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Universities Canada turning a blind eye on Palestinian cases | Jul 29 2015 | Alan Sears, Gregory Shupak | There are 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners detained in Israeli jails, yet Universities Canada follow Harper government in supporting Israel and silencing Palestinian cases.
On privilege | Jul 23 2015 | Raluca Bejan | 'Privilege' stresses differences in the consequences and effects of power relations, without dismantling the differential logic that created (and continues to sustain) such unequal power relations.
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It's time to re-examine inclusive education policies in our classrooms | Jul 22 2015 | Helena Towle | Two recent events in Ontario schools underscore the public's limited understanding of disability and impairment in Ontario's education system in general and autism in particular.
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Lawyer, businessman and longtime Tory Douglas Goss steps aside as U of A board chair | Jul 22 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Outgoing U of A board chair stirred storm of controversy hours before Alberta election by calling NDP "amateurs" and urging Albertans to support Conservatives.
Kwantlen community to university president Alan Davis: No dirty money! | Jul 10 2015 | Lenée Son | KPU students, faculty, and community members are saying no to Kinder Morgan's dirty money but Kwantlen President Alan Davis refuses to budge.
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University moving forward in partnership with Kinder Morgan | Jul 4 2015 | Lenée Son | Kwantlen Polytechnic University is moving forward in a partnership with Kinder Morgan to the dismay of students, faculty, Kwantlen First Nations, and community members.
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What does it mean to be a Toronto treaty person? | Jul 3 2015 | Christina Turner | An event in Toronto last week sought to educate residents of Toronto on the city's layered treaty history, one that is frequently ignored in official accounts of Toronto's past.
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Why is Nova Scotia making it harder to keep the graduates it needs? | Jun 30 2015 | Stephen Kimber | It's not enough to identify Nova Scotia's student retention problem. The focus should be on solving it -- figuring out how to lure more university students to enroll and/or stay in the province.
To fight shock doctrine, progressives need to learn critical economics | Jun 30 2015 | Jim Stanford | Progressive activists need our own "storyline" about economics, and enough critical knowledge to reject the claim "there is no alternative" -- to globalization, austerity, or capitalism itself.
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'Mother Canada': Harper builds another monument to himself | Jun 29 2015 | Ralph Surette | Monuments are only a small part of the whole that, perhaps, will at last get fully exposed to a distracted public before the upcoming election.
Black Lives Matter -- This week on rabble.ca blogs | Jun 26 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on the Charleston Massacre, Black Lives Matter movement, how not to be an ally, Indigenous rights, water protection, and public education.
Neoliberalism steamrolling public education in B.C. | Jun 24 2015 | Tyson Kelsall | Public education in B.C. is facing a struggle against neoliberalism.

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Moving to Winnipeg Webgear said... Stay in Edmonton. in
Aboriginal education bill epaulo13 said... ..i begin here to show the atleo position. Bill C-33, the First Nations Control of First Nations...
Early Childhood Education Issues In Manitoba Aristotleded24 said... Cue the Barenaked Ladies: If I had 5.5 Million Dollars... Quote:The Manitoba budget will include $5...
Chicago: Northwestern University football players seek to unionize Catchfire said... This is definitely a cool story. NCAA had a predictable response:  This union-backed attempt...
Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...
The latest drama in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Catchfire said... My own thoughts are conflicted, but I find myself siding with the pro-CFS folk in this particular...
Labour market, University and politics-- interesting, incomplete argument from Andrew Jackson JKR said... Paul Krugman just wrote about this topic: Paul Krugman: How do we maintain a middle class? Quote:...

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