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In Cahoots:

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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Economy | Labour | The 'opportunity' to work for free | Nov 18 2014 | Scott Vrooman | Working for free is an "opportunity" in the same way that a dumpster behind a Taco Bell is an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Environment | World | Managing the message: Brisbane G20 host stumbles | Nov 18 2014 | Duncan Cameron | When the G20 meetings in Brisbane, Australia broke up last weekend, the usual "time to manage the news" approach of the host government ran into some serious difficulties.
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Ontario's economic update: Pieced together with string and masking tape | Nov 18 2014 | Sheila Block | Ontario released its Fall Economic Update and Fiscal Review. Both revenues and economic growth are slightly lower than expected. But, the government is sticking to its deficit reduction plan.
Education | Labour | Politics in Canada | We need to address poverty in Manitoba's throne speech | Nov 18 2014 | Jim Silver | An issue that needs to be addressed in the forthcoming throne speech on November 20, is the persistence in Manitoba of a deep, complex and damaging poverty.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Jewett / USFWS
Environment | Food & Health | We can all be 21st-century scientists | Nov 18 2014 | David Suzuki | Although never a substitute for or rationale to cut science spending, citizen science programs like IceWatch and NatureWatch amplify and fill gaps in government- and university-led science.
Photo: jhf/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Calling out crackdowns on protesters and the stripping of environmental protection laws | Nov 18 2014 | Bronwen Tucker | Drawing links between police repression and surveillance of environmental organizing in Peru and Canada, and what this means for COP20.
Photo: Joe Gratz/flickr
Feminism | Justice and reform at Nova Scotia youth court sentencing | Nov 18 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The death of a young girl following months of bullying and harassment has changed laws and the national conversation. Will the sentencing of an offender lead to personal reform and rehabilitation?
Feminism | Men are stupid; like women who are 'effortlessly' thin | Nov 18 2014 | Meghan Murphy | "Nobody wants to be the girl on a diet" because men are invested in living in a fantasy world.
Photo: Jennifer Morrow/flickr
Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Private clinics are not the solution to health-care cuts | Nov 18 2014 | Julie Devaney | People concerned with the state of health care in Ontario are asking: how did we get into this situation? And how do we stop the off-loading of hospital services onto privately run clinics?
Indigenous Rights | American Indian activists vow to stop Keystone XL despite its approval by U.S. House of Representatives | Nov 18 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The Keystone XL pipeline system is, upon completion, set to run from Western Canada's tar sands into the United States to refineries in Illinois and down to the Gulf Coast of Texas.
CBC / Radio-Canada protest. Photo: sarah0s/flickr
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | CBC and Radio-Canada fans fight for stable, long-term funding | Nov 18 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | As francophones demonstrate for adequate financing for CBC/Radio-Canada, the Conservatives argue that the Corporation's woes are its own fault. There are practical, feasible funding models, however.
Donald Ethell
Politics in Canada | Boring conservatism trumps bold conservatism in Premier Jim Prentice's dull but confident throne speech | Nov 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If yesterday's Alberta throne speech shows anything, it's the need for an Opposition not made up of people who share identical ideology and policy goals to the people in power.
Arts & Culture | World | The Latvian art diaries | Nov 17 2014 | David Swanson | Riga, Latvia's capital, was chosen as the 2014 European Capital of Culture. These are some stories from Riga's creative community.
CommonCauses | Media Matters | Political Action | Peoples' Social Forum: Media and Movements | Nov 17 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Today's Needs No Introduction focuses on independent media, featuring a panel discussion sponsored by rabble.ca at the Peoples' Social Forum.
Photo: sciencesque/flickr
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Canadians deserve a universal early childhood education and childcare system | Nov 17 2014 | Molly McCracken, Susan Prentice | Last week hundreds of educators, academics and activists gathered in Winnipeg for a national childcare conference, united by a vision of a universal early childhood education and childcare system.