issues

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In Cahoots:

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on rabble.ca

Politics in Canada | Michael Laxer is wrong: Mulcair is not soft on C-51 | Mar 1 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Elsewhere on rabble.ca Michael Laxer has made the strange argument that the NDP is soft on C-51 because Mulcair says, in office, the NDP would amend it not scrap it. Laxer is quite wrong.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Education | Nikki Giovanni | Feb 28 2015 | Margaret Prescod, WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet on black history, present, and future
Connie Sorio
Environment | Food & Health | World | Hungry for change: Today I fast for the planet | Feb 28 2015 | Connie Sorio | Today, February 28, I am fasting because I am hungry for change. Today I consider my fast both a political and spiritual action.
Photo credit: Lisa Sandlos
Arts & Culture | Feminism | ReGirling the Girl: A phenomenal feminist dance | Feb 27 2015 | June Chua | In a production using research with young dancers, choreographer Lisa Sandlos explores the over-sexualization of women, particularly young dancers in the world of competitive dance.
Photo: google images
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday: I'm so excited! edition | Feb 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Big wins for activists! And big laughs for everyone in this week's Feel Good Friday.
Arts & Culture | Spock: the beautiful geek who gave zero f*cks | Feb 27 2015 | Anne Theriault | Spock, aka Leonard Nimoy, just died 216 years before he is due to be born on the planet Vulcan. Live long and prosper, bro.
Photo credit: The Wrap
Economy | Feminism | Labour | All your wage gap questions answered | Feb 27 2015 | Kate MacIntruff | The wage gap is a thing. It exists. It isn't pretty. It is the face of discrimination. It isn't going to go away if we close our eyes and hold our breath and count to one hundred.
Photo: D Sharon Pruitt/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | B.C. Budget 2015 confirms it: We can afford the $10 per day child-care plan! | Feb 27 2015 | Lynell Anderson | Budget 2015 clearly shows that B.C. can afford to start implementing the $10/day child-care plan now -- and it can choose to do so without raising taxes.
Photo: romana klee/flickr
Education | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Let's talk about sex: Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum | Feb 27 2015 | Rick Salutin | What else might be included in the new Ontario sex-ed curriculum? How about why sex is important at all in human existence -- and how important it is.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Protests disrupt Kinder Morgan pipeline drilling attempt | Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
Photo: flickr/ Adrian Lee
Feminism | LGBTIQ | Politics in Canada | On Bill C-279, state violence and institutional transphobia | Feb 27 2015 | Sophia Banks | With support, Senator Donald Plett wants to modify Bill C-279 so trans people will not be able to access any 'sex-segregated' facility and the term 'gender identity' will be removed. Horrible.
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Watch: Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls | Feb 27 2015 | Greg Macdougall | Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
photo: flickr/oncall team
Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia Bill 1: The saga continues | Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Nova Scotia government fires its arbitrator as labour work to ensure labour rights in the face of Bill 1.
Photo: CUPE
Labour | Political Action | This week's labour news: Labour hits the books | Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | This week in labour news: Ontario campuses and beyond!
Jimmy Carter
Politics in Canada | Jim Prentice's 'pathetic lies': It's all spin all the time with Alberta's 'new management' | Feb 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | To paraphrase Democrat Lloyd Bentsen's famous comment to Republican Dan Quayle in the 1988 U.S. vice-presidential debate: "I knew Ralph Klein... Premier, you're no Ralph Klein!"