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Apr 13, 2010
Participants at FNUC's annual pow-wow, March 28 at the Brandt Centre, Regina. Photo: Stephen LaRose.

The tragedy of the First Nations University of Canada

Stephen LaRose
Opened with high hopes and fanfare as a college 34 years ago, the institution that became the FNUC has seen five years of troubles that will hurt its students more than anyone else.
News
Apr 10, 2010

Alberta First Nations take legal stand on oil sands

rabble staff
Two more Alberta First Nations are seeking the assistance of the Supreme Court of Canada in defending their Aboriginal and Treaty rights in the face of mounting oil sands development in Alberta.
Photos
Apr 9, 2010
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.

Coca-Cola doc chronicles a bitter battle

June Chua
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.
News
Apr 9, 2010
Suzanne Weiss speaking at a demonstration of 15,000 against Israel's assault of Gaza, 2008-2009.  Photo: Courtesy of Suzanne Weiss.

Holocaust survivor: Why I support Palestinian rights

Suzanne Weiss
Holocaust Awareness Week is an appropriate time to review our proud history as Jewish universalists, welcoming and encompassing humanity -- including and especially the Palestinians.
Blog
Apr 8, 2010

The niqab ban is a feminist issue

JYD
The province of Quebec in Canada, in all its infinite wisdom (insert witty sarcastic comment here) has decided to table legislation that would ban the niqab.
Forum topic

'Canadian' Values vs. the Niqab

Dear Canadians,

I'm tired of having you decide what my values should be, and what that should look like, especially when those values embody protectionism, racism, and the devaluing of people of colour. 

What does that mean exactly, anyways? What is a Canadian value? Who decides what that looks like? I can tell you this much, I don't identify as a Canadian, and I am surely not proud to call myself one. Do you know why? Because we Canadians are hypocrites. 

Podcast
Mar 25, 2010
Redeye

Racism motion contentious at Vancouver City Council

Redeye
When city councillor Ellen Woodsworth brought a motion to council to join the Canada’s Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination, she thought it was a no-brainer.

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