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in their own words
Sep 16 2014 | by Leehi Yona | The Harper government's inaction on climate change is a big, big problem. Join the People's Climate March this Sunday September 21.
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rabble news
Sep 16 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | A tentative agreement has been reached between the BC Teachers' Federation and the B.C. government.
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analysis
Sep 15 2014 | by Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
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briefly
Sep 12 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | So, I like cat videos. A lot. But what else can cheer you up faster than a basket full of kittens? Feel Good Friday is here... with plenty of kittens.
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rabble news
Sep 12 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | When Max's family's refugee application was denied, they were asked to pay for public school. They couldn't. Max missed two years. Advocates are working to make school free for all children.
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by E. Wayne Ross | If B.C. schools could be open on Monday, why won't the government make it happen? Oh, because they think binding arbitration is "absolutely silly."
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analysis
Sep 12 2014 | by Simon Jones | In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.
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analysis
Sep 11 2014 | by Glen Thompson | B.C. needs to learn from the Exxon Valdez spill and put solid legal protection and regulations in place prior to spills, especially with the pending Kinder Morgan pipeline approval.
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briefly
Sep 11 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
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rabble news
Sep 9 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Matt Moir | According to the government Bill C-10 is aimed at stopping tobacco smuggling. Some First Nations leaders say it is aimed at First Nations tobacco industry, and the bill needs to be stopped.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Got a case of the grumps? Feel Good Friday is just the medicine you need.
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briefly
Sep 5 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | As the labour action continues and schools remain closed, a number of fundraising campaigns and demonstrations have sprung up to show solidarity with B.C. teachers.
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opinion
Sep 5 2014 | by Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
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rabble news
Sep 5 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | The BC Teachers Federation has called on the government to agree to binding arbitration for compensation, benefits and preparation time.
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in their own words
Sep 4 2014 | by Laila Yuile |, | by Patricia Enair | The B.C. government cannot be counted on to legislate the teachers back to work. So, parent in B.C., it's time to let the government know what you think.
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rabble news
Sep 3 2014 | by Chalaine Chang | A proposed law in Egypt would severely restrict NGOs from doing their work -- and it's happening already. The most recent NGO to run afoul of the law there? Human Rights Watch.
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in their own words
Sep 3 2014 | by Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark, you keep talking about what the taxpayers can afford. But you and I have very different ideas on what taxes should be used for.
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politics
Sep 2 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | How much does it concern you that your emails, texts, social media and phone calls might be monitored? Probably a lot, right?
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rabble news
Sep 2 2014 | by Larry Kuehn | Public schools in B.C. are not open today as the teachers' strike continues. Despite B.C. government efforts to demonize unions, public support remains in favour of teachers. Who will win?
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briefly
Aug 29 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | We're back to regular programming, and the good news is we've got feminism, activism, celebrities, graffiti and people not being deported.
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opinion
Aug 29 2014 | by Helesia Luke | Did the B.C. Liberal government just bluff on that $40-a-day voucher plan or do they really want to have that battle over public education now?
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rabble news
Aug 29 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | As part of the Peoples' Social Forum, participants from across the country held a vigil in Ottawa to commemorate those who have died in Gaza.
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rabble news
Aug 28 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | The final assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum brought together activists from across Canada. On the last day, at a final assembly, the participants reported back. Miriam Katawazi was there.
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Aug 28 2014 | by Phil Vernon | On August 26, 40 paddlers, and a few swimmers, made their way to Grace Islet, B.C. to support demands by seven local First Nations chiefs to stop construction of a luxury home on sacred burial ground.
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rabble news
Aug 27 2014 | by Cara McKenna | If oil spills in Canada who will protect the wildlife? Certainly not the government! The recent Mount Polley Mine breach illustrates that when utilizing natural resources, wildlife is just in the way.
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politics
Aug 26 2014 | by Community against the Israeli Assault on Gaza | Members of the legal Community against the Israeli Assault on Gaza have written this open letter to openly condemn the attack on Gaza and stand in solidarity with Palestinians.
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briefly
Aug 26 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | Activists in Manitoba celebrate as Omnitrax shelves crude oil shipping plans through the Port of Churchill.
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opinion
Aug 21 2014 | by Leo Panitch | We need to abandon the idea of "responsible capitalism." It sounds clunky and doesn't resonate with voters, because it is a contradiction in terms, says Leo Panitch.
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analysis
Aug 21 2014 | by Dave Vasey | The NEB approved the Line 9B reversal project, but that doesn't mean the campaign against it is over. This article provides an overview.