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
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
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 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,
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.
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
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 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 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
rabble news March 13
Gordon Laird | Part Two: For decades, scientists and nuclear officials worked to protect us from big doses at nuclear reactors and high-level reactor waste. Yet now the lower reaches of the waste chain have come in
March 12
Suzanne Goldenberg | Israeli troops stormed a Palestinian refugee camp in the Gaza Strip last night, unleashing a ferocious firefight killing seventeen and wounding more than fifty Palestinians.
rabble news March 12
Gordon Laird | With its deserted suburban neighbourhoods and abandoned mines, Uranium City has almost fallen off the map. Houses, if they are still standing, now sell for about a dollar - the nice ones, fixed up an
March 12
Charles Rusnell and Graham Thomson | Alberta teachers are furious about tough government legislation barring their right to strike and imposing an arbitration process they say is stacked against them.
March 12
Duncan Campbell | In the wake of the September 11 attacks, the United States has been secretly sending prisoners suspected of al-Qaeda connections to countries where torture during interrogation is legal. According to
March 12
Red Pepper | A delegation of Indian women farmers from Andhra Pradesh demonstrate in London March 18 against United Kingdom development vision that gives American food company Monsanto free rein to plant genetica
everyone's a critic March 8
Judy Rebick | If the anti-globalization movement fails to recognize the twin dangers of neoliberalism on the one side and fundamentalism on the other, it will not address the concerns of half of humanity. If the c
March 8
Mick Lowe | Is Ottawa considering a multi-million dollar subsidy to Inco's Voisey's Bay nickel development in Labrador at the expense of taxpayers in Ontario and Manitoba? That's the alarming conclusion I drew t
everyone's a critic March 7
Anne Marie Aikins | With playwright Djanet Sears' latest work, her bold and brilliant dream for a black theatre company has been made a reality. "The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God" made audiences laugh, cr
everyone's a critic March 6
John Clarke | His name was Special Agent Edward J. Seitz of the United States Department of State Diplomatic Security Service. He wanted to know who I knew, where Jaggi Singh was, whether I was aware that I looked
March 5
Julian Borger | The United States Attorney General, John Ashcroft, wants workers at the Department of Justice to sing patriotic songs penned by their idiosyncratic boss. The current hit? "Let the Eagle Soar." When a
March 5
Duncan Campbell | God is, in fact, a relative newcomer to the United States' pledge of allegiance and was only included in it because of a rightwing religious lobby's efforts during the McCarthyite era.
March 5
CBC News Staff | "We continue to work closely with the Argentine authorities and have received excellent support from the Canadian government. However, there is still a great deal of uncertainty concerning the implem