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Elections | Politics in Canada | Taking back our country from the scourge of Harperism | Aug 24 2015 | Ralph Surette | A sinister culture of fear and control has been created that runs through the vital organs of Canadian public life. To overcome it, we need a cleansing of the scourge of a corrosive ideology.
Elections | Ten worst Conservative social media fails this election. So far. | Aug 24 2015 | Dylan Penner | Three weeks into the 42nd federal election. At least 10 social media fails. This is shaping up to be quite the election.
Otterburne pipeline explosion, 2014
Environment | TransCanada's 54-year-old time bomb explodes | Aug 24 2015 | Mark Calzavara | TransCanada's pipeline Integrity Management Program is supposed to prevent ruptures like this. It failed.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | In Harm's Way: First Nations leader, activists speak out against Energy East | Aug 24 2015 | Sabrina Bowman | In Toronto in July, we explored how residents would be affected by the Energy East pipeline proposal, despite living hundreds of kilometres away from the pipeline's proposed route.
Image: Flickr/Bill Strain
Food & Health | What is The Bonnie Burstow Blog all about? Getting a sense of the territory | Aug 24 2015 | Bonnie Burstow | An introduction to The Bonnie Burstow Blog, which is committed to antipsychiatry and the expansions of the commons. Psychiatry is foundationless and we need to grapple with problems together.
Tabakoto North Underground Gold Mine - Mali, West Africa. Owned by Toronto-based
Environment | Politics in Canada | World | Backed by Conservative government, Canadian mining companies are plundering Africa | Aug 23 2015 | Yves Engler | Even widespread criticism of their operations has failed to dampen the Conservatives' support for Canada's many mining interests in Africa.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Indie Inside: Nick Sherman | Aug 22 2015 | rabble staff | Singer-songwriter Nick Sherman presents his new album, "Knives and Wildrice," continuing the storytelling tradition of his Ojibway roots.
Image: Twitter/@MargaretAtwood
Elections | Media Matters | With Margaret Atwood farce, National Post explodes in its own face | Aug 22 2015 | J. Baglow | What lessons can we draw from the Margaret Atwood farce? Does it matter?
Jack Layton, June 4, 2011
Politics in Canada | Jack Layton: Looking back, gazing ahead | Aug 22 2015 | Christopher Majka | In my conversations with Jack Layton it became clear that here was a political leader that wasn't simply going through the motions of politics, but someone who was a living incarnation of politics.
William Aberhart
Politics in Canada | Desperate measures for desperate times: Eighty years ago today, Bible Billy had a plan to pay … | Aug 22 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It will not be such a bad legacy for Albertans … if it turns out the NDP like Social Credit is granted some successes beyond election day.
Anti-Racism | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Watch: Suitably dressed? How women's choices become symbols of belonging or exclusion | Aug 21 2015 | Amira Elghawaby | Prime Minister Stephen Harper famously said women who wear the face veil while taking their citizenship oath should know that it "isn't the way we do things here" in Canada. Amira Elghawaby explores.
Photo: vl04/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | We need an economics of the heart | Aug 21 2015 | Rick Salutin | Does Justin Trudeau have it right? It's elementary: either people serve the economy or the economy serves people -- and you can find the answer in your heart.
Photo: flickr/ Alex Guibord
Economy | Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | Trudeau's jabs at Mulcair show gaping holes in Liberal platform | Aug 21 2015 | Dan Darrah | If Trudeau wants to remain a strong player in the election, trying to out-progressive Mulcair is a losing strategy. The Liberals need to start making commitments and stop flip-flopping on others.
Image: Flickr/avdezign
Education | Feminism | Rape is no joke: Federal language program comes up short in sexual assault policy | Aug 21 2015 | Kyla Jamieson | Concerned the Explore program staff at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières thought a skit that trivialized rape was an appropriate way to combat sexual assault, students call for a new policy.
Elections | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Committing to rabble.ca is a commitment to changing Canada. | Aug 21 2015 | Michelle Gregus | rabble.ca is hard at work creating daily election content from the progressive perspective. Who better to put things in perspective than one of rabble's longtime contributors, Amira Elghawaby: