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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | US Politics | The most powerful case for the U.S. war resisters | Jun 23 2016 | Alex Kerner | 'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
Photo courtesy of Murray Lumley
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | No more arms deals in Canada | Jun 23 2016 | Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
Education | Feminism | Is UBC's new sexual assault policy enough? | Jun 23 2016 | Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
Education | Environment | Food & Health | FoodShare brings food justice solutions into classrooms | Jun 23 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Tuesday, I found nirvana for those seeking food justice when I visited FoodShare Toronto.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Labour | Media Matters | Mainstream media sucked in, reports whatever politicians or GM say | Jun 23 2016 | Nick Fillmore | Journalists used to be taught to report not what people say but what they do. What's changed?
Image: Flickr/Judit Klein
LGBTIQ | Canada's forthcoming 'drop your pants' trans blood donation policy | Jun 23 2016 | Mercedes Allen | Oh, you don't have to literally drop your pants. Canadian Blood Services doesn't actually want to see your junk (I assume) -- they just want to know what's there. Because that's not invasive at all.
Political Action | Technology | Five amazing groups who helped save hyperlinks for all of us | Jun 23 2016 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Over 100 groups have come together to save the link. Here's what just five of them have been doing to make this campaign a huge success.
Rick Strankman
Politics in Canada | Tragedies we ignore: Recent Wildrose gaffe won't end right's bogus equivalencies in Canadian political discourse | Jun 23 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Only certain tragic catastrophes make the grade for public discourse in our society, and those are the ones that can be interpreted as "proof" socialism is evil.
Photo: Fuzzy Mannerz/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Media studies present charts of doom for news industry | Jun 22 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week was a week of media data porn, with the release of studies on media and media consumer behaviour. Unfortunately for the news business, the news is not good.
Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Saying no to Canada's death game | Jun 22 2016 | Matthew Behrens | In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.
Image: Flickr/Megan Skelly
Education | Many teens find school stifling, stressful and depressing. So why don't we reinvent it? | Jun 22 2016 | Abby Karos | "Quietly, in the background, teens are dropping like flies."
Environment | Open letter: B.C. has opportunity to get back on track to 2050 climate target | Jun 22 2016 | various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.
Environment | Port expansion threatens Crab Park on Vancouver waterfront | Jun 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Photo: flickr/Howl Arts Collective
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Possible mercury dumping ground increases calls for action by Grassy Narrows | Jun 22 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Grassy Narrows continues to demand government action after a recent Toronto Star investigation revealed a former mill worker's confession to having dumped at least 50 barrels of mercury.
Food & Health | Political Action | Defending public health care in court and in the streets | Jun 22 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jen Kuhl and Edith Machattie talk about the work of the B.C. Health Coalition and about a grave legal threat to public health care.