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.

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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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on rabble.ca

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Environment | We will max out our carbon budget by 2018. What can we do? | Sep 15 2014 | Stephen Leahy | Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again.
Feminism | Nick Jonas’ new song, ‘Jealous,’ declares: ‘It’s my right to be hellish’ | Sep 15 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Possessiveness, obsession, and "hellish" behaviour isn't romantic -- it's a red flag.
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | World | Stopping Harper's long-awaited Iraq War | Sep 15 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Harper wants to bury the memory of Iraq and war resisters, ignore the needs of refugees and find an outlet for tar sands and military spending. But there are alternatives.
Media Matters | Watch: Alternative Media Movement Assembly at #PSF2014 | Sep 15 2014 | Peoples' Social Forum | Watch the discussion during the Alternative Media Movement Assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum!
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Freedom of information: A bad joke | Sep 15 2014 | Hans Rollman | A widely publicized Canadian Press experience reveals the serious erosion of our government's democratic accountability. Or really, what government accountability?!
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | The liberal media elite and other Conservative tall tales | Sep 15 2014 | Gerry Caplan | A leaked Conservative Party fundraising email charges that the Liberal Party and the mainstream media are in lockstep. Nope, it's actually moderate Conservatives Harper is ticking off now.
Dave Hancock
Politics in Canada | Outgoing Alberta Premier Dave Hancock: 17 years of going along to get along | Sep 15 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Premier Dave Hancock's principal job was to put out political fires. Albertans need to remember he was also part of the team that lit them.
James Foley, journalist
World | Leadership is no rose garden | Sep 15 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | National leaders face horrendous decisions in dealing with crises from ISIS to ebola to Russia's encroachment on Ukraine.
Civil Liberties Watch | Tent city protests lack of action on homelessness | Sep 14 2014 | Redeye Collective | There are more than 200 tents in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The city issued an eviction notice July 21 but camp residents have refused to leave.
Feminism | LGBTIQ | Feminism, lesbianism and polyamory | Sep 14 2014 | The F Word | The F Word teams up with The Lesbian Show to discuss the relationship between lesbianism and feminism. Also featuring an interview about lesbian polyamory.
Politics in Canada | Parliament is back and the fight for votes is on | Sep 14 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The House is in session and politicians will have to deal with actual legislation. Some say such 'substance' doesn't matter; winning votes is all about image. The NDP will try to prove them wrong.
Indigenous Rights | Indigenous Community is in a state of unrest after the Aboriginal People's Choice Awards | Sep 13 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The gala was full on pomp, circumstance and achievement last night at the Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards, but there as some First Nations activists who feel different about this type of government
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Calling out whiteness at the Peoples' Social Forum | Sep 12 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa had a lot of great things going for it. But some were struck by the overwhelming whiteness of the forum.
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Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Education | Politics in Canada | Quebec laws keep undocumented children out of school | Sep 12 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | When Max's family's refugee application was denied, they were asked to pay for public school. They couldn't. Max missed two years. Advocates are working to make school free for all children.
Photo: flickr/John
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: Kittens! edition | Sep 12 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | So, I like cat videos. A lot. But what else can cheer you up faster than a basket full of kittens? Feel Good Friday is here... with plenty of kittens.