issues

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blog feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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on rabble.ca

Elections | Take the Voter Pledge! | Jan 12 2015 | The Council of Canadians | Show your love for Canada’s democracy by taking the Voter Pledge and together we’ll vote in the new progressive government we all need and deserve.
Photo: kris krüg/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | 85% of tar sands oil must stay in the ground to limit climate change | Jan 12 2015 | Brent Patterson | With climate change on the political agenda, the release of a new report on what Canada must to do to limit climate change to two degrees Celsius is of critical importance.
Feminism | Breaking: Violent man is violent | Jan 12 2015 | Meghan Murphy | George Zimmerman was arrested on Friday night on a charge of domestic violence with a weapon and aggravated assault.
Food & Health | World | Five global food trends for 2015 | Jan 12 2015 | Wayne Roberts | Food trends in 2015 are bigger than the battle between kale and cauliflower. We're talking labour, information and industry.
Image: Flickr/European Commission DG Echo
Gaza | World | Harper won't help the children of Gaza | Jan 12 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Why won't the Harper government allow 100 severely injured children from Gaza to come to Canada for medical care?
Haiti | Haiti's promised rebuilding unrealized as Haitians challenge authoritarian rule | Jan 12 2015 | Roger Annis, Travis Ross | Haitians are marking the catatrophic earthquake that struck five years ago. Haiti still suffers from a cruel economic order and foreign occupation. But the people are massively resisting.
Photo: Taber Andrew Bain/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | Public sector contracts: A chance to improve N.S. labour relations, government | Jan 12 2015 | Ralph Surette | The issue of public sector contracts is more than about contracts. It's about Nova Scotia's long-term struggle to find peace, order and good government after things went awry.
Media Matters | We're hiring! rabble.ca seeks Associate Publisher and Activist Toolkit Coordinator | Jan 12 2015 | rabble staff | If you are passionate about progressive politics, social change and independent media, you may be our next Associate Publisher or Activist Toolkit Coordinator!
Vancouver Polar Bear Swim
Media Matters | Technology | Our digital Polar Bear Swim for the open Internet | Jan 12 2015 | Eva Prkachin | If the first two weeks of January are any indication, it’s going to be a busy year for the open Internet.
Sunset on the Oilpatch
Politics in Canada | Cheap oil's the disaster it is for Alberta because our province is so badly run | Jan 12 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Unlike other provinces that didn't share our perverse good fortune, Alberta's situation is made far worse by our government's poor planning, or complete lack of it.
Photo: Flickr/bibiweb
Politics in Canada | Alberta needs Charlie Hebdo | Jan 12 2015 | Susan Wright | Unless they're prepared to reflect their one-party petro state in a wicked satirical mirror, Alberta's political cartoonists aren't Charlie Hebdo, they're Charlie Brown.
World | Charlie Hebdo would scoff at appeals to 'Western civilization' | Jan 12 2015 | Pierre Beaudet | Charb, Cabu and the other members of Charlie Hebdo routinely denounced the right's nostalgia for colonialism -- now these same voices are beatifying them as victims of the enemies of 'civilization.'
Arts & Culture | Environment | Kayak: A play about climate change | Jan 11 2015 | Redeye Collective | Annie is a wealthy middle-aged woman lost in a kayak. As she floats aimlessly on the water, she is haunted by memories of Julie, a radical environmentalist and girlfriend of her son, Peter.
Indigenous Rights | US Politics | Pine Ridge: Operation Warm Winter | Jan 11 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | South Dakota winters can be brutal, with wind chills dipping down to minus 60 to 70 Fahrenheit.
John A. Macdonald
Politics in Canada | Peace, order and good government: Pondering John A. Macdonald's legacy on his 200th birthday | Jan 11 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | John A. Macdonald would spin in his grave in Kingston if he knew the crew that has appropriated his party's name!