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on rabble.ca

Anti-Racism | Coalition | Political Action | Black Lives Matter: Two cities, two different approaches | May 31 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Desmond Cole, Toronto journalist and activist and Cicely Belle-Blain a Vancouver artist and community organizer, talk about Black Lives Matter in their cities.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Exploding the myth of the peaceable kingdom | May 31 2016 | Redeye Collective | The official story sees Canada as a shining beacon spreading its enlightened code of ethics through a dark world. Richard Sanders says we believe this because we're suffering from the Canada Syndrome.
Photo: Twitter: Gustavo Monteiro/@GuMonteiro
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrant workers push to be heard at Temporary Foreign Worker Program review | May 31 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Parliament has begun its review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and has only heard from four migrant workers. Francisco Motoo spoke to rabble about his experience.
Photo: flickr/Michael K Donnelly
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | Pro-austerity organization finds austerity increases inequality | May 31 2016 | Duncan Cameron | According to some, austerity is supposed to promote growth, but the IMF team shows the inequality increases that result from austerity feed back into slower growth.
Image: wikimedia commons
Feminism | Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and how we judge survivors | May 31 2016 | Emily Blake | Society's reaction to Amber Heard's abuse allegations against Johnny Depp are another example of how we prosecute survivors.
Labour | World | Organizing in Malaysia against constant government repression | May 31 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates from workers struggle in the Asia Pacific and interview with Sivarajan Arumugam on the situation in Malaysia.
Photo: flickr/Jason Howie
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | A lesson in social media hate and rage | May 31 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The vicious social media attacks against Ruth-Ellen Brosseau shocked parliamentarians from all parties. Some readers may not have seen them, and so, as a public service, here is a sample.
Brian Jean & Derek Fildebrandt
Politics in Canada | Suspension of maverick MLA didn't amount to much, even before Wildrose leader's apparent flip-flop | May 31 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Having apparently reversed course on the suspension of Derek Fildebrandt, it seems likely Wildrose Leader Brian Jean's troubles with his turbulent MLA are far from over.
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
US Politics | Canada watches in horror as Donald Trump edges ever closer to American presidency | May 31 2016 | Gerry Caplan | And the more we protest, the stronger he gets.
Image: Flickr/BCGovPhotos
Education | Elections | Christy Clark gave $150,000 to a Haida Gwaii chief in business with her brother then forgot all about it | May 30 2016 | Sarah Miller | The B.C. premier made a donation of $150,000 to a federally funded First Nations school with no request or paper trail, that ends up benefiting her brother in a business deal worth millions.
Education | Labour | World | Britain's timid university lecturer protest will change nothing in a rigged system | May 30 2016 | Raluca Bejan | In a time where U.K. universities just registered up to £1 billion in budgetary surplus, the one per cent increase rejected by UCU does not even seem much of an increase.
Environment | Regeneration gap: Is the environmental movement winning? | May 30 2016 | Daryn Caister | A generational gap in conservative thought appears to be opening with new right wing leaders beginning to accept climate science.
Image: Flickr/Konstantin Lazorkin
Food & Health | Canadian pension plans are investing in price-gouging drug companies | May 30 2016 | Michael Butler | Do you think your pension plans should invest in companies that jack up the price of drugs for seniors and the suffering?
Grassy Narrows youth, 2012
Indigenous Rights | New hope for Grassy Narrows, but Ontario still balks at cleaning mercury-poisoned waters | May 30 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | It's not too late to remove the mercury from the river system, freeing community members from the killer legacy left by the pulp and paper industry.
Photo: flickr/eltpics
Labour | Here's why the EI system is not working and what can be done | May 30 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Too many jobless workers are not getting the help they need through EI. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai discusses why with Canadian Labour Congress senior economist Angella MacEwen.