A year of rabble: 2016 edition

Photo: Lukas Beier Video Photo & Design/flickr

Well, we've almost made it to the end of 2016. And boy, was it one for the record books. At rabble.ca, we followed the events from a turbulent year and covered the issues that matter to progressives. We brought you stories about pipeline resistance by land protectors, immigration and refugee protests, climate change activism, labour actions --- and the shake-up of democracy in the U.S. following the election of Donald Trump. We dived into electoral reform, probed the minimum wage in Canada and started a growing tally of Justin Trudeau's broken election promises.

There was a lot about 2016 that made it a difficult year. But there were also many things worth celebrating. We've rounded up some of the best in our year-end poll. Go and cast your vote for your favourite progressive victory of 2016 right now. Then come back here and read the best of our coverage from rabble in 2016, to get inspiration for fighting back in 2017 -- starting with a look back at some of the biggest victories from last year.

Happy holidays and here's to a year of progressive change in 2017!

 

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Photo: Lukas Beier Video Photo & Design/flickr

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