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on rabble.ca

Media Matters | Independent media changes everything | Feb 23 2016 | Avi Lewis | As we struggle to make 2016 a real Leap Year, in which we no longer take small steps but leap towards climate justice, the role of rabble has never been more crucial.
Photo: Michael Steeleworthy/flickr
Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia Power outages generate outrage... and questions about the wisdom of privatization | Feb 23 2016 | Stephen Kimber | It is well past time the McNeil government and/or the Utility and Review Board ordered an audit of Nova Scotia Power's performance going back to before it was turned back over to the private sector.
Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan
Politics in Canada | World | Canada's military mission against ISIS remains hopelessly baffling | Feb 23 2016 | Gerry Caplan | If there's been a less-edifying debate than the one in Parliament last week on Canada's role in the fight against Islamic State, I can't remember it.
Photo: flickr/ Phil Roeder
US Politics | Five challenges Bernie Sanders must overcome to win the Democratic nomination | Feb 23 2016 | Duncan Cameron | When Sanders first announced for the presidency, his support level was three per cent. Now some polls show him a better choice for the Democrats. Here are five challenges that await Sanders.
Unnamed man with Sahrawi national flag
World | Corporate Canada buys up Africa's last colony | Feb 23 2016 | Yves Engler | PotashCorp and Agrium have partnered with Morocco's state owned OCP to export phosphate mined in occupied Western Sahara.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 21: Ghomeshi reminded me of getting bullied in high school for changing out of a sports bra | Feb 22 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow 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.
Svea Vikander, "I had never believed"
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 22: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being exploited by my Buddhist teacher | Feb 22 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow 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 validity of victims' storie
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Literature through the eyes of Indigenous writers and readers | Feb 22 2016 | various | A list of books by Indigenous writers recommended by Indigenous writers and academics. Writers recommended include Richard Van Camp, Lee Maracle, and Leslie Marmon Silko.
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Greeks bearing gifts | Feb 22 2016 | Frieda Werden, Mindy Ran, Sheila Dallas Katzman | Reeling under EU-imposed austerity, Greeks open their hearts and homes to refugees.
Economy | Environment | No measures to combat climate change in B.C. Budget 2016 | Feb 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | Christy Clark's government has no money for alternative energy, climate adaptation or food security but plenty of dollars to invest in projects that will increase our greenhouse gas emissions.
Extreme To Talk About Human Extinction?
Elections | Environment | World | Is it too extreme to talk about climate change and human extinction? | Feb 22 2016 | Daryn Caister | Leaders say they accept climate change, but don't act like they understand it. We recap the worst threats, and talk about how bad could it get if we keep going as we are.
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | Renewed calls to end Nunavut food crisis bolstered by #endthepricehike campaign | Feb 22 2016 | Joshua Davidson | Food prices are skyrocketing across Canada especially in the North. This new campaign seeks to raise awareness about food insecurity in Nunavut and create real lasting change.
Karen Dougherty on Uncertainty, Anxiety, Self-Regulation and Trauma
Food & Health | Karen Dougherty on uncertainty, anxiety, self-regulation and trans-generational trauma | Feb 22 2016 | Face2Face | Karen talks about uncertainty, the frozen smile, anxious attachment, trans-generational trauma, good parenting and about learning how to self regulate.
Photo: flickr/ Kat Northern Lights Man
Labour | Toronto outside workers settle, inside workers work-to-rule for new contract | Feb 22 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Toronto City workers, including inside, outside and public library sectors, are in contract negotiations with the City over precarious work conditions, cuts to benefits and hours among other things.
Dave Rutherford
Politics in Canada | Unite-the-right poll results ring alarm bells and raise interesting questions, none of which are asked by the media | Feb 22 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A poll by little-known firm commissioned by unite-the-right group predicts different results from past surveys of likely behaviour of Wildrose and PC voters.