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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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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.
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opinion
Aug 21 2014 | by Ajamu Nangwaya | Mobilization is one thing, organization is another. We need to do more than temporarily mobilize people around a cause - we need to link ourselves to organizations that meet progressive goals.
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opinion
Aug 20 2014 | by Ajamu Nangwaya | Emotional responses to material forces of oppression are insufficient for the job at hand. We must employ reason and emotion in a methodical manner. We must organize.
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rabble interview
Aug 19 2014 | by Union of National Employees | Union of National Employees reporters caught up with Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, after his speech at the UNE Convention for an exclusive interview.
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Aug 19 2014 | by Robert Devet | Haligonians rallied in solidarity with Ferguson protesters today in downtown Halifax, part of a Canada-wide movement. Organizers talk about why it is important to stand in solidarity.
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Aug 18 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | Anger continues to escalate over the controversial arrests of undocumented workers by the Canada Border Services Agency during a commercial vehicle safety blitz.
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rabble news
Aug 15 2014 | by Mike Palecek | Medical conditions of Canadian citizens are none of Canada Post's business! But that doesn't stop it from asking for a doctor's note if people request home delivery.
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politics
Aug 15 2014 | by Press Progress | Read on, as the Broadbent Institute's Press Progress reviews some things that make the "Pierre Poutine" case a tad more complicated for the Conservatives.
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in their own words
Aug 14 2014 | by Aaron Mills | The Treaty of Niagara, 1764, is our shared Constitution. Don't wait for Canada to decolonize itself -- use this treaty and build a more equitable society.
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analysis
Aug 12 2014 | by Gareth Kirkby | The Harper government is attacking Canadian charities that don't fit the Conservative worldview. Will these charities become victims? Nah, not a chance!
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analysis
Aug 12 2014 | by Miriam Katawazi | If Canadian grassroots actions in solidarity with Gaza continue to influence more people, then will the politicians have no choice but to follow? We'll just have to see.
in their own words
Aug 11 2014 | by Marie Clarke Walker | On Sunday August 10 at the All Out for Gaza! rally and protest in Toronto, Marie Clarke Walker, Vice President of the Canadian Labour Congress, delivered this speech to the crowd.
rabble news
Aug 11 2014 | by Tania Ehret | The Save the Salish Sea gathering in Vancouver this weekend reminds us that activism can be a person with a megaphone, a person on stage or a person celebrating the culture of resistance.
rabble news
Aug 11 2014 | by Carissa Thorpe | The Salish Sea Summer Gathering brought together people in B.C. protesting Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline and the recent tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine.
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Aug 11 2014 | by Matthew Adams | This weekend saw many people across Canada and the world take to the streets to stand in solidarity with the people in Gaza. These are photos from All Out for Gaza! protest in Toronto.
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Aug 8 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Feel Good Friday time: Sharks! Gilmore Girls! Sandwiches! Activism! Cats! Smile!
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opinion
Aug 8 2014 | by Michael Geist | For the second time in less than a year, Canada and the EU have announced that they reached agreement on the Canada-EU Trade Agreement. But was anything really resolved?
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in their own words
Aug 8 2014 | by Trip! Project | The recent deaths at VELD are tragic and highlight a dangerous trend across Canada: the safety measures at festivals are not completely working.
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in their own words
Aug 7 2014 | by Julia Smith | Julia Smith speaks about the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone and her experiences working with the community there.
analysis
Aug 7 2014 | by Clayton Thomas-Muller | Are you ready to do what it takes to stop the Harper government's aggressive neoliberal agenda? If so, the Peoples' Social Forum is for you.
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politics
Aug 6 2014 | by various | There seems to be little that actually distinguishes Mulcair's party line about the Israel-Gaza conflict from the position of the Harper government. Here is a list of what the NDP need to address.
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opinion
Aug 6 2014 | by Noam Chomsky | Noam Chomsky weighs in on a serious discussion of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
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opinion
Aug 6 2014 | by Noam Chomsky | Amid all the horrors unfolding in the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza, Israel's goal is simple: quiet-for-quiet, a return to the norm.