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on rabble.ca

Technology | Why is Bell blocking Canadians from watching the Daily Show online? | Mar 4 2014 | Steve Anderson | Our Steve Anderson tried to watch the Daily Show recently -- and guess what happened?
Photo: tandalov.com/flickr
World | Ukraine power play: What's at stake? | Mar 4 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Ukraine cannot just be Ukraine: it's an object of great power meddling. With massed citizen actions calling for change, the Americans wanted to shape the new government, bypassing the European Union.
Photo: flickr/4lexandre
Anti-Racism | Media Matters | Why are visible minorities invisible in Canadian media? | Mar 3 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | One in five Canadians is a member of a visible minority. So, why is this diversity so grossly underrepresented in Canadian broadcast and print media?
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Political Action | Black Strathcona: One Community, Six Decades, Ten Stories | Mar 3 2014 | Tanya Hill | A new project in east Vancouver aims to collect and remember one neighbourhood's black history. The launch of the project happened on February 22, 2014.
Arts & Culture | Art's the thing: A punk pioneer, an indie filmmaker, and a doc review | Mar 3 2014 | Matthew Adams, Meagan Perry | George Bernard Shaw said "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable." We turn to stories of music and film, and how they can help, even just a little, change the world.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t
Economy | Politics in Canada | A number is never just a number: Tax cuts 101 | Mar 3 2014 | Hennessy's Index | With Canadian federal tax revenues at their lowest in 70 years, Hennessy's Index goes back to the basics of public revenue generation with a lesson in tax cuts.
Economy | Trans-Pacific Partnership 'no big deal,' says NYTimes columnist Paul Krugman | Mar 3 2014 | Stuart Trew | New York Times economist Paul Krugman is writing about the exaggerated importance of the TPP to the U.S. economy in light of reported roadblocks in the negotiations related to agricultural trade.
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Elections | 4-year municipal elections: Are we trading long-term planning for accountability? | Mar 3 2014 | Keith Reynolds | The B.C. government has announced changes to the way local government elections will be run. One of the changes will be four-year municipal elections.
Photo: flickr/daryl_mitchell
Environment | Politics in Canada | Canadian government needs to stand up for species at risk | Mar 3 2014 | Kelly Truong | The 2002 Species At Risk Act (SARA) is a commitment made by the Canadian government to prevent wildlife species from becoming extinct and it needs to spearhead conversation activities now!
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Mohawks of Tyendinaga start promised blockade for justice for murdered and missing women | Mar 3 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | As of Sunday, roughly 70 members and supporters of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga erected a blockade on Shannonville Road.
Photo: flickr/ruurmo
Political Action | World | The third insurrectionary moment of the Venezuelan Right | Mar 3 2014 | Jeffrey R. Webber, Susan Spronk | For seasoned observers of Venezuelan politics, the events this past week are a disheartening repetition of opposition-led resistance efforts that have yet again sought to undermine political stability
Image: wikimedia commons
Politics in Canada | All the political parties can agree: It's the hardworkingmiddleclass, stupid! | Mar 3 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Has there ever been a moment when the political class was so united? Everyone wants to talk about the "hard-working middle class," but where is the substance?
Kent Hehr
Politics in Canada | 2012 effort to merge Alberta NDP and Liberals may have come closer than anyone thought | Mar 3 2014 | David J Climenhaga | Serious stumbling blocks on both sides to “uniting the left” derailed the idea of merging the Alberta New Democrats and Alberta Liberals, which surfaced for a time in 2012.
Politics in Canada | P3s are a pox on the public purse: Allyson Pollock | Mar 3 2014 | Penney Kome | Public Interest Alberta brings in British expert on privatization to share case histories, strategies.
Politics in Canada | The End is at Hand! Sure looks that way for Alberta's PCs, anyway… | Mar 3 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | After nearly 43 years since the Alberta PC dynasty was founded by Peter Lougheed, it's really starting to look as if, thanks to Premier Alison Redford, the end is nigh!