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Photo: North Point Douglas Women's Centre
Anti-Racism | Elections | Feminism | Grassroots women's mayoral forum sheds light on key issues in Winnipeg | Oct 22 2014 | Mareike Brunelli | On October 8, over 60 women gathered at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House on Treaty One territory to share their views on municipal issues and address mayoral candidates.
Photo: Scott Barron/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Demonizing those Canada calls 'radicalized' | Oct 22 2014 | Matthew Behrens | Like moral panics that have framed particular groups as the new internal enemy, youth both idealist and alienated now fit the focus of terror suspect, especially if they are Muslim and plan to travel.
Photo: Christopher Porter/flickr
Economy | Food & Health | Solidarity and persistence in the Welfare Food Challenge | Oct 22 2014 | Vanessa Brcic | Though my work binds me to a movement that is standing up for compassionate, equitable and healthy public policy, the Welfare Food Challenge has taught me something more.
Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Cree nation occupies hydro-dam in Manitoba | Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Hupacasath First Nation puts China on notice over Canada-China FIPA | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Harris | The Hupcasasath First Nation sent a letter to the Premier of China last week, giving notice that the Hupacasath does not consider itself bound by the terms of the agreement.
Environment | Political Action | Global Frackdown: Communities across Canada demand a stop to fracking | Oct 22 2014 | Emma Lui | Last week on October 11, over 300 events were organized in 34 countries for the Global Frackdown, an international day of action to ban fracking.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Mining justice: Local work in a global struggle | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Neigh | Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.
Food & Health | Clear link between poverty, disease and early death | Oct 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | If you are poor, you’re likely to suffer more and die sooner from whatever ailments you have. A recent panel examined the links between poverty and bad health.
Politics in Canada | Gunman attacks at War Memorial and on Parliament Hill | Oct 22 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | A gunman shot a soldier at the War memorial this morning, and, reports say, a number of people in the Centre Block of Parliament. He is reported to have been shot and killed.
Anti-Racism | Elections | Politics in Canada | An open letter from the margins to the Toronto mayoral candidates | Oct 21 2014 | Jason Samilski | Can any major Toronto mayoral candidate directly address this larger issue: what role does politics play in changing conditions for people who are historically marginalized and disenfranchised?
Photo: flickr/Jeff Nelson
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Live-in caregivers fight against proposals to remove their right to permanent residency | Oct 21 2014 | Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program as unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | 'Chow to Ford': Amai Kuda n' Y Josephine release music video in support of Olivia Chow | Oct 21 2014 | rabble staff | Toronto musicians Amai Kuda and Y Josephine just released a music video in support of Olivia Chow.
Photo: RicLaf/flickr
Arts & Culture | The Halifax Mooseheads should have known better | Oct 21 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Now that the story about the misconduct of a hockey player is out, the Halifax Moosehead are belatedly dealing openly with the professional and personal fallout. But it shouldn't have come to that.
Arts & Culture | World | Safia Elhillo: Finding 'home' around the world | Oct 21 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Civil Liberties Watch | Watch Glenn Greenwald LIVE from Ottawa on Saturday, October 25 | Oct 21 2014 | rabble staff | Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald will be speaking in Ottawa on Saturday, and rabble.ca will be video livestreaming the event.