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on rabble.ca

Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Fact-checking Adam Vaughan and $15-per-day child care | Aug 25 2015 | Nora Loreto | Adam Vaughan says that only eight per cent of families in the riding of Spadina-Fort York have children, so the NDP's plan for $15/day daycare doesn't resonate with the riding's residents. Not quite.
Elections | Food & Health | We need a national food policy so no one in Canada goes hungry | Aug 25 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Canada doesn't have a national food policy. Without one the federal government cannot adequately address health, education, economic and environmental issues as they pertain to food insecurity.
Environment | A healthy environment nurtures healthy people | Aug 25 2015 | David Suzuki | Science is giving us a better understanding of the many ways preserving, caring for and restoring natural spaces can improve the lives of humans and other beings.
Photo: flickr/  EURIST e.V.
Environment | Break Metro Vancouver's transit impasse by declaring a climate crisis | Aug 25 2015 | Eric Doherty | Zurich re-purposed road space for transit in the face of a less serious crisis. So, why can't that be Vancouver's solution too?
Feminism | On the Ashley Madison hack: Cheating isn't a gender-neutral issue | Aug 25 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Over 70 per cent of Ashley Madison's users were male -- can we really talk about this without considering a larger context of male entitlement?
Photo: Onehkwéntara Kanehtsóte - the Red Post Art Exhibit facebook page
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Powerful reflections on the Oka Crisis at Red Post Art Exhibit | Aug 24 2015 | Jennifer Dales | Onekwenhtara Kanehtsote - the Red Post Art Exhibit commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Crisis of 1990, also known as the Oka Crisis, by demonstrating its impacts through art.
Photo: Tony Webster/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Taking back our country from the scourge of Harperism | Aug 24 2015 | Ralph Surette | A sinister culture of fear and control has been created that runs through the vital organs of Canadian public life. To overcome it, we need a cleansing of the scourge of a corrosive ideology.
Elections | Ten worst Conservative social media fails this election. So far. | Aug 24 2015 | Dylan Penner | Three weeks into the 42nd federal election. At least 10 social media fails. This is shaping up to be quite the election.
Otterburne pipeline explosion, 2014
Environment | TransCanada's 54-year-old time bomb explodes | Aug 24 2015 | Mark Calzavara | TransCanada's pipeline Integrity Management Program is supposed to prevent ruptures like this. It failed.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | In Harm's Way: First Nations leader, activists speak out against Energy East | Aug 24 2015 | Sabrina Bowman | In Toronto in July, we explored how residents would be affected by the Energy East pipeline proposal, despite living hundreds of kilometres away from the pipeline's proposed route.
Image: Flickr/Bill Strain
Food & Health | What is The Bonnie Burstow Blog all about? Getting a sense of the territory | Aug 24 2015 | Bonnie Burstow | An introduction to The Bonnie Burstow Blog, which is committed to antipsychiatry and the expansions of the commons. Psychiatry is foundationless and we need to grapple with problems together.
Tabakoto North Underground Gold Mine - Mali, West Africa. Owned by Toronto-based
Environment | Politics in Canada | World | Backed by Conservative government, Canadian mining companies are plundering Africa | Aug 23 2015 | Yves Engler | Even widespread criticism of their operations has failed to dampen the Conservatives' support for Canada's many mining interests in Africa.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Indie Inside: Nick Sherman | Aug 22 2015 | rabble staff | Singer-songwriter Nick Sherman presents his new album, "Knives and Wildrice," continuing the storytelling tradition of his Ojibway roots.
Image: Twitter/@MargaretAtwood
Elections | Media Matters | With Margaret Atwood farce, National Post explodes in its own face | Aug 22 2015 | J. Baglow | What lessons can we draw from the Margaret Atwood farce? Does it matter?
Jack Layton, June 4, 2011
Politics in Canada | Jack Layton: Looking back, gazing ahead | Aug 22 2015 | Christopher Majka | In my conversations with Jack Layton it became clear that here was a political leader that wasn't simply going through the motions of politics, but someone who was a living incarnation of politics.