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Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Commemorating one year since #MigrantStrike | Sep 17 2014 | Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | An interview with Tings from the End Immigration Detention Network to mark one year since the migrant strike actions by detained immigrants in Ontario and Quebec.
CommonCauses | Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Video: Energy East 101 | Sep 17 2014 | rabble staff | Energy East 101, a four-minute handimation gives a comprehensive background on the controversial Energy East pipeline proposed by TransCanada.
Photo: Chris Blakeley/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Why the Liberals' EI plan doesn't add up | Sep 17 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.
Gordon Dirks
Education | Politics in Canada | Unelected and unknown education minister looms as first major blunder of Prentice new Tory Government | Sep 17 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Gordon Dirks is now in public life. Whether he likes it or not, he's going to have to make his views on social conservative ideas crystal clear to ordinary voters.
Photo: flickr/Toshiyuki IMAI
Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | How are Canada's municipalities fighting resource extraction? | Sep 17 2014 | Sanita Fejzic | Across Canada rural municipalities are dealing with issues of land use and resource extraction. What power do citizens actually have over Big Business when they want to protect the environment?
Media Matters | A vision of community-controlled, multi-media centres across the country | Sep 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Cathy Edwards talks about the work of Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations to radically change the community broadcast media landscape in Canada.
Politics in Canada | World | Yes for Scotland independence; Yes for a Canadian alternative | Sep 17 2014 | Nora Loreto | Lessons learned from the 2014 referendum campaign in Scotland
Photo: Caro's Lines/flickr
Technology | Hanging out in meet space: Tools for online collaboration | Sep 17 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Hanging out with other humans is what humans like to do best. And, we have hundreds of ways and places to do it. Here are some ideas for taking it online.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Arts & Culture | World | Harold Innis goes to war | Sep 16 2014 | Mel Watkins | The famous Canadian historian was deeply touched by the First World War and it affected his career and philosophy for the rest of his life.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Disruption: Climate. Change. | Sep 16 2014 | Redeye Collective | On September 21, the People's Climate March will take place in New York City. A new film both documents and makes the case for a mass movement to demand action on climate change.
Arts & Culture | The brain and the ballet dancer: Dr. Crystal Dilworth on the co-dependency between art and science | Sep 16 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Does art need the structure of science? Can science grow without creativity? For Dr. Crystal Dilworth, the attraction between opposites is all about the brain and a little bit of chemistry.
Source: CANSIM 281-0027
Economy | Labour | Of rising tides, sinking boats and workers' bargaining power | Sep 16 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Recently, Jason Kenney took to Twitter to defend his decision to limit the number of precarious workers entering Alberta through the TFWP. His changes do little to fix the actual problem though.
Photo: Toby Scott/flickr
Economy | Labour | $15 minimum-wage movement spills into Canada | Sep 16 2014 | Trish Hennessy | Today, the federal NDP is slated to use its Official Opposition Day to table a motion that would have Parliament Hill vote on a proposal to reinstate the federal minimum wage.
Photo: TheKilens/flickr
Education | Environment | Learning in nature is good for teachers and students | Sep 16 2014 | David Suzuki | With most of Canada's teachers back after summer, facing challenges that contribute to high rates of teacher attrition, it's a good time to ask: How can "nature as classroom" support their well-being?
Education | Politics in Canada | GroundWire | September 16, 2014: Quebec Political Repression Commission, Bill C-36, tuition fees at SFU | Sep 16 2014 | GroundWire | This episode of Groundwire covers the Quebec Political Repression Commission, sex workers testify against Bill C-36 and international student fee hikes at SFU.