April 8
Mona Hamza | While Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat still lacks a clear strategic plan, the Palestinian people continue to pay the price for all of the historic compromises he agreed to in disastrous peace agreem
rabble news April 5
Nate Hendley | At an April 2 lecture in an east end Toronto church, Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians outlined the benefits of publicly funded healthcare. She urged her audience not to be fooled by false cla
rabble news April 4
Krystalline Kraus | Activists from across Canada and beyond are eager to express their opinions about June's Group of Eight Summit, coming to Kananaskis, Alberta. From pagans to puppeteers, Ewoks to anarchists, anti-glo
April 4
Peter Small | A gay student barred by an Oshawa, Ontario, Catholic high school from taking his boyfriend to the prom will ask his school board on Monday to overturn the decision.
everyone's a critic April 3
Anne Marie Aikins | Some abused women are now looking beyond the criminal courts for justice. They are dissatisfied with insensitive police investigations, long waits for trials, judges' inadequate sentences and shoddy
everyone's a critic April 2
David Rapaport | The public sector and the social safety net in Ontario have deteriorated because of the Common Sense Revolutionaries. Now, with the current strike by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Harri
April 2
David F. Noble | While it's becoming common knowledge that - in the name of "security" - government agencies are able to monitor, access and subpoena university course communications in academic environments, recent
everyone's a critic April 1
Suhail Shafi | Tripoli, Libya, 1986. American planes bombed a residential area. As a child of six, I was a witness to collateral damage. And, while I was lucky to have escaped great physical injury, that night hau
rabble news March 28
Kaie Kellough | Witnesses say they saw teenager Winston Roberts use a phone in the Montreal subway. Not especially notable, except that the following chain of events saw him lying unconscious in his own blood, with
rabble news March 26
Sarah Cox | The reigning retailer has dealt with rezoning woes across the United States. Now, in Canada, Wal-Mart faces opposition in cities from one coast to the other. In Vancouver, British Columbia, community
March 26
Contributor | During Saturday's protest against the Tory Leadership Convention in Toronto, a protest led by the Ontario Common Front, riot police charged the crowd and arrested several people. According to reports
March 26
Nuala Haughey | Mary Robinson, United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, announces her resignation at her term's end. Sources say she may have served a second term, but following her recent questioning of the post-
March 26
Meena Menon and Nityanand Jayaraman | Less than half a century ago, green revolution was the panacea. Now, its the "gene revolution" and the proponents of the revolution remain the same multinational chemical companies like Monsanto and
rabble news March 26
Judy Rebick | Over the last year, rabble has been able to bring you great coverage. From Quebec to Qatar to the cuts in British Columbia, rabble's been there. Now that we're heading into year two, we're hoping you
March 26
Guardian Staff | Duwayne Brooks, the surviving victim of a racist attack in south-east London in 1993, resulting in the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, today has been given the green light to sue the Metro
everyone's a critic March 25
Luke Eric Peterson | As every tributary in Canada burbles withwords of praise for Canada's wisest political commentator,one important aspect of Dalton Camp's legacy has been lessremarked upon: the tremendous loss his dea
March 25
Mark Ward | Surfing the Internet is generally a lonely affair in which users look at Websites of interest to them and them alone. Dialogue, community and friendship are almost entirely absent. But wait, some kee
March 25
Jessica Leeder | Largely bankrolled by senior Progressive Conservative members and supporters, Ontario Tories have been actively recruiting and funding student election bids to fill as many high-profile student gover
March 21
CBC News Staff | When the results of the Canadian Alliance leadership race were announced on Wednesday night, many were relieved that there was a clear winner ... and that it wasn't Stockwell Day.
March 21
Jennifer Wells | Was the company simply shredding what in industry parlance is called the "slush" ... the non-essential work papers that would offer no insights to investigators? Not according to the U.S. government,
everyone's a critic March 20
David Bernans | You thought that maybe the reds came out from under every bed when the Cold War blew over. Well, at Concordia University, red-baiting is back in style, and with a vengeance - so much so that the stud
March 19
John Pilger | While he has won two elections since 1998 and made a start on relieving poverty, little is known of the achievements of the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. But clearly, the United States is determi
March 19
Turtle Island Native Network | UBCIC president Chief Stewart Phillip warns it is time to mobilize against Indian Affairs Minister Robert Nault and his federally dictated First Nations Governance initiative.
everyone's a critic March 19
Judy Rebick | Some used to joke that it was Dalton Camp's heart transplant that moved him left. "He must have gotten the heart of a socialist," a friend who had a transplant at about the same time told me. But I t
March 19
Louise Mandell | In the BC Treaty Referendum, how can the BC government conduct good-faith negotiations with a mandate to take contentious positions on questions which are constitutionally beyond its power?
rabble news March 19
Byron Christopher | A Canadian oil company has long denied it has any connection to any murderous acts committed by the government of Sudan. A court case in New York City and a document filed for it could soon reveal th
March 19
Leslie Crawford | Hundreds of thousands of people staged a peaceful demonstration against global capitalism in Barcelona on Saturday. Protesting the European Union summit, the march was the largest staged in "Red Bar
March 18
Canadian Press | In recent years his abiding presence on Canada's political scene has played out through the pointed commentary of his weekly columns, syndicated to several newspapers.
everyone's a critic March 15
Gordon Laird | For all the talk of economic failure, few Kyoto opponents have projected beyond 2010. Much of the doom is short-term, fixed to tightly wound private investment cycles and electoral terms. The real ch
rabble news March 14
Gordon Laird | An old CBC report from the 1950s is a document of unbridled optimism: "In an uninhabited wilderness, useless for farming, citizens are staking their claim on their growing town and surrounding mining