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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blog feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

Politics in Canada | World | Aftermath of Munich shooting offers important lesson on the politics of fear | Jul 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Ali David Sonboly was a German national obsessed with Nazi ideology and U.S.-style shootings, not necessarily a terrorist.
Glenn Mullin on Buddhism, The Power of the Inner Life and Others.
Arts & Culture | Glenn Mullin on Buddhism, the power of the inner life and others | Jul 22 2016 | Face2Face | Glenn and David talk about "humourful humility," the power of the inner life, Buddhism, the first Tibetan fart joke and the beneficial presence of others.
Media Matters | Your investment in rabble | Jul 22 2016 | Kim Elliott | This year marks rabble's 15th anniversary and you are a big part of why we are here. We want you to celebrate this special milestone with us.
Brad Wall
Politics in Canada | Brad Wall government's Saskatchewan beer trade piffle turns out to be all fizz and no flavour | Jul 22 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Saskatchewan doesn't like Alberta's new beer policy because it will end what amounts to a subsidy of Saskatchewan brewers, one in particular, by Alberta taxpayers.
Photo: Jasn/flickr
US Politics | World | We may be living in a non-leadership moment | Jul 22 2016 | Rick Salutin | It may be that the quality of leadership has been so formularized and commodified that people now yearn for someone who reeks to boredom of being without it.
Melania Trump
US Politics | World | On Melania Trump, plagiarism and Eastern Europeaness | Jul 22 2016 | Raluca Bejan | Cold War reminiscences are always about denigrating the former Soviet Bloc. Yet, despite the many faults of that system, education was not one of them.
Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group/flickr
Anti-Racism | US Politics | Welcome to the Republican National Convention, where guns are acceptable but tennis balls are not | Jul 21 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Republican National Convention is a highly scripted, elaborately staged and lavishly publicly funded private party. Scores of Trump supporters have proudly shown up with their guns at their sides.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | The integral role of Indigenous women's knowledge | Jul 21 2016 | Kahente Horn-Miller | 'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Civil Liberties Watch | Welcome to Wynnetario | Jul 21 2016 | John Greyson | Dear Kathleen Wynne, You're right, it's your job. It's your job to stop the cops, stop the violence, stop the discrimination.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | One year after initiating Charter challenge, CJFE renews campaign to review and repeal sections of Bill C-51 | Jul 21 2016 | Duncan Pike | On the anniversary of filing a Charter challenge to Bill C-51, CJFE is encouraging Canadians to make their voices heard on this issue through a new parliamentary e-petition.
Photo: Kevin Conor Keller/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Three positive steps toward ending poverty in Canada | Jul 21 2016 | David Macdonald | It's 2016 and Canada is a long way from ending poverty, but three promising developments are about to lift almost half a million people above the poverty line.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Inaction threatens to stagnate Manitoba's minimum wage | Jul 21 2016 | Molly McCracken | Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
Marlin Schmidt
Education | Grim proposed Athabasca University budget to be shown faculty today projects insolvency by 2017-2018 | Jul 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The budget that will be presented to the AU Faculties Council in Athabasca this morning has the tone of a document drafted under protest.
Photo: Canada 2020/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Trudeau popular in the polls, but concerns begin to emerge | Jul 21 2016 | Brent Patterson | The PM's popularity may be based on the perception that his government is truly progressive and implementing a different agenda than Harper. The evidence is suggesting that's not totally true.
Photo: M. Accarino/flickr
Environment | Active transportation is a big part of the climate change solution | Jul 21 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | One of the most important things individuals can do to combat climate change is to use alternatives to cars for frequent, shorter trips. Let's weigh the benefits and risks of active transportation.