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Join us! Announcing the 2016/2017 labour beat reporter position at | Oct 27 2016 | rabble staff | In partnership with Unifor and CALM, is pleased to announce our fifth annual labour beat internship!
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at CHUO with other panelists heard in the program
Executive Director of UN Women on violence against women in Canada | Oct 25 2016 | Sarah Newton | In a roundtable with Canada's National Campus and Community Radio Association, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discussed violence against Indigenous women; how to include transgender people.
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Schiaparelli lander missing; ground control still in contact with Postmedia; prognosis grim for both | Oct 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | You don't need a calculator to know that if Postmedia keeps losing money at this quarter’s pace, it'll soon be burning through $400 million a year.
Photo of Amy Goodman by Aditya Ganapathiraju/flickr
Amy Goodman's arrest puts fierce spotlight on standoff at Standing Rock | Oct 20 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Attempts to criminalize nonviolent land and water defenders, humiliate them and arrest journalists should not pave the way for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Who are you anyway? Take our 2016 reader survey! | Oct 18 2016 | rabble staff | Tell us about yourself. Who are you anyway? Why do you come to rabble? We want to know. Take our 2016 rabble reader survey today.
The history of the Internet: Military anxiety and a hacker's ethic | Oct 16 2016 | Kyle Curlew | The Internet we know today is an unlikely combination of radical philosophy and military surveillance.
Can Quebec take a joke? Comedy and human rights clash in court | Oct 15 2016 | Cara Sabatini | Quebecois comedian Mike Ward is appealing a ruling by the province's human rights tribunal against offensive jokes he made about a teenager.
Edward Snowden Wikimedia image
Pardon Snowden | Oct 14 2016 | President Obama needs to know the world supports this.
Photo: Cam Miller/flickr
Join our team! seeks Editor -- Deadline for applications November 4 | Oct 12 2016 | rabble staff | Do you understand the power of media in making political and social change, and want to do something about the need for a powerful, alternative media voice in Canada? You may be our next Editor!
Fred Peabody on Speaking Truth to Power, Unplugging and Pressure From Below
Fred Peabody on speaking truth to power, unplugging and pressure from below | Oct 11 2016 | Face2Face | Peabody and I talk about his new film "All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone," speaking truth to power, unplugging from the mainstream and good journalism.
Photo: OEA - OAS/flickr
Probing sources of bias in media coverage of Canada's role in Haiti | Oct 4 2016 | Yves Engler | Within the prevailing structural constraints, journalists have some flexibility in whether they "comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" or serve power.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Memo to newspapers: Bail yourselves out | Oct 3 2016 | John Miller | Ottawa should resist publishers' demands for tax breaks. They got into this themselves

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