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Media Matters | Don't let Bell's big bad $4 billion bid go unanswered | Jun 22 2016 | rabble staff | Bell Canada's $4 billion bid for Manitoba Telecom (MTS) comes at a time when our media landscape is exceedingly concentrated. Read this and you'll agree that we need more independent media in Canada.
Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney: Conservative saviour or a guy with the appeal of a trip to the dentist? | Jun 22 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | What is the VPD hiding? Pro-privacy groups are digging deeper for answers on Stingray use | Jun 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
Photo: D Smith/flickr
Economy | World | U.K. voters face a choice between Brexit and the European dream | Jun 21 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.
Photo: flickr/Danielle Scott
Economy | Politics in Canada | Feds and (most) provinces agree to (very modestly) enhance pensions | Jun 21 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government has done what the Harper Conservatives said couldn't be done. It has negotiated a deal with the provinces to raise CPP contributions and enrich pension payouts.
Image: Flickr/Valerie Everett
Education | Campus sexual assault is the educational experience I never wanted | Jun 21 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | B.C. universities are the latest to receive legislation regarding campus sexual assault policies. Here are some reflections on my experience as a survivor helping to create change.
Photo: flickr/Laurel L. Russwurm
Elections | Politics in Canada | 'Canadian democracy will be healthier': Elizabeth May on electoral reform | Jun 21 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Elizabeth May spoke with rabble about proportional representation, our "perverse" first-past-the-post voting system, and what to expect from the electoral reform committee over the summer.
Feminism | Media Matters | World | All-woman newspaper in Jordan powers social change in local communities | Jun 21 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrani | Twenty-five women journalists and reporters work on a publication in Zarqa reporting on several issues under tight deadlines.
Photo: Tim Hagen/flickr
Food & Health | Who owns seed and what are the alternatives? | Jun 21 2016 | Lois Ross | Canadian farmers are contending with increasingly strict commercial rights on the seeds they buy. And there are fewer options in the public domain. These issues have led to calls for policy change.
The Council of Mothers stand with federal ministers at the Radisson Hotel in Ric
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Federal ministers hold face-to-face meeting with Occupy INAC protesters in Vancouver | Jun 21 2016 | Sophie Woodrooffe | Carolyn Bennett and Mélanie Joly met with the Council of Mothers to discuss funding opportunities for Indigenous youth and languages on May 24.
Circle Dance at Mass KAIROS Blanket Exercise in Edmonton
Indigenous Rights | Honour National Aboriginal Day by supporting the Education for Reconciliation Initiative | Jun 21 2016 | Shannon Neufeldt | On National Aboriginal Day, we encourage you to sign the petition, urging your province to fully implement TRC Call 62.i.
Photo: flickr/Enrico Petrarolo
Indigenous Rights | Labour | National Aboriginal Day: Building bonds between Indigenous communities and the labour movement | Jun 21 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Today marks National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Métis Nation member and union activist Michael Desautels about his work in Indigenous communities and the labour movement.
Image: Flickr/Danny James Ford
Politics in Canada | Explaining how the right-wing echo chamber operates: The Strange Case of the CPP | Jun 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Improvement of the CPP is not "a solution in search of a problem." It's a solution to a very real, very urgent problem affecting a very large number of Canadians.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
US Politics | Without Bernie Nation, Hillary will get Trumped | Jun 21 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Bernie has considerable leverage here and he must use it. In return for ending his candidacy and endorsing Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party must formally adopt some of Mr. Sanders's key policies.
Marcie Hume on her new film Magicians and The Power of Film for Social Change
Arts & Culture | Marcie Hume on 'Magicians' and the power of film for social change | Jun 20 2016 | Face2Face | Marcie and I talk about empathy and others, magic, a shift in perspective, the power of film for social change and a "real sense of belonging."