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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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

Environment | Mobilizing opposition to the Enbridge pipeline | Jul 11 2014 | Redeye Collective | Two weeks ago the Harper government announced its approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline. For opponents of the project, this decision is a call-to-action to step up the fight.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Healing a Boomtown: The Tar Sands and the children we have never seen | Jul 11 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the third and final instalment of the series, Michael Stewart describes the Tar Sands Healing Walk itself, a gruelling 17 km trek through the Suncor and Syncrude development sites.
Photo: flickr/Daily Dig
Feminism | Political Action | SlutWalk, three years later. Where has the movement taken us? | Jul 11 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | A lot has changed since 2011. Natalee Brouse attended the first SlutWalk and has been official organizer since 2012. rabble.ca's Steff Pinch spoke with her about how the SlutWalk has changed.
Photo: flickr/Kaytee Riek
Feminism | Labour | Politics in Canada | All sex workers will be harmed by Bill C-36, #yesallsexworkers | Jul 11 2014 | various | Bill C-36 disregards sex workers' lived experiences, the Bedford decision and social science evidence and will create more harm. This is how each diverse group will be affected.
Feminism | Labour | World | Violence against women workers in India | Jul 11 2014 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Kavita Krishnan from CPI M-L on gender violence in India.
Photo: Kashfi Halford/flickr
Gaza | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | World | Israel, Canada and struggles for decolonization | Jul 11 2014 | Harsha Walia | In the face of relentless impunity, an articulation of Israel as a settler-colonial state with deep ties to other settler-colonial states like Canada can compel and embolden meaningful allyship.
Gaza | Political Action | All of Gaza burns: Gaza’s Ark as well | Jul 11 2014 | Gaza's Ark | During an attack on the port of Gaza, the area came under fire from the Israeli Occupation forces. At about 2:00 am local time Gaza’s Ark caught fire.
Brent Rathgeber
Labour | Politics in Canada | The horror! MP Brent Rathgeber on the nightmare of too few TFWs | Jul 11 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | No Alberta business has ever failed because of a shortage of TFWs and no Alberta business ever will.
Media Matters | 13 things about rabble.ca that might just blow your mind | Jul 11 2014 | rabble staff | You might think you know rabble.ca, but do you? Here are 13 facts that might shed a little light on the way we work, and why you might want to forgo a coffee per week and invest those funds in rabble!
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Technology | Bringing +19,000 Voices to the Secretive TPP Negotiations | Jul 11 2014 | Reilly Yeo | For over two years now, we've been pushing back against the secretive and extreme Trans-Pacific Partnership, specifically the provisions around intellectual property, which would censor the Internet
Photo: Jeannine Pitas
Arts & Culture | Education | Media Matters | Political Action | Toronto youth campaign to resurrect a beloved arts program | Jul 10 2014 | Jeannine M. Pitas | Palisades Media Arts Academy was a resource for youth in Toronto's Jane and Finch community. Then funding ran out. Now youth in the community are raising money to reopen the centre.
Arts & Culture | Preempting Dissent: Screening and discussion with film maker | Jul 10 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Join rabble.ca at the Centre for Social Innovation Spadina on July 10th for an exclusive screening of the collaborative documentary Preempting Dissent.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | World | Exploitation of the invisible hands that do all the work | Jul 10 2014 | Eleanor J. Bader | Does rampant consumerism make us view those who harvest our food, sew our clothes and assemble our electronics as invisible? 'Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy' argues yes.
Photo: Taryn/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Technology | Will the Internet remain an open platform or become a commodity? | Jul 10 2014 | Amy Goodman | The freedom to communicate and to share has entered a new era, one in which some of the most ardent advocates for the free Internet have become targets, forced to live on the run or in exile.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Omar Khadr one step closer to justice | Jul 10 2014 | Kathleen Copps | While we celebrate the latest court victory for Omar Khadr, we need to continue to push for the lawful response of his immediate release from jail. Especially as the government threatens to appeal.