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on rabble.ca

Environment | Labour | Delivering community power: How Canada Post can be the hub of our next economy | Mar 1 2016 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | An example of a campaign daring to think big: Re-imagining how we can use our postal services to advance climate justice goals.
Image: YouTube
Gaza | Stifling debate on Israel and BDS puts us all in danger | Mar 1 2016 | Kyle G. Brown | Canada is the latest country to be swept up in the breathless propaganda spread by an Israeli government bent on quelling opposition to its continuing annexation of Palestinian land.
Photo: RicLaf/flickr
Labour | Media Matters | Time is running out for journalism as Chronicle Herald dispute continues | Mar 1 2016 | Stephen Kimber | The news two Chronicle Herald journalists have taken other jobs would not be news, except for what it may say about the future of the newspaper -- and journalism -- in this city.
Image: Flickr/Matt Jiggins
NDP | Politics in Canada | Can Thomas Mulcair make NDP supporters proud of their party again? | Mar 1 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Mulcair says he's open to new ideas. To save the NDP, now's the time to prove it.
Greg Clark
Politics in Canada | The Annals of the Alberta Party: A mystery created, a mystery solved | Mar 1 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | What was the mysterious party Danielle Smith was flirting with before the notorious 2014 Wildrose floor crossing? The Alberta Party.
World | Why good peacekeeping training really matters | Mar 1 2016 | Peggy Mason | UN peacekeeping is not a substitute for politics. If the political framework for peace is flawed, then the peacekeeping mission will have an uphill battle. But we must not abandon the field.
Arts & Culture | CommonCauses | Media Matters | Sounding change: rabble radio February 2016 | Feb 29 2016 | Victoria Fenner | We go to Podcamp Toronto 2016 and hear about diversity in radio... or more accurately, the lack of it. And how you can do your own podcast because everybody has a story that can change the world.
Svea Vikander, My Whole World
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 29: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being mugged when I was walking with my babies | Feb 29 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Updates on Line 9 Pipeline and Bill C51
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Politics in Canada | Updates on Line 9 pipeline and Bill C-51 | Feb 29 2016 | Daryn Caister | The week's top news headlines, followed by David Gray-Donald with an update on Line 9 and Matt Currie with an update on C-51, post Harper.
Premier Wynne and Finance Minister Charles Sousa announce Ontario's 2016 Budget.
Economy | Ontario squandering its chance to be a leader on child care | Feb 29 2016 | Carolyn Ferns | The 2016 Ontario budget wasted a golden opportunity for leadership on developing the national early learning and child-care plan that Ontario families need.
Preston Manning
Politics in Canada | Wherever there's Alberta unite-the-right chatter, Preston Manning's name keeps popping up | Feb 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Right-wing leaders apparently take the re-election chances of Alberta's NDP government considerably more seriously than the prevailing narrative in mainstream media.
Canadian organizations and Indigenous groups have our last chance to discuss con
Politics in Canada | The 'right' time to act on poverty | Feb 29 2016 | Michele Biss | Michele Biss, CWP's Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator recaps the biggest issues faced by Canada during the #CESCR2016.
Anti-Racism | Haiti | World | Foreign-policy left should resist temptation to embrace militarized peacekeeping | Feb 28 2016 | Yves Engler | Canada's preeminent left-wing foreign policy think tank has spurned demilitarization and anti-imperialist voices to promote the views of the liberal end of the military.
Anti-Racism | After Sammy Yatim was shot nine times, the police Tasered his corpse | Feb 28 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Teenager Sammy Yatim was scared when he got on the streetcar with a small-sized knife.
Svea Vikander, rather have no milk at all
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 28: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being statutorily raped when I was 15 | Feb 28 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the truth of victims' stories.