April 18
Audra Estrones Williams | New Democratic clubs at Dalhousie and Saint Mary's universities recently renamed themselves The New Party Youth Movement. This month, provincial delegates will decide if they also want to adopt this
April 17
Adam Easton | Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has backed China in its dispute with the United States over the collision of the US spy plane with a Chinese fighter jet.
April 17
Robert Fulford | Has this ancient journal, once a source of national influence, finally died? Or is it, as some believe, merely hibernating?
April 16
Margaret Dinsdale | Two Canadian companies have designed homes that can be adapted from would be affordable to low- and modest-income people. The problem is, all of these homes are being sold outside of Canada.
April 16
Robin Clewley | The Gloria Steinems of today are using the Internet as their virtual picket signs.
April 16
Toni Locy | Problems between police and the communities they are assigned to protect have long been simmering in many cities. What is different, analysts say, is that such conflicts are being thrust into the nat
January 4
Kate Swoger | By conventional standards, Jaggi Singh isn't successful. He hasn't won any awards. He's poorer than he's ever been. He doesn't have an alphabet of letters after his name. But Singh doesn't use those
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Keith Gottschalk | In a land awash in pain, fear and cynicism, last night an upstart first term Senator from Illinois showed an Americastill weary from eight years of George W. Bush that dreams still do come true.
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Roz Allen | When does the Halloween switch get thrown for little girls? When does it becometime to put away the demure Dora the Explorer and instead opt for the overtOfficer Pat U Down?
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Sunera Thobani | There will no doubt be much celebration in the U.S. and around the world for an Obama victory on November 4. But if this victory is to be meaningful, Obama will need to mobilize the American populat
arts/media
June Chua | Tears are streaming down Tracey Deer's face. The filmmaker is recounting the 1990 Oka crisis in which members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake took a stand in the band's land dispute against the
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Myles Estey | Amidst growing documentation of global warming and its dangers, a simple method of carbon sequestration has been quietly demonstrating potential to play an integral role in the fight against climate
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Marjorie Griffin Cohen and Seth Klein | Despite years of economic growth, B.C. has the highest poverty rates in the country (by any measure used). Thirteen percent of the population is living in poverty, and for five years running B.C. ha
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Larry Gordon | Another federal election. Another train wreck for democracy. We have seen it all before. The only question is whether we learned anything new this time. As Albert Einstein said, âeoeInsanity is
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Gina Whitfield | The 27th annual Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped earlier this month. Hereâe(TM)s a compilation of reviews that focus on some of the films that had both substance and hype in this ye
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Duncan Cameron | The main operating assumption of the neoliberal era is now everywhere in question.
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Ben Powless | <em>Globe and Mail</em> columnist Margaret Wente provided an apology and justification for Olympic Committee member Dick Pound's assertions that "Canada was a country of savages" a few hundred years
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Bernadette L. Wagner | Some say Obama's followers are cult-like, cheerleaders for a good sales pitch. I don't think so. One hundred thousand people do not show up to a political rally for a sales pitch or cheerleading duty
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Kim Elliott | Preparations for today&#226;e(TM)s relaunch event on Media Democracy Day have been percolating for months. Now the big day is here! We welcome you to explore the beta version of the new rabble, <a hr
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Wayne MacPhail | A few months ago, in this very space, I told you I wasn&#226;e(TM)t totally sold on the idea of &#226;eoecloud computing&#226;e - the notion that we&#226;e(TM)ll all be storing our applications and
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Steve Anderson | Media Democracy Day (MDD) is a multi-city forum including panels, workshops, training sessions and speakers addressing media and communications issues.
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| This year's Media Democracy Day in Toronto will feature a series ofthematic and skill-based workshops. Topics range from media criticism andexamples of truly independent media to training sessions on
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Ted Cooper | Writer and activist Susan Nathan recently sat down with rabbletv, where she spoke candidly about her life in Tamra, the human rights abuses she witnessed and the importance of including women in the
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Wayne MacPhail | I&#226;e(TM)m sure you have your own stories about fruitless and failed attempts to get coworkers and family members to just try, let alone adopt and embrace new technologies or social media tools. W
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Dan Kellar | On October 12, activists from AW@L, Six Nations, Guelph, London, Kitchener, Toronto, Waterloo and Hamilton blocked the Olympic &#226;eoeSpirit Train&#226;e on the tracks as it approached Toronto, by
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Ingo Schmidt | For years the business community, led by Wall Street bankers and echoed by compliant politicians, was praising economic globalization and the decreasing role of national borders. Since Wall Street is
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Ellen Gould | The Harper government is responsible for pushing the envelopeon deregulation both domestically and internationally despite cautionaryevents in the U.S. clearly indicating what could go wrong.
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Norman Matchewan | The Barri&#195;&#168;re Lake Algonquins' decision to peacefully blockade Highway 117 was not easily made. We have always preferred co-operation to confrontation. We do not wish to disrupt the lives o
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rabble staff | With only four days to go to E-Day, and heading into a long weekend, we can give thanks for Stephen Harper's tumble in the polls over the past week to 10 days. Our great team of election bloggers wil

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