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.

RSS Feeds

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Main feed:

Draws in content from across the rabble website: from features, columns, books, blogs, podcasts and rabbletv.

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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on rabble.ca

Photo: flickr/Chris
Education | Labour | Saskatchewan schools blindsided by education funding cuts | Jul 1 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.
Environment | Let's have climate tests for all policy | Jul 1 2016 | Scott Vrooman | By saying a focus on blocking pipelines is too simplistic, Trudeau implied that a climate test for only pipelines is also too simplistic.
Photo: flickr/Dennis S. Hurd
Food & Health | LGBTIQ | Politics in Canada | Trans health care in Canada: A federal responsibility? | Jul 1 2016 | Laura Brightwell | In part two of this two-part feature, Laura Brightwell examines the existing health-care provisions for trans Canadians and asks what needs to change.
Photo: flickr/Sleeves Rolled Up
Politics in Canada | World | Canada needs to find a left wing alternative to right wing populism | Jul 1 2016 | Rick Salutin | Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Politics in Canada | World | Ottawa won't say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report | Jul 1 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Approximately 600 people were granted expedited citizenship throughout the time the Harper government was in power.
Technology | We can finally put an end to data caps -- but will the CRTC listen? | Jul 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | The CRTC recently announced a public consultation that represents the best chance in decades to finally give Canadians relief from oppressive data caps.
Photo: flickr/Michael Kazarnowicz
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | LGBTIQ | US Politics | Phobias, mental health and pride: A QPOC perspective | Jun 30 2016 | Rahim Thawer | "I want us to be in rage about homophobia, transphobia and racism. That would be healing. That would warrant a sense of pride."
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | How do we care for each other? | Jun 30 2016 | Scott Neigh | Author Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay creates thoughtful, readable meditations on practices and systems of medicine in today's world, and on how power pervades them in "A Labour of Liberation."
Photo: flickr/Chris Yakimov
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Federal court overturns Northern Gateway pipeline approval | Jun 30 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The ruling cited a lack of meaningful consultation with First Nations affected by the pipeline.
Photo: Mark Fischer/flickr
Feminism | Food & Health | US Politics | In landmark victory, U.S. Supreme Court overturns Texas's anti-abortion law | Jun 30 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Herstory was made this week. The U.S. Supreme Court settled a major battle over reproductive rights, overturning Texas's notorious anti-abortion law known as HB 2.
Food & Health | Alberta parents 'morally blameworthy' in son's death: The moral dimension of alternative health care | Jun 30 2016 | Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In April, a jury found David and Collet Stephan guilty of "failing to provide the necessaries of life" when their son Ezekiel died of meningitis. Where does morality enter in, and should it?
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Why we believe health is a right and Ontario needs OHIP for all | Jun 30 2016 | Michael Butler | In Ontario, it is estimated the over 200,000 people are denied access to the province’s public health insurance OHIP (The Ontario Health Insurance Plan).
Labour | Politics in Canada | Canada Post's problems are driven by the neoliberal assault on public services | Jun 30 2016 | Michael Laxer | Canada Post is run not as a public service for the public interest but as a corporation that seeks to make a profit, which is not the purpose of a public service.
Media Matters | Soapboxes, Sellouts and Upstarts | Jun 30 2016 | Victoria Fenner | The Canadian media landscape and where rabble fits in: a talk by Wayne MacPhail, rabble.ca's director of emerging media.
Anti-Racism | Gaza | World | Greens call to revoke Jewish National Fund charitable status | Jun 29 2016 | Yves Engler | The campaign to revoke the JNF's charitable status is simply a call for the Canadian state to stop subsidizing an explicitly racist, colonial, institution.