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Aug 22, 2014

Peoples' Social Forum: Day two

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Listen to highlights from day two of the Peoples' Social Forum, including: being an activist in Alberta, creating a Department of Peace, and independent media in Canada.
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CBC News Comments Censors Favour the Liberals

I tried positing this comment to a CBC News story on Trudeau declaring the Liberals are shooting for 170 seats in the next election:

"I can't wait for the debates! Mulcair and May will make metaphorical mincemeat of this mental midget."

I assume my declaring Trudeau a "mental midget" is too offensive for the CBC, though, their censors seem fine with people posting about "Angry Tom" and calling Harper a dictator.

I've also re-sumbitted "disabled" comments which were subsequently approved, showing how subjective and arbitrary their comments policy is.

This was the article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justin-trudeau-says-he-wants-170-liberal...

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Aug 21, 2014

Alternative Media Assembly publication now out!

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The Alternative Media Assembly takes place Saturday at the Peoples' Social Forum and online via livestream. Check out this publication covering some of the issues to be addressed at the Assembly.
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Aug 13, 2014

Find rabble.ca at the Peoples' Social Forum

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The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa is fast approaching! With just a week left until the Forum, here's a sneak peek at some of the amazing events coming up that we're involved in.

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