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Feminism | Media Matters | Four ways to deal with coverage of the Jian Ghomeshi trial | Jan 31 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | As the first of Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trials begins this week, four tips might help how we and others engage in difficult conversations.
Gil McGowan
Labour | Politics in Canada | Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan assails Notley government's royalty 'mistake' | Jan 31 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | No one who is being honest can say that Alberta’s NDP government is in the pocket of "big labour."
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | World | Canada's Foreign Affairs minister is visiting Ukraine, says dialogue with Russia needed | Jan 30 2016 | Roger Annis | Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion faced haranguing in Parliament on January 27 for saying dialogue with Russia needed.
Rachel Notley
Politics in Canada | Notley government decrees no change to Alberta's royalty regime | Jan 30 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Many Albertans still believe the NDP was right when it said they weren't getting a fair deal on resources -- and nothing has changed just because nothing has changed.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Sorry Rick Mercer, Energy East won't unite our country but it will destroy our planet | Jan 29 2016 | Scott Vrooman | It's easy to sneer at climate change deniers as delusional and anti-science, but if you accept climate science but ignore what that science means, you're a denier too.
Arts & Culture | Economy | Labour | Political Action | Organizing a precarious world | Jan 29 2016 | Victoria Fenner | A look at the world of precarious work and some creative organizing models for workers.
Photo: flickr/ nate1280
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Arguments against Canada's bombing mission exist, but Trudeau hasn't uttered them | Jan 29 2016 | Paul Weinberg | Canada's federal government must stand strong in its position to end its combat mission in Iraq and Syria. So why hasn't Trudeau uttered any arguments against the bombing missions?
CommonCauses | Environment | Purchasing power for change | Jan 29 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Why we are all complicit in adding more crap to our planet.
Economy | Labour | Wages vs. workers: How Canada's minimum rates compare | Jan 29 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | In part 1 of rabble's series on the minimum wage in Canada, we examine what the minimum wage is and how it applies to different workers.
Economy | NDP | Politics in Canada | Dear Mulcair: Fighting income inequality is not just an email petition away | Jan 29 2016 | Michael Laxer | Tom Mulcair's sudden commitment to sound like half a Bernie Sanders or one-quarter of a Jeremy Corbyn is little more than throwing a bone to restive party members.
Seven reasons Rick Mercer got Energy East wrong
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | Seven reasons Rick Mercer got Energy East wrong | Jan 29 2016 | Daryn Caister | Rick Mercer upset tons of people this week by doing a rant in support of the Energy East pipeline; we respond.
Photo: Alex Hanson/flickr
Education | Politics in Canada | US Politics | What happens when public education is destroyed? You get Donald Trump. | Jan 29 2016 | Rick Salutin | It's hard to be smart if you've been through a system that forced you to use all your time prepping and taking tests while leaving little space for learning to think and practising thought.
Education | I'm not 'neutral' in my classroom and I don't think you should be either | Jan 29 2016 | Ryan Cho | When it comes down to it, schools, and the communities that surround them, are not neutral places. So neither should teachers.
Environment | Political Action | Thousands of signatures against Trans Mountain pipeline delivered to NEB hearings | Jan 29 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | As the NEB hearings continue for Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, activists deliver thousands of signatures opposing the project.
Environment Minister Mary Polak with Premier Christy Clark.
Environment | Want B.C. to be a climate leader again? Now is the time to speak up. | Jan 29 2016 | Stephen Hui | B.C. Climate Leadership Team recommendations would get province back on track to revamping its carbon tax scheme and instituting new, strong climate measures.