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on rabble.ca

Environment | Leaders must put people before politics | Aug 19 2014 | David Suzuki | What can you say about "leaders" who choose to ignore the best available evidence to the detriment of the people they are elected to represent?
Image Wikimedia Commons
Environment | Ten ways our government failed us in Lac-Mégantic | Aug 19 2014 | Bruce Campbell | Ten areas of regulatory failure relevant to the actions Montreal Maine and Atlantic -- whose train derailed and exploded causing 47 deaths and untold suffering for the citizens of Lac-Mégantic.
Image: Flickr/Council of Canadians
Environment | If Energy East spills, here's the water you could no longer drink | Aug 19 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | Energy East crosses waterways that supply drinking water to millions of Canadians, from Battle River, Alberta to the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick. All of these would be at risk if Energy East spills.
Feminism | Surprise! Teen girls are having anal sex because they’re being pressured into it | Aug 19 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A recent study out of London shows that heterosexual teen boys are pressuring girls into having anal sex, despite the fact the girls don't enjoy it.
Photo: flickr/Giuseppe Milo
Food & Health | Gaza | Politics in Canada | World | Why won't Canada help the injured children of Gaza? | Aug 19 2014 | Bahija Réghaï | Is there any hope that our Prime Minister will pause in his sideline cheerleading for Israel long enough to act constructively on behalf of Gaza's wounded children?
Candidates Prentice, McIver & Lukaszuk
Politics in Canada | A few slaps were landed, but last night’s Alberta PC leadership debate was no donnybrook | Aug 19 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Cut through the verbiage, and there was very little to separate any of the candidates on genuinely important issues other than how to run AHS.
Politics in Canada | Reinventing Democracy to Save Canada, part 2 | Aug 19 2014 | Victoria Fenner | An event co-sponsored by rabble.ca and the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on August 12, 2014, called "Living Consciously: Reinventing Democracy to Save Canada."
World | The People's Republics in eastern Ukraine between militias and oligarchs | Aug 19 2014 | Boris Kagarlitsky | Ukraine's war in the east of the country has reached a bloody standoff and is sparking a deeper radicalization of self-defense forces.
Photo: Flickr/Buddhabless
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | Anger escalates over migrant arrests during vehicle safety checks | Aug 18 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Anger continues to escalate over the controversial arrests of undocumented workers by the Canada Border Services Agency during a commercial vehicle safety blitz.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Community groups rally against undocumented worker arrests in Toronto | Aug 18 2014 | John Bonnar | Friends, family members and supporters took part in an emergency rally Monday outside the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Ministry of Transportation offices.
Anti-Racism | Economy | Political Action | Speak out against racial profiling and anti-immigrant raids | Aug 18 2014 | Don't support Harper's anti-migrant agenda! Stop Ontario Provincial Police doing immigration enforcement's dirty work.
Arts & Culture | Body in motion, spirit at rest | Aug 18 2014 | Holly Adams | Stage combat or fight conferences are held across cities throughout the year. If you have any interest in performing with weapons or staging fights, you would love them.
CommonCauses | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Reinventing Democracy to Save Canada, part 1 | Aug 18 2014 | Victoria Fenner | An event co-sponsored by rabble.ca and the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on August 12, 2014, called "Living Consciously: Reinventing Democracy to Save Canada."
CommonCauses | Watch LIVE August 21-24! #PSF2014 Opening Ceremony, Naomi Klein and Parliament Hill rally! | Aug 18 2014 | rabble staff | Tune in to rabbletv to watch the Peoples' Social Forum opening events LIVE!
Photo: rjbeeswax/flickr
Environment | Food & Health | How neonicotinoid pesticides are poisoning Canada's agriculture | Aug 18 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | Agriculture in Canada is heading down a dangerous path, promoted by Health Canada's willingness to continue to approve the use of neonicotinoids despite the harm done by these chemicals.