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on rabble.ca

Anti-Racism | LGBTIQ | Political Action | Pride march for queer people of colour creates critical space for healing | Aug 5 2016 | Lenée Son | "Today was about giving us a space. Taking space in the city at Pride time," Fatima Jaffer. A lot of people don't feel comfortable at Pride, so this alternative space was created.
Photo: Agência Brasil Fotografias/flickr
Arts & Culture | Economy | World | Rio may be end games for high-performance capitalism | Aug 5 2016 | Rick Salutin | In Copenhagen in 2009, when Brazil's successful bid for this year's Olympics was announced, Lula, then the country's president, leapt in the air and danced.
Education | Indigenous Rights | Labour | What's new in the news: Worker safety, student loans, Donald Trump and MMIW inquiry | Aug 5 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble bloggers continue to bring informed takes on Canada's top news stories, here are some of the best blog posts of the week.
Image: Flickr/tfinn123442
Labour | These workers claimed their workplace was unsafe. Then their employer fired them. | Aug 5 2016 | Bob Barnetson | In 2014, there were over 50,000 serious injuries in British Columbia. Yet very few workers refuse unsafe work. Now we know why.
Alison Redford
Labour | Politics in Canada | Wildrose blames NDP for sensible labour relations practice started in 2013 by Tories | Aug 5 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Will the Wildrose labour critic apologize to Alberta's NDP for his intemperate attack on the Notley government for a sensible practice of the former Tory government? Don't hold your breath.
Tim Kaine meets with Bolivian family
US Politics | Hillary Clinton chooses VP with bilingual advantage | Aug 5 2016 | Penney Kome | “Si, se puede”? We shall see what Tim Kaine means for the Democrats
Photo: flickr/Eric Constantineau
Anti-Racism | Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Proportional representation not a cure-all for underrepresentation of women in Parliament | Aug 4 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
Mel Hurtig (Photo by Alex Waterhouse-Hayward)
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Mel Hurtig, a great Canadian -- and, full of beans, as we used to say | Aug 4 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Mel Hurtig died yesterday in Vancouver. He was 84. He was a great Canadian. He will be missed.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | World | The Olympics are not what they seem | Aug 4 2016 | Jacqueline Kennelly | So, the Rio Olympics start on Friday. Instead of the typical media tributes to Olympic success, let's look at the political resistance to the Olympic behemoth, past and present.
Photo: City of Toronto Archives
Economy | Politics in Canada | Passionate movement for public power is pushing back against hydro privatization | Aug 4 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne is hoping Ontarians have long since abandoned the passion that fuelled the century-old popular movement that led to the creation of Ontario Hydro.
Student at DEBT Student Masquerade Solidarité Protest, 2012
Education | Ontario's 'benevolence with strings attached' is keeping low-income students out of university | Aug 4 2016 | Stephanie Langton | Ontario's student loan system is restrictive and discriminatory to the very people it is designed to help.
Photo: Council of Canadians
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Indigenous women express concerns about MMIW inquiry | Aug 4 2016 | Brent Patterson | While there have been many expressions of support and hope for the Liberal government's inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, there are also numerous concerns being expressed.
Feminism | The Modern Mumma's 'quickie' is nothing to feel good about | Aug 4 2016 | Meghan Murphy | There's nothing 'modern' about guilting your partner into sex.
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmorev
Food & Health | US Politics | Donald Trump isn't 'crazy.' He's a man-child who has always gotten his own way. | Aug 4 2016 | Liz Kessler | Calling Donald Trump 'crazy' or 'insane' isn't just ableist -- it disguises his privilege and hateful message.
Image: Flickr/Disney | ABC Television Group
US Politics | America is more divided than ever -- and it's about to get a lot worse | Aug 4 2016 | Gerry Caplan | The truth was, and remains, that there is very much a Blue and a Red America and there is no such thing as a single united nation called the United States of America.