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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Try everything, including this | Aug 3 2015 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns, Write Along Radio | Indie writers have one definite advantage: in owning their book rights, they're empowered to experiment with storytelling format. So, are you taking advantage?
Civil Liberties Watch | Technology | World | Should web content be censored without a judicial process? | Aug 3 2015 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | A new threat to the open Internet has arisen from an unusual source. Known as the "right to be forgotten," it could drastically change how people share, communicate and access information online.
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Open letter in response to missing Mexican migrant workers article | Aug 3 2015 | Justicia for Migrant Workers Collective, Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture | Justicia for Migrant Workers and Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture are outraged that the Vernon RCMP released personal information of four Mexican migrant workers to the public.
Photo: flickr/Keith Ivey
Elections | Politics in Canada | How to vote under Harper's Fair Elections Act | Aug 3 2015 | Megan Devlin | Don't let your vote get suppressed -- learn what ID is acceptable under Harper’s Fair Elections Act.
Stephen Harper
Elections | Politics in Canada | This just in: PM calls early election … I mean, calls election early … What could possibly go wrong? | Aug 3 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Could Prime Minister Stephen Harper be asking, this time, too much of an electorate he treats like a bunch of dummies? Naw… What could possibly go wrong?
Elections | Harper throws stones, shatters own glass house | Aug 3 2015 | Scott Piatkowski | Stephen Harper has called the Quebec NDP caucus, the "most inefficient, ineffective group we’ve ever seen"
Elections | Media Matters | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Technology | If I email something that is partisan, am I a "third party advertiser"? | Aug 3 2015 | Find out using this plain language guide to the new election rules
Elections | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | The writ has been dropped. What's rabble going to do about it? | Aug 2 2015 | rabble staff | The election campaigning is on in earnest. For the next 11 weeks, rabble.ca is your go to source for progressive news, features, discussions and all the tools you need to make this election count.
Image: flickr/Itzafineday
Elections | Politics in Canada | Cheat to win, the Harper electoral game plan | Aug 2 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Harper knows that if he wins a minority government the other parties will be in no position to fight another election soon. That is the weakness in his plan the opposition parties need to exploit.
Image: rabble.ca
Elections | Politics in Canada | The campaign has started and all parties have records to defend | Aug 2 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The election campaign is officially on, and, as NDP and official opposition leader Tom Mulcair predicted more than a year ago, it is a three-way race.
Photo: Peter Raymont / NFB
Feminism | Politics in Canada | Remembering Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald | Aug 2 2015 | Kim Elliott | Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald died July 26, 2015 at the age of 89. MacDonald was Canada's first female Foreign Minister.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Five terrorism sound bites for Rob Nicholson and the Conservatives | Aug 1 2015 | Scott Vrooman | The foreign affairs minister has asked bureaucrats to provide him with three terrorism-related statements per week. Here are five, on the house.
Olivia Chow
Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Confused facts, misdirected rants: Salutin attacks Chow on child-care | Aug 1 2015 | Christopher Majka | Does Olivia Chow bear responsibility for the demise of the national child-care plan of 2005? The Toronto Star's Rick Salutin seems to think so. Let's look at the history and the facts.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Photo essay: #UnistotenHeals rally to protect Unist'ot'en land | Aug 1 2015 | Lenée Son | The #UnistotenHeals rally was held on July 30, in protest of recent attempts by RCMP to force their way into unceded Unist'ot'en territory and the murder of James Daniel McIntyre.
All that remains of PWA
Politics in Canada | From Pacific Western to Trans Pacific: more evidence of how far Canada's Conservatives have fallen | Aug 1 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | On this day in 1974, the Conservative government of Alberta took over Pacific Western Airlines.