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Jan 13 2016 | by Michael Geist | The TPP patent provision changes are very significant since they lock Canada into extending the term of patent protection, which will ultimately increase health-care costs.
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rabble news
Jan 13 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Canadian labour activists are relieved Harper's anti-union legislation C-377 will be repealed, but activists in the U.S. and U.K. brace for the worst as similar attacks threaten their movements.
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rabble news
Jan 13 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Negotiations between the Chronicle Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union broke down last week. Management continues to escalate its actions against workers.
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rabble news
Jan 12 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Abortion Access Now P.E.I. has advised the P.E.I. government it will file a legal challenge against the province's discriminatory abortion policy. Here's why.
Photo: flickr/ Mark Klotz
rabble news
Jan 12 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Heading into National Energy Board hearings, the B.C. provincial government has stated it does not support Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline as it fails to meet their outlined requirements.
Photo: flickr/Presidencia de la República Mexicana
Jan 12 2016 | by Michael Geist | Canada was not an initial participant in the TPP negotiations. The Harper government began working on entry into the TPP in 2009, but it probably shouldn't have.
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rabble news
Jan 11 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | What big issues will Canadian activists face in 2016? rabble spoke with a few organizations to find out.
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Jan 11 2016 | by Michael Geist | The Trouble with the TPP series looks at how the TPP treats the interests of Internet rights holders and users completely differently.
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Jan 8 2016 | by Michael Geist | The TPP's effort to regulate how Internet providers and hosts address allegations of copyright infringement presents is a major source of trouble.
Photo: flickr/ Carlos Gracia
Jan 7 2016 | by John Akpata | There are now dozens of models of legalization and decriminalization Canada could follow to regulate marijuana use. In 2016, will Canada finally implement a good policy for this?
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Jan 7 2016 | by Michael Geist | The copyright term extension in the TPP will have major negative effects on Canada, chief among them restrictions to access, huge costs and no additional incentive for creativity.
rabble news
Jan 7 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Politicians, local celebrities, media representatives and community members gathered in Shawnigan Lake, B.C. to gain awareness and protest contaminated soil dumping uphill from the town's watershed.
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Jan 6 2016 | by Michael Geist | The TPP will lock Canada into a "WIPO+" digital lock model that removes the ability to restore flexibility. In other words, the restrictive digital lock rules will be locked into Canadian law.
Photo: flickr/Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine
Jan 5 2016 | by Cory Collins | As university libraries struggle with subscription costs, some believe for-profit scholarly publishers are far too powerful and perhaps unnecessary. Are non-profits and open access the solution?
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Jan 5 2016 | by Michael Geist | There are some major problems associated with the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal. Michael Geist plans to explain them all in his detailed series 'The trouble with the TPP'.
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Jan 5 2016 | by Edward C. Corrigan |, | by Patti Kemp | Do you want to know how to privately sponsor a Syrian refugee? Here are the guidelines to the process.
rabble interview
Jan 1 2016 | by Hilary Wainwright |, | by Leo Panitch | Hilary Wainwright and Leo Panitch interview Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the UK Labour Party.
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year in review
Dec 24 2015 | by rabble staff | What had rabble's attention this year? Here's a look at the best of the best from all our sections and more.
rabble news
Dec 23 2015 | by Meg Borthwick | On Monday morning three women were arrested in Sarnia for using the manual shutoff valve to shut down the controversial Enbridge Line 9 pipeline.
Photo: flickr/Mike Hiltunen
year in review
Dec 22 2015 | by Victoria Fenner | The rabble podcast network celebrated its 10th year in 2015. Here are 10 podcasts to keep you going until our 11th year begins.
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in their own words
Dec 21 2015 | by Lauren Corman | The holidays are, for many, a season full of gatherings replete with meaty meals. Here, a long-time vegan talks about bringing politics to the holidays without being an ass.
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year in review
Dec 21 2015 | by rabble staff | It's the end of 2015, and it was quite a year! We take a look back at the year that was and some of our best articles.
Photo: Dario Esguerra
rabble news
Dec 18 2015 | by Jeannine M. Pitas | After a year and a half of struggle, former Palisades Media Arts Academy workers are celebrating a victory over anti-union tactics. However, the win is bittersweet.
Photo: flickr/Jeremy Board
rabble news
Dec 17 2015 | by Cory Collins | As Canada's privacy commissioner calls for "complete and exhaustive" debate, labour leaders worry that changes could be "cosmetic" in absence of a Royal Commission.
Photo: flickr/Alisdare Hickson
Dec 17 2015 | by Nick Fillmore | Despite hopeful words reported at COP21, global warming is still a very real concern.
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rabble news
Dec 16 2015 | by Cory Collins | Holly Woodlawn, an actress known for her work with Andy Warhol and her status as a pioneer of trans visibility, died last Sunday, December 6 after a battle with cancer. She was 69.
rabble series
Dec 16 2015 | by Pamela Palmater | Here's a new year's resolution for you: Change the information kit for newcomers to Canada -- advocate for adding information about Indigenous peoples and treaties to the kit.
Photo: flickr/Bill Burriss
rabble news
Dec 16 2015 | by Alyse Kotyk | Canada tosses out millions of meals worth of food annually while many go hungry. A new proposal aims to help alleviate both food wasting and food insecurity.
Photo: Twitter @liberal_party
Dec 16 2015 | by Ry Moran | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada tabled their final report yesterday in Ottawa. What are the implications for the country and where do we go from here?
Photo: Rehab Nazzal
Dec 16 2015 | by Alyse Kotyk | Artist and researcher Rehab Nazzal was shot in the leg last week while photographing protests in Israel.