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.

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blog feeds:

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Flickr feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

Anti-Racism | Demanding reparations for slavery: Canadian organizing within a global struggle | Sep 2 2015 | Scott Neigh | Cikiah Thomas, chair of the Global African Congress, talks about Canadian participation in the worldwide struggle for reparations for slavery.
Photo: Susan Sermoneta/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | ​Are smartphones like children?​ | Sep 2 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Isn't it time that we come to understand smartphones and their use in social situations as a part of the social fabric, not a tear in it?
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Book: The Sex Myth | Sep 2 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Is sex overrated? Meghan Murphy speaks with Rachel Hills about her new book, The Sex Myth.
Civil Liberties Watch | Coalition | Elections | Politics in Canada | Documenting cases of stiffled dissent | Sep 2 2015 | The Voices-voix.ca is providing details and stories about courageous dissenters
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Technology | 2015 election needs to focus on our digital future | Sep 2 2015 | Digital Freedom Update, Laura Tribe | This election represents our best chance to shape Canada's digital future. It's our chance to safeguard our privacy, encourage affordable access to Internet services, and protect our free expression.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Economy | Elections | Labour | Recession is just the tip of Canada's economic iceberg | Sep 2 2015 | David Macdonald | Does the fact that we're in recession mean we can finally focus on the non-recovery of the job market or the fact that jobs are far more precarious than they have been in years? Let's hope so.
Photo: Yasmeen/flickr
Economy | Three worrisome facts about Canada's economy beyond the drop in GDP | Sep 2 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | The dip in GDP is what's making the headlines, but there are three other trends in the new data released by StatsCan that suggest the economic slowdown is here to stay.
Photo: flickr/ Canada 2020
Economy | Elections | NDP | Fact-checking French Trudeau: Will Mulcair usher in austerity? | Sep 2 2015 | Nora Loreto | Was the use of the word "austerity" in French but not in English indicative of the Liberal's campaign strategy in Québec?
Elections | Political Action | Leadnow's Vote Together page | Sep 2 2015 | Riding stats, upcoming meetings and strategic voting
Elections | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Election 2015: Apathy is Boring helps to reach out to youth | Sep 2 2015 | Tools from a youth led, youth focused get out the vote organization
Prasad Panda
Elections | Politics in Canada | Will Wildrose Leader Brian Jean repudiate Calgary-Foothills candidate's 'communist' characterization of NDP? | Sep 2 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean owes it to Albertans to actively repudiate his candidate's language in the strongest terms possible.
Image: North Atlantic Right Whale button produced by the Council of Canadians
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Energy East: The right whale and the wrong company | Sep 2 2015 | Mark D'Arcy | Why would TransCanada start borehole drilling just as whales and migratory birds are coming into the Bay of Fundy in increasing numbers in August and September?
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Watch: Mediterranean refugee crisis escalating | Sep 1 2015 | The Real News | The UN announced that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year has exceeded 300,000.
Photo: flickr/ Still_life88_second
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Rights matter: A practical guide to ending poverty in Canada | Sep 1 2015 | Michele Biss | Poverty in Canada is a crisis. Homelessness is a national emergency. Coordinated, comprehensive action is long overdue.
CommonCauses | Elections | Politics in Canada | rabble radio episode 168: Get out and vote! | Sep 1 2015 | Victoria Fenner | The "thanks for wrecking our summer with your stupid election call, Stephen Harper" edition.