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on rabble.ca

Environment | Commissioner’s report shows Canada must do more for environment | Oct 14 2014 | David Suzuki | The inability of governments to deal with climate change is neither just national nor recent. We’ve been saddled with government indolence for far too long, and in too many places around the world.
Food & Health | Canada's halal food regulations don't go far enough | Oct 14 2014 | Mohammed Ayub Khan | Thanks for the halal food regulations Canadian government! But, I think they don't go far enough. Here's why.
Labour | Watch: Defend Our Pensions! Toronto rally | Oct 14 2014 | Rebel Sage | Check out this great series of videos from the October 8 Defend Our Pensions! Rally in Toronto.
Labour | We need to talk about pensions with upcoming generations | Oct 14 2014 | Barbara Jones, Retiree Matters | We need to educate workers that pensions are not automatic nor do they happen by magic. Many pension plans only came about because of unionized workers walking picket lines in many strikes.
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Occupy | rabble.ca series launches tomorrow: Long live Occupy | Oct 14 2014 | rabble staff | Three years ago, Canadians marched in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, launching a new era of activism. In a new series, rabble.ca looks at what has grown out of Occupy.
ISIS militants
Politics in Canada | ISIS could be a game-changer in next October’s federal election | Oct 14 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | If ISIS turns to guerilla tactics and the war drags on indefinitely, Harper might not be able to make the economy the ballot question.
Dr. Paul Parks
Politics in Canada | If we keep electing zombie policy makers, we're going to keep getting zombie health care policies | Oct 14 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | I've got news for you, people: conservatives cannot fix the "Bed Blocker" problem. And that means conservatives of any stripe.
World | Edward S. Herman: Mainstream news coverage of Ukraine shows Western propaganda machine at work | Oct 14 2014 | Dan Falcone | The co-author of the landmark, 1988 book that sparked a movie by the same name in 1992 speaks on the war in Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Arts & Culture | Economy | Environment | Political Action | Harperism and how it changed Canada | Oct 13 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Wondering how Canada got where it is today? In this podcast, Donald Gutstein talks about his new book "Harperism - How Stephen Harper and his think tank colleagues have transformed Canada."
Civil Liberties Watch | Mandatory minimum sentences increase costs, fail to reduce crime | Oct 13 2014 | Redeye Collective | The number of crimes in Canada that are subject to mandatory minimum sentencing is growing exponentially. Civil liberties lawyers argue that mandatory minimums are both ineffective and unjust.
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Columbus Day celebrates rapists and the enslavement of Indigenous people, FYI | Oct 13 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Remember how European men came to what is now known as North America and raped, enslaved, brutalized Indegenous people? Happy Columbus Day!
Stephen Mandel
Politics in Canada | Happy Thanksgiving! Would Tories praising public health care please stop trying to privatize it! | Oct 13 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | We should be thankful we’ve got a great public health care system. Future generations won't thank us if we let the privatizers get their hands on any more of it.
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Politics in Canada | Harper obsessed with an Iraq war we can't win | Oct 13 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Syria is the 14th country in the Islamic world that U.S. forces and their allies have invaded, occupied or bombed in the past 35 years. It hasn't worked.
Economy | Forget corporate social responsibility, reverse corporate tax cuts | Oct 12 2014 | Redeye Collective | Since 1984, the corporate tax rate has dropped from 47% to 15%. Larry Haiven says that corporations should leave social responsibility to governments and simply pay their fair share of taxes.
Feminism | Migrant Detentions and Migrant Justice | Oct 12 2014 | The F Word | An interview with No One Is Illegal before the inquest for Lucia Vega Jimenez