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blog feeds:

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Flickr feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

Introducing some of the best in the twitterverse. These pages also include links:

In Cahoots:

A direct link to our In Cahoots partners who work on specific issue.

News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

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Arts & Culture | World | Giants of Africa basketball documentary flows with feeling and fast play | Aug 26 2016 | June Chua | Giants of Africa is a sports documentary all right, but it's a very human one that you won't forget. Why? The heartbreaking faces of its basketball players will be seared into your memory.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Politics in Canada | Ontario Hydro, negative politicking, the burkini, Salvador, Nestle and urban farming: What's new in the news | Aug 26 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble bloggers continue to bring informed takes on Canada's tops news stories! Here are some of the best blog posts of the week.
Image: Flickr/andrewarchy
Civil Liberties Watch | G8-G20 | Toronto Police request appeal to Supreme Court in G20 class-action suit | Aug 26 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | While the G20 Summit occurred in 2010, the issue still is not settled more than five years later.
Economy | Political Action | Canadians are demanding a bold new future for our public postal system | Aug 26 2016 | rabble staff | Canada Post could be the hub of the next economy -- an innovative, zero-carbon network that provides energy needs, farm-to-table delivery and local, low-cost postal banking.
Image: Flickr/BCGovPhotos
Education | Here's what B.C. teachers aren't including on their back-to-school supply list -- but maybe they should | Aug 26 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Fifteen years of cuts to education funding means that there are many public schools where parents are wondering about whether to include the following on their shopping list for school supplies.
Photo: Viv Lynch/flickr
Environment | Nature is not benign, it's responsive | Aug 26 2016 | Rick Salutin | Our amicable divorce from nature has led us to lose touch with its danger and power to disrupt by re-entering our space.
Political Action | Independent Jewish Voices responds to questionable Postmedia editorial | Aug 26 2016 | Independent Jewish Voices Canada | After being defamed by the Vancouver Sun in one of the most reckless editorials you could imagine, Independent Jewish Voices Canada responds.
World | Turkey opens new front in its war against the Kurdish people in northern Syria | Aug 26 2016 | Roger Annis | For the past year, Turkey has been waging a brutal internal war against its Kurdish population. Now it has carried that war into Syria.
Image: Twitter/@M_Tol
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Even though today's conservatism is a farce, you still don't get to be progressive by doing nothing | Aug 25 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | If we're going to use the terms "progressive," "liberal" and "radical" we need to start holding people accountable for their actions rather than simply allowing them to be progressive by default.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | 'The system isn't broken -- it was built this way!' Black Lives Matter Toronto rally on SIU's doorstep | Aug 25 2016 | Steph Wechsler | On the one-month anniversary of police killing Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, Black Lives Matter chapters rallied in seven cities across Canada.
Photo: Citizen59/flickr
Arts & Culture | Feminism | LGBTIQ | From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | World | Canada helps tighten the tripwires on NATO's doomsday machine | Aug 25 2016 | Scott Vrooman | In which Scott Vrooman finally outs himself as a Kremlin agent.
Image: Yelp.com
Arts & Culture | World | From slave markets to supermarkets: Brazil's complex past and present aren't simply black and white | Aug 25 2016 | Robin Browne | Brazil's former colonial capital Salvador reflects the nation's complex past -- and present.
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | What went wrong with Canada's assisted dying law | Aug 25 2016 | Gary Bauslaugh | All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Education | Labour | World | Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers | Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.