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on rabble.ca

payday loans image by Jason Comely on Flickr labeled for reuse
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Labour | Help reform the Canadian financial system | Dec 5 2016 | Collaboration between CCPA and ACORN Canada digs into the mechanics of banks and payday lending
Colonization Road
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Ryan McMahon on 'Colonization Road' and other stories | Dec 5 2016 | Redeye Collective | We spoke with Anishinaabe comedian and media maker Ryan McMahon when he was in Vancouver for Media Democracy Days.
Gaza | Politics in Canada | Using the Holocaust to justify Israeli oppression insults memory of its victims | Dec 5 2016 | Yves Engler | Drawing attention to the Nazi Holocaust and anti-Semitism in Canada today often reinforces, rather than undermines, oppression. This perverse reality was on display in Toronto last week.
Anti-Carbon-Tax Rally
Politics in Canada | Edmonton protesters chant 'Lock her up' about Rachel Notley at an anti-carbon tax rally | Dec 5 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Saturday's conservative anti-carbon-tax rally got seriously off message -- and the new message it conveyed will be hard for the Wildrose, PC and Conservative parties to shake.
Stop Hate, by Sylvar on Flickr, labelled for reuse
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Stand up for Noah Rabbani | Dec 4 2016 | Join the vigil and support his family
Indigenous Rights | Resource development in northeastern B.C. brings increased risk of violence to Indigenous women and girls | Dec 4 2016 | Redeye Collective | A new report by Amnesty International raises the alarm over increased risks to Indigenous women in the Peace River region. Craig Benjamin says violence is so pervasive it has become normalized.
Canadian mining companies in Africa
Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | CIDA funds used to promote Canadian mining interests overseas | Dec 3 2016 | Redeye Collective | Yves Engler says the Canadian International Development Agency has been using public money to assist Canadian mining interests in Africa and Latin America. Yves Engler is author of Canada in Africa.
Critics says that Justin Trudeau is "disengaged" on nuclear weapons file
Politics in Canada | Justin Trudeau 'disengaged' on nuclear weapons file | Dec 3 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Canada has voted against a UN recommendation to launch negotiations aimed at prohibiting nuclear weapons. Critics say Justin Trudeau has not "engaged" in the issue.
Flickr/onay davus
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | World class chefs turn food waste into culinary masterpieces for those in need | Dec 2 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | "Theatre of Life" brings homeless people, sex workers, refugees, drug addicts and common people together to break bread in a unique dining experience in Milan.
Erin Heidenreich on 'Girl Unbound,' gender disparity, honesty, and inspiration
Arts & Culture | Erin Heidenreich on 'Girl Unbound,' gender disparity, honesty, and inspiration | Dec 2 2016 | Face2Face | Erin and Face2Face host David Peck talk about gender disparity, her new film "Girl Unbound," honesty, inspiration and where our perspective comes from.
Image: 24 Hours/Carmine Marinelli
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Sweeping new surveillance legislation in U.K. could affect Canadians | Dec 2 2016 | Redeye Collective | The Investigatory Power Bill in Britain legalizes a range of tools for hacking and snooping unmatched anywhere in Europe. Once the bill becomes law, the pressure will be on Canada to harmonize.
Image: Prachatai/flickr
Economy | US Politics | World | Failure of democracy has many root causes | Dec 2 2016 | Rick Salutin | Politics is rife with failures of all kinds. Take for instance the failure of identity politics in the U.S. or the failure of political rights under Fidel Castro.
Image: Getty Images/Ramin Talaie
Elections | Politics in Canada | Confronting the neoliberal addiction to colonialism, consumption, and greed | Dec 2 2016 | Vanessa Brcic | The enculturation of fear and hatred helps people avoid confronting suffering with a veil of illusory self-protection.
Photo: Phil Roeder/flickr
Media Matters | US Politics | How corporate media failed democracy in the U.S. presidential election | Dec 2 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. media effectively iced out a major-party candidate who consistently held the largest rallies, even without a media megaphone, while it effectively made candidate Donald Trump.
Ken Noster
Politics in Canada | Wildrose defence of Christian home schooling group unravels on news of operators' big salaries | Dec 2 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | How the Wildrosers will try to spin these embarrassing circumstances to prove the private sector is always more efficient than the public sector remains to be seen.