spending millions on employment services, while hypocritically devaluing and underfunding support systems for immigrants and migrant workers in Canada.
Photo: flickr/David Crane
rabble news
Jun 2 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Petition says a City of Toronto policy provides a two-piece uniform adequate for male lifeguards only: women and trans people are getting short shrift.
Photo: flickr/Phil Tomlinson
rabble news
Jun 2 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Strikers say the government needs to act fast to bring about a fair resolution to their 21-month-long strike.
rabble news
Jun 2 2015 | by Megan Devlin | A Canada-wide chain fast against government racism includes a teach-in in London, Ontario on Bill C-51.
Photo: Flickr/Bob Jagendorf
rabble news
Jun 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | On Injured Workers' Day, advocates and injured workers take a day to dream big and remember past victories.
Photo: flickr/Mike Gifford
rabble news
Jun 1 2015 | by Megan Devlin | A letter from Conservative MP Lois Brown explaining the reasons why she voted in support of Bill C-51 causes concern with "Jihadi terrorist" references.
rabble news
May 29 2015 | by rabble staff | On May 30, protesters will gather across Canada to stop Bill C-51. Find your local protest here as well as some vital reads on the dangers of Bill C-51.
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.