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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Flickr feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

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Anti-Racism | Sobeys racial profiling a case of poor public relations, worse corporate behaviour | Aug 31 2016 | Stephen Kimber | If you'd like an object lesson in how not to conduct corporate public relations, consider how Sobeys, the second-largest supermarket chain in the country, bungled a racial-profiling case.
Photo of Nick Denton via Andrew Mager/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Gawker and Craigslist: A tale of two sites | Aug 31 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | It's hard to imagine two sites more different than Gawker and Craigslist, or two people more diametrically opposed than their founders. But each, in their own way, have shaped the journalism of today.
Photo: waferboard/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | B.C. Court finds RCMP organized terrorist plot | Aug 31 2016 | Matthew Behrens | At the end of July, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found that agents of the RCMP engaged in the planning of, preparation and funding for, and facilitation of a terrorist offence.
Photo: Environmental Defence Canada/flickr
Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | National Energy Board hearings into Energy East pipeline suspended | Aug 31 2016 | Brent Patterson | There is no word when the NEB hearings will resume, though they were scheduled to be in Quebec City next (from October 3-7) and then eventually to conclude in Kingston (on December 12-16).
Image: Behind the Numbers
Environment | Food & Health | Growing old is no great accomplishment, but staying healthy is | Aug 31 2016 | Ed Finn | Even those among us who are affluent and live in luxury are not invulnerable to the dangers of an increasingly contaminated environment.
Environment | World | If the U.S. is talking about abandoning NAFTA, then maybe we should too | Aug 31 2016 | Gordon Laxer | NAFTA might be up for renegotiation after the U.S. election. Two of its rules hurt Canada, so we should be ready to renegotiate hard and walk away if necessary.
Photo: OFL Communications Department/flickr
Labour | CUPW and Canada Post reach tentative agreements for postal workers | Aug 31 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and Canada Post have tentatively agreed to new working conditions for Canada's posties, announcing two separate agreements for CUPW's mail carriers.
Political Action | May's Behaviour unbecoming for a Federal Leader | Aug 31 2016 | Thomas Woodley | Elizabeth May should apologize to Green Party members, says CPJME President, Thomas Woodley.
Carl Benito
Politics in Canada | Tales from the Political Crypt: Vote for me and I'll give it all to charity! | Aug 31 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | As alert readers surely recall, such promises have been made in Alberta before -- only to yield bitter tears of disappointment and sarcastic blog posts.
Education | Media Matters | Calling progressive student journalists: rabble.ca wants you! | Aug 30 2016 | rabble staff | rabble.ca and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) are teaming up to find Canada's next progressive student journalists.
Chapter activist Dr. Paula Tippet speaks to the NEB panel and Energy East repres
Environment | Political Action | Five things I learned at the NEB hearings in New Brunswick | Aug 30 2016 | Robin Tress | We hope these five lessons will help make your intervention at the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings into the Energy East pipeline effective and empowering.
Photo: AJ Klein
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Healing is greater than logging in St'át'imc territory | Aug 30 2016 | AJ Klein | A Voice for the Voiceless Camp is nestled in St'át'imc territory in an area long inhabited by the Xwisten community, also known as the Bridge River Band.
Environment | Politics in Canada | Liberals calculate political cost of saying yes to Kinder Morgan | Aug 30 2016 | Redeye Collective | A government-appointed panel has just wrapped up a series of public meetings around B.C. on the pipeline expansion. Sven Biggs says the feds want to approve either Kinder Morgan or Energy East.
Photo: Dave Kalmbach/Wikimedia Commons
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Health Minister Jane Philpott should be judged on her work, not 'gotcha' politics | Aug 30 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Jane Philpott, a serious conscientious minister, made a small mistake, has repeatedly acknowledged it, and just wants to get back to her files. How about we let her try?
Photo: Policyfix
Food & Health | Labour | Manitoba youth crisis workers left in limbo | Aug 30 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Manitoba Government and General Employees Union members at Macdonald Youth Services (Local 221), who provide crisis intervention services to youth in Winnipeg, walked off the job on August 2.