Scraping by on the minimum wage and the Fight for $15 | Feb 5 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | In part two of rabble's minimum wage series, labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at who is most affected by low wages and what life can be like living below the poverty line.
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Attempted justice: Four lessons from the Forcillo verdict | Feb 4 2016 | Irina Ceric | A week after the Forcillo verdict, we can draw some lessons from the trial and verdict for both the developments to come in this case and police accountability more broadly.
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What we wear matters, and why | Feb 2 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Clothing matters. Attire choices tell others about who we are. And what we choose to buy has impact through the purchasing system -- from field to landfill.
Cindy Blackstock's victory for First Nations children | Jan 31 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Cindy Blackstock and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada have won a legal and moral victory for all First Nations children in Canada.
Making refugees welcome at Moira Refugee Camp | Jan 28 2016 | Volunteers improving conditions in a Greek refugee camp
Demand access to permanent residency for migrant farmworkers | Jan 27 2016 | Take a few minutes to sign and share this petition.
Music: Racism, power + privilege 101 | Jan 20 2016 | rabble staff | Live from the Music Gallery in Toronto, Music: Racism, Power + Privilege 101 moderated by April Aliermo, brought to you by Chart Attack.
Vancouver Stanley Cup riots, 2011
When white people riot, they get a musical | Jan 19 2016 | Ashley Splawinski | A Vancouver-based theatre company is staging a musical based on the 2011 Stanley Cup riots.
The fight to build Martin Luther King Jr. Day | Jan 19 2016 | First celebrated by all the U.S. states in 2000.
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 2013
Canada once shut its doors to Syrian refugees for decades | Jan 18 2016 | Dalia Thamin | Syrians were subjected to the same restriction imposed on Chinese, Japanese and South Asian immigrants starting from the early 1900s.
Being Muslim in Canada: Subverting stereotypes and challenging narratives | Jan 14 2016 | Azeezah Kanji | What does it mean to be Muslim and what does it mean to be Canadian? This new collection addresses this compex question with 11 thought-provoking essays.
Don't worry, white men. You're not oppressed yet | Jan 11 2016 | Azeezah Kanji | Why is any erosion of white male authority immediately declared a crisis of apocolyptic proportions?

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Desmond Cole accuses Justin Trudeau of Subtle Racism terrytowel said... This is what Desmond is tweeting this morning I wrote recently about subtle racism. We saw an...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
Hassidic man assaulted in Outremont - hate attack? voice of the damned said... lagatta wrote:I don't want to jump to conclusions, but beating up a guy leaving a bank and NOT...
Sandra Bland's death in police custody takeitslowly said... Facebook comment   She was rude, he was aggressive to prove a point, his point was I'm in...
Finally: Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for 'racist' Roma tweets NorthReport said...   Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for ‘racist’ Roma tweets https://...
Racist hate crime: Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. alan smithee said... Right wing propagandist media and readily available firearms claims more innocent lives. The U.S....
Ottawa Raids see eleven deported and no trafficking victims found... susan davis said... in vancouver after anti immigrant raids focused on asian sex work venues one was...
Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...


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Toronto Black Film Festival

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After Paris: No to racism and imperialist wars that breed horror
We must not allow this atrocity to fuel racism and Islamophobia.

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