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Why are Dalhousie University students carrying costs for governments and CEOs? | Aug 24 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Dalhousie University is ponying up $300,000 USD to cover the cost for nine of the province's best and brightest (and richest) to attend an "entrepreneurship acceleration program" at MIT. Why?
Any Black folks in the house? | Aug 12 2016 | Robin Browne | I would congratulate Afro Brazilians for being more than half the population -- if I could only find them.
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Nova Scotia Barristers' Society questions Trinity Western accreditation | Aug 10 2016 | Stephen Kimber | The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society is pondering appealing July's Nova Scotia Court of Appeals decision green-lighting graduates of Trinity Western University Law School to ply their trade in N.S.
"Women's humor is part of the revolution". - Dale Spender
Who talks, who listens? | Aug 9 2016 | Dale Spender | A feminist linguist investigates men and women's conversations.
What's new in the news: Worker safety, student loans, Donald Trump and MMIW inquiry | Aug 5 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble bloggers continue to bring informed takes on Canada's top news stories, here are some of the best blog posts of the week.
Student at DEBT Student Masquerade Solidarité Protest, 2012
Ontario's 'benevolence with strings attached' is keeping low-income students out of university | Aug 4 2016 | Stephanie Langton | Ontario's student loan system is restrictive and discriminatory to the very people it is designed to help.
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Grim proposed Athabasca University budget to be shown faculty today projects insolvency by 2017-2018 | Jul 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The budget that will be presented to the AU Faculties Council in Athabasca this morning has the tone of a document drafted under protest.
'The typical brown paper envelope under the door': UBC's student society found guilty of unfair labour practices | Jul 20 2016 | Sruthi Tadepalli | UBC's Alma Mater Society was found guilty of unfair labour practices after evidence a manager tried to convince a member to vote no to unionization. The AMS says it's normal communication.
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How do we teach our teenagers courage in a world that needs it? | Jul 18 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Essentially, my students want to know why it's so hard for people to get along with other people.
Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Ch
Romila Barryman explores the hidden historical South Asian community of Vancouver's Chinatown | Jul 14 2016 | Romila Barryman | Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Chinatown," and the clues of a community within Vancouver's downtown eastside that has left no remnants.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
New funding models could cut 670 unionized jobs at York University | Jul 7 2016 | Ryan Moore | Graduate assistantships at York University are at risk, leading to concerns about benefits including health coverage.

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Should the advertizing of sexual services be better regulated? Struggling said... Another possibility would be for a quarter of a page being devoted to that, the other quarter to...
'Tuition fees are socially unjust' NorthReport said... Of course they are, but our so-called progressive politicial parties are just floundering in a sea...
Visions of centralization, social programs and the fiscal imbalance Sean in Ottawa said... The Conservative position avoids the contradictions present in the Canadian federation by reducing...
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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