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on rabble.ca

Elections | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Be a game-changer. Take the Rock the Vote Summer Challenge! | May 22 2015 | Brigette DePape | Will you join us in taking action and collecting vote pledges this summer? Alone we can do very little, but together, we can make a huge change.
Photo: flickr/ mtsrs
Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | Strategic voting misreads parliamentary democracy | May 22 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian parliament is not a U.S.-style Electoral College. Its purpose is not to select a prime minister. And having the largest number of seats does not mean you get to rule.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Environment | Labour | Political Action | March for jobs, justice and the climate launched in Toronto | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | Save the date: July 5. Coinciding with the Climate Summit for the Americas, that's the day the campaign for climate, jobs and justice is making a splash in Toronto. rabble.ca attended the launch.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Tribal parks on Aboriginal territories | May 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | World | Allegations of brutality highlighted by protest at Hudbay shareholders' meeting | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
Indigenous Rights | Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on meeting his family for the first time | May 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | The president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs talks about his childhood and youth in a non-Native home and what happened when his father decided to come looking for him.
Photo: flickr/Matthias Ripp
Labour | This week in labour: The precarious workers edition | May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | All the news that's fit to post on one of the fastest growing workforces in Canada.
Photo: flickr/Jef Safi
Labour | New study points to a new normal: Job insecurity. | May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | New research shows long- and short-term consequences of precarious labour in the GTA and Hamilton areas.
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Politics in Canada | Bitter Twitter commentators battle Dippers: Apparently size matters after all! | May 22 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's Twitteratic pundits hammer home their case, one Tweet at a time: "Rachel Notley can't swim!"
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Systemic racism: Is that a thing? | May 21 2015 | Redeye Collective | The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
Photo: flickr/Takver
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | When saving lives does not count and government promises are not fulfilled | May 21 2015 | Suha Diab | The Harper government has transformed Canada from a country with a humanitarian tradition of welcoming outsiders and providing sanctuary into one that fears and distrusts refugees.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | LGBTIQ | Adrienne Rich remembered | May 21 2015 | Frieda Werden | "When a woman tells the truth, she is creating the possibility for more truth around her." A documentary portrays Adrienne Rich's history, activism and poetry.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Film: Line in the Sand | May 21 2015 | Redeye Collective | A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and B.C. Jim Mainguy speaks with filmmaker Tomas Borsa.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Political Action | Cabalcor: The rise and fall of a mythical tar sands boom town | May 21 2015 | Nathaniel G. Moore | Can spoken word change the world? Sun Belt are hoping so as their new genre-defying book 'Cabalcor' takes a deep look at the ramifications of the tar sands.
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Technology | Periscope and Meerkat | May 21 2015 | Livestreaming and Bearing witness