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The Soldier | Mar 18 2014 | David Swanson | Paul Chappell is a former US soldier. He was stationed in Baghdad during the Iraq war. Paul discusses his experience as a soldier and provides insight into war.
The Abortion | Mar 4 2014 | David Swanson | David Swanson speaks with 'Jessica' about her experience having two abortions and how it affected her emotionally.
The Traveler: Graham Hughes' journey around the world | Feb 26 2014 | David Swanson | Graham Hughes, the first person to visit every country without using a plane, discusses his journey around the world.
More than 60,000 Canadians signed petitions against the Fair Elections Act over the weekend | Feb 10 2014 | rabble staff | The Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students and LeadNow.ca launched petitions responding to the Conservative "Fair Elections Act" last Friday.
The revolution is not over: reflections on the third anniversary of the Tahrir Square uprising | Jan 25 2014 | Ehab Lotayef | January 25th marks the third anniversary of the Egyptian people taking to the streets to occupy Tahrir Square. Today, Egypt is back under a defacto miltary dictatorship. Has the revolution failed?
A protester holds up a sign that says: Time to stand Idle no more Canada
Idle No More | Dec 9 2013 | Idle No More is a grassroots social movement founded in 2012, that began partially as a reaction to Bill C-45.
Photos: Council of Canadians participates in Defend Our Climate actions across the country | Nov 20 2013 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians participated in 15-20 'Defend Our Climate' actions across the country this past Saturday!
Maude in Yellowknife
Maude Barlow in Yellowknife NWT (audio & video) | Nov 8 2013 | George Lessard | Please join the Council of Canadians’ NWT Chapter for a thought-provoking evening with Council of Canadians’ National Chairperson Maude Barlow, one of the world’s foremost experts on water.
Chomsky slams Canada's shale gas energy plans 'indigenous peoples... taking the lead in combatting climate change' | Nov 2 2013 | George Lessard | "... indigenous peoples in Canada blocking fossil fuel developments are taking the lead in combatting climate change..." Chomsky
Water has rights too: Barlow | Nov 1 2013 | Penney Kome | Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, warns that if Harperites keep eliminating environmental regulations, Canada faces a Blue Future indeed.
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People from all walks of life are uniting to challenge Harper's agenda | Nov 1 2013 | Bill Phipps | Canadians are sick of Harper's agenda to dismantled Canada and his denial of climate change, Indigenous rights, progressive taxation and more! But, Common Causes' teach-in will provide our vision.
Video: Maude Barlow on a Blue Future: Protecting Water and People Forever | Oct 31 2013 | Samantha Bayard | Maude Barlow, author of Blue Future: Protecting Water and People Forever, is interviewed by Paul Moist, CUPE National President.

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A Living Minimum | Slumberjack said... A Living Minimum Quote: If you are serious about poverty reduction, replacing the minimum wage --...
Homeless Man In Montreal | lagatta said... Brian, this incident is already being discussed here: http://rabble.ca/babble/qu%C3%A9bec/quebec-...
Live from Calgary, the anti-summit! | NorthReport said... Great Rebecca - thanks for the heads up about this. in
GCC to screen LGBT individuals | bagkitty said... With Qatar scheduled to host the World Cup in 2022, there are already calls for FIFA to confront...
How words define politics | mark_alfred said... It's interesting to me how ideas such as "flexibility" and "freedom" used to be the domain of the...
A Conversation about the People's Social Forum with Corvin Russell | kropotkin1951 said... What First Nation does Corvin belong too? in
Kitchener/Waterloo Anti-Harper Rally (April 1, 2013) | abnormal said... I think we've got it.  You don't like Harper.  So what are the options? in
Common Causes, an assembly of social movements | Rebecca West said... rabble.ca has also published an article about Common Causes/Causes communes here. in
Idle No More | Unionist said... Thousands demonstrated across Canada on December 10 in support of this movement - Idle No More. I...

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