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Universities are still pretty clueless when it comes to safe spaces | Sep 9 2016 | Shawn Garbutt | Safe spaces are havens from oppression for those who have suffered institutional harms. They don't inhibit free speech -- they make it possible.
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Let parents parent and teachers teach | Sep 2 2016 | Rick Salutin | Parents are the primary parents of their children, not their teachers. Mostly parents should parent, which is hard enough. For learning purposes, kids need people at a distance.
Ontario colleges want to turn your McJob into a McDiploma | Aug 30 2016 | Nora Loreto | Deconstructing the new partnership between Colleges Ontario and McDonald's.
Calling progressive student journalists: wants you! | Aug 30 2016 | rabble staff | and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) are teaming up to find Canada's next progressive student journalists.
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Here's what B.C. teachers aren't including on their back-to-school supply list -- but maybe they should | Aug 26 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Fifteen years of cuts to education funding means that there are many public schools where parents are wondering about whether to include the following on their shopping list for school supplies.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers | Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
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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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