rabble news October 20
GM’s CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont. Photo: General Motors
Meagan Gillmore | The agreement includes 2 per cent wage increases in the first and fourth years, annual $2,000 bonuses and a one-time $6,000 signing bonus.
opinion October 20
A woman wearing a niqab on Rue Ontario in Montreal in 2012. Photo: Claude Robillard/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Some political leaders have condemned Quebec’s Law 62 as a violation of human rights; others not. Justin Trudeau has been circumspect, while Jagmeet Singh and the Ontario legislature have gone further
rabble news October 19
Photo: Screenshot CEZinc website
Meagan Gillmore | Latest offer by owners at the CEZinc facility in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is turned down by 97 per cent of workers
opinion October 19
Harvey Weinstein by Thomas Hawk/Flickr
Jonathan Cook | Organizing is an important way to stop the abuses of exploitation under this system
in their own words October 18
Photo by Jennifer Dales
Jennifer Dales | A tribute to Gord Downie
arts/media October 18
Karina Griffith uses film, music, theatre, panel discussions and storytelling to address the 10-point Plan for Reparatory Justice produced by CARICOM in 2014
June Chua | Karina Griffith uses film, music, theatre, panel discussions and storytelling to address the 10-point Plan for Reparatory Justice produced by CARICOM in 2014
politics October 17
Bombardier is not just a company. It is a piece of Quebec’s identity, and, in a way, Canada’s sense of itself as an industrial power.
Karl Nerenberg | The European giant Airbus has taken control of Bombardier's C Series aircraft division and plans to manufacture planes for Delta Airlines in the U.S. Will that save the Canadian aerospace industry?
politics October 17
Jean Swanson during the 2017 Vancouver by-election. Photo: Tamara Herman/flickr
Salman Zafar | Her second place electoral result in Vancouver shows that an unapologetic, undiluted left candidate can do well in Canadian politics
politics October 16
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent tax-sprinking backlash is not the sole reason Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hurting in the polls.
Karl Nerenberg | Bill Morneau is not the first finance minister to back away from a major proposal. Canadians have many reasons other than a corporate tax change to be disappointed with Justin Trudeau's record
rabble series October 13
Fairchild TV Studio, Richmond Hill, ON. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Raysonho
Meagan Gillmore | Rogers farms out its Chinese-language news broadcast for Omni TV to competitor Fairchild amid concerns of pro-conservative political bias.
politics October 12
Karl Nerenberg | On his first visit to Quebec outside Montreal, Singh had to answer tough questions not only on his turban, but also on separation.
rabble news October 11
The Secwepemc Nation and their supporters are building tiny houses to assert their land rights in the face of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline
Erin Despard | The Secwepemc Nation and their supporters are building tiny houses to assert their land rights in the face of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline
politics October 11
Vancouver Green Party candidate Pete Fry
Alyse Kotyk | Vancouver's Green Party is hoping for a second seat on city council in the upcoming by-election.
rabble series October 10
The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
Meagan Gillmore | The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
rabble news October 6
Bazaar in Dohuk, the capital of Dohuk Governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan. Photo:  Levi Clancy/Wikimedia Commons
Jonathan Cook | Israel views the Kurds as a key ally in an Arab-dominated region. Now, with Islamic State’s influence receding, an independent Kurdistan could help prevent Iran filling the void.
rabble news October 6
In 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched from an Ottawa science conference to Parliament Hill under the banner the ‘Death of Evidence’. Photo: Richard Webster/deathofevidence.ca
Murray Dobbin | Scientists have fought back against irrationalism. They also need to fight against corruption in their own ranks
arts/media October 5
'Keep Talking' is screening at the Vancouver International Film Festival
Tania Ehret | Keep Talking follows four women who set out to educate Alaskan youth on the Alutiiq language, looking at the need for collective healing
rabble news October 5
An Equinox Sport outside the CAMI Equinox manufacturing plant in Ingersoll, Ont. in 2008.
Meagan Gillmore | Nearly 2,800 workers walked off the job at General Motors’ CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., on Sept. 17, after contract negotiations with the company broke down.
rabble news October 5
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at COP21 on Nov. 30, 2015
Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau signed the Paris accord with much enthusiasm. He has been much slower to act on reducing greenhouse gas emissions
rabble interview October 4
With her brother on her back a war weary Korean girl tiredly trudges by a stalled M-26 tank, at Haengju, Korea, in June 1951.
Chris Walker | As an escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un receives mainstream news attention, it is time to consider history
opinion October 3
Hurricane Irma passes Cuba on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in a NASA satellite photo.
Arnold August | Canada should overcome its self-imposed bureaucracy and provide immediate aid to the country following the devastation
politics October 2
Judy Graves has been an advocate for fighting homelessness for decades. Photo: SFU/Flikr
Alyse Kotyk | With Vancouver's by-election just under two weeks away, homeless-advocate is hoping to win a seat on city council.
rabble news October 2
Jagmeet Singh at 2017 Pride Parade in Toronto. Photo: ideas_dept/flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The new NDP leader spoke of 'love and courage' in his victory speech after winning in the first ballot
rabble series September 28
Image: Flickr/Matt Brown
Meagan Gillmore | Federal employees affected by Phoenix think unions should be more aggressive in pressuring the government to fix the growing problems and provide more clarity to their members about what's happening.
rabble news September 27
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Abeer Yusuf | Sunday morning drew a crowd of 50,000 people to Walk for Reconciliation, an event organized in partnership by Reconciliation Canada and the City of Vancouver.
rabble interview September 27
Niki Ashton speaks to students and supporters at McGill University. Photo: davehuehn/flickr
babblers, Meg Borthwick | On September 26, we hosted our first Q&A with leadership candidate Niki Ashton. Here we bring you her full babble interview, featuring the top questions submitted by you, our readers.
rabble news September 26
Gander airport. Photo: Klaus Radermacher/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Union leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador are hoping the ongoing strike at D-J Composites in Gander motivates the provincial government to tighten the Labour Relations Act.
rabble series September 24
Image: flickr/qwrrty
Meagan Gillmore | Federal employees speak out about the stresses they experienced as a result of problems with the Phoenix payroll system.
rabble news September 23
Karl Nerenberg | Chrystia Freeland announced new sanctions against the Maduro government on Friday, likely motivated by a desire to keep the U.S. happy during NAFTA negotiations.
rabble news September 22
rabble staff, Institute for Change Leaders | Our judges had the challenging task of selecting a shortlist of three finalists from over 100 applications. Now it's your turn.

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