everyone's a critic April 24
Krystalline Kraus | Aboriginal and African Canadians feel it's time for North American and European colonial powers to make amends for their actions of the past by providing reparations.
April 23
Julian Borger | Well, it happened this week. Thanks to the campaign by the Bush administration, Exxon-Mobil and other energy companies, Robert Watson, the British-born U.S. atmospheric scientist and international sc
everyone's a critic April 23
Jessie Smith | We are constantly told that, not only do we have no alternative, but that there is no alternative. But even I could come up with a list of alternative policies that, if implemented, could fundamental
April 23
Greg Palast | So many factoids written this week in the papers - from the New York Times to (wince) The Guardian - almost all using identical words such as "dictatorial", "unpopular", "resignation" when describing
April 22
DC Indymedia | The protests, rallies, teach-ins and events in Washington, D.C. this weekend were calm and peaceful as tens of thousands of people from diverse backgrounds united for a variety of causes. Between 75,
April 22
Nick Clegg | Never has a far right candidate come so close to power in the first round of the French presidential elections as National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen did last night when he defeated the socialis
April 22
Associated Press | After Saturday's peaceful march in Washington by tens of thousands of protesters in support of the Palestinians and against the Bush administration's war on terrorism, the protest continues today wit
April 22
Julie Kay | Considered by many to be the largest, theme-driven, secular holiday in the world, people across the globe have used Earth Day to take environmental action. In countries where participants in environm
everyone's a critic April 22
Jessie Smith | The reform-versus-revolution split permeates the debate about where to go next. Some say we need to shatter the whole system and start from scratch. Others say that asking for too much all at once wo
April 20
George Monbiot | For being too good at his job, the United States is seeking to remove Jose Bustani, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons head, from his post. Some reasons cited include, facilitating
April 19
CBC News Staff | Vancouver police began digging through a second property this week in their investigation of the disappearance of more than fifty women who have vanished from Vancouver's downtown eastside since 1983
rabble news April 18
Judy Rebick | In these dark political times &#151; with war clouds swirling and repression rising &#151; we don't often have much to celebrate. But please raise a glass with us today: <I>rabble.ca</I> is one year
everyone's a critic April 18
Resisto the Clown | I've been juggling for years. I've juggled many strange and dangerous objects. I've reached the conclusion that it is impossible to juggle capitalism without dropping human, environmental and animal
April 18
Guardian Staff | Four Canadian soldiers died in Afghanistan last night after an American fighter jet mistakenly dropped a laser-guided 250-kg bomb on the Canadian unit. The bombing occured during a well publicized li
April 18
CBC News Staff | Canadian New Democratic Party leader Alexa McDonough has assumed responsibilities for Middle East issues, after the party's foreign affairs critic, Svend Robinson, made controversial statements about
April 18
Tom Turnipseed | What paranoid James Ellroy fifties crime novels are made of, with the ominous Otto Reich - a right-winger (obsessed with overthrowing Fidel Castro's regime) and big supporter of U.S. President Bush's
April 17
Guy Grossman | I was the eleventh Israeli reserve officer to join Ometz Le'sarev (Courage to Refuse) and sign the declaration refusing to fight for the continued occupation of Palestinian land. This war is unjust.
rabble news April 17
Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | What are the seven major solutions to end urban sprawl? Find out here, in the second excerpt from the book, "Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change."
April 17
John Aglionby | In a landslide election, East Timor's former resistance leader, Xanana Gusmao, was officially declared the winner of the nation's first presidential election today. As the first president of an indep
April 17
Philip Willan | Raising the stakes in a long standing battle between trade unions and the government over changes in labour law, Italy's first full-day general strike in twenty years brought much of the country to
rabble news April 16
Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | Everything has to come from somewhere - from earth's fields, forests or oceans; and it has to go somewhere when it's finished. On average, North Americans could do with less.This is the first of thre
April 16
Bob Rae | Has Bob Rae finally come out? Today the former Ontario premier publicly tears his shirt to the New Democratic Party by condemning federal NDP Member of Parliament, Svend Robinson, for advocating what
rabble news April 15
Darren Boisvert | It's the worst violence in Israel since the invasion of Lebanon in 1982. Even the best television reports can only tell part of the story. Here are some snapshots of different scenes all too common i
April 15
Guardian Staff | Inspired by Future Forests - the U.K.-based company which advises individuals and groups on how to reduce CO2 emissions - visual artist Damien Hirst's latest exhibit features a huge installation usin
April 15
Gregory Wilpert | Many feared that with the April 11 coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela was being degraded to being just another country forced to bend to the powerful will of the United States. Ins
everyone's a critic April 12
Judy Rebick | Through the lenses of seven experienced directors, the documentary "View from the Summit" follows six people on both sides of the famous fence. The result is an intense, textured, roller-coaster ride
April 12
CBC News Staff | A veteran Yukon broadcaster is fighting back after being fired for breastfeeding her baby at work. Joanne Henry says Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon is a violating her human rights and breaking th
April 12
Rachel Rinaldo | As part of its war on terrorism, the American military has been eager to restore relations with its Indonesian counterpart. Those ties were cut off after military violence in East Timor in 1999, but
April 12
Gregory Wilpert | Media reports on the events in Venezuela are that President Hugo Chavez (now resigned) was responsible for killing thirteen demonstrators, but this eyewitness is not so sure. "I clearly saw that ther
rabble news April 12
Vittorio Longhi | Labour in Italy is poised for a general strike on April 16, but political manoeuvring by the government and terrorist attacks by the infamous Red Brigade threaten to sabotage the effort.