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on rabble.ca

Environment | Winning the fight against fracking in Nova Scotia | Sep 10 2014 | Redeye Collective | Activists in Nova Scotia have won a victory in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the province. The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the fall to ban high-volume fracking.
Feminism | On Ray Rice and why it doesn't matter if she stayed | Sep 10 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A video of Ravens running back, Ray Rice, punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, has surfaced. Let the victim-blaming begin.
Photo: flickr/Marcelo Graciolli
Media Matters | Political Action | Technology | Take action on the Internet Slowdown | Sep 10 2014 | Do you love your internet? You can speak out by signing this petition on Internet Slowdown Day.
Image: Tigana/flickr
Politics in Canada | What would you do to un-Harper Canada? | Sep 10 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The scheduled 2015 federal election should not simply be another rascal-changing exercise. We need to ask those who would seek to replace Harper what they will undo to give us back our country.
Image: Justin14/Wikimedia Commons
Technology | The digital crown affair: Apple unveils stylish new lineup | Sep 10 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | The Apple Watch's digital crown is a perfectly Apple piece of industrial design. And, it was only one of a handful of design details that demonstrates how much the company cares about user experience.
Anti-Racism | Feminism | One drop or two: Mixed-race identity and politics in America with Sharon H. Chang | Sep 9 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Multi-racial researcher and writer Sharon H. Chang explains why being mixed white doesn't make you white.
Photo: Nina Helmer/flickr
Arts & Culture | Education | A paean to polyglots | Sep 9 2014 | Joyce Arthur | Becoming fluent in another language is a huge and challenging accomplishment. I salute the world's polyglots. Really, how do you do it?! You have my profound admiration and respect.
Arts & Culture | Remembering Martha: Art, community and the passenger pigeon | Sep 9 2014 | Holly Adams | Learning about loss: resources for educators, artists and community leaders/activists to explore extinction (and branch out from there!)
Civil Liberties Watch | Six more names added to the Toronto homeless memorial board | Sep 9 2014 | John Bonnar | It was a sparse crowd at Tuesday’s monthly homeless memorial. No one stepped forward to remember these men. No one there to talk about their lives lived. Who they were. Or how they became homeless.
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | Another handshake, another deal, still the same secrecy | Sep 9 2014 | Scott Harris | Canada and the European Union announced on September 8 that they had completed negotiations on the Canada-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA). Say what?
Photo: flickr/Christopher Seesums
Education | Labour | B.C. teachers seek arbitration | Sep 9 2014 | Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
Photo: Ari Moore/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | Why a fracking ban was the right move for Nova Scotia | Sep 9 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The most intriguing aspect of last week's announcement of Nova Scotia's fracking ban is how quickly the chattering classes lined up to attack the government for being too craven to stand up to voters.
Environment | Video: Inside the international climate treaty negotiations | Sep 9 2014 | rabbleTV | A 15-minute informal update on the current state of the UN climate negotiations by award-winning journalist Stephen Leahy, at the Climate Emergency Countdown public forum.
Photo: Tim J Keegan/flickr
Environment | Food & Health | Prescription for health: Fight global warming | Sep 9 2014 | David Suzuki | If we want to protect our health, our children's and grandchildren's health, and the natural systems that keep us alive and healthy, we must act to curtail global warming.
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Harper's Franklin 'discovery'; Or, did anyone ask the Inuit? | Sep 9 2014 | Michael Stewart | Dead colonial explorers attempting to discover land already discovered by the Inuit are "discovered" by present-day explorers using methods already discovered by the Inuit.