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on rabble.ca

Feminism | Empowerment and 'body positivity' in the selfie age | Mar 17 2016 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Lindsay Kite about objectification, empowerment, and Kim Kardashian's sex selfies.
Politics in Canada | Renewed interest in idea of guaranteed annual income | Mar 17 2016 | Redeye Collective | For a short period of time in the 1970s, the government of Manitoba gave the people of Dauphin a guaranteed annual income. The results were remarkable. Now this idea is being talked about again.
Image: YouTube: "Welcoming Refugees," The United Church of Canada
Anti-Racism | Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | Restoring funding for refugee health critical step, but much more work remains | Mar 16 2016 | Maya Bhullar | A doctor who has been working with refugees provides his perspective on the health funding announcement and other issues.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | 'The War at Home' intimate, stark portrayal of Canada's domestic violence epidemic | Mar 16 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Award-winning filmmaker Shelley Saywell has created an incredibly intimate documentary, The War at Home, by examining the stark realities of intimate partner violence.
Photo: Robert Cooke/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Eye witness: Photojournalism and images that move us | Mar 16 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | We now have the capacity to deliver photo essays to mobile devices that have a resolution that rivals the finest publications. But they depend on one thing for their success -- powerful images.
Economy | Labour | Ontario Liberals' 'Basic Income Guarantee' will replace public services with free market handouts | Mar 16 2016 | What's Left Editors | The latest edition of What's Left This Week looks at the flaws in "Basic Income Guarantee" programs.
Photo: Teddy Kwok/flickr
Environment | US Politics | Canadian corporations back legal challenge against U.S. climate legislation | Mar 16 2016 | Brent Patterson | A number of Canadian companies are helping to finance a legal action to block U.S. President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan. The legal action is being led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Photo: PmunozR Photography/flickr
Feminism | Labour | Politics in Canada | Why should Alberta implement pay equity legislation? Because it's 2016. | Mar 16 2016 | Rebecca Graff-McRae | Even though it's 2016, women in Alberta now face some of the largest gender pay gaps in Canada, and Alberta still lags well behind the gains made elsewhere.
Feminism | Survivors say Nordic model is our only hope | Mar 16 2016 | Meghan Murphy | SPACE International discusses various legislative approaches to prostitution on a panel during the Commission on the Status of Women.
Labour | CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon | Mar 16 2016 | Redeye Collective | Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.
LGBTIQ | Political Action | Trans people supporting each other and pushing for change in New Brunswick | Mar 16 2016 | Scott Neigh | Reid Lodge and Mable Wheeler talk about the work of Fredericton Gender Minorities and TransAction NB.
Gibeau Orange Julep in Montreal, Quebec.
NDP | Quebec doesn't need its own NDP | Mar 16 2016 | Nora Loreto | NDP activists need to know: if the party jumps into provincial politics, it will be relegated to a fight for the centre.
Photo: flickr/ bcndp
NDP | Politics in Canada | Mulcair faces fire as NDP convention nears | Mar 16 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | A group of Quebec NDPers wrote an open letter calling for changes in the party but not for Tom Mulcair's head. Others have now joined the fray, and they are not shy about targeting the leader.
Image: Facebook/George Clark
Politics in Canada | Alberta's scuppered 'Kudatah' is no laughing matter | Mar 16 2016 | Susan Wright | George Clark's attempt to overthrow the government turned into an angry demonstration with participants shouting homophobic slurs, waving posters with swastikas and "Final Solution" slogans.
Anti-Racism | Environment | Politics in Canada | First Nation, second class | Mar 15 2016 | Daryn Caister | Privilege and power versus the struggles of, and racism against, Indigenous peoples the world over, and the future of EV vehicles in Canada.