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Allan Hunsperger
Politics in Canada | Was Lake of Fire 2.0, the 2015 edition, averted by an incompetent Tory war room? | May 23 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Rachel Notley, not Danielle Smith, will go down in history as the woman who finally toppled the bumbling Tory giant that stood astride Alberta for so long. Timing is everything!
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | Kathleen Wynne sells one public asset to create another | May 22 2015 | Rick Salutin | When she ran, Wynne seemed committed to new tolls or taxes -- to expand public transit. Then she backtracked, and decided to sell off parts of Hydro One instead.
Photo: Ahmad Nawawi/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Can we stop subsidizing executive stock options and enriching the rich? | May 22 2015 | Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks | The overindulged corporate set surely doesn't need additional financial help out of the pockets of ordinary, hard-working Canadians.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Political Action | 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.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Political Action | 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.
Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Who's your special interest now? Federal parties ignore women voters at their peril | May 22 2015 | Kate McInturff | Women aren't a special interest. They are half the population. Women voters are paying attention to this election -- it's time for political parties to pay attention to them.
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.
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.
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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.