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To literary comics, with love: Drawn & Quarterly celebrates 25 years | Jul 2 2015 | Jeff Miller | Montreal publisher Drawn & Quarterly is now widely regarded as the best publisher of literary comics in the world. Let's take a look back on how they got there and what has made them so, so great.
Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi, and the power of reading | Jul 2 2015 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns, Write Along Radio | Have you heard of Reading Lolita in Tehran? Listen in as New York best-selling author, the passionate Azar Nafisi, shares on the magic of reading and how stories tell a nation’s true culture.
Two become one
When two become one... NOT | Jul 2 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Let's stop inviting friends to events via their partners, people.
Image: Flickr/Katie Tegtmeyer
Latest exercise in vocabulary shaming once again tells women they're talking all wrong | Jun 30 2015 | Michael Stewart | The unstated assumption in the long history of grammatical policing is that women are always in the wrong and the status quo is right. Women, the monolithic group, should write like men.
Freedom Flotilla III has set sail -- a poem from a Canadian on board | Jun 27 2015 | Ehab Lotayef | Ehab Lotayef is one of four Canadians taking part in the Freedom Flotilla III. This is a poem he wrote about Mavi Marmara.
Pride in action: New website works to #ENDhatelaws | Jun 25 2015 | Christopher Karas | With Pride going strong, check out what's new and a new way to document hate laws worldwide.
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Watch: Appoint me to the Senate! | Jun 25 2015 | rabbleTV | You'll be walking down the street whistling this little ditty on your way to your next appointment. And just perhaps considering whether you, too, are ready for the Senate.
Memorialize the victims of our own governments, not victims of communism | Jun 25 2015 | Scott Vrooman | In the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report, we ought to be memorializing the victims of our own government rather than the victims of others.
The 'truth' about obesity, weight loss and health? | Jun 25 2015 | Bill Bogart | In our health-obsessed culture, skinny=healthy and fat=sick. But, what if this is not the case? Read this excellent review on health, harm reduction and body and size diversity.
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You need this book: Best of rabble.ca 2015 edition | Jun 23 2015 | rabble staff | You know what? Best of rabble, the 2015 edition is on its way, along with your chance to support rabble and read some of our highlights.
Philip Shepherd with wife Allyson (left) + Lynn
# 233 -- Philip Shepherd is present | Jun 23 2015 | Lynn Thompson | Philip Shepherd, author of "New Self, New World," shares updates and ideas on the benefit of living on purpose in the present.
4 bicyclist deaths this month! Two in Toronto, two in Whistler. | Jun 18 2015 | Support actions for safe cities for everyone

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