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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Feminism | Dominique Christina, champion slam poet | Dec 24 2014 | The F Word | The F Word airs performances by slam poetry champion Dominique Christina.
Photo: Sonja Alves/flickr
Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | 2014's best in rabble columns | Dec 24 2014 | rabble staff | It was a year of progressive insights and analysis from rabble.ca columnists! We review the year in columns and highlight some of our favourites from each month.
Photo: flickr/Oteo
Labour | Year in Canadian labour: Ten important stories in 2014 | Dec 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | What were the big stories this year when it came to Canada's labour movement? Well, let's take a look.
Wildrose Caucus
Politics in Canada | Enough with the fantasy Wildrose was Alberta's best opposition, already! It's baloney! | Dec 24 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose Party was the most effective opposition Alberta's ever had? Give us a break! In fact, they were lousy in opposition.
Anti-Racism | Feminism | US Politics | A ‘war’ on the police? How about the war on women and other marginalized groups? | Dec 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The shooting deaths of two police officers in Brooklyn this past weekend is a tragedy, but so is the fact that women die every day at the hands of men.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Canada's chamber of inebriated second thought is worse than useless | Dec 23 2014 | Scott Vrooman | Stephen Harper said Canadians aren't interested in more Senate appointments right now, and that the Senate is functioning fine as is. And what is that function again?
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Hold the rations: The Canadian government vs. First Nations | Dec 23 2014 | Crystal Lameman | The First Nations Transparency Act is not about disclosing First Nations salaries and expenses. It is about putting First Nations at severe economic disadvantage.
Image: Christopher Haughery/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | The bear squeezes back: Ruble rises against dollar | Dec 23 2014 | Duncan Cameron | By defeating attempts to drive its currency down, the Russian Central Bank has executed a procedure known as a "bear squeeze" -- the bears being those who believed the ruble would fall in value.
Image: rabble.ca
Elections | Labour | Political Action | UP! Empowering communities from the bottom up | Dec 23 2014 | Alex Bailey | The resistance to fracking in New Brunswick shows that the people know they have a strong collective voice. Labour movement activists need to look for opportunities for community engagement.
Photo: Chase Carter/flickr
Feminism | Politics in Canada | 2014: The year the conversation changed about misogyny | Dec 23 2014 | Stephen Kimber | 2014 was The Year The Conversation Changed. About gender, sex, private, public, personal, political… The goal is change. Change is hard. Which is why these conversations are so important.
Photo: poppet with a camera/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Spreading holiday cheer by debunking health-care myths | Dec 23 2014 | Julie Devaney | Does medicare cost too much? Will the "obesity epidemic" be the end of us all? No and no. Just in time for the holidays, Julie Devaney debunks myths about public health care.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Politics in Canada | Sex, scapegoats, 'terror' and polls: The fall session of Parliament | Dec 23 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | This past fall the NDP proposed a federal minimum wage and a national daycare program; the government pushed through a court-defying new prostitution law; and shots rang out on the Hill.
Friedrich Hayek
Politics in Canada | Jim Prentice revealed as Hayek 'disciple'; Heather Forsyth to lead Wildrose rump; Preston Manning says he's sorry... and more! | Dec 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | With the appointment of Heather Forsyth as Wildrose leader yesterday, Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley is the only leader of an Alberta opposition party who's never been a Tory cabinet minister.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Teens minding their own business not cool with being used as proof of post-racial society | Dec 22 2014 | Anne Theriault | The two teens caught on camera (without their consent) by 'The Blind Side' woman, Leigh Anne Tuohy, give their side of the story.
Anti-Racism | Environment | Indigenous Rights | GroundWire | December 22, 2014: #BlackLivesMatter, alternative transportation, Ryerson radio | Dec 22 2014 | GroundWire | This episode covers #BlackLivesMatter, alternative transportation in Halifax, and Ryerson's radio station's successful bid for a spot on the AM dial.