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Feminism | Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | International Women's Day: Reclaiming our bodies, our territories, our communities | Feb 25 2015 | Julie Devaney | In 1917, women marched for bread and roses. In 2015, in solidarity with the World March of Women, we march to reclaim our bodies, our territories and our communities.
Robin Campbell
Politics in Canada | The surplus sun is shining, so expect the deficit apocalypse: Welcome to the Groundhog Province! | Feb 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's PC governments never learn anything, no matter which leader they choose to be conductor of the train, and we just keep reliving the past over and over.
Arts & Culture | Q+A with poet Kevan Anthony Cameron A.K.A Scruffmouth | Feb 24 2015 | Lauren Scott | As many of you know, February is Black History Month and I spoke to co-editor of The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, Kevan Anthony Cameron, about his life, work and poetry.
Arts & Culture | Indie Inside: Sister Says | Feb 24 2015 | rabble staff | This month we are treated to Vancouver's pop-sibling duo, Sister Says, who recently released the album "Heart Placement."
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Labour | Yes, Patricia Arquette was talking about equal pay for ALL women | Feb 24 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Why willfully misinterpret Patricia Arquette's message about the wage gap?
Image: "VPD anti-riot officers" by Charles de Jesus . Licensed under CC BY 2.0 v
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Harper's anti-terror law will turn Canada into a police state | Feb 24 2015 | Elizabeth May | Bill C-51 is currently being rushed through the House with only the Green Party and the NDP opposing it. Yet its consequences for Canadians are as vast and far-reaching as they are dire.
Photo: Pictoscribe/flickr
Economy | World | Greek debt negotiations: A Eurozone tragedy -- or will sense prevail? | Feb 24 2015 | Duncan Cameron | The outcome of the prolonged negotiations between Greece and the Eurogroup must be something the Greek government supports -- or the ad hoc, haphazard procedures could well end in tragedy.
Economy | World | More than 1.5 million Europeans don't want Canada-EU trade deal ratified | Feb 24 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians congratulates our European allies for collecting 1.5 million signatures of Europeans who want to halt negotiations on "free trade" agreements.
Barack Obama
Environment | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Obama to Alberta on Keystone XL: Yes! The answer is still No! | Feb 24 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The Republican-dominated Congress can pass all the bills it wants, but under the U.S. Constitution, the president of the United States has a veto, and Barack Obama intends to use his to stop KXL.
Photo: cesar harada/flickr
Environment | We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic | Feb 24 2015 | David Suzuki | Oceans and the life they support face numerous threats, from climate change to overfishing. Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into them is a challenge we can meet. Let's get on it.
Feminism | LGBTIQ | On being a trans woman and crossing the bathroom line | Feb 24 2015 | Xeph Kalma | For an out transperson, the workplace is rife with landmines, traps and microaggressions. Even something as simple and human as using the restroom.
Photo: flickr/creative commons
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Hunting for solutions to the Nunavut food-cost crisis | Feb 24 2015 | Joshua Davidson | Beyond the supermarket crisis and its attendant policy, communities in Nunavut are sparking long-lasting change through food secure initiatives. Are we paying attention?
Indigenous Rights | Native Pipeline Sell Outs in B.C.? | Feb 24 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In an attempt to clear up some of the confusion running rampant over the Internet this morning concerning B.C. Indigenous communities and their support of pipelines, I’ve tried to unravel the mystery
Photo: Sean_Marshall/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia paves the way for Charter challenge to Health Authorities Act | Feb 24 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Last year, the McNeil government passed the Health Authorities Act, ostensibly (and laudably) to streamline Nova Scotia's health-care system, but also (and shabbily) to game that system.
Photo: flickr/Swoofty
Labour | Political Action | Unifor reaches late-night deal with CN | Feb 24 2015 | Ella Bedard | Unifor and CN Rail reached an agreement minutes before the midnight lock-out deadline. Let the ratification vote begin!