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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.
Photo: flickr/Heather
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.
Photo: flickr/Michael Kooiman
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.
Photo: End Immigration Detention
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?
Photo: flickr/ Holden Karau
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?
Photo: Kevin Konnyu
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.
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politics
Jun 11 2014 | by Edward C. Corrigan | The 2014 Ontario election is so close! So, how do we defeat Hudak and his right-wing agenda?
Photo: Angela Scappatura Photography
rabble news
Jun 11 2014 | by Feeding My Family | How much would you pay for expired food? Some Northern stores sell it at high prices. Feeding My Family has organized a protest, and asks that you send a letter to your MP.
Photo: ompañer@s in the Medios Libres, Alternativos, Autónomous, o Como Se Llame
politics
Jun 10 2014 | by Levi Gahman | Even though neoliberalism and colonial governance will continue to inflict anguish, trauma and suffering upon the Zapatistas, they continue to stay strong and remain peaceful.
Photo: Mick Sweetman/rabble.ca
politics
Jun 10 2014 | by Mick Sweetman | The Ontario election is right around the corner and candidates in Toronto's battleground riding of Davenport have stepped up their efforts to connect to voters. So what are the people saying?
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politics
Jun 9 2014 | by Heather Morgan | A pattern has emerged over the past 30 years in Ontario conservative politics. The pattern? A systematic sabotaging of Ontario.
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rabble news
Jun 6 2014 | by Joyce Nelson | The fact that the Ontario Liberal government will consider options to potentially privatize key electricity transmission and distribution assets should be a primary focus of the election. Right?
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briefly
Jun 6 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It's Feel Good Friday and we've got those good vibes you need. Great activism successes, the positive effects of wage increases and spelling bee semifinalist intros set to wrestling theme music.
Photo: flickr/Heather M. Ross
rabble news
Jun 5 2014 | by Cory Collins | The firing of Dr. Robert Buckingham for criticizing the University of Saskatchewan's 'TransformUs' plan has brought up questions of academic freedom.
Photo: flickr/Hey Paul
rabble news
Jun 4 2014 | by Sanita Fejzic | A new project, Access Mental Health for Youth in Atlantic Canada, seeks to study the barriers and facilitators of youth mental health in hopes of finding ways to improve the system.
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in their own words
Jun 4 2014 | by Željko Paradžik | Severe floods ravaged Bosnia two weeks ago, becoming the second time the people of Bosnia have had to experience something as perilous as the gory war almost two decades ago.
Photo: flickr/OTA Photos
opinion
Jun 4 2014 | by Michael Geist | Canadians haven't given up on digital privacy. But the Canadian government sure has!
Photo: flickr/Matt Jiggins
rabble news
Jun 3 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Even God's work is precarious work and that's why United Church priests are organizing to join unions. Unifor's community chapters act as an organizing mechanism for these workers.
Photo: John Bonnar
rabble series
Jun 3 2014 | by Denise Martins | How can the labour movement unite and broaden its reach? The Ontario Common Front, a project of the OFL, might be part of the answer to this question.
Photo: flickr/Adam Nieman
rabble interview
Jun 3 2014 | by Paul Weinberg | Author and journalist Max Blumenthal recently visited Canada to discuss the Israel-Palestine conflict and if Israel can exist as both Jewish and democratic.
Photo: flickr/World Economic Forum
rabble news
Jun 2 2014 | by Joyce Nelson | The Harper Cabinet appointed Bruce Carson to hold business conferences on "cheap, clean" power in Canada. In the U.S., a forum on energy had been scheduled in secrecy and Alison Redford attended.
Photo: flickr/Timothy Vollmer
rabble news
May 30 2014 | by H.G. Watson | In part three of this special feature on precarious workers, H.G. Watson looks at organizations attempting sectoral and geographic approaches to organizing.
Photo: flickr/Mike Licht
briefly
May 30 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Woot! It was a pretty good week in the good news department: MRA concert cancelled, water justice served, racist mascots put in their place and Reading Rainbow may be coming back!
Photo: flickr/Jason Spaceman
rabble news
May 30 2014 | by Steve Cornwell | Nuclear proponents got the one-two punch on May 14 when the Federal Court nullified the approval of up to four new reactors at Darlington Station. Most called it "common sense," others, not so much.
Photo: flickr/Leo Fung
rabble news
May 30 2014 | by Amy Cohen |, | by Elise Hahn | The racist immigration laws and labour policies that caused family separation and damage in the Chinese community continue to inflict these damages on migrant workers' families.
Photo: flickr/Patrick Feller
press release
May 29 2014 | by Canadian Literacy and Learning Network | Where does the Harper government cutbacks buck actually stop? Nowhere it seems, as the government quietly collapses the literacy and essential skills network.