issues

You think you've got issues? Well, check out ours. Issues at rabble.ca highlights the hot topics you want more of and brings together some of the best content and resources on the issues that matter most. Issue pages are more than "browse by topic" navigation. They draw together all rabble content on a particular topic, as well as curated content from other sources. They are your one stop shop for a source of for news, analysis and resources on the issues that you want to be on top of.

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Main feed:

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babble feed:

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blog feeds:

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Flickr feeds:

A feed of images related to the issue at hand

Twitter feeds:

Introducing some of the best in the twitterverse. These pages also include links:

In Cahoots:

A direct link to our In Cahoots partners who work on specific issue.

News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati is a start for accountability and justice | Jul 30 2015 | Amy Goodman | A stunning indictment has been handed down in Cincinnati, focusing attention again on police killings of people of colour. The thousand people gathered there said clearly, "Black Lives Matter."
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Not Rex: Black Lives Matter protest with civil disobedience in support of civil rights | Jul 30 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | Black Lives Matter protesters shut down a highway in Toronto to protest police killings of black men in Toronto.
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | Probing psychiatry and the business of madness | Jul 30 2015 | Lauren Spring | Do we need to rethink the practices of modern-day psychiatry? Dr. Bonnie Burstow says yes. Find out why.
In Vancouver, Council of Canadians activists shone light on secret negotiations
Arts & Culture | Economy | Politics in Canada | TPP leaks show Canada Post and CBC up for trade | Jul 30 2015 | Council of Canadians | According to a document leaked on Wikileaks, the CBC and Canada Post could be jeopardized by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement being negotiated this week.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Millions of Canadians denied the right to vote in 2015 federal election | Jul 30 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | Last week, two courts ruled on separate Charter challenges to legislation affecting the rights of certain groups of Canadians to vote in the October 2015 election. Their decisions were surprising.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | The worst: Canada's economy under the Harper government | Jul 30 2015 | Jim Stanford | These numbers are going to shock you: there is no other time in Canada's post-war economic history in which Canada's economy has performed worse than it did under the Harper government.
Elections | Watch: Maude Barlow puts the Conservatives' record on trial | Jul 30 2015 | rabble staff | Maude Barlow speaks to the Conservative government's record on the environment and social justice, and Harper's war against civil society.
Rob Anderson
Politics in Canada | Former Wildrose House leader Rob Anderson to test blogging as a cure for politics | Jul 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Once prominent Wildrose MLA vows to tell it like it is and expose "cult-like practice" of political parties in new blog.
Screen Shot: Detainee petition
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Detained migrants call for inquest into Abdi Hassan's death | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Devlin | Detained, isolated, restrained… killed? The Somali refugee died in custody on June 11 and the CBSA's lips are sealed.
Photo: Dirk Heine/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | The tale of the tape: Uber vs. the taxis | Jul 29 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
Photo by Aviva Cohen via James Schwartz/flickr
Arts & Culture | Environment | Feminism | Cycling in Toronto: Why it sucks | Jul 29 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Bikers are losing their lives in Toronto and no one seems to care.
Arts & Culture | Political Action | From bookstore to community organizing space and activist infrastructure | Jul 29 2015 | Scott Neigh | Bonnie Heilman and Peter Garden talk about the growth of a new community organizing centre from a grassroots independent bookstore in Saskatoon.
Photo: flickr/ Lucas Hayas
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Politics in Canada | UN Committee supports charities in fight for freedom of expression | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Hooft | Canada has received a rebuke from a United Nations treaty monitoring body for its lack of respect for human rights. Canada's charities breathe a sigh of relief.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Seven reasons why long-term expats deserve a voice in Canadian politics | Jul 29 2015 | Raksha Vasudevan | The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled against allowing long-term expats the right to vote, claiming it would be unfair for non-residents to vote on laws. Well here are seven reasons that's untrue.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout/flickr
Economy | Labour | The executives who are holding us ransom | Jul 29 2015 | Simon Tremblay-Pepin | How is public corporation executives' level of compensation like a ransom? Simon Tremblay-Pepin explains the logic behind the metaphor: first, the kidnapping, then, the ransom.