News May 23
Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau’s plan to make elections fairer is salutary. But it is hard to forget that he flagrantly broke his promise to change the electoral system.
Blog May 22
Vancouver Men's Chorus finale. Image: Penney Kome
Penney Kome | Calgary is the richer for its role as venue for an event draws 20 LGBTQ-and-friends choirs in song and celebration.
RabbleTV May 22
Photo: Humberto Da Silva
Humberto DaSilva | A look at how the election was determined in Caracas, on May 20.
RabbleTV May 21
Photo: Humberto Da Silva
Humberto DaSilva | Raul Burbano of Common Frontiers sits down with Francisco Torrealba, Vice President of the Central Bolivariana Socialista de Trabajadores.
Blog May 22
Rachel Notley. Photo: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's premier is more disciplined than the old Irish-Canadian baritone from Baie-Comeau. The words "roll the dice" will never pass her lips. Dice are rolling just the same.
Columnists May 22
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Canadian Embassy in Washington. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | In his Yankee Stadium speech to the 2018 NYU graduating class, Justin Trudeau gave a mild liberal rebuke to postmodernism.
Podcast May 22
Scott Neigh | Wendy Goldsmith and Ron Rousseau talk about this year's efforts by the Canada Boat to Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla Coalition to break the Israeli siege of Gaza.
Blog May 21
Image: Joey Coleman/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | I'm feeling good about my prediction that the next Premier of Ontario will be Andrea Horwath of the NDP.
RabbleTV May 21
Photo: Humberto Da Silva
Humberto DaSilva | A dispatch from the 2018 presidential election in Venezuela, talking to ordinary citizens.
RabbleTV May 21
By Humberto Da Silva
Humberto DaSilva | A resident of a Caracas public housing project offers international delegates an opinion on Venezuela’s political and economic situation.
Blog May 21
Closing of a voting table at about 7 pm Sunday in the teacher’ college in Ali Primera park, Caracas. Photo: Jim Hodgson
Jim Hodgson | Venezuelans merit attention and solidarity as they try to find a way forward. Democracy is supposed to be about the people ruling.
Blog May 20
David J. Climenhaga | The location of rising water renders ineffective the tactics of friends of fossil fuel apologists, who would prefer the public doesn’t ponder the links between bitumen extraction and climate change.