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Arts & Culture | Media Matters | US Politics | Outstanding Emmy nominees signal a Great Leap Forward for television | Aug 29 2014 | Rick Salutin | It's delightful how change -- of an encouraging sort -- happens. Just when you thought TV was an eternal cesspool, along comes this year's Emmys with its fine array.
By Timkal (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Where is the economic action for women in the North? | Aug 29 2014 | Kate McInturff | An economic plan that would work for women in the North has to accommodate the realities of where they work, how they work and the constraints imposed by their unpaid work.
Photo by author.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election | Aug 29 2014 | Michael Laxer | The Catch-22 of social democratic campaigns like Olivia Chow's of late is that by trying to pander to and be all things to all people you end up meaning very little to anyone.
Labour | Politics in Canada | The Fraser Institute's 'research' is junk -- have a happy Labour Day! | Aug 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Fraser Institute is now applying the methodology of "creation science" to the study of economics. The results, of course, are much the same.
Politics in Canada | Voters may be saying 'enough is enough' to Harper's Tories | Aug 29 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | As I read the opinion polls, people are not so much outraged by Stephen Harper and the Conservatives as they are tired of them. The same thing happened to Brian Mulroney at about the same stage.
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Arts & Culture | US Politics | From World War I to Gaza, war is not the answer | Aug 28 2014 | Amy Goodman | In her epic book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman detailed how the First World War began in 1914. We can look at that war in retrospect, 100 years later, as if through a distant mirror.
Arts & Culture | Education | The war on higher education: What side are you on? | Aug 28 2014 | Tiana Reid | Privatization of schools, high tuition rates, precarious labour, class warfare, massive debt. Does the public intellectual emerge as the hero over capitalism?
Arts & Culture | Indie Inside CD Giveaway Contest | Aug 28 2014 | rabble staff | Participate in this month's Indie Inside giveaway contest, featuring Karl Sanden.
Civil Liberties Watch | Protecting public debate through anti-SLAPP legislation | Aug 28 2014 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | Legal proceedings are costly and can be untenable for those actively involved in public debate. Anti‑SLAPP legislation provides a mechanism to protect this kind of debate from being silenced.
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Reflections on the past, present and future of migrant farm labour in Canada | Aug 28 2014 | Edward Dunsworth | Calls for the expulsion of temporary foreign workers and preferential hiring of Canadians did do one thing: draw attention to the exploitation of migrant labour in Canada.
Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn
CommonCauses | Occupy | Political Action | Peoples' Social Forum: 500 workshops, 19 assemblies, 5,000 voices and a declaration | Aug 28 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The final assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum brought together activists from across Canada. On the last day, at a final assembly, the participants reported back. Miriam Katawazi was there.
KAIROS-led Blanket Exercise at the People's Social Forum
CommonCauses | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Peoples' Social Forum: How Indigenous Rights and Ecological Justice lead us towards living well | Aug 28 2014 | John Dillon | How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work together to restore harmonious relationships with each other and the land, asked KAIROS at the Peoples Social Forum.
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Economy | Politics in Canada | Five reasons why Ontario's latest economic update matters | Aug 28 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | The numbers for the first quarter of 2014 were released in the heat of summer. A closer look tells us this update deserves more attention than it got. Here are some highlights.
Economy | Politics in Canada | Probing the pitfalls for CETA in the ratification process | Aug 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | While the Canada-EU "free trade" agreement may be signed on September 25, the deal will not be done at that point. It will still need to survive a bruising two-year or more ratification process.
Feminism | Whining about boys in bars: On feminism and loving men | Aug 28 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Romance can feel incompatible with feminism sometimes, especially when we keep falling in love with -- and being hurt by -- men.