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CBC: Life support or the killing floor? | Apr 14 2014 | Talin Vartanian | When you've been working for the CBC for over 30 years, you've seen a lot of cuts. One producer shares her thoughts on what can be done to keep Canada's public broadcaster running and relevant.
What Mad Men can tell us about a bygone era of advertising | Apr 11 2014 | Rick Salutin | Mad Men starts its final season on Sunday. It's ironic that it happens at a time of serious decline for advertising itself, which for over a century was the linchpin of the capitalist system.
'Gender Failure' defies gender rules, roles and assumptions | Apr 10 2014 | Mercedes Allen | A collection of autobiographical vignettes, sketches and essays capture the moments of Ivan E. Coyote's and Rae Spoon's navigation through ill-fitting gender rules, roles and assumptions.
A Tribe Called Red releases new 'Sisters' music video | Apr 10 2014 | rabble staff | Award-winning group A Tribe Called Red has released their first music video 'Sisters' from the album 'Nation II Nation.'
Dinner with Goebbels: Come out to a new and original political theatre production | Apr 9 2014 | Tania Ehret | Come out to dine with some of the fathers of propaganda and stop history in its tracks.
A conversation with Arundhati Roy | Apr 8 2014 | Redeye Collective | Arundhati Roy paid her first visit to Vancouver in early April. While she was there, Carmen Rodriguez took the opportunity to talk with her about politics, writing and resistance movements.
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Worker deaths prompt call for better safety standards in unscripted TV sector | Apr 8 2014 | Peter Driftmier | Peter Driftmier's brother died on a TV set. In this report Driftmier investigates worker safety on factual television programs.
Sister Spit Ramblin' Roadshow Part 2 | Apr 7 2014 | The F Word | WARNING: This show contains swearing and sexual content. The F Word airs performances from the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective Sister Spit's Ramblin Roadshow.
Killjoy's Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House | Apr 6 2014 | The F Word | Ellie Gordon-Moershel's story on Toronto's Killjoy's Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. Explicit content.
Being working class | Apr 6 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen speaks with Jenna MacKay about being working class, coming into a class consciousness, and struggles accessing university as working-class women.
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Now playing in progressive film: Two new films explore colour and culture | Apr 4 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | It is getting to be film festival season. This month Amira Elghawaby reviews two new films: one animated, one docudrama which explore issues of colour and culture.
'Crazy Town': Doolittle does a lot with Rob Ford's story | Apr 3 2014 | Heather Morgan | The life and times of Rob Ford written by incredible reporter Robyn Doolittle. What more can we say?

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