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on rabble.ca

Indigenous Rights | Meet the Climate Warrior defending her land against a $58-billion pipeline corporation | Sep 29 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | For her direct action, Vanessa Gray has been charged with counts of Mischief Over $5,000 and Mischief Endangering Life.
Photo: Mike/flickr
Labour | Media Matters | Technology | Right-wing newspaper owners want your taxes to subsidize their obsolete, mismanaged, biased publications | Sep 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
Rally for decent work
Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Why rally for Decent work on October 1? | Sep 29 2016 | Some recent stories that should get you interested.
Photo: meesh/flickr
Political Action | US Politics | A prisoners' rights movement is rippling out from a solitary-confinement cell | Sep 29 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. has less than 5 per cent of the world's population and almost 25 per cent of the world's prisoners. Now a national movement is growing for prisoners' rights.
Politics in Canada | With judges like Robin Camp, how impartial is Canada's justice system? | Sep 29 2016 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | An inquiry into the conduct of Federal Court Judge Robin Camp when he presided over a sexual assault trial raises some hard questions about the impartiality of the Canadian justice system.
Image: Flickr/Chris Campbell
Politics in Canada | Referendum simply wrong tool to resolve complex questions on electoral reform | Sep 29 2016 | Linda Leon | First Past the Post is a broken system. But a referendum can't fix it. Deep public consultations, surveys and full disclosure by the special committee are a better way.
Anti-Racism | Food & Health | Labour | Migrant farm workers demanding justice from Ottawa | Sep 28 2016 | Scott Neigh | Gabriel Allahdua talks about journeying to Ottawa to demand justice for migrant farm workers as part of the Harvesting Freedom caravan.
Photo: Boris Kasimov/flickr
Anti-Racism | Elections | Feminism | The path to diversity in Halifax city council is straightforward | Sep 28 2016 | Stephen Kimber | It goes without saying the Tilt-a-Whirl that is Halifax city council has too long tilted toward men, who traditionally also happen to be white, middle-aged and middle class.
Photo: www.italiancanadianww2.ca
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Interned Italian Canadians left deep holes in communities they were forced to leave behind | Sep 28 2016 | Wael Haddara | Leo Mascioli was an Italian-Canadian architect who lived in North Bay, Ontario for over 50 years -- only to be interned by his own country during the Second World War.
Tar Sands Healing Walk. Photo: taylorandayumi/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Unrestrained resource extraction isn't ancient history -- it's a crime still in progress | Sep 28 2016 | Naomi Klein | We have a new federal government, a new tone around First Nations and the environment. But when it comes to concrete action on lowering emissions and respecting land rights, much remains the same.
Image: Flickr/Damián Bakarcic
Environment | Carbon dioxide: Pollutant or plant food? | Sep 28 2016 | David Suzuki | No matter what contradictory and easily debunked nonsense deniers spread, climate change is real, humans are contributing to it and it will be catastrophic if we do little or nothing to address it.
Image: Council of Canadians
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Trudeau government approves Pacific NorthWest LNG project | Sep 28 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government has approved the Pacific NorthWest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in British Columbia. The export facility is now set to be constructed on Lax U'u'la (Lelu Island).
Food & Health | Brian Day's court challenge threatens universal health care | Sep 28 2016 | Redeye Collective | On September 6, the B.C. Supreme Court began hearing Cambie Surgeries Corp's constitutional challenge to the Medicare Protection Act. Colleen Fuller says the case poses a grave threat to our system.
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | World | Why our work at the Supreme Court matters: A case study | Sep 28 2016 | Meghan Sali | Not only is OpenMedia defending your digital rights at the Supreme Court, but our work will help to eliminate cases of censorship-by-copyright online.
Tabakoto North Underground Gold Mine - Mali, West Africa
Politics in Canada | Foreign aid helps Canadian corporations dominate the global mining industry | Sep 28 2016 | Yves Engler | Public money masquerading as "foreign aid" has financed private interests through mine-related educational activities abroad, mollified resistant communities and liberalized local legislation.