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A spoken word artist's opposition to refugee health cuts: An interview with Ikenna Onyegbula | Jun 17 2013 | Samir Shaheen-Hussain | Ikenna Onyegbula is a writer and spoken word performance poet currently residing in Ottawa. His indignation served as the inspiration for a powerful spoken-word piece he recently created.
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Stephen Harper, David Cameron and the political uses of Islamophobia | Jun 13 2013 | Sana Malik | Harper has sought to strengthen ties and relations with David Cameron, celebrating the "similar values" they share. His speech Thursday to the British Parliament comes at an opportune time.
Towards a new model for worker organizing: The Immigrant Workers Centre in Montreal | Jun 12 2013 | Scott Neigh | Organizer Mostafa Henaway reflects on how workers' centres can help the labour movement adapt to a world of increasingly precarious work and the erosion of mainstream union power.
Girls of Colour + CODING = A Radical Act | Jun 7 2013 | rabble staff | Kimberly Bryant, Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls CODE, spoke this week at the Personal Democracy Forum.
Rally and vigil in Paris after far right killing of 19-year-old student Clément Méric | Jun 6 2013 | rabble staff | A large crowd gathered for a vigil and rally Thursday evening in Paris to respond to the brutal murder of 19-year-old Clément Méric, a student and left-wing, anti-fascist activist.
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150 Years Later: Abolition in the 21st century | May 28 2013 | Riaz Sayani-Mulji | On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, Angela Davis, esteemed activist, scholar and educator, gives a free lecture at Liuna Station in Hamilton, Ontario.
Muslims and the War on Terror | May 22 2013 | Faisal Kutty | Some self-proclaimed experts continue to pin collective blame on Muslims, citing the "radicalization" of the community.
Video: Palestine solidarity activists protest Toronto awards gala featuring Morgan Freeman | May 21 2013 | rabble staff | CAIA protested outside the venue where Morgan Freeman accepted an award from Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, ignoring the cultural and academic boycott of Israel.
How to provoke race hatred: On the Roma, Sun TV and the responsibility of broadcasters | May 21 2013 | Karl Nerenberg | might stand in the way of the network’s getting compulsory carriage on cable systems throughout Canada, it saw the light it, and made a tepid apology.
No laughing matter: On comedians' blackface fetish in Quebec | May 17 2013 | Nydia Dauphin | Quebec comedians have a strange affliction. It sporadically resurfaces time and again and it's proven almost impossible to cure.
Safe country? World Jewish Congress fears Hungary will relive 'darkest era in European history' | May 6 2013 | Karl Nerenberg | In reforming the refugee system in Canada, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney declared Hungary a "safe country of origin." But what about the rise of fascist parties targeting Jews and Roma?
Photo by Krystalline Kraus, rabbleca/flickr
Hundreds rally and march in Toronto for a Solidarity City | May 3 2013 | John Bonnar | On Wednesday people gathered in front of City Hall, celebrating their victories while pledging to continue the struggle to build a city accountable to people everywhere.

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Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in
"Anti-oppression has become a commodity" 6079_Smith_W said... When it comes right down to it I have heard far more forceful arguments which also ask me to accept...
Allyship 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
"Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Maysie said... "Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Quote: Though I was born in North...
Hi from an american with a question bagkitty said... Welcome squeezeplay. strangely enough I think the first place you might want to look is the...
Berlusconi compares own legal woes to those of Jews in Nazi Germany... 6079_Smith_W said... Forgotten? I wouldn't put it past him to have timed the announcement. in
Aboriginal ex-child prostitute warns of sex trade on ships susan davis said... i have heard of this in meetings up north in prince rupert, here by the port of vancouver...

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Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE creates profiles of members in low-paid jobs
CUPE developed a snapshot of their workers making under $18 and found that women, Aboriginal members and racialized workers disproportionately make up low paid workers.

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