issues

You think you've got issues? Well, check out ours. Issues at rabble.ca highlights the hot topics you want more of and brings together some of the best content and resources on the issues that matter most. Issue pages are more than "browse by topic" navigation. They draw together all rabble content on a particular topic, as well as curated content from other sources. They are your one stop shop for a source of for news, analysis and resources on the issues that you want to be on top of.

RSS Feeds

These pages are often built out of RSS feeds. On each section you will see a number of items with an orange symbol that looks like this You can use the link on the symbol to subscribe to that feed with a feed reader, so you can read the content on your at your convenience, in the application of your choice. The types of feeds typically found on most issue pages are:

Main feed:

Draws in content from across the rabble website: from features, columns, books, blogs, podcasts and rabbletv.

babble feed:

A feed of content highlighting the latest on the discussion boards.

blog feeds:

Click on the RSS button to subscribe to our bloggers on a particular issue

Flickr feeds:

A feed of images related to the issue at hand

Twitter feeds:

Introducing some of the best in the twitterverse. These pages also include links:

In Cahoots:

A direct link to our In Cahoots partners who work on specific issue.

News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

Keep current with links and news feeds from sites we think have the best content on a topic Something missing? Let us know.

Submit a site:

think our pages are missing something critical? Send us a note to issues@rabble.ca

on rabble.ca

Photo: Chris Papineau/twitter
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Art and life: Papineau's ex-Conservative MP candidate on why he fooled the Tories | May 27 2015 | Megan Devlin | Chris Lloyd's Dear PM project comments on communication barriers between citizens and politicians.
Photo: smoothgroover22/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | The inevitable autonomous auto | May 27 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Humans are dreadful drivers. That's why companies like Google, Ford and Uber want cars to drive themselves. So, are autonomous autos inevitable?
Writing Podcast
Arts & Culture | The hidden lives of book reviewers | May 27 2015 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns, Write Along Radio | In this episode, we enter the behind-the-scenes world of Foment Literary Magazine to meet their team of book reviewers. Listen in for their side of the writing experience.
Photo: flickr/ Paul Kimo McGregor
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Vote 'Yes': Defend the right to mobility in the Vancouver transit referendum | May 27 2015 | Bet Tuason, Beth McKellar | The Vancouver transit referendum will conclude May 29. For those who have not yet voted, remember to consider people with disabilities and the right to mobility before you cast your vote.
Economy | Elections | Taxes are a matter of rights and responsibilities | May 27 2015 | Brad Wassink | Paying our taxes is part of our responsibility to each other. Why do some politicians keep promising to cut taxes and public services that we need and are rightfully owed to the public?
Photo: flickr/knehcsg (looking for a Rokkor-X 35 f/1.8)
Environment | Political Action | Lack of funding number 1 problem for Toronto transit, say activists | May 27 2015 | Jessica Vomiero | The funding of the TTC has often been a source of debate among Toronto residents and politicians. TTC activists state that funding is the best fix, not private partnerships.
Environment | Community and the environment vs. development in Bedford, N.S. | May 27 2015 | Scott Neigh | Sandra Banfield and Mark Currie talk about the struggle by residents of Bedford, Nova Scotia, to save their community's natural waterfront from infilling and development.
Environment | Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois: Opposing the Energy East pipeline | May 27 2015 | Redeye Collective | When Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois won the Governor General's award for his account of the 2012 student strike in Quebec, he donated the $25,000 prize money to the fight against the Energy East pipeline.
Source: CCPA-BC
Environment | Politics in Canada | Let's take a clear look at B.C. LNG | May 27 2015 | Marc Lee | A new report considers the ambition of the LNG enterprise as envisioned by the B.C. government, and delivers the first assessment of the cumulative impacts on LNG development.
Photo: [AndreasS]/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Ontario home care is a system in crisis | May 27 2015 | Julie Devaney | The Ontario government has a new plan for home care that promises increased funding and improvements. But are these enough in a system threatened by privatization, market-modelled care and austerity?
Image: brianday.ca
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Private health-care lobbyist elected president of B.C. doctors -- by a single vote | May 27 2015 | Michael Butler | It’s a sad day for health care in British Columbia as Dr. Profit (Brain Day) was elected president of the Doctors of B.C
Plagiarized Tory Ad
Politics in Canada | Does advertising plagiarism suggest Harper government's running on intellectual fumes? | May 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | As any student of history knows, it's always a problem when you find yourself fighting a war on two fronts.
Photo: Crowd gathered outside old City Hall, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
Arts & Culture | Labour | Politics in Canada | Museum of History removes its Winnipeg General Strike exhibit | May 26 2015 | Brent Patterson | Council of Canadians activists gathered in Winnipeg this weekend are dismayed to hear that the Canadian Museum of History has removed its exhibit on the Winnipeg General Strike.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | US Politics | Left Forum unites progressives voices at 'No Justice, No Peace' conference | May 26 2015 | George Ygarza | The world needs revolutionary change urgently. This year, the Left Forum 2015 conference is a unifying cry reflecting all the movements around the world challenging the same system.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Coalition | Elections | Politics in Canada | Are worries about Harper slipping back into power exaggerated? | May 26 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | A great many Canadians are highly fearful that 'vote-splitting' will allow Harper to slip back into power. How legitimate is that fear? It may be overblown.