issues

You think you've got issues? Well, check out ours. Issues at rabble.ca highlights the hot topics you want more of and brings together some of the best content and resources on the issues that matter most. Issue pages are more than "browse by topic" navigation. They draw together all rabble content on a particular topic, as well as curated content from other sources. They are your one stop shop for a source of for news, analysis and resources on the issues that you want to be on top of.

RSS Feeds

These pages are often built out of RSS feeds. On each section you will see a number of items with an orange symbol that looks like this You can use the link on the symbol to subscribe to that feed with a feed reader, so you can read the content on your at your convenience, in the application of your choice. The types of feeds typically found on most issue pages are:

Main feed:

Draws in content from across the rabble website: from features, columns, books, blogs, podcasts and rabbletv.

babble feed:

A feed of content highlighting the latest on the discussion boards.

blog feeds:

Click on the RSS button to subscribe to our bloggers on a particular issue

Flickr feeds:

A feed of images related to the issue at hand

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:

Keep current with links and news feeds from sites we think have the best content on a topic Something missing? Let us know.

Submit a site:

think our pages are missing something critical? Send us a note to issues@rabble.ca

on rabble.ca

Screen Shot: Detainee petition
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Detained migrants call for inquest into Abdi Hassan's death | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Devlin | Detained, isolated, restrained… killed? The Somali refugee died in custody on June 11 and the CBSA's lips are sealed.
Photo: Dirk Heine/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | The tale of the tape: Uber vs. the taxis | Jul 29 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
Arts & Culture | Political Action | From bookstore to community organizing space and activist infrastructure | Jul 29 2015 | Scott Neigh | Bonnie Heilman and Peter Garden talk about the growth of a new community organizing centre from a grassroots independent bookstore in Saskatoon.
Photo: flickr/ Lucas Hayas
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Politics in Canada | UN Committee supports charities in fight for freedom of expression | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Hooft | Canada has received a rebuke from a United Nations treaty monitoring body for its lack of respect for human rights. Canada's charities breathe a sigh of relief.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Seven reasons why long-term expats deserve a voice in Canadian politics | Jul 29 2015 | Raksha Vasudevan | The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled against allowing long-term expats the right to vote, claiming it would be unfair for non-residents to vote on laws. Well here are seven reasons that's untrue.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout/flickr
Economy | The executives who are holding us ransom | Jul 29 2015 | Simon Tremblay-Pepin | How is public corporation executives' level of compensation like a ransom? Simon Tremblay-Pepin explains the logic behind the metaphor: first, the kidnapping, then, the ransom.
Image: Flickr/gloucester2gaza
Education | Gaza | World | Universities Canada turning a blind eye on Palestinian cases | Jul 29 2015 | Alan Sears, Gregory Shupak | There are 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners detained in Israeli jails, yet Universities Canada follow Harper government in supporting Israel and silencing Palestinian cases.
Photo: flickr/ Olivia Chow
Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | As an MP, Chow was a passionate advocate for public transit | Jul 29 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | During her tenure in the House, Olivia Chow proposed initiatives to get the federal government involved in Canada's frayed urban transit systems.
Elections | Environment | Food & Health | Good food is never cheap and cheap food is never good | Jul 29 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Consider the political, social, economic and environmental impacts your food purchases have today and for generations to come.
Elections | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | We've got the dirt on you, Harper | Jul 29 2015 | David Molenhuis | rabble.ca has its most robust and experienced editorial team yet lined up and ready to keep an eye on Harper during the next election. All we need now is your support.
Photo: Tiago Cabral/flickr
Environment | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Plight of the bumblebee | Jul 29 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
Feminism | Jezebel fails feminists, chooses snark over respect, humanity, & accuracy | Jul 29 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Writer, Rachel Vorona Cote, disguises the truth about protests against Amnesty International in order to mock and dismiss feminist activism.
Politics in Canada | Tom Mulcair holds a press conference -- presto, Olivia Chow is the official NDP candidate | Jul 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | It seems that "democratic nomination process" thing is just as optional for the NDP as well!
Politics in Canada | World | Water everywhere, Canadian policy nowhere | Jul 29 2015 | Maude Barlow | The UN says water is a human right, Canada says it's a corporate free for all
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Photo essay: Black Lives Matter-Toronto | Jul 28 2015 | Jesse McLaren | Photos and chants from yesterday's rally, march and occupation by Black Lives Matter - Toronto.