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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | World | From war to revolution: How do we survive? | Sep 18 2014 | J.W. Horton | Need a little commiepunk, dieselpunk literary fiction in your hands? We've got just what you need.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Think-tanks and the right-wing quest to shape public debate | Sep 18 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The CCPA keeps churning out quality research exposing the fallacies of right-wing arguments. What choice is there for a controlling, undemocratic, right-wing government but to call in the auditors?
image by Natalie Lochwin
Elections | Politics in Canada | Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford | Sep 18 2014 | Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.
Photo: cactusbones/flickr
Environment | Political Action | Movements will mobilize for climate justice at the People's Climate March | Sep 18 2014 | Amy Goodman | Just days before Ban Ki-moon's invite-only summit next week, a broad coalition will hold the People's Climate March, expected to be the largest march addressing climate change in history.
Environment | Political Action | US Politics | World | Why grandparents are joining forces at the People's Climate March | Sep 18 2014 | Anthony Ketchum | The People's Climate March takes place this Sunday September 21. Why is Anthony Ketchum choosing to march? Because his grandchildren's future is at stake.
Photo: Sar_rain twitter
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Media Matters | #ImNotNext: Indigenous women use social media to demand change | Sep 18 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Are the links between missing and murdered women and girls and Bill C-36? Perhaps. It seems there is a discomfort in linking violence against Indigenous women and the rights and safety of sex workers.
Good News | New text messaging system for street-involved and working poor | Sep 18 2014 | Redeye Collective | The Street Messaging System will connect people in Vancouver’s downtown core with information they need to stay safe on the streets.
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | How non-indigenous allies can support Indigenous struggle | Sep 18 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | The most comprehensive answer to "How can I help?" is complex and involves a lot of learning and effort to make change, but the answer can also be simple and immediate.
Photo: The Other Dan/flickr
Politics in Canada | World | Dear Scotland: Do whatever you think is best…but remember, The Globe never has your interests at heart | Sep 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | We may have come from all over to Western Canada, but after a generation or two we became Scots without even realizing it.
Thomas Lukaszuk
Politics in Canada | Ex-leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk vows to pen tell-all book on Alison Redford's rule | Sep 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | A former Alberta deputy premier says he is about to write a "behind the scenes" book on his time under the leadership of Alison Redford.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Political Action | Party against the pipelines: Carnival and rising tide | Sep 17 2014 | Brad Hornick | On September 27, Rising Tide Coast Salish Territories hosts a carnivalesque street party, an unusual move for an anti-colonialist, anti-capitalist and direct action oriented activist group.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Commemorating one year since #MigrantStrike | Sep 17 2014 | Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | An interview with Tings from the End Immigration Detention Network to mark one year since the migrant strike actions by detained immigrants in Ontario and Quebec.
CommonCauses | Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Video: Energy East 101 | Sep 17 2014 | rabble staff | Energy East 101, a four-minute handimation gives a comprehensive background on the controversial Energy East pipeline proposed by TransCanada.
Photo: Chris Blakeley/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Why the Liberals' EI plan doesn't add up | Sep 17 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.
Gordon Dirks
Education | Politics in Canada | Unelected and unknown education minister looms as first major blunder of Prentice new Tory Government | Sep 17 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Gordon Dirks is now in public life. Whether he likes it or not, he's going to have to make his views on social conservative ideas crystal clear to ordinary voters.