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Afghanistan | Politics in Canada | World | Going to war in Iraq to defend a legacy of utter failure | Oct 6 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The war against the Islamic State may seem like a 'noble' exercise. It happens, however, as the result of a series of bad policies that started with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Ten key facts about the Lucia Vega Jimenez inquest | Oct 6 2014 | Harsha Walia | This past week an all-white jury listened to testimony at the inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez while in Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) custody. What it found should be shocking.
Arts & Culture | What World Do You Live In – World Premier Film in Toronto | Oct 6 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Thursday at The Royal Cinema -- 608 College Street
Image: Flickr/slm
Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Canadian Museum of Human Rights: Not that concerned about human rights | Oct 6 2014 | Gerry Caplan | The CMHR and its mysterious "Friends of the Museum" seem quite well connected with Stephen Harper and not well connected with his human rights abuses.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | CETA: Putting corporations ahead of Canadians | Oct 6 2014 | Murray Dobbin | CETA's domestic regulation chapter is full of provisions so biased in favour of corporations, it would more aptly be called "Gifts for the Oil and Gas Industry."
Photo: Wikipedia.org
Economy | Labour | A living wage lifts workers and the economy | Oct 6 2014 | Kirsten Bernas, Lynne Fernandez | Closing the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage is a win-win strategy that provides income security for Manitoban families while stimulating our economy.
Economy | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Does CETA offer any real value to Canadian farmers? | Oct 6 2014 | Jan Slomp | It seems that at best, there is no gain for Canadian farmers in CETA. Why?
Photo: Jeannine St. Amand/flickr
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | Spectre of NAFTA investor-state challenge looms over New Brunswick fracking moratorium | Oct 6 2014 | Brent Patterson | The new premier of New Brunswick will need to keep in mind the $250 million NAFTA investor-state challenge launched by Lone Pine Resources in Quebec after the government revoked permits to frack.
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow
Elections | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Chow, Wynne, in favour of community benefit agreements | Oct 6 2014 | H.G. Watson | Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow tweeted that she and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are in agreement on transit, after the Premier's speech at the Good Jobs Summit.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Revolution 101: The People's Climate March, the unheard protest | Oct 6 2014 | Bailey Lamon | One of the most important rules to keep in mind when changing the system is that we should not cooperate with those who work to uphold it. Why would we work with those who work against us?
Photo: rabble.ca
Feminism | Labour | Political Action | What does it mean to have a 'good job' in Canada today? | Oct 6 2014 | Claudio D'Andrea | In the spirit of the Good Jobs Summit, rabble asked a diverse group of five people about the issues raised at the summit, what they meant to them and what they took away from the three-day gathering.
Feminism | 'Surrogacy is child trafficking': An interview with Kajsa Ekis Ekman | Oct 6 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with journalist, writer and activist, Kajsa Ekis Ekman about her arguments against surrogacy.
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
Food & Health | Labour | Politics in Canada | The perils and prospects of Nova Scotia's anti-labour health bill | Oct 6 2014 | Ralph Surette | The uproar is about a bill to merge nine regional health authorities into one and streamline their union structure, but it's bigger than that, reaching into the core of Nova Scotian malaise.
Photo: flickr/Martin Cathrae
Labour | Prince Edward Islanders ask cruise passengers to help fight EI cuts | Oct 6 2014 | rabble staff | Today, Prince Edward Islanders are asking cruise ship passengers to help defend the EI benefits that are so essential in a province that depends on seasonal work.
Political Action | Technology | World | FireChat | Oct 6 2014 | This free app has been adopted by many protesters in Hong Kong