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briefly
Mar 12 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Canucks Sports & Entertainment will be ending their contract with Aramark Canada Ltd and is set to lay off almost 1,000 concession stand workers at Vancouver's Rogers Arena.
arts/media
Mar 12 2014 | by Peter Goffin | When are homophobic words not homophobic? Never, that is when. Regardless of political status, when homophobic words are hurled as insults, you're being homophobic.
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rabble news
Mar 11 2014 | by H.G. Watson | They've never unionized before. Can Unifor organize Toyota? This is Unifor's first high-profile test of organizing strength and they'll need to overcome 30 years of stigma in order to be successful.
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opinion
Mar 11 2014 | by Paula Gordon | Regular mammograms find cancers earlier and save lives. For many, this is conventional wisdom. Yet, despite being widely discredited, the Canadian National Breast Screening Study still haunts us.
Photo: Robert Cory
rabble news
Mar 10 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline has been approved by the National Energy Board leading to outrage among environmental activists across Canada, protests in Ontario and calls for an environmental assessment.
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briefly
Mar 10 2014 | by H.G. Watson | After rejecting a tentative agreement last Thursday, Port Metro Vancouver container truck drivers are taking their grievances to the picket line today.
in their own words
Mar 10 2014 | by Veronica Strong-boag | A blog post was approved and posted by the Museum for Human Rights on March 4, 2014. Then it was withdrawn, due to a line critical of federal Conservative government policies on women.
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in their own words
Mar 10 2014 | by Justin Podur | Justin Podur remembers photojournalist Ali Mustafa as a person who always went there with a story and put himself with the people instead of above the people he was writing about.
in their own words
Mar 8 2014 | by various | On International Women's day, women in elected positions in educational institutions from across Canada sign an open letter saying "We've been there too.".
Photo: Enbridge Pipeline from Kalamazoo Spill by NTSB
rabble news
Mar 6 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | While there remains a glimmer of hope that the Line 9 pipeline proposal will be rejected by the Harper government, it seems unlikely. There is too much money to be made despite the severe risks.
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opinion
Mar 6 2014 | by Michael Geist | Does Canada still need the CRTC to regulate broadcasting, especially when their vision includes a whole host of new fees? Seems like it's time for a change.
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opinion
Mar 6 2014 | by Megan Leslie | NDP MP Megan Leslie to rabble columnist Murray Dobbin: The NDP has got big ideas, and we're proud of them!
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in their own words
Mar 5 2014 | by Nashwa Khan | A passionate testimony about the labels and biases applied to racialized populations, especially within the sphere of post secondary education and career paths.
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politics
Mar 5 2014 | by Justin Podur | The Conservatives' attack on science has a goal to transfer power and resources from public services and public science to private institutions.
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rabble news
Mar 4 2014 | by H.G. Watson | An Ottawa news outlet, Blacklock's Reporter, requested an 800-page report on postal banking and Canada Post redacted over 700 pages of it. What happened to this report and why was so much redacted?
Photo: Leila Marhsy
opinion
Mar 4 2014 | by Leila Marshy | It's a long, straight line from Bill 101 to Bill 14 via the Charter of Values. At what point does a religious society start justifying human sacrifice to appease the gods? Just asking.
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arts/media
Mar 3 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | One in five Canadians is a member of a visible minority. So, why is this diversity so grossly underrepresented in Canadian broadcast and print media?
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politics
Mar 3 2014 | by Jeffrey R. Webber |, | by Susan Spronk | For seasoned observers of Venezuelan politics, the events this past week are a disheartening repetition of opposition-led resistance efforts that have yet again sought to undermine political stability
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opinion
Feb 28 2014 | by Ajamu Nangwaya | Honouring the tenth anniversary of the February 29, 2004 coup in Haiti orchestrated by imperialism against the labouring classes and the democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Photo: Dawn Hoogeveen
rabble news
Feb 28 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | Taseko Mines' third attempt to pass a proposal for a mine running through Tsilhqot'in land and water was rejected on February 26. However, Taseko says they will reapply for project approval.
Photo: flickr/Wall in Palestine
rabble series
Feb 28 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Here are seven frequently asked questions about Israel apartheid that aim to guide understanding and debunk propaganda myths about Israeli apartheid.
photo: flickr/hades2k
rabble news
Feb 27 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Tracking the decline of labour writing over the past few years due to shrinking newsrooms and more emphasis on business -- plus the rise of online labour journalism.
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rabble news
Feb 27 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A $14 minimum wage and an overhaul to Ontario's employment and labour laws are among the recommendations that will be presented to the The Premier's Council on Youth Opportunities February 27.
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rabble series
Feb 27 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Talking about Israeli Apartheid: Israel's obsession with maintaing control is alarming. Read about these tactics in part four of our Israeli Apartheid Week series.
Photo: flickr/Libertinus
rabble series
Feb 26 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Talking about Israeli Apartheid: Israel's apartheid policies place large restrictions on Palestinian land. Read about these impacts in part three of our Israeli Apartheid Week series.
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profile
Feb 26 2014 | by Kathleen Copps | Why is Omar Khadr still in jail? Oh that's right, because of government interference.
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in their own words
Feb 26 2014 | by Hamden Rice | What most people who reference Dr. King seem not to know is how Dr. King actually changed the subjective experience of life in the United States for African Americans.
Photo: flickr/Libertinus
rabble series
Feb 25 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Talking about Israeli Apartheid: Three main policies are used to support Israeli Apartheid. Read about how they work in part two of our Israeli Apartheid Week series.
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rabble interview
Feb 25 2014 | by Jeannine M. Pitas | Jeannine M. Pitas sat down with 'Shadeism' director Nayani Thiyagarajah to discuss the film, future projects and, of course, shadeism.
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rabble series
Feb 24 2014 | by Waleed Ahmed | Special feature: This week is Israeli Apartheid Week, and we’re presenting a series of articles explaining why it is important. Today we’re talking about what makes it an apartheid.