March 4
Lisa Priest | Leslie Perkins hopes to match prospective parents as early as this summer to some of the thousands of unused embryos stored in the deep, nitrogen freezing tanks of fertility clinics. She acknowledges
everyone's a critic March 1
Alan Sears | A review of the book "In a Queer Country: Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context."
everyone's a critic March 1
Terry Goldie | In old western movies, the cowboys always feel tremors of fear when they move into "Indian country." Native people in Canada now use that phrase to identify a state of mind, an epistemological territ
February 28
Doug Ward | On Tuesday morning, Harry Rankin, one of Vancouver's true larger-than-life characters, fell victim at eighty-one to a faulty heart and pneumonia.
rabble news February 28
Reuel S. Amdur | You have a physical disability that bars you from work. You are severely schizophrenic. You are clinically depressed. You live in Ontario. Now, prove it. Good chance you can't - at least not to the s
rabble news February 27
Larry Lack | Two Saskatchewan organic farmers have filed a suit against two producers of genetically engineered canola. The suit states that the companies' canola was introduced without a full assessment of its s
February 26
Jordon Moss | A new group, called Peaceful Tomorrows, was created by family members of September 11 victims. They want to encourage discussion of alternatives to war and to bring aid to families affected by the U.
February 22
Wagner James Au | Now you — and your children — can experience the exhilaration of anti-globalization activism in the comfort of your own living room. Sony Playstation 2's "State of Emergency" lets you take
February 21
Flore de Préneuf | Ezra is an Israeli Jew. Selim is a Palestinian Muslim. The men are lovers, and live together in Jerusalem. These facts alone are cause for their arrest, harassment, or even death. By comparison, Rome
February 21
Tom Arnold | Canadians will soon have access to the latest in diagnostic medical technology within our own borders. Next week, the country's first private Computed Axial Tomography (CAT) screening clinic will ope
February 21
Peter McLaughlin | The Hamm government's determination to balance the books is compromising the health and safety of Nova Scotians. So says provincial auditor-general Roy Salmon in his annual report, released Wednesday
February 20
Caryl Rivers | A new book from from down-under (under the 49th parallel, that is) claims that the American media are too &#147;pro-feminist.&#148; Not true, says <i>Women's E-news</i> correspondent Caryl Rivers. Th
February 20
Kanina Holmes | An investigation appears to have solved the mysterious disappearance of eleven stillborn transgenic piglets from a freezer at Ontario's University of Guelph. The remains had been destined for the inc
February 19
Ben Thompson | Four federal MPs have receieved copies of a 15,000-signature petition demanding and an end to discrimination against same-sex couples. The Valentine's Week document urged the extension of full marria
February 18
Yemi Toure | Forty-three years after the firing-squad execution of Patrice Lamumba, the Belgian government has apologized for its role in his death. The Congolese independence leader's murder represented an incal
February 16
Aziz Choudry | In the months since September 2002, air travel has become a challenge for many &#151; and an ordeal for others. Suppose you travel regularly. Suppose you also happen to fit the stereotype of a contem
February 15
rabble staff | Canada has ranked fourth in a study of 142 nations' environmental-protection practices. The Economix Forum used its Environmental Sustainability Index &#151; or ESI &#151; to assess factors such as l
rabble news February 15
Judy Rebick | Protesters who were part of the melee during the so-called Queen's Park Riot in June 2000 are now on their way to court. Thirty face jail time. But according to the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty,
February 14
Canadian Press | "It will be illegal to live in public places, on the streets and in the parks (in Ontario)," Flaherty told a huddle of reporters as an icy wind whipped the street corner in one of the wealthiest spot
February 14
Hugh Winsor | Dalton Camp, one of Canada's best-known political commentators, is in a Fredericton hospital following what doctors have described as a major stroke.
rabble news February 13
Anne Marie Aikins | Hamilton police officers will be bringing video cameras with them on domestic abuse calls to tape witness statements. But will this make women safer? Will the cameras record information that is accur
rabble news February 12
Judy Rebick | In 1995, a movement of Argentina's unemployed began to block roads as a way of demanding jobs. Public sector workers, who were hardest hit by the economic crisis, soon joined the unemployed. Now, a p
February 9
Vernon Loeb | The Pentagon's expanded footprint in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia has taken on added urgency as Saudi Arabia expresses unease about the U.S. military presence in the kingdom. But some
rabble news February 8
Nate Hendley | A century after the Philippine Insurrection, troops from the United States have returned to this country as part of the current global effort to eradicate terrorism. Americans might want to brush up
rabble news February 7
David Beers | They might not have obvious clout of government or be millionaires, but some environmentalists and poverty-rights advocates could well affect British Columbia's chance of winning the Olympic games.
February 7
Tom Walkom | This interim report and its "initial observations" about the medicare system is so broad, so vague, that it makes one wonder what on earth Roy Romanow - the man charged with coming up with an overarc
February 7
Murray Dobbin | In the immediate aftermath of the Enron/Andersen Super Scandal, everyone was praying that it was a one-off thing. A freak of business nature. Just one bad dream. But the nightmare continues. The stoc
February 7
CBC News Staff | Thousands of university and college students demonstrated across Canada Wednesday February 6, 2002, to protest what they say are ever-rising tuition fees and crippling debtloads.
rabble news February 6
Jaggi Singh | The days of protest against the World Economic Forum in New York City occurred under an enormous police mobilization. Permitted protests, including the main march of anywhere between 10,000-20,000 pe
rabble news February 6
Judy Rebick | Porto Alegre, Brazil, has become a beacon for the left around the world. As the global justice movement discusses how a better world might look, it becomes increasingly clear that citizens' democrac