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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | LGBTIQ | Watch Me: A queer May-December romance | Jan 26 2015 | Cathi Bond | Tru Love is a great new queer chick flick about a May-December romance between a 60-year-old widow and a bed-hopping 37-year-old gay woman.
Photo: Charlie Owen/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Occupy | Downsizing democracy: The end of the world as we know it? | Jan 26 2015 | Murray Dobbin | The exceptionally successful neoliberal campaign to change the "ideological fabric" of society has put western civilization on a track to irreversible collapse. How can we shift course?
Photo: Mohri UN-CECAR/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | The search for a national clean energy policy in Canada | Jan 26 2015 | Brendan Haley | The ideal policy response to Canada's regional diversity involves implementing geographically specific clean energy transition policies. It does not involve giving up on national carbon pricing.
Economy | Politics in Canada | CETA appears 'wobbly' with provincial dispute, but ISDS lurks on the horizon | Jan 26 2015 | Brent Patterson | Following Newfoundland's discontent, all provincial premiers and territorial leaders should also be thinking through the implications of CETA's investor-state provision on their provincial budgets.
Image: wikimedia commons
Economy | World | The triumph of Syriza and the challenge to social democracy and austerity | Jan 26 2015 | Michael Laxer | The victory of Syriza, while being clearly a victory within the specific Greek context, still stands as a challenge to the bankrupt narrative of social democratic acceptance of austerity.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Next election puts Canadians to the test: Will we throw Harper out? | Jan 26 2015 | Ralph Surette | Thanks to the Harper government's expertise in propaganda and manipulation, the rodent-like gnawing at democratic process and our legal structure has been under the radar. Are we going to catch on?
Environment | Political Action | Technology | National Forum on Clean Energy and Industry -- Part 1 | Jan 26 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Friday October 3, 2014: A panel discussion on renewable energy and clean technology in Canada.
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | Makayla, cancer and colonialism | Jan 26 2015 | Jesse McLaren | Rather than blaming a family for their tragedy, we should be collectively working to improve determinants of health, so that we can treat and prevent cancer and stop the cancerous system driving it.
Indigenous Rights | Save the water and maybe we can save ourselves? | Jan 26 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | I have always said that we risk everything if we see water as only a political issue to be manipulated by parliamentary politics and not something fundamental to the survival of all living things.
Link Byfield
Politics in Canada | Death of Wildrose founder and journalist-ideologue Link Byfield a major blow to Alberta social conservative right | Jan 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Despite winning an Alberta Senate election, Prime Minister Stephen Harper passed over Link Byfield for a Senate seat -- evidence of how far his views were from the mainstream.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Economy | Politics in Canada | The House returns and Harper will have to answer for economic turmoil | Jan 25 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Harper now says falling prices in the oil and gas sector are good for the rest of the economy. Still, Finance Minister Oliver has postponed his budget because of market uncertainty.
Politics in Canada | Fundraiser started to build a bronze statue of Jim Flaherty | Jan 25 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | There is currently a fundraiser being held on the internet site Go Fund Me created on January 17, 2015.
Danielle Smith
Politics in Canada | Danielle Smith to former Wildrose supporters: I didn't leave you, you left me! | Jan 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith is right about one thing: Whatever progressive instincts the PC Party had are now deader than the proverbial mackerel.
Robert Burns
Politics in Canada | 256 years of Rabbie Burns: If the authorities had any idea what he was talking about, they'd round up the Caledonian Society | Jan 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If the authorities actually comprehended what Robert Burns's poems were saying, they'd send in robotic sniffers to render the haggis harmless!
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Food & Health | Animal rights film garners four Canadian Screen Awards' nominations | Jan 24 2015 | John Bonnar | The Ghosts in Our Machine was nominated for four Canadian Screen Awards during a press conference held on January 13 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox cultural centre in Toronto.