issues

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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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on rabble.ca

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Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Why is the West provoking Russia? The dangers of faith-based policy | Mar 6 2015 | Murray Dobbin | What are the consequences when governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that comes to mind watching the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Photo: Light Brigading/flickr
Anti-Racism | Political Action | US Politics | Race and revolution: Reckoning with racial injustice past and present | Mar 5 2015 | Amy Goodman | From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown 245 years later, two things remain clear: We never know what sparks a revolution. And Black lives matter.
Arts & Culture | US Politics | Watch out Lefties! The FBI is out to sabotage you | Mar 5 2015 | Eleanor J. Bader | Let's take a look into The Revolutionary Union and its later incarnation, the Revolutionary Communist Party, to reveal how the FBI and local police worked to undermine progressive unity.
Photo: flickr/ Lydia
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Canada made Deepan Budlakoti stateless. Now it is denying him health care. | Mar 5 2015 | Faraz Vahid Shahid, Marcella Jones, Nikki Bozinoff, Ritika Goel | Deepan Budlakoti is without health care due to his lack of citizenship and now joins the ranks of an estimated half a million people living in Canada without access to medical care.
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Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper surrenders to ISIS (or how the left should talk about terrorism) | Mar 5 2015 | Marc Zwelling | Harper insists the public supports his anti-terrorism policies, but there is a different story in the polls. So how should Harper's opponents take him on, using public opinion findings?
Photo: flickr/creative commons
Civil Liberties Watch | Technology | Payphones are still needed in Canada | Mar 5 2015 | Celia Sankar | CRTC wants to give the go ahead to telephone companies to rip out the last payphones in Canada. But wait. What about universal access?
Kathleen Lahey
Economy | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Alberta premier calls for better gender balance on boards while preserving the 'Alberta Disadvantage' for women | Mar 5 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely this ironic juxtaposition is a hint the commitment of the Prentice government to the rights of women is not very deep or particularly sincere.
Image: Twitter/@CBakerCarol
Education | Labour | Media: Get the story straight on U of T strike | Mar 5 2015 | Christina Turner | Since members of CUPE 3902 went on strike last Friday, there has been very little coverage in the mainstream media that accurately conveys the demands of the striking workers.
Education | Labour | York University's Two Towers tell real story of TA strike | Mar 5 2015 | Hans Rollman | On one side of campus is a gritty, jampacked building where students share sofa space and sweat; on the other, a pristine ten-storey cathedral of glass an light housing a handful of administrators.
Jennifer Henry
Environment | Political Action | World | Fasting for imagination to solve the climate crisis | Mar 5 2015 | Jennifer Henry | Today, March 5, I am fasting for imagination. I want to feel hunger and thirst in a symbolic call for the "serious imaginative work" that is needed to address the current climate catastrophe.
Feminism | In an industry based on objectification, there's going to be objectification… | Mar 5 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A burlesque dancer named Ruby Rage was fired because men decided her body wasn't sellable.
Logo for No Tax on Tampons Campaign
Feminism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Say No to GST on menstrual hygiene products | Mar 5 2015 | Menstrual hygiene products are essential.
Indigenous Rights | Pow Wow at York University and the ongoing CUPE strike | Mar 5 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | I have been asked a few times about the upcoming All Nations Pow Wow and how attendance is figured into the ongoing strike action at York University.
Indigenous Rights | #DSquaw | Mar 5 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In a horrible attempt at word-play, the twin-brother fashion designer duo dubbed their Fall/Winter 2015 collection, "Dsquaw."
Photo: Flickr/Kris Krug
Labour | Public ownership of oil refineries will see Alberta through low oil prices, says AFL President Gil McGowan | Mar 5 2015 | Ella Bedard | rabble.ca labour reporter Ella Bedard interviews Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour, and he told her what he thought the drop in oil prices would mean for Alberta.