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 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 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
April 26
Donna Lypchuk | Unfortunately, privatization plus deregulation plus globalization plus turbo-capitalism also equals poverty, pollution, war and the withholding of the right to hold a peaceful assembly in front of a
April 26
John Lucas and Deena Cox | <i>The Georgia Straight</i>'s reviews oHgr, D:Fuse and DJ Mark Farina
April 26
Angela Baldassarre | A movie by a man who says, "To write good women, strong women effectively you have to sort of learn how women feel about themselves. I'm not saying I know everything, but if you listen you might lear
April 25
Heather Robinson | He outlined what the Black Bloc was planning to do when it reached the perimeter. He spoke of the anticipated police reaction when the group got there. He told me about the risk I was in by walking w
April 25
Deconstructionist Institute for Surreal Topology | Following yet another nabbing of Jaggi Singh (this time, at the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City), and his court appearance today on charges for possession of a weapon (a humongous catapult), th
April 24
Sara Ahronheim | On Friday night we ended up under siege in our medical clinic as the cops advanced down Cote D'Abraham, firing rounds and rounds of tear gas. The air was so contaminated that we had to breathe throug
April 24
Bruce Campbell | The promise of free trade in North America was prosperity for all; "a rising tide lifts all boats." But most workers, having no boats, have been swamped by NAFTA. This is a cautionary tale about free
April 22
Sierra Bacquie | rabble's intrepid reporter gets the goods on Monday's fearless launch of "audio testosterone - the aural fix Toronto has Been Waiting For." Mojo Radio claims to be "the world's first Talk Radio stati
everyone's a critic April 22
Jessie Smith | Anti-FTAA activists weren't just in Quebec City. At the Washington-B.C. border, demonstrators could kick back and have a good time. Call it a millennial Be-In.
April 22
Judy Rebick | Some demonstrators fought police. Others didn't. It made little difference. When people sang and held up peace signs, riot police approached from two sides, trapping the group. After only one warning
April 22
Judy MacDonald | Saturday, police arrested one news photographer, and levelled a rubber bullet at another's chest.
April 21
Maude Barlow | It's the morning of April 21, 2001. Tens of thousands of protesters come together in Quebec City. They are going to march in a massive demonstration against the Summit of the Americas. Maude Barlow o
April 21
Judy Rebick | Most media attention is on the perimeter breach, and it was an impressive action. First a few, then more, climbed up the chain-link fence and, in a rocking action, pushed it down. By my watch it took
April 21
Alan O'Connor | The police were still doing their little baby steps forward. Many of the protesters had been at other demonstrations, and were not intimidated. Every now and again, there was a determined chant: "Who
April 21
Judy Rebick | Outside the Summit of the Americas, police and protesters clash.
April 20
Judy Rebick | Representatives of the Canadian Labour Congress and the Canadian Auto Workers agree to participate in direct action today. Quebec City will see the first-ever labour affinity groups. This marks a pow
April 20
Judy MacDonald | Even if you aren't in Quebec City, there are still ways to be on the ground. Don't want mainstream news? Try these folks for some alternative spins.
April 19
Min Sook Lee | The workers at Sing Tao Daily unionized a year ago. They are now on strike. Easter weekend, picket-line supporter Winnie Ng was arrested. Here's more about the newspaper, the publisher and the issues
April 18
Nick Fillmore | More than two years after a brutal invasion, the rebels of Sierra Leone have been pushed back to the north and east. But throughout the country, fear - and poverty - remains ever present.
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 18
Reuters News Agency | The world's mightiest drug companies are reportedly on the verge of dropping their court battle against a South African law allowing imports of cheap copies of their patented anti-AIDS drugs.
April 18
Contributor | News, info, resources, pix and talk to help inform you about the Quebec City Summit of the Americas, the issues and protest activities surrounding it.
April 18
From the newsroom of the BBC World Service | Russian deputies have adopted a controversial law that allows Russia to import and store nuclear waste from other countries.
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
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

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