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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | World | 'Forbidden Fruit' chronicles memories of a traumatic 1980s Beijing | Sep 8 2016 | Ellen Tolmie | 'Forbidden Fruit' is Gail Pellett's raw and highly personal memoir of the year, mid-1980 to mid-1981, when she lived in Beijing as China was just emerging from its decade-long Cultural Revolution.
Environment | Dear Min. McKenna: Reject the super-polluting Pacific NorthWest LNG project | Sep 8 2016 | Matt Horne | If B.C.'s Pacific NorthWest LNG project is approved, it will become one of Canada's largest sources of carbon pollution. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should reject it.
Canola
Politics in Canada | China's concerns about Canadian canola are legitimate, and we're going to have to deal with them sooner or later | Sep 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Problems marketing Canadian oilseeds in China are not the result of Chinese politics. They have their origins in the politics of the former Harper government, right here in Canada.
Image: June Yarham/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | Steampunk celebrates the beauty and promise of early technology | Sep 7 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | The alternative world of steampunk is a world frozen in a parallel Victorian era of remarkable, imagined technology. The steampunk attitude towards its technology sheds light on present-day thinking.
Photo: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Red flags for Nova Scotia Liberals in next provincial election | Sep 7 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Could the answer to the pressing-to-pundits question -- why hasn't Stephen McNeil called the much-anticipated-by-pundits fall provincial general election? -- be... "Halifax Needham."
Environment | Fighting for free public transit in Canada's largest city | Sep 7 2016 | Scott Neigh | Stefan Kipfer and Herman Rosenfeld talk about the work of Free Transit Toronto.
Wolves chasing bull elk.
Environment | The simple-minded nature of human super predators | Sep 7 2016 | David Suzuki | It’s hubris to think we can manage complex ecosystem dynamics using simple-minded band-aid approaches.
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Six things you need to know about the greatest threat to medicare in a generation | Sep 7 2016 | Michael Butler | Public health care is being put on trial. But make no mistake, this case isn't about improving health care. It's about money and greed.
Image: Flickr/Thompson Rivers University
Media Matters | After Mansbridge, does the CBC have the courage to build a truly great news program? | Sep 7 2016 | Nick Fillmore | Content, not style and not personalities, should be the focus of a re-built post-Mansbridge National.
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | Why is Canada opposing global efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons? | Sep 7 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | There are no signs that the government will rethink its position on nuclear disarmament before the UN General Assembly, which will likely vote on launching negotiations on a nuclear weapons treaty.
Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney quits his job on federal electoral reform committee -- so why are we paying him, again? | Sep 7 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta PC leadership candidate resigned from the Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform on August 12, according to an Ottawa publication, though few seem to have noticed.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Politics in Canada | Justin Trudeau continues to dodge tough human rights questions | Sep 7 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Canadians may not yet have seen through Mr. Trudeau's theatrics. But the shrewd Chinese clearly have.
World | Ottawa ignores its obligations as Canadian professor languishes in Tehran prison | Sep 7 2016 | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | Professor Homa Hoodfar, an internationally recognized Canadian-Iranian professor of social anthropology, has now been imprisoned in Iran for months. Canada must help secure her release.
Anti-Racism | Feminism | Contextualizing the burkini/bikini debate | Sep 6 2016 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Natasha Bakht about the burkini, veiling, and how this debate impacts Muslim women.
David Melia on Entrepreneurship, Education and Passionate Engagement
Arts & Culture | Interview: David Melia on entrepreneurship, education and passionate engagement | Sep 6 2016 | Face2Face | David and I talk entrepreneurship, what's wrong with our educational system, how passion plays such an important role in pretty much everything and about his exciting initiative called Kaajenga.