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In Cahoots:

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Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Media Matters | Struggling for citizen control of Community TV in Montreal | Apr 23 2014 | Catherine Edwards | The modern cable industry is not community-TV friendly, so a not-for-profit is proposing to take over community TV from Videotron.
Photo: Robert Taylor/Wikimedia
Economy | Politics in Canada | Grain, trains and autocrats: Farmers pay the price of dismantling the Wheat Board | Apr 23 2014 | Dean Harder | There is a direct correlation between the loss of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board and the current rail transportation boondoggle which will cost Prairie farmers over $5 billion in sales.
Economy | Labour | Political Action | Demand Compensation for the Victims of Rana Plaza! | Apr 23 2014 | It's been a year since Rana Plaza collasped killing 1,138 people. Demand that the brands responsible compensate those injured and their families!
Economy | Politics in Canada | Why the New York Times 'richest middle class' title may not be all good news | Apr 23 2014 | Kayle Hatt | This week the New York Times published a study on U.S. income inequality and the middle class which reported that America's middle class is no longer the 'world's richest' -- Canada's middle class is.
Photo: flickr/Paul Krueger
Environment | Politics in Canada | Canadian cities and the future of democracy | Apr 23 2014 | Tobi Nussbaum | Canada is now past 80 per cent of the population living in urban areas. Cities are showing a capacity to solve problems together and now is the time for Canadian cities to be more ambitious.
Environment | On natural gas and other, rampant resource extraction in BC: Interview with Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition | Apr 23 2014 | Dana Hibbard | Dana Hibbard explains how conservationists in northwest BC are fighting to preserve the Sacred Headwaters region from destructive mining and gas fracking plans.
Environment | Labour | Widows of Chemical Valley -- Part 1 Ada | Apr 23 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | In Sarnia Ontario's Chemical Valley, life can be end painfully because of industry's silent killers. About 1000 workers a year die each year on the job in Canada.
Photo: Jeremy Hall/flickr
Labour | Temporary foreign worker policy lets low-wage firms have their cake and eat it too | Apr 23 2014 | David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
Photo: David Sim/flickr
Labour | Media Matters | Technology | Toronto Star's digital journalists and the market devalue of journalism | Apr 23 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | A digital journalist is still a journalist and must be doing the same work as a print journalist. So why is one employee paid less just because his or her work doesn't end up as ink on cellulose?
Media Matters | Our 2013 annual report is out | Apr 23 2014 | rabble staff | Every year rabble.ca goes big with its annual report.
NDP | Politics in Canada | The unbearable lightness of being progressive | Apr 23 2014 | Michael Laxer | The progressive agenda in North America has become so insignificant in its aims that if it got any less so it would simply cease to be.
Political Action | World | Learning for peace and justice: The Canadian School of Peacebuilding | Apr 23 2014 | Scott Neigh | Valerie Smith and Jarem Sawatsky talk about their Winnipeg-based summer school for peacebuilders from Canada and around the world.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Politics in Canada | World | Canada's coup-supporting corporate cowboy diplomacy | Apr 23 2014 | Matthew Behrens | The Ukraine debacle represents the latest in a pattern of Stephen Harper and John Baird supporting coups and ignoring human rights violations as a nasty but necessary part of doing business.
Arts & Culture | Evan Greer and Anne Feeney bring radical tunes to B.C. | Apr 22 2014 | Tania Ehret | Evan Greer and Anne Feeney travel through Cascadia to sing energetic songs of protest. Come out to the Heartwood Community Cafe this Saturday afternoon, April 26, for their matinee show!
Photo: Esti Alvarez/flickr
Economy | Environment | Climate change, capitalism and our climate crisis mismatch | Apr 22 2014 | Naomi Klein | We are suffering from a terrible case of climate-related mistiming -- because the climate crisis hatched at a time when conditions were uniquely hostile to a problem of this nature and magnitude.