rabble news December 10
Krystalline Kraus | Some communities feel unfairly targeted by Canada's new security measures. Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien's pledge to help the United States fight terrorism doesn't make many in the
December 10
Robert Fisk | It was a bad place for a car to break down. But what happened was symbolic of the hatred and fury and hypocrisy of this filthy war. How do you walk out of a dream when the characters suddenly turn ho
in their own words December 7
Finn Harvor | Before I came to Canada to study, I worked in a hotel. So I understand how foreigners feel. They want people to smile. So I smile. But at first it was difficult. Because in Korea if a woman smiles, i
everyone's a critic December 6
Nandita Sharma | The existence of vulnerability, abuse and terror in the lives of those who are already the world's most vulnerable, most abused and most terrorized people makes for competitive labour markets - it do
December 5
Katharine Ainger | For the U.S., the war has come home, but for the people at this conference - for the indigenous Kuna living along the border between Colombia and Panama, for the coca growers of Bolivia, for the Braz
rabble news December 5
Judy Rebick | The Canadian Labour Congress has launched a campaign to promote disability issues among union members. Maybe unions are starting to catch up with the rights activists who've been arguing for years fo
rabble news December 4
Anne Marie Aikins | Afghan women aren't waiting to get permission to form the future of their country. Today and tomorrow, fifty leaders will gather in Brussels at the Afghan Women's Summit for Democracy.
December 3
Suzanne Goldenberg | Two suicide bombers and a car bomb in Jewish west Jerusalem killed ten young people on Saturday night. Then Hamas struck again, this time in the port city of Haifa. A lone suicide bomber blew himself
rabble news December 3
Dan Smoke-Asayenes | Ontario Provincial Police officer Ken Deane will find out by the end of this year whether he'll be allowed to keep his badge. He's the officer who shot and killed Native protester Dudley George on Se
December 3
David Stonehouse | "This is a federal department and our members have to deal with top-secret files on a regular basis, and are made aware of privileged information. We want to make sure there is no compromise."
December 2
Canadian Press | Ken Hechtman, who writes for the weekly Montreal Mirror, was turned over to Canadian officials at the Pakistani border outpost at Chaman and was later taken by car to the nearby town of Quetta.
December 2
Todd Lewan and Dolores Barclay | In an eighteen-month investigation, The Associated Press documented a pattern in which black Americans were cheated out of their land or driven from it through intimidation, violence and even murder.
November 30
Alexander Panetta | The provinces said Thursday there's new hope they can work with Ottawa to access $680 million in federal funding to create affordable housing that is in high demand across Canada.
November 30
CBC News Staff | Critics of the new Public Security Act are concerned the government will use the increased powers to shut down political protests at next year's G-8 Summit in Kananaskis.
November 30
Tim Butcher | Four white South African policemen were jailed yesterday for setting police dogs on illegal black immigrants in 1998. Judge Willie van der Merwe dismissed a plea by the defence for non-custodial sent
November 29
Tonda MacCharles | The bill passed yesterday in the House of Commons. It creates new criminal offences, expands police powers to investigate, wiretap and prosecute suspects, and allows the federal government sweeping p
November 29
Stuart Duncan | While the presence of hate groups has dwindled in larger metropolitan areas like Toronto and Ottawa, their scattered remnants seem to be alive and well in pockets of southern Ontario.
November 29
Hans von Sponeck and Denis Halliday | A major shift is occurring in U.S. policy on Iraq. It is obvious that Washington wants to end eleven years of a self-serving policy of containment of the Iraqi regime and change to a policy of replac
everyone's a critic November 28
Judy Rebick | What became clear over the course of last weekend's New Democratic Party convention is that the New Politics Initiative is really about transforming leftwing politics by bringing together the best tr
November 28
Straight Goods | Straight Goods' Afghanistan correspondent, Ken Hechtman, is reported to have been taken prisoner, presumably by the Taliban.
everyone's a critic November 28
Bruce Campbell | Rather than focusing only on specific acts of terrorism, the government has adopted a generalized approach that is far-reaching and unwieldy. Before introducing any new legislation, the government mu
everyone's a critic November 27
Bruce Campbell | Bill C-36, an Act to Combat Terrorism, has a lot of people worried. Here's part one of a two-part critique written by the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
everyone's a critic November 26
John W. Warnock | They were gun-toting slave liberators, rebellious British subjects, Scottish mercenaries and German revolutionaries who somehow made it through a lax immigration process into both the United States a
rabble news November 23
Wayne MacPhail | How a Russian camera created a Web phenom and caused the thunk heard 'round the world.
November 23
Contributor | Somalia's only internet company and a key telecoms business have been forced to close because the United States suspects them of terrorist links.
rabble news November 22
Kaie Kellough | As writer and performer of an upcoming play, Montreal artist nah-ee-lah tackles death, addiction, love and loss. Her one-woman play, Stuck, is an intimate account of a young woman of colour's movemen
November 22
Glenn Wheeler | The New Democratic convention this weekend is supposed to be about renewal for a party boldly charting a new course for the future. The rank and file have had enough of the party establishment, and t
November 21
David Olive | From the start, Lord Conrad Black knew it was feckless to buck the odds in attempting to base a world-class business in such a backward locale as Canada, where only the pursuit of libel actions would
November 21
Robert Fisk | We cannot dominate Afghanistan with the cliches now being honed by our journalists. We may want a "broad-based" government but do the Afghans? We may regard cities as "strategic," but the Afghans hav
November 21
Steven Chase | The federal NDP is under strong pressure to reinvent itself in the face of waning electoral support. Likely the biggest decision facing delegates this weekend will be whether to support a plan put fo

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