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Labour | Labour and class politics in New Zealand/Aotearoa | Aug 30 2014 | Diana Beaumont | Labour news from the Asia Pacific. Interview about labour and class politics in New Zealand/Aotearoa with Joe Carolan, UNITE union organiser and candidate for the MANA party in the upcoming elections.
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | Why Black people should spoil their ballot in this Toronto Mayor's election | Aug 29 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | On Election Day spoil the ballot for mayor if you are Black. Only mass collective action will make those in authority take Black people seriously. These candidates don't deserve your vote.
Anti-Racism | Gaza | Political Action | World | 'Anti-Semitism' as cover for white supremacy | Aug 29 2014 | Yves Engler | Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against 'anti-Semitism' in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism?
Anti-Racism | US Politics | America the Beautiful: Deluxe Ferguson Edition | Aug 29 2014 | J. Baglow | Nothing has been resolved in Ferguson -- or in the rest of a deeply racist America. What is to be done?
Photo: King-of-Herrings/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | US Politics | Outstanding Emmy nominees signal a Great Leap Forward for television | Aug 29 2014 | Rick Salutin | It's delightful how change -- of an encouraging sort -- happens. Just when you thought TV was an eternal cesspool, along comes this year's Emmys with its fine array.
Photo: flickr/Sarah Reid
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: And we're back! edition | Aug 29 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | We're back to regular programming, and the good news is we've got feminism, activism, celebrities, graffiti and people not being deported.
By Timkal (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Where is the economic action for women in the North? | Aug 29 2014 | Kate McInturff | An economic plan that would work for women in the North has to accommodate the realities of where they work, how they work and the constraints imposed by their unpaid work.
Photo: flickr/KT King
Economy | Education | Labour | Politics in Canada | B.C. today: Labour conflict or school reform? | Aug 29 2014 | Helesia Luke | Did the B.C. Liberal government just bluff on that $40-a-day voucher plan or do they really want to have that battle over public education now?
Photo by author.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election | Aug 29 2014 | Michael Laxer | The Catch-22 of social democratic campaigns like Olivia Chow's of late is that by trying to pander to and be all things to all people you end up meaning very little to anyone.
Photo: Miriam Katawazi
Gaza | Political Action | World | 66-meter flag is a symbol of solidarity with those who died in Gaza | Aug 29 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | As part of the Peoples' Social Forum, participants from across the country held a vigil in Ottawa to commemorate those who have died in Gaza.
Labour | Politics in Canada | The Fraser Institute's 'research' is junk -- have a happy Labour Day! | Aug 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Fraser Institute is now applying the methodology of "creation science" to the study of economics. The results, of course, are much the same.
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Seven reasons to support a Parliamentary Bureau for the rest of us | Aug 29 2014 | rabble staff | Harper won't let up and we need an independent reporter from the Hill as our eyes and ears. Here are seven reasons why Karl Nerenberg is our choice!
Politics in Canada | Voters may be saying 'enough is enough' to Harper's Tories | Aug 29 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | As I read the opinion polls, people are not so much outraged by Stephen Harper and the Conservatives as they are tired of them. The same thing happened to Brian Mulroney at about the same stage.
World | Another CBC exercise in propaganda over Ukraine | Aug 29 2014 | Roger Annis | Coincidentally, Democracy Now! and CBC broadcast two stories on Ukraine today. One was serious analysis, another was a platform for propaganda.
Photo: Live4Soccer(L4S)/flickr
Arts & Culture | US Politics | From World War I to Gaza, war is not the answer | Aug 28 2014 | Amy Goodman | In her epic book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman detailed how the First World War began in 1914. We can look at that war in retrospect, 100 years later, as if through a distant mirror.