rabble news May 8
Lynn Coady | Women and girls took a sledgehammer in hand and put it to weigh scales on Friday. Shards went flying. Placards read, "Staple Paper, Not Stomachs!"
rabble news May 8
Sierra Bacquie | In the wake of new technologies and a thirst for audience involvement, the nature of documentary filmmaking is changing fast. A discussion at last week's Hot Docs in Toronto examined who is doing wha
May 8
Judy Rebick | With the first volley of tear gas, a pink dragon flew over the police. One protester said that he thought he was hallucinating when he saw it.
May 8
Cheryl W. Thompson | Monday, a white Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was indicted by a grand jury on two misdemeanor charges. The death sparked three days of unrest. The victim's mother ca
May 7
Raymond Parker | Okay, enough talk about the Quebec City protests. Now is the time to take a look at these pictures of what went down.
May 7
Marc Lee | For those who came to protest only to be attacked, it was an emotional and radicalizing experience of highs and lows. The experience was a defiant show of solidarity, reinforced by police actions. Th
May 7
Penni Mitchell | What to do to stop unwanted letters from coming to your door. Advice from an insider.
May 7
Judy MacDonald | At 5 p.m. EST Monday May 7, news arrived that Jaggi Singh was freed on $2,000 bail. The five individuals identified with the Germinal group are still in jail. They were arrested before demonstrations
May 6
CNN | The country ducked Kyoto, wants to bring back Star Wars and is the United States. Still, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld blamed a recent U.S. diplomatic setback on a world ungrateful for America
May 5
Malik Russell | Longtime Death Row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal states that he is completely innocent of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. His legal team produces a sworn statement from a m
rabble news May 4
Penni Mitchell | An insider's scoop about what NOT to do to stop unwanted letters from coming to your door.
May 4
Kim Pemberton | "It's time our government and the Health Employers Association wake up. We feel the need to increase the action because clearly they're not getting it. Offering our nurses 53 cents more will do nothi
rabble news May 4
rabble staff | This is an open letter about the arrest and confinement of activist Jaggi Singh. Tariq Ali, Noam Chomsky, Barbara Ehrenreich, Naomi Klein, Alexa McDonough, Bob White and others have signed this docum
May 4
Noemi Lopinto | On May 4, a commission representing the Minister will be in Montreal to hear the responses of a few selected advocacy groups. According to Gitanjali Lena, media coordinator for the Canadian Council o
May 4
Morgan Campbell | White Canadians earn about 25 per cent more than their non-white counterparts, and a study commissioned by the Centre for Social Justice says racism is to blame.
May 3
Trish Salah | It is increasingly clear that the objective of policing is the surveillance, management and removal of people who get in the way of business, that threaten its ethos, or its profits. Toronto's queer
rabble news May 3
Doug Smith | A documentary airing May 3 on WTN tells the remarkable story of the Notorious Mrs. Armstrong. It also explores the filmmaker's search for traces of the feminist and union organizer who played a part
May 3
Claire Miller | Genetically modified canola seeds have been spread around Mount Gambier in South Australia in a breach of federal guidelines intended to prevent their general release into the environment.
May 2
Lamont Muhammad | People of color, poor and immigrant communities here made history last week when representatives announced they had agreed to rally their constituents around local issues, register them to vote, get
May 2
Canadian Press | Human cloning and fusion of genetic material to create human-animal hybrids would be outlawed under draft legislation to be proposed Thursday by Health Minister Allan Rock.
rabble news May 2
David Bernans | A lot of bike paths could be created for the price tag of a summit and some international business deals. Bikesheviks were on-hand in Quebec to fill folks in about the impact of free trade. Police ma
rabble news May 2
The Deconstructionist Institute for Surreal Topology | DIST announces a campaign of teddy bear rage aimed at freeing the prisoners captured during the Summit of the Americas. They are asking people to catch as many stuffed animals as they can, and mail t
rabble news May 1
Ali Kazimi | It was a scene right out of a film about a repressive police state - except it happened in Canada, in Quebec City.
everyone's a critic May 1
Heather Menzies | As the living river, we came to Quebec City to speak for the world's water. Our icons are boxes of water bottles, passed from hand to hand around our circle, then out through the crowd with the invoc
May 1
Penney Kome | Canada's largest oil company, Talisman, is willing to deal with the Sudanese government. That government slaughters and tortures civilians, and condones slave-trading. Calgary's Project Sudan protest
April 30
Fiona Morgan | Abortion rights advocates get clobbered by pro-life groups as the Unborn Victims of Violence Act advances in Congress.
April 29
Gumisai Mutume | African finance ministers meeting with officials here at the annual spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund have joined the chorus of anti-debt activists demanding no less t
April 28
Rick Salutin | Playwright and columnist Rick Salutin chooses a pivotal moment to return to Quebec City, the launch pad three decades ago for his career as a writer. Amid the turbulence, tear gas and water-cannon fi
April 28
Tony Tremblay | Cultural studies professor Tony Tremblay toiled away in happyobscurity until he wrote an academic paper on <i>Survivor</i>. That's when TV cameras came swarming like deadly snakes in the outback.
April 27
Todd Scarth | How was your Earth Week? If you barely even noticed the occasion, you're not alone. Tim Brandt thinks that's a problem, and he's leading a campaign in Manitoba to make Earth Day a real holiday - a ho

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