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on rabble.ca

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Economy | World | A gang of wolves comes for Greece | Jun 30 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Syriza represented a challenge to the prevailing European economic model, so it had to be stopped. The German grand coalition government has decided to teach Greece a lesson.
Economy | Education | Political Action | To fight shock doctrine, progressives need to learn critical economics | Jun 30 2015 | Jim Stanford | Progressive activists need our own "storyline" about economics, and enough critical knowledge to reject the claim "there is no alternative" -- to globalization, austerity, or capitalism itself.
Photo: SFriedbergPhoto/flickr
Economy | Education | Why is Nova Scotia making it harder to keep the graduates it needs? | Jun 30 2015 | Stephen Kimber | It's not enough to identify Nova Scotia's student retention problem. The focus should be on solving it -- figuring out how to lure more university students to enroll and/or stay in the province.
Image: Flickr/ItzaFineDay
Elections | Politics in Canada | Greens deserve 'progressive' votes as much as anyone | Jun 30 2015 | Michael Laxer | Despite the partisan assertions of some, when it comes to economic policy the Greens are very clearly a "progressive" party.
Lori Sigurdson
Politics in Canada | Alberta's NDP government moves too cautiously, but in the right direction, on raising the minimum wage | Jun 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surprising support for a meaningful increase in the minimum wage suggests the NDP is on the right track, economically and politically.
CommonCauses | Good News | Media Matters | Episode 166: Happy 10th birthday, rabble podcast network! | Jun 29 2015 | Victoria Fenner | It's our 10th birthday this year. A look back, a look forward.
Economy | Environment | Not Rex: Pope Francis calls out capitalism as culprit for climate change | Jun 29 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | It takes something special for a religious patriarch to resist capitalism and climate change.
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Education | Politics in Canada | 'Mother Canada': Harper builds another monument to himself | Jun 29 2015 | Ralph Surette | Monuments are only a small part of the whole that, perhaps, will at last get fully exposed to a distracted public before the upcoming election.
Environment | Labour | Political Action | Beyond teamsters and turtles: Jobs, justice, climate | Jun 29 2015 | Judy Rebick | On Saturday July 5, the March for Jobs, Justice and Climate led by Indigenous contingents will be the start of a new movement bringing together major forces in the struggle for transformative change.
Gaza | Political Action | World | 'Never again' for anyone: Support for #FreedomFlotilla | Jun 29 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Jim Manly is a former Canadian MP and a retired United Church of Canada minister. This is why he supports #FreedomFlotilla.
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Gaza | Political Action | World | Stay Human: Bob Lovelace on the #FreedomFlotilla III | Jun 29 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Robert Lovelace speaks from aboard the Canadian Boat to Gaza is a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation.
Image: Freedom Flotilla Coalition
Gaza | Israeli navy intercepts and boards Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla in international waters | Jun 29 2015 | Freedom Flotilla Coalition | Early Monday morning Gaza time the IDF announced that they had "visited and searched" the Marianne. They had captured the boat and detained all on board.
Gaza | Political Action | World | Watch: Ehab Lotayef, from Rachel boat, after 'Marianne' was hijacked | Jun 29 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Ehab Lotayef, one of the Freedom Flotilla spokepersons, explains the situation after the boarding of 'Marianne'. He is speaking from 'Rachel' boat.
Gaza | Political Action | World | Rabbi David Mivasair: Gaza is an open air prison. Support Freedom Flotilla III. | Jun 29 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Rabbi Mivasair is a member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada, and a supporter of the Canadian Boat to Gaza campaign, part of the international Freedom Flotilla Coalition.
Gaza | Indigenous Rights | World | Urgent Action: Demand federal politicians support Freedom Flotilla to Gaza | Jun 29 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | As members of the Freedom Flotilla III are illegally detained by Israel, an urgent action is launched encouraging letters to politicians.