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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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Black Man to Lose Scholarship For Refusing Racist Assignment AfroHealer said... Here is a link to the original article  http://www.blackbluedog.com/2013/05/news/black-man-to-...
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Ontario teachers and Bill 115 Michelle said... I was surprised that there was no thread on this happening yet when I did a search, beyond some...
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Temporary foreign workers and Canadian Mines kropotkin1951 said... Here is a good article about the situation from the Tyee yesterday.  Unlike the "national"...
University funding in crisis? Catchfire said... How The American University was Killed, in Five Easy Steps   First, you defund public...
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Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois resigns as CLASSE spokesperson knownothing said... Damn. Hopefully he runs for QS. in
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