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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.
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Apr 12, 2010
A boy who fell down and was knocked unconscious while playing with friends lies injured in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat. Photo: Matthew Cassel/www.justimage.org

The injured continue to suffer in Gaza

Stefan Christoff
A boy lies unconscious in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege mounted by Israel, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat in Gaza.
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Apr 12, 2010
A boy who fell down and was knocked unconscious while playing with friends lies injured in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat. Photo: Matthew Cassel/www.justimage.org

The injured continue to suffer in Gaza

Stefan Christoff
Because of the 1,000-day siege implemented by Israel, thousands across Gaza live with severe injuries which cannot be treated properly.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Apr 8, 2010

Free speech includes the right to protest

James Clark
The shutting down of American Neocon pundit Ann Coulter in Ottawa led to cries that she wasn't being allowed to speak. Not true. The natural allies of the Harper government don't have this problem.

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