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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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:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

Photo: Michael Vadon/flickr
Politics in Canada | US Politics | What are the chances of a Canadian Trump? | Jul 7 2016 | Marc Zwelling | Could a demagogue like Trump, arousing xenophobic passions, emerge in Canada? No. Marc Zwelling looks at the markers in public opinion to explain why.
Jason Kenney Presser
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney makes it official with fresh-faced extras and unattributed tribute to the Nixon Era | Jul 7 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Apparently nostalgic, Kenney included a maudlin look back at the late premier Ralph Klein. "We miss you Ralph. My goodness, we miss you!"
Photo: Alisdare Hickson/flickr
US Politics | World | Chilcot Report raises questions of accountability for Iraq invasion | Jul 7 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A devastating report on the U.K.'s eager participation in the invasion of Iraq was released this week, as corpses are still being pulled from the rubble of Baghdad's suicide truck bombing.
Image: Globe and Mail
Anti-Racism | Media Matters | Dear Canadian media: Your racism is showing | Jul 6 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | Addressing the elephant in Canada's newsroom -- and, let's be clear, it's white.
Photo: Heather Harvey/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | A guide to keeping the digital juice alive on vacation | Jul 6 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | When we head out on vacation with our smartphones, tablets, cameras and radios we find recharging them daily more challenging than keeping deer flies at bay. Here's advice about how to cope.
Arts & Culture | Labour | Learning for today from working-class history | Jul 6 2016 | Scott Neigh | Craig Heron talks about his book "Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers' City" and about the relevance of history to movements today.
Photo: Morgan/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | Facilitator's Report hands over Halifax parkland to developers, no objections permitted | Jul 6 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Halifax's 2006 Regional Strategy designated an untamed swath of land between the Bayers Lake Industrial Park and Hammonds Plains as a public wilderness park. What happened?
Environment | Add your voice to federal climate consultation! | Jul 6 2016 | Lyn Adamson | The consequences of unaddressed climate change could make the world a place that is not very habitable for humans, a place where human civilization has collapsed, within this century.
Locked out CUPW members, 2011 (David Ball Photo)
Labour | Politics in Canada | Cue the crickets: Where are the media warnings Canada Post bosses are 'holding the country to ransom'? | Jul 6 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | It's truly appalling if hardly surprising that a publicly owned institution like Canada Post is a leader in the pernicious and anti-social trend against fair pensions.
Labour | Canada Post 'has no problem lying to the public' says CUPW president | Jul 6 2016 | Greg Macdougall | CUPW president Mike Palecek talks one-on-one with rabble about the ongoing Canada Post negotiations and management's continued lies to the public.
Photo: flickr/Yutaka Seki
Labour | Four issues driving the CUPW and Canada Post negotiations | Jul 6 2016 | H.G. Watson | While pay equity and pensions are front of mind during this round of bargaining, the Canada Post labour dispute has roots that stretch back years.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Blair Braverman talks dog-sledding and navigating male dominance on a glacier | Jul 5 2016 | Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with author and musher, Blair Braverman, about her new book, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Attawapiskat youth sing out about community's crisis | Jul 5 2016 | DAREarts | Attawapiskat youth are frustrated that nobody is speaking directly to them, so they have spoken out with song.
Photo: Presidencia de la República Mexicana/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Trudeau, Obama and neighbourly love | Jul 5 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Neighbourly love was on display when U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the Canadian Parliament last week. But where is it in the international trade agreements the U.S. is selling?
Down goes Northern Gateway
Economy | Environment | World | Down goes Northern Gateway | Jul 5 2016 | Daryn Caister | Canada ranks second on the Social Progress Index but we fall down on environmental protections. Top story is the failure to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline.