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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

Photo: flickr/ Nick Harris
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday: This one's for the ladies edition | Mar 6 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | It's Friday! And I've got some good news for you.
Photo: David Becker/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Time to repeal Canada's blasphemy law | Mar 6 2015 | Joyce Arthur | We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
Civil Liberties Watch | Not Rex: On the Harper government's xenophobic policies | Mar 6 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | A Quebec justice just nixed a muslm woman's legal case because she would not hoist her hijab.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Dear Ryan: I don't trust the motives behind Bill C-51 | Mar 6 2015 | Linda Leon | The Harper government is playing the terrorist card to trample civil liberties with their new anti-terror legislation.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Privacy Commissioner slams anti-terror legislation Bill C-51 | Mar 6 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Canada's Privacy Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, has sent a letter to the House Committee studying Bill C-51 saying it is far too broad and sweeping.
Image: wikimedia commons
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Women's roller coaster ride in Ontario's labour market | Mar 6 2015 | Kaylie Tiessen | In anticipation of International Women's Day (this Sunday), let's look at how women are faring in Ontario's labour market.
Economy | Feminism | Alberta has nation's largest gender gap and it's growing | Mar 6 2015 | Ian Hussey, Kathleen Lahey | A new Parkland Institute report demonstrates that women in Alberta, who were early leaders in moving toward greater sex equality, face the largest gender wage gap in Canada.
Photo: Nayu Kim/flickr
Education | Labour | The customer isn't right when it comes to higher education | Mar 6 2015 | Rick Salutin | The strikes at U of T and York are a reminder of the crisis in post-secondary education. The solution -- not to the strikes but the larger crisis -- is changing the customer model that has taken over.
Photo: flickr/rabble.ca/John Maclennan
Feminism | Politics in Canada | A snapshot of Canadian women for International Women's Day 2015 | Mar 6 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | The UN's International Women's Day theme is 'Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!' In Canada that means: the wage gap, MMIW, domestic violence, unaffordable child care and more.
Photo: Pollobarba/flickr
Feminism | Counting women in: A gender-based analysis of homelessness | Mar 6 2015 | Jess Klassen | Although progress has been made regarding women's rights and equality, the basic right to a safe and affordable home will be out of reach for too many women across the globe and here in Manitoba.
Feminism | Cam Girlz director believes male fantasies about women challenge social norms | Mar 6 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Director of a new documentary about "cam girls," Sean Dunne wants us to believe live-action porn is empowering for women.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Faith-based policy and the West's dangerous game with Russia | Mar 6 2015 | Murray Dobbin | What are the consequences when governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that comes to mind watching the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Politics in Canada | RCMP Commissioner shows Zehaf-Bibeau video, answers MPs' questions | Mar 6 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The RCMP Commissioner shared the video recorded by the October 22 shooter with a House Committee, and answered questions about the adequacy of current anti-terrorist laws and police resources.
Photo: Light Brigading/flickr
Anti-Racism | Political Action | US Politics | Race and revolution: Reckoning with racial injustice past and present | Mar 5 2015 | Amy Goodman | From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown 245 years later, two things remain clear: We never know what sparks a revolution. And Black lives matter.
Arts & Culture | US Politics | Watch out Lefties! The FBI is out to sabotage you | Mar 5 2015 | Eleanor J. Bader | Let's take a look into The Revolutionary Union and its later incarnation, the Revolutionary Communist Party, to reveal how the FBI and local police worked to undermine progressive unity.