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on rabble.ca

Feminism | Is ‘natural’ better when it comes to birth? An interview with Dr. Amy Tuteur | Aug 1 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Dr. Amy Tuteur about her critiques of the natural birth movement.
Doug Horner
Politics in Canada | Never mind Alison Redford: Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner needs to resign | Aug 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | This is not the way Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner would like to end a long and distinguished career in public service, but the convention of ministerial responsibility demands that he resign.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Feminism | Monia Mazigh explores the interconnected stories of Muslim women's lives | Jul 31 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | 'Mirrors and Mirages' has enriched Canadian literature. Mazigh's lyrical work brings new voices to the mainstream and deftly explores issues of identity, religion and feminism.
Photo: Zach Ruiter
Anti-Racism | Gaza | Political Action | World | Toronto's racist, militarist pro-Israel movement | Jul 31 2014 | Yves Engler | During 15 years of activism in Montréal, Ottawa and Vancouver I haven't seen anything equivalent to the racist, militarist pro-Israel movement experienced recently in Toronto.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Charities and the limits of political action under the Harper government | Jul 31 2014 | Brian Iler, Pro Bono | When organizations seek charitable registration from government, they necessarily accept oversight by a government agency that, in an atmosphere as poisonous as Canada's these days, can overreach.
Photo: flickr/Israel Defense Forces
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Politics in Canada | World | Do Canadians share Israel's values 'through Fire and Water'? | Jul 31 2014 | Jeremy Wildeman | The Harper government proclaimed in a video that "Israel and Canada are the greatest of friends." But this statement clearly does not represent the sentiment of most Canadians' values.
Photo: Council of Canadians/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Free-traders panic over German challenge to investor-state dispute-settlement | Jul 31 2014 | Jim Stanford | A CETA without ISDS is certainly better than one with it. And the blow to the credibility and legitimacy of this very negative feature of globalization is welcome and helpful.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Stephen Lewis speaks with Grassy Narrows | Jul 31 2014 | Victoria Fenner | A group of people from Grassy Narrows spoke at a public forum about the current conditions on their reserve and demanded action on mercury pollution.
Environment | Lego urged to end partnership with Shell | Jul 31 2014 | Redeye Collective | Shell has had its logo displayed on Lego gas stations and oil tankers for decades. Now there is pressure on Lego to abandon its relationship with the fossil fuel giant.
Photo: jerry dohnal/flickr
Gaza | US Politics | World | End the occupation: Henry Siegman speaks out against attack on Gaza | Jul 31 2014 | Amy Goodman | Henry Siegman, a venerable dean of American Jewish thought and president of the U.S./Middle East Project, spoke out against the assault on Gaza in an interview with Democracy Now!
Gaza | Indigenous Rights | Media Matters | Groundwire Episode 2: Palestine solidarity, Grassy Narrows land rights and campus community radio turns 28 | Jul 31 2014 | Rachel Swatek | This episode is produced by CKUT in Montreal, featuring stories about a Palestine solidarity rally in Montreal, Grassy Narrows land rights, and celebrating 28 years of campus community radio.
Twitter photo: Ben Powless
Gaza | NDP | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Activists occupy NDP office demanding end to silence on Gaza | Jul 31 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | "We don't expect this from the NDP, we expect better from them." Fifteen protestors are occupying NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar's office in Ottawa demanding an end to the silence on Gaza.
Photo: Danielle Scott/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | A risky pension future: How Harper's latest attack on pensions would erode retirement security | Jul 31 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The Harper government is engaging in a fresh frontal assault on the retirement incomes of beleagured Canadian workers, through changes to long-standing legislation governing workplace pensions.
Alison Redford
Politics in Canada | Is there any benefit for Albertans in a criminal prosecution of Alison Redford? Nope! | Jul 31 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Criminal charges against former premier Alison Redford are unlikely to be successful and may actually help her Progressive Conservative Party.
Politics in Canada | Lara Kramer on "Native Girl Syndrome," Dance, Addiction, and Residential Schools | Jul 31 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | First Nations dancer and choreographer, Lara Kramer shares how residential schools, addiction, homelessness and her grandmother inspired her latest production, "Native Girl Syndrome."