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rabble news
Jun 27 2014 | by Meagan Perry | Canada and the LGBTIQs, we've got history. Seventeen dates you can come out with at the next time you want to queer the historical record.
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rabble news
Jun 27 2014 | by Cheryl Thompson |, | by Dr. Lalai Manjikian | St-Hubert's restaurant recently ran commercial depicting racist stereotypes of different communities. However, this incident is just a byproduct of a larger issue.
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rabble news
Jun 26 2014 | by Doug Nesbitt | Three modest but successful info pickets marked the first coordinated action by labour activists against the IKEA. What are the next steps?
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Jun 26 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | The Tsilhqot'in First Nation won a landmark victory today. A Supreme Court of Canada decision granted the B.C. First Nation Aboriginal title over a wide area of traditional territory.
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briefly
Jun 26 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | The CBC reduces programming, and says its workforce will be 1,000-1,500 jobs smaller by 2020.
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rabble news
Jun 26 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | While preparing for Ramadan, a Toronto lawyer had an idea. Why not use the month of fasting to collect donations for food banks, and help the hungry? Give 30 was born.
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rabble news
Jun 25 2014 | by Elise Hahn | Sweeping changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program have introduced several reforms. These reforms were met with immediate criticism from migrant justice groups, detailed here.
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opinion
Jun 24 2014 | by Eden Robinson | Eden Robinson explains the growing fury about Northern Gateway among B.C. aboriginal communities despite the 'pretty package' being sold to them about the pipelines.
politics
Jun 24 2014 | by Alex Hunsberger | The defeat of Tim Hudak in the Ontario election was one battle. Now the second battle we're facing is a scandal-plagued Liberal government and a "progressive" budget.
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rabble news
Jun 23 2014 | by Hans Rollman | Surprise legislation tabled by Progressive Conservatives revokes recent improvements to labour relations in Newfoundland and Labrador by making it more difficult for workers to form a union. Why?
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rabble news
Jun 23 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | Critiques of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program abound from inside, and outside, parliament after the announcement of changes to the program.
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Jun 23 2014 | by rabble staff | Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow's World Pride Party packed Toronto's premier gay bar Woody's this weekend. Here are some photos from the evening.
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rabble news
Jun 20 2014 | by Marusya Bociurkiw | Despite Russian troops, Ukraine's citizens are taking the helm and building civil society. In this article, a look at the feminist, LGBT and human rights communities that are organizing in Ukraine.
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Jun 20 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Feel Good Friday! Lots of great news this week: Vancouver School Board formally adopts a transgender policy, Alberta scraps the P3 funding model for school, oh and Canada finally got a cat cafe.
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opinion
Jun 20 2014 | by Terri-Jean Bedford | Terri-Jean Bedford, one of three women who began a constitutional challenge of the prostitution laws, responds to Bill C-36.
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briefly
Jun 18 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | When will Harper get a clue? Canadians do not want pipelines and they especially do not want the Northern Gateway pipeline.
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rabble news
Jun 18 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | A sit-in is underway in Port Moody. As activists occupy a Conservative MP's office, others vow to keep up their opposition to the project.
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politics
Jun 17 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | Nick Fillmore weighs in on the Ontario election, strategic voting and describes his experiences volunteering with a campaign whose efforts went straight to stopping the Hudak agenda... and won.
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politics
Jun 17 2014 | by Julia Smith | Find the new sex work law confusing? Well, we're here to help! Here is a great primer on the history of sex work laws in Canada, what the new law means and what each side thinks.
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Jun 17 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | Deepan Budlakoti has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada to challenge the government to recognize his citizenship. If successful, he will be recognized as a Canadian citizen.
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in their own words
Jun 16 2014 | by Myrna Kostash | From Perestroika to the Orange Revolution to Maidan, Myrna Kostash reflects on the way Ukrainian peoples' resistance movements are portrayed inaccurately by media.
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rabble news
Jun 16 2014 | by Joyce Nelson | Pipelines are not a made-in-Canada energy solution. In fact, Canada may not be the slightest bit independent when it comes to petro decision-making.
rabble news
Jun 14 2014 | by Mick Sweetman | #thisismystrikepay is a hashtag that teachers and parents in B.C. are using to share photos of their kids on Twitter before the possible teachers' strike on Monday.
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briefly
Jun 13 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Who has an election hangover? We do! So, this Feel Good Friday is chock-full of love for you to nurse your hangover. Happy reading!
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rabble news
Jun 13 2014 | by Mick Sweetman | The Ontario election on Thursday saw voters re-elect Kathleen Wynne's Liberal Party, with a majority government, and reject the possibility of a hard-right Conservative government.
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politics
Jun 12 2014 | by Andrea Palframan | On Tuesday June 10, the Hupacasath First Nation had their second attempt to claim their Section 35 rights to their land. Their appeal has exposed the unbalanced FIPA agreement.
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rabble news
Jun 12 2014 | by Mac Scott | A new report released this week showed that Canada's detention system is more broken than ever. Release is entirely dependent on arbitrary review and there's no presumptive period. What's going on?
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rabble series
Jun 11 2014 | by David Bush | For the first time in CLC history an incumbent presidential candidate was defeated. The house of labour has its first new president in 15 years, but what does that really mean for the labour movement?
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rabble news
Jun 11 2014 | by Lana Goldberg | A coalition of grassroots groups have received confirmation from 67 provincial candidates in Ontario that, if elected, they would conduct an environmental assessment on the Line 9 pipeline.
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external story
Jun 11 2014 | by Stephanie Taylor | The baristas at Coburg Coffee have applied to unionize. Why? Well, all they want is job security, fair treatment and a voice in the workplace.