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on rabble.ca

Anti-Racism | Education | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Thirty years since the Charter's equality provisions and LEAF's founding, where is equality now? | Apr 17 2015 | Elizabeth Shilton | The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) began working toward equality 30 years ago today. Time to look at what's been done and what still needs doing.
Photo: flickr/Edwin van Buuringen
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday: Be serious edition | Apr 17 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | It's Feel Good Friday: All the good news you can use.
Photo: Randy McDonald/flickr
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Toronto Maple Leafs and the joy of hockey | Apr 17 2015 | Rick Salutin | Pro sport is one token of a utopian future, where people don't just get to play but play as if it's life's main activity: where play and work elide.
Photo: Flickr/Fabrizio Sciami
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | CBC's program q aimed at U.S. youth while most Canadians given a back seat | Apr 17 2015 | Nick Fillmore | The CBC's relaunch of Q is coming up -- but the new model could leave many Canadian listeners out in the cold.
Photo: Mikey G Ottawa/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Can the courts liberate the Bank of Canada? | Apr 17 2015 | Murray Dobbin | A small Toronto think-tank has been winning court battles that would oblige the government to borrow money from its own bank rather than impoverishing itself in the interests of finance capital.
Feminism | The Perfect Victim | Apr 17 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A new documentary follows the cases of four women, given extremely severe sentences for killing their abusive husbands.
Indigenous Rights | Wonderding why cultural appropriation is wrong? | Apr 17 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Urban Outfiters: #WeAreAllNatives
Indigenous Rights | Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery | Apr 17 2015 | Redeye Collective | Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
Photo: tpmartins/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | This week in labour: Dissent springs eternal | Apr 17 2015 | Ella Bedard | Across Canada, spring has sprung and with it, a deluge of actions. This week in labour we saw the largest protests of low-wage workers in U.S. history, unions mobilizing for the election, and more!
Photo: PresidenciaRD/flickr
US Politics | World | Open veins and conciliation on the path of U.S.-Cuban relations | Apr 17 2015 | Amy Goodman | For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba have had a formal meeting. Barack Obama met with Cuban President Raúl Castro at the 7th Summit of the Americas.
"Do Muslim women need saving?" book jacket
Anti-Racism | Feminism | Do Muslim women need saving? | Apr 16 2015 | Monia Mazigh | This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | C-51 and a lesson that should have been learned from Canada's shameful Japanese internment | Apr 16 2015 | Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
Arts & Culture | Elections | Politics in Canada | US Politics | How can progressives stop Harper this federal election? | Apr 16 2015 | George Lakoff | With an upcoming election, George Lakoff's wisdom on political framing has never been more relevant for progressives in Canada. Read this excerpt.
Arts & Culture | The First World War and the better angels of our nature | Apr 16 2015 | Mel Watkins | Even amidst all the carnage and murder in the First World War, every so often, in small ways, ordinary human decency broke through -- and lingers on in the collective memory.
Photo courtesy of Terrance Lam
Economy | Politics in Canada | Doubling contribution limit to Tax-Free Savings Accounts exposes true intent of a bad policy | Apr 16 2015 | Seth Klein | Federal finance minister Joe Oliver re-affirmed that his government seeks to double the annual limit to Tax-Free Savings Accounts from $5,500 to $11,000. This is a terrible idea.