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Philip Breedlove
World | Why Denmark fears militarization of Arctic means Canada could soon control almost all of Hudson's Bay, and other tall tales | Nov 30 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | How else but profound ignorance bordering on a vegetative state can we explain the astonishment among the West's journalists at NATO's apparently shocking revelation last week? How else indeed!
World | Kiev’s blockade and stranglehold of Donbass | Nov 30 2014 | Mark Bartalmai | The Donbass region of southeast Ukraine is facing a humanitarian catastrophe of unprecedented proportions.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | #BlackLivesMatter: KW2Ferguson solidarity and justice for Jermaine Carby | Nov 29 2014 | AW@L Radio, Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | An interview from the #BlackLivesMatter #KW2Ferguson demo, audio from Mumia Abu-Jamal on Ferguson, and info on the murder of unarmed Black man Jermaine Carby by Peel Police.
Civil Liberties Watch | Anti-poverty activist reflects on the importance of saving our social safety net | Nov 29 2014 | John Bonnar | Harry Leslie Smith grew up poor in England, saw the welfare state raise a generation out of poverty, then watched it systematically dismantled in the last 30 years.
Food & Health | What Nunavut's MP doesn’t know about poverty in her riding but the auditor general found out | Nov 29 2014 | George Lessard | Auditor General: Nutrition North Canada does not verify if consumers benefit from subsidy “There is no indicator to measure whether the full subsidy was being passed on to consumers”
Photo: flickr/merec0
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: So much win! edition | Nov 28 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Been a long week for you? Here's a list of things that have been making the rabble staff laugh and feel good this week!
Arts & Culture | Indie Inside: Kimmortal | Nov 28 2014 | rabble staff | Vancouver-based artist Kimmortal releases her first album, "Sincerity," a courageous community-based piece delving deep into the facets of life often untouched by dominant culture.
Photo: Sarah Mirk/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | US Politics | Lawbreaking protesters outmatched by institutional lawlessness | Nov 28 2014 | Rick Salutin | Ferguson protesters trashed some buildings and blocked traffic. That's pitiable compared to lawlessness by police, governments and the finance sector.
Photo: flickr/yaokcool
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Bill C-2 spreads Harper's misinformation about harm reduction | Nov 28 2014 | Denise Denning | Let's get one thing straight: If Bill C-2 is passed it will only present new barriers to health care for people with addictions.
Civil Liberties Watch | New report focuses on homeless deaths in B.C. | Nov 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Dying on the Streets" finds that homeless people die at a young age of both of trauma and disease. The report's author Sean Condon argues these deaths are preventable.
Photo: flickr/Ashtonpal
Economy | Labour | Technology | UberX speeds taxi drivers toward precarious work | Nov 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | The ride-sharing app lowers consumers' costs, but makes it all but impossible for taxi drivers to make a living.
Education | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Woeful literacy rates show Aboriginal children deliberately left behind | Nov 28 2014 | Charlie Angus | We continue to see Aboriginal students falling behind and giving up. They aren't the failures. The failure lies with the policies of this federal government.
Environment | Politics in Canada | Bill 6 moratorium on fracking passes in Nova Scotia | Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Bill 6 -- which places a legal moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing -- has passed in Nova Scotia.
Environment | Political Action | Demanding justice for anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca on 5th anniversary of his murder | Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | Five years ago this week, anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca Roblero was killed in Chiapas. He had blamed the Calgary-based mining company Blackfire Exploration for contaminated rivers and crops.
Photo: Tracy Glynn
Feminism | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Abortion restriction in New Brunswick lifted but access still a problem | Nov 28 2014 | Tracy Glynn | Newly elected Liberal Premier Brian Gallant has announced the removal of certain barriers to abortion in New Brunswick. While this is great news, there is still a lot of work to be done.