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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Environment | The right to ride: Everything you need to know about urban cycling | Aug 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Does urban cycling strike a chord of fear in you? Fear not, Yvonne Bambrick's Urban Cycling Survival Guide will show you the rules of the road and how to put them to good use.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | How do you think the parties are doing when it comes to our digital future? | Aug 27 2015 | David Christopher | OpenMedia wants to hear from Canadians -- how would you rate the political parties on delivering privacy, affordable access, and free expression?
Brian Jean
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Wildrose leader on stump for Harper assails NDP minister for campaigning for Mulcair | Aug 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Speaking of irritating and hypocritical comments from Alberta's opposition parties as they campaign openly for the Conservatives' re-election, there was Wildrose Leader Brian Jean's news release.
Photo: Andrew Bates/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | A single-issue election: The anti-Harper vote | Aug 27 2015 | Marc Zwelling | Pollsters and pundits are trying to isolate the issues. Is the economy top of mind? Health care? But there is really only one ballot-box question: Do you want four more years of Stephen Harper or not?
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | Climate in election 2015: The time for action is now | Aug 27 2015 | Brian Iler, Pro Bono | A broad range of programs and policies will be essential to achieve meaningful reduction in emissions and, at the same time, ensure that the burdens and benefits of climate action are fairly shared.
Elections | Technology | Fact-checking the Conservatives' rural broadband strategy | Aug 27 2015 | Nora Loreto | What is the context that surrounds the Conservatives' promise to dedicated $200M to expand broadband?
Image: Flickr/Joseph Morris
Elections | Chrystia Freeland smashes all-male party while Trudeau and Mulcair blow smoke over pot | Aug 27 2015 | Meg Borthwick | A weekly roundup of babble election threads. Chrystia Freeland, Soheil Eid and Trudeau the younger.
Image: Twitter/@AdamScotti
Elections | Politics in Canada | No debate on women's issues, but one billionaire asks and everyone listens | Aug 27 2015 | Yves Engler | Politicians have agreed to a debate on foreign policy sponsored by an organization named after and financed by one of Canada's richest and most right-wing capitalists.
Feminism | Women-only public transit: Regressive or dreamy? | Aug 27 2015 | Meghan Murphy | British Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has proposed women-only carriages on trains in the U.K. The suggestion has been surprisingly controversial!
Tim McMillan
Politics in Canada | Now that CAPP's president has called for quick energy royalty review, Wildrose and PC leaders will fall into line | Aug 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Imagine if oil were still trading where it was a year ago! Wouldn't that strengthen the arguments for higher royalties, implemented faster?
Photo: European External Action Service/flickr
US Politics | World | In the wake of Iran nuclear deal, give diplomacy a chance | Aug 27 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict.
Image: David Pons/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | An eye for an I: Trying to understand selfies | Aug 26 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Selfies capture an odd behaviour -- having a camera in hand and using it as a mirror, not a window on the world. Treating it, as it were, as "an eye for an I."
Photo: flickr/ Garry Knight
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | One year after the ceasefire and the Gaza War is still not over | Aug 26 2015 | John Soos | On the first anniversary of the supposed ceasefire in the Gaza War, it is time for us to insist Canada uphold its obligations under international law and demand an end to war crimes in Palestine.
Image: Flickr/Joanne Johnson
Education | Elections | Fact-checking the Liberals: Tax credit for school supply purchases | Aug 26 2015 | Nora Loreto | Will educators benefit from a new Liberal tax credit?
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | Pipelines are not the only environmental issue in the 2015 election | Aug 26 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | While the August 6 leaders' debate shed some light on pipeline issues, this represents a remarkably narrow slice of the environmental issues that the next federal government will face.