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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Writing Mentors: Been There, Done That, Do More | Apr 27 2015 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns, Write Along Radio | This week, we’re talking about finding community and mentoring in writing. Listen as we share how you can connect with those who will push you in your writing.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Environmental activist Ann Cavlovic talks 'non-preachy' climate activism | Apr 27 2015 | Lauren Scott | Ottawa writer, Ann Cavlovic's first play 'Emissions: A Climate Comedy' teaches audiences about climate change, but in a totally "non-preachy" way. Keep reading for her fresh take on the problem!
Photo: wikimedia commons
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Food & Health | Solving Vancouver's homelessness problem through public health care | Apr 27 2015 | Soledad Vega | With a federal election approaching, attention should be less on affordable housing and more on getting federal politicians talking about public health care.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Here’s why small businesses across Canada are speaking out about the damage Bill C-51 will do to our economy | Apr 27 2015 | David Christopher | Over 100 businesses, large and small, have joined the over 200,000 Canadians speaking out to #StopC51
Photo: Kat R/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Budget 2015: The inequality budget | Apr 27 2015 | Lynne Fernandez | Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Budget 2015: A tale of austerity past, present and future | Apr 27 2015 | Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.
Brian Jean
Elections | Politics in Canada | The Brian Jean Story: We've heard about the rags … why not the riches? | Apr 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | There's barely a week left until election day. Whatever the result, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean will play a major role in Alberta politics. Where has the mainstream media been?
Baptiste stands over a map of Tsilhqo'tin Territory. Photo: Goldman Environmenta
Environment | Indigenous Rights | 'Our future generations are not for sale': Marilyn Baptiste wins Goldman Environmental Prize | Apr 27 2015 | Stephen Leahy | Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation in British Columbia has won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity mine.
Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao
Environment | Labour | Good jobs and better climate hinge on public transit decisions | Apr 27 2015 | Eric Doherty | If we want job creation and pollution reduction in Canada, then there is an obvious solution: invest in public transit across Canada.
Environment | Book: The Last Bonobo | Apr 27 2015 | Redeye Collective | The bonobo is one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Unlike chimpanzees and humans, bonobos live in peaceful groups led by a dominant older females.
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
Politics in Canada | The Nova Scotia Legislature: Our house, their rules? | Apr 27 2015 | Ian Johnson | The whole security system at the Legislature needs to be reviewed in order to ensure the broadest public participation possible. This is the people's house; there is no "us" and "them."
World | ​Return from Donbas: Cracks begin to show in Canada's support for war in Ukraine | Apr 27 2015 | Roger Annis | Canada's decision to join the U.S. and U.K. in sending soldiers to Ukraine dims the prospect of a political solution to the war there. Canadians should support diplomacy over war.
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | A radio renaissance in Seattle area | Apr 26 2015 | Redeye Collective | Sabrina Roach, of the Puget Sound Community Radio Cohort, talks about the new low-power FM radio stations which will soon begin broadcasting in the Seattle area.
Jonathan Denis
Elections | Politics in Canada | Lurching Tory election machine hits new potholes as phone bills come due and justice minister ordered to quit | Apr 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It seems likely former justice minister Jonathan Denis Denis only remains a PC candidate because nominations have now closed and it would be impossible to get another Tory's name on the ballot.
Bill Sparks on Social Justice, Innovation and Social Change
Political Action | Bill Sparks on social justice, innovation and social change | Apr 26 2015 | Face2Face | Bill talks about social justice, innovation and change. Hear what he has to say about perseverance, measuring the little things and structural violence and why he believes money can be dangerous.