January 8
Ravi Nessman | A woman named Fatima sits outside her house boiling grass in water to soften it. She then mixes it with a handful of barley flour, and forms it into a patty to bake as bread. Her family has been eati
January 7
CBC News Staff | Free trade across North America is not only affecting the air, water and forests of the continent, but is creating a "looming threat" to the survival of certain plant and animal species, says a repor
rabble news January 7
Jaggi Singh | A Montreal-based extreme-right Website is posting names, addresses and phone numbers of organizations and individuals it calls "enemies of our people and our race ... With this little address book, w
rabble news December 24
Judy MacDonald | From December 24 to January 6, most of <i>rabble.ca</i> will be taking a holiday break. <i>babble,</i> however, is back up and ready to celebrate the New Year on December 31. Still, there&#146;s a lo
press release December 21
Betty-Anne Daviss | Police realized that information was being passed to other Claus cell members through hand waving during parades and in shopping malls, where Santas were regularly observed. Police refused to discuss
December 20
rabble staff | Riot police firing tear gas dispersed overnight protests outside the seat of government. Demonstrators returned to the presidential palace today and were rounded up by police wielding batons. The cro
rabble news December 19
Judy Rebick | Dr. Sima Simar has seen governments in Afghanistan come and go. She had to outwit the brutal Taliban regime to set up hospitals and schools. Now, she is one of two women in the country's provisional
December 19
Associated Press | A federal judge threw out Mumia Abu-Jamal's death sentence on Tuesday, ruling that the former journalist and Black Panther is entitled to a new sentencing hearing for killing a Philadelphia police of
everyone's a critic December 18
Sarah Blackstock | Given that the U.S. is setting the anti-terrorism agenda, the case of a group of anti-nuclear activists being prosecuted in the U.S. may be a good indicator of what's to come in Canada. It doesn't lo
December 17
John Miller | If you don't speak up, one of Canada's major media owners will have gotten away with one of the worst abuses of corporate ownership in recent history, and one that has the potential of permanently da
December 14
Graham Thomson and Chris Purdy | The Premier of Alberta was headed home after a night out with friends. He had some wine with dinner. It was around midnight, and he decided to drop by a homeless shelter. The centre maintains a daily
December 14
Sara Austin | By simply showing up, the formidable women in Brussels gave the world a concrete picture of what women can bring to the table when they are invited. That should dispel forever the notion that Afghan
everyone's a critic December 14
Todd Scarth | Let's imagine that Manitoba's New Democratic government introduced a two-tier minimum wage, for training, tipping or non-adults. Would some employers hire a steady stream of people for three months,
December 13
CBC News Staff | The U.S. government has released the long-awaited videotape of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden talking about the September 11 attacks with several other men.
December 13
Dana Lewis | President Bush announced Thursday that the United States has formally notified Russia of its intention to withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, pushing ahead in his pursuit of a national m
column December 12
Naomi Klein | We are going to have "the most modern border in the world," Finance Minister Paul Martin enthused when announcing his latest budget on Monday. This, it turns out, is the legacy of all the years of be
December 12
Christina Lamb | The children were not playing, not even crying, and many were too weak to walk. Some sucked at their clothes and hair, seeking nutrition anywhere. Others lay in bundles on the ground. Old women stret
December 12
Josh Mamis | The United States Justice Department has detained more than 1,100 people for questioning in connection with the September 11 attacks. Samir Khalaf was one of those 1,100. He had a bad heart and bad t
December 11
Janelle Brown | It took just two days for the 50 delegates to the first Afghan Women's Summit here to come up with a blueprint for the future of women in their country. Building the egalitarian nation they envision
everyone's a critic December 11
Aaron Freeman | Political parties make laws, and those governed by the law have a right to know to what extent private special interests are bankrolling the political process.
rabble news December 10
Krystalline Kraus | Some communities feel unfairly targeted by Canada's new security measures. Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chr&#195;&#169;tien'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
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
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 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
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 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