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on rabble.ca

Education | Education in the Age of Climate Change | Oct 25 2014 | Lizanne Foster | We need to stop seeing environmental destruction and low wages as the only way to build a viable economy.
Photo: Ian Mackenzie/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Canadian innocence lost? We never were a 'Peaceable Kingdom' | Oct 24 2014 | Rick Salutin | After Wednesday's events in Ottawa, Rick Salutin comments on the "unprecedented chaos, lost our virginity/innocence, never gonna be the same, demise of Canada as a Peaceable Kingdom" narrative.
Photo: flickr/meesh
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Why doesn't the justice system help abused women? | Oct 24 2014 | Jeannette Tossounian | Dual arrests and mandatory charge policies for domestic abuse incidents increase risk of further abuse. So why are they still in place?
Image: Nicolas Raymond/flickr
Economy | Labour | Dear 99%: Universal child care? No thanks, we're good. Sincerely, the 1% | Oct 24 2014 | Erika Shaker | Welcome to the kinder, gentler individualism, where poor-bashing is replaced with poor-benevoling. It was on display in mid-October when the federal NDP introduced its plan for $15/day child care.
Photo: ariwriter/flickr
Economy | Environment | A B.C. framework for LNG, part 2: The LNG income tax | Oct 24 2014 | Marc Lee | Well, we saw this coming but it's still sobering to see it in black and white. The B.C. government's decision to cut its proposed LNG Income Tax in half is simply a cave-in to industry.
Photo: flickr/Jaimie McCaffrey
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Labour endorsements in Ontario's municipal elections | Oct 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
Photo: flickr/Chris Yakimov
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | Jobs! Money! Nope! Benefits of LNG exports grossly exaggerated | Oct 24 2014 | Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.
Photo: flickr/Peter Blanchard
Environment | Politics in Canada | Let's set the record straight: Tar sands = 'dirty oil' | Oct 24 2014 | Joyce Nelson | There's a little cognitive dissonance happening in the tar sands discussion, so let's set the record straight: tar sands are dirty oil and Harper does not have an adequate environmental plan.
Feminism | Karl Lagerfeld couldn’t care less what feminists think about feminism | Oct 24 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, responds to critics of the "feminist protest" he staged recently at Paris fashion week.
Photo: Ella Bedard
Labour | rabble.ca welcomes labour beat reporter Ella Bedard | Oct 24 2014 | rabble staff | rabble.ca covers the labour movement where other media ignore it. Ella Bedard is our labour beat reporter for 2014. To find out more, read on.
Photo: flickr/Jayel Aheram
Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | The world passed laws making war illegal. Why does Harper ignore that? | Oct 24 2014 | Kathleen O'Hara | Breaking war laws. After the First World War, the world passed laws making war illegal. Why are they being ignored by Harper and others?
image: rabble.ca
Political Action | World | Statement from an October 22nd peace vigil | Oct 24 2014 | various | After Tuesday's shootings, peace vigils were held across Canada. This statement was released by peacequest in Kingston.
Politics in Canada | Ottawa aftermath: Navigating the dustcloud of words | Oct 24 2014 | J. Baglow | Some reflections on the Ottawa and Quebec shootings, and their political consequences.
Politics in Canada | Election Night in Toronto - are you ready to party? | Oct 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | While Torontonians are not sure what the outcome to Monday night's election will be - will people vote with their hearts on their sleeves, vote strategically or not vote at all? - one thing is for sur
World | Thomas Piketty and the Great War | Oct 24 2014 | Mel Watkins | What can the author of 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' tell us about the First World War and wealth inequality?