issues

You think you've got issues? Well, check out ours. Issues at rabble.ca highlights the hot topics you want more of and brings together some of the best content and resources on the issues that matter most. Issue pages are more than "browse by topic" navigation. They draw together all rabble content on a particular topic, as well as curated content from other sources. They are your one stop shop for a source of for news, analysis and resources on the issues that you want to be on top of.

RSS Feeds

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Main feed:

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babble feed:

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blog feeds:

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Flickr feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

Introducing some of the best in the twitterverse. These pages also include links:

In Cahoots:

A direct link to our In Cahoots partners who work on specific issue.

News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | Political ideology is not a map, grid, graph or chart | Jul 18 2014 | Adam Riggio | When we think of political concepts as plots on a grid, we all lose. To truly understand someone's politics, more precise questions about their actual political and moral principles need to be asked.
Image: Twitter/trishkellyc
Elections | WTF, Vancouver: misogyny, prudery edition, feat. ex-Parks candidate Trish Kelly | Jul 18 2014 | Michael Stewart | Yesterday, the vast majority of Vancouverites had never heard of Vision Parks Board candidate Trish Kelly. Boy, did that change yesterday.
Photo source: Lana Payne
Feminism | Labour | Powerful, influential, transformative: How one woman's campaign team transformed the CLC | Jul 18 2014 | Meg Borthwick | This year's CLC convention saw women play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the convention. Here, several women labour union leaders weigh in on the transformative experience.
Indigenous Rights | Six Nations protesters stop Enbridge Line 9 dig in North Dumfries | Jul 18 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Individuals from Six Nations and their allies have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline.
Mike Duffy
Politics in Canada | The most important Duffy trial must be held in the court of public opinion | Jul 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | In the court of public opinion, it behooves Canadians to consider the matter of the PMO-Senate Expenses Scandal much more quickly than the wheels of justice can be expected to grind.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17
World | Fallen aircraft and smoking guns: The deadly consequences of Russian insurgency in Ukraine | Jul 18 2014 | Christopher Majka | Intercepted cell phone calls between Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine establish that the Donetsk People's Army shot down the aircraft in the mistaken belief it was a Ukrainian military transport.
Arts & Culture | Technology | US Politics | Surveillance, empire and the future | Jul 17 2014 | Aaron Leonard | Glenn Greenwald gives us the story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in his new book 'No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.'
Photo: Flickr/401K
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | New plan could ease access to health care for refugees. Some hospitals aren't buying in. | Jul 17 2014 | Meagan Perry, Miriam Katawazi | Agreements to waive registration fees may ease access to non-emergency care for uninsured patients and refugees, but some hospitals won't sign on.
Photo: flickr/Nic Redhead
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Does Bill C-36 really bestow dignity and human rights upon anyone? | Jul 17 2014 | Erica Obsession | By conflating human dignity with the discouragement of sex work, the government is implying that it is only by exiting the industry that a sex worker can attain self-worth.
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Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | World | Children fleeing violence face cruel immigration system in U.S. | Jul 17 2014 | Amy Goodman | The U.S. is experiencing a failure of economic globalization and foreign policy, amplified by failed, stagnant immigration policies. The latest victims are children seeking safety across its borders.
Photo: Shell/flickr
Economy | Environment | The high financial risk of Alberta's tar sands in a carbon-constrained world | Jul 17 2014 | Marc Lee | Carbon budgeting is a fairly new way of conceptualizing the economic and public policy challenges associated with climate change, with key implications for fossil fuel development.
Robyn Allen
Environment | Media Matters | If you can't trust Postmedia when it reports on oil and the environment, when can you trust it? | Jul 17 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | You've heard of companies that are too big to fail. Given the nature of the Internet, Postmedia may be a company that's too big to succeed.
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Environment | Politics in Canada | Dear Ryan: Protect the Peel River Watershed! | Jul 17 2014 | Linda Leon | The Peel River Watershed is a pristine area in northern Yukon prized by First Nations and famous worldwide for its extraordinary beauty.
Feminism | Feminism and Christianity | Jul 17 2014 | The F Word | Discussion of the image of woman in the Christian creation myth and negotiating the development of feminist consciousness within a Christian community.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Gaza | World | Harper's one-sided approach to Gaza is a betrayal of Canadian values | Jul 17 2014 | Linda McQuaig | It's quite extraordinary, as well as appalling, that our prime minister has steadfastly declined to join other world leaders in calling for a halt to Israel's bombing of Gaza.