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.

RSS Feeds

These pages are often built out of RSS feeds. On each section you will see a number of items with an orange symbol that looks like this You can use the link on the symbol to subscribe to that feed with a feed reader, so you can read the content on your at your convenience, in the application of your choice. The types of feeds typically found on most issue pages are:

Main feed:

Draws in content from across the rabble website: from features, columns, books, blogs, podcasts and rabbletv.

babble feed:

A feed of content highlighting the latest on the discussion boards.

blog feeds:

Click on the RSS button to subscribe to our bloggers on a particular issue

Flickr feeds:

A feed of images related to the issue at hand

Twitter feeds:

Introducing some of the best in the twitterverse. These pages also include links:

In Cahoots:

A direct link to our In Cahoots partners who work on specific issue.

News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

Keep current with links and news feeds from sites we think have the best content on a topic Something missing? Let us know.

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Education | Labour | Media Matters | How to cover a campus labour dispute | Apr 8 2014 | Cherise Letson | How do student journalists cover labour disputes happening on their campus? What is the relationship between student and university? These questions were discussed at the March #CUPchat.
Photo: Parti Québécois/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | A significant 'no': PQ government defeated | Apr 8 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The defeat of the minority PQ government led by Pauline Marois means Quebec will have a majority Liberal government led by Philippe Couillard.
Photo: jthornett/flickr
Environment | UN panel says climate change has implications for North America's water supply | Apr 8 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations organization that assesses the impacts of climate change, has released a new report, the second part of a larger assessment.
Photo: jetsandzeppelins/flickr
Environment | Food & Health | Banning lawn pesticides for cancer prevention | Apr 8 2014 | Gideon Forman | There's a simple measure Manitobans can take to reduce their risk of cancer: urge the province to ban lawn and garden pesticides this spring.
Environment | Food & Health | Political Action | Get ready for the rabble.ca Vegan Challenge April 14-21 | Apr 8 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | Every year, we encourage folks to take action to get more involved in the environmental impact of their diets. Are you ready for a challenge?
Feminism | Waterloo activist fights rape culture with consent-positive panties | Apr 8 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | With problematic messages commonly found on women's underwear, a new campaign is offering a consent-based alternative.
Photo: Sprinno/Wikimedia Commons
Food & Health | Labour | The nurses' strike is over but the issue of patient care is not | Apr 8 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Even if Nova Scotia's new essential services law offered a reasonable route to a contract, there is a still larger issue this legislation doesn't even mention.
Photo: flickr/"Grain fields" by Richard Taylor
Food & Health | Labour | Politics in Canada | Federal UPOV '91 agenda closes Cereal Research Centre | Apr 8 2014 | Glenn Tait | The Harper government's systematic path of destruction through Canada's public agriculture institutions continues with the closure of the Cereal Research Centre.
Gaza | World | Reflections on Gaza, Syria and the bigger picture | Apr 8 2014 | Eva Bartlett | While this blog is called "In Gaza," it's time to reflect on how Syria figures in the region's geopolitics.
Ken Hughes
Politics in Canada | Municipal Affairs Minister quits Alberta cabinet -- presumably to run for PC leadership | Apr 8 2014 | David J.Climenhaga | If more candidates don’t come forward soon, the Alberta PCs may have to adopt a 'negative option leadership candidacy' policy or risk an extremely boring race!
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Sister Spit Ramblin' Roadshow Part 2 | Apr 7 2014 | The F Word | WARNING: This show contains swearing and sexual content. The F Word airs performances from the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective Sister Spit's Ramblin Roadshow.
Photo: GTD Aquitaine/Wikimedia Commons
Economy | Labour | Ontario's labour market: Part-time gains, long-term pain | Apr 7 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | Job numbers continue to tell the story of uneven job creation across the province and a labour market that is shifting away from full-time, goods-producing jobs to more jobs in the service sector.
Economy | Labour | Wage slavery, the commons and the future of our planet | Apr 7 2014 | Gary Engler | To accomplish the great change necessary today requires social labour be recognized for what it is, the common property of all.
Photo: flickr/ Márcio Cabral de Moura
Economy | Politics in Canada | Progressives need to step up to the plate | Apr 7 2014 | Mark Taliano | It's time to dethrone corporate power and open up dialogue for a better Canada. Progressives need to address the issues, clarify the confusion and offer bold alternatives to this neoliberal agenda.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper's (Un)Fair Elections Act could be a useful crisis of democracy | Apr 7 2014 | Murray Dobbin | Perhaps the best possible response of democracy activists to this loathsome piece of legislation would be to treat it as a useful crisis and use it to galvanize the electorate.