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on rabble.ca

Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Pamela Palmater: 'Section 35's empty shell of constitutional promise' | Jul 12 2014 | rabble staff | Palmater argues that the federal government has failed to meet its obligations under the treaties signed with Canada's Aboriginal peoples.
World | Russia cancels Cuba's debt as Vladimir Putin begins state visit to Latin America | Jul 12 2014 | Roger Annis | The governing regime in Kyiv is taking its war against its citizenry deeper into eastern Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin is welcomed on a state visit to Latin America.
Photo: ITHACA WONG/flickr
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Feminism | Lean In: A fairy-tale in a fantasy land | Jul 11 2014 | Monia Mazigh | In her book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg is talking to a small, restricted "girls' club." Although it's a fine discussion, it forgets all the other women who are in another world.
Home Before Dark book jacket
Arts & Culture | Economy | A page from Rosemary Sexton's book shows diaries get closest to lived life | Jul 11 2014 | Rick Salutin | What to say about former society columnist Rosemary Sexton's book, Home Before Dark, on Wealth and Power in Canada? It's a rambling, riveting, often trivial diary of her life between 1998 and 2002.
Photo: flickr/Franck Mahon
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: rabble <3's you edition | Jul 11 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Guess what? rabble loves you. A lot. Ask you to prom, hold a boombox above our head, kiss you on the pitcher's mound, kind of love. So here's a lovely Feel Good Friday.
Photo: flickr/meesh
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Khaled Al-Qazzaz' torment is an affront to liberal democracy | Jul 11 2014 | Kathy Bullock | Canada used to be known as a country of peace-keeping committed to upholding international law. But now?
Photo: Daily Xtra/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Temporary Foreign Worker Program changes: Who do they help? | Jul 11 2014 | Kendra Strauss | Jason Kenney's changes do not address any of the problems with the TFWP. He might claim to be putting Canadian workers first, but he is hardly playing fair with Canadian immigration policy.
Photo: Flickr/Michael
Economy | Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | The smoking gun... Harper's plan to privatize Canada Post | Jul 11 2014 | Mike Palecek | Secret documents show that, despite Harper's denials, the Conservative government's postal cuts are just much preparation for privatizing the postal service.
Environment | Mobilizing opposition to the Enbridge pipeline | Jul 11 2014 | Redeye Collective | Two weeks ago the Harper government announced its approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline. For opponents of the project, this decision is a call-to-action to step up the fight.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Healing a Boomtown: The Tar Sands and the children we have never seen | Jul 11 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the third and final instalment of the series, Michael Stewart describes the Tar Sands Healing Walk itself, a gruelling 17 km trek through the Suncor and Syncrude development sites.
Photo: flickr/Daily Dig
Feminism | Political Action | SlutWalk, three years later. Where has the movement taken us? | Jul 11 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | A lot has changed since 2011. Natalee Brouse attended the first SlutWalk and has been official organizer since 2012. rabble.ca's Steff Pinch spoke with her about how the SlutWalk has changed.
Photo: flickr/Kaytee Riek
Feminism | Labour | Politics in Canada | All sex workers will be harmed by Bill C-36, #yesallsexworkers | Jul 11 2014 | various | Bill C-36 disregards sex workers' lived experiences, the Bedford decision and social science evidence and will create more harm. This is how each diverse group will be affected.
Feminism | Labour | World | Violence against women workers in India | Jul 11 2014 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Kavita Krishnan from CPI M-L on gender violence in India.
Photo: Kashfi Halford/flickr
Gaza | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | World | Israel, Canada and struggles for decolonization | Jul 11 2014 | Harsha Walia | In the face of relentless impunity, an articulation of Israel as a settler-colonial state with deep ties to other settler-colonial states like Canada can compel and embolden meaningful allyship.
Gaza | Political Action | All of Gaza burns: Gaza’s Ark as well | Jul 11 2014 | Gaza's Ark | During an attack on the port of Gaza, the area came under fire from the Israeli Occupation forces. At about 2:00 am local time Gaza’s Ark caught fire.