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Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Support Justice for Deepan! | May 8 2014 | Make your voice heard when you say no to the deportation of Deepan Budlakoti
Photo: flickr/Danielle Scott
Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Hey Rob Ford! Toronto women don't need fixing | May 8 2014 | Dr. Kara Santokie | Enough with Rob Ford's sexist, racist and homophobic words! Toronto needs a mayor who will address the links between City Council, social policy and the silencing of the voices of women.
Photo: WNV / Kristin Moe
Environment | Indigenous Rights | US Politics | Inside the unlikely alliance that's changing the climate movement | May 8 2014 | Kristin Moe | The Cowboy Indian Alliance has formed again, this time to take on Keystone XL. This activism and resistance is remaking the climate movement.
Environment | Politics in Canada | Harper has tarnished Canada's reputation for 'sustainable governance' -- new report | May 8 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The internationally respected Bertelsmann Foundation has given the Harper government a failing grade on the environment, access to information, and more, in its sustainable governance rankings.
Image: flickr/someones_life
Environment | Politics in Canada | Save the environment, boot out Harper and change the world | May 8 2014 | Michel Lambert | The Harper government's repeated intransigence on climate change and its insistence on expanding the tar sands calls for a massive response from the people of Canada.
Green Planet Monitor - Twelve Canadians
Environment | Twelve Canadians: David Phillips, Canada's chief climatologist | May 8 2014 | David Kattenburg | In the age of accelerating global warming, no one has their finger on Earth's weather pulse more squarely than David Phillips, Canada's chief climatologist.
Feminism | A woman films her abortion to show others it's not scary | May 8 2014 | rabble staff | Abortion counsellor, Emily Letts, decided to film her own abortion in order to show others it is not scary.
Labour | Hassan Yussuff is new CLC President | May 8 2014 | H.G. Watson | Hassan Yussuff has defeated Ken Georgetti by just 40 votes to become the new President of the CLC.
Politics in Canada | Alberta WCB poised to give back more than $500M to employers | May 8 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | A substantial WBC give-back will mean many companies and other employers will receive what some might call a substantial hidden subsidy.
Photo: Curtis Perry/flickr
Politics in Canada | Increasing inequality and the rise of a super-rich in Canada | May 8 2014 | Linda McQuaig | An immensely rich and powerful class right here in Canada is quietly amassing ever greater wealth and power to hand down to their heirs, who will be still richer and more powerful.
Photo: ewar woowar/flickr
US Politics | It's time to put an end to solitary confinement | May 8 2014 | Amy Goodman | Solitary confinement is torture, and it is used routinely in jails, prisons and immigration detention facilities across the United States.
Farley Mowat by LezleyDavidson
Arts & Culture | Farley Mowat, acclaimed Canadian author and activist, dead at 92 | May 7 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Acclaimed Canadian author and activist Farley Mowat has died at the age of 92.
Photo: taratoesen
Arts & Culture | Political Action | Downtown Eastside activist and poet Bud Osborn has died | May 7 2014 | rabble staff | is saddened to learn of the death of Bud Osborn. Osborn was a founding member of VANDU and memorialized Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in his poetry.
Photo: manningcentre/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Tim Hudak's job-creation vision -- or, how not to create a million jobs | May 7 2014 | Jim Stanford | Though it seems like "common sense" in austerity ideology, Tim Hudak's claim that the best way to create jobs in Ontario is to balance the budget is devoid of economic content and credibility.
Image courtesy of Jason Mogus
Environment | Political Action | Why we might be winning this tar sands fight (as long as we keep kicking ass!) | May 7 2014 | Jason Mogus | The May 10 National Day of Action asks political leaders to make climate change a priority. As Jason Mogus states, we may just be winning this tar sands fight after all.