May 16
Colin Freeze and Andrew Mitrovica | A senior lawyer with the Canadian Human Rights Commission has been suspended, in part because he publicly complained that the agency has become a waste of taxpayers' money and is near collapse.
rabble news May 15
more rabble | News from on the ground, first-person accounts, analysis of free trade, strategies of protest and more. Includes follow-up articles on the arrests and detainment of The Germinal 5, Jaggi Singh and Ne
May 15
Brian MacLean | The Toronto Star's Dalton Camp criticizes an economic study as so much right-wing dogma. Brian MacLean begs to differ with the columnist's analysis. Of tax cuts, productivity and National Post covera
May 14
David Beers | To add up the collateral damage wrought by free-market society, suggests psychologist Bruce Alexander, look around and start counting all the addicts you know. Don't forget to add money, power, work,
May 14
Sarah Boseley | The South African government has no intention of buying the antiretroviral drugs that can keep people with HIV/AIDS alive. This despite its courtroom victory over pharmaceutical companies, which were
rabble news May 12
David Bernans | The Germinal 5 were arrested just before the Summit of the Americas began in Quebec City. After three weeks of imprisonment, they have yet to gain much media attention. Still, supporters have been de
rabble news May 11
David Bernans | Vaughn Barnett went to the Quebec City protests last month. He identified himself as a pacifist. He sat down. Since then, he's been in Orsainville Prison. Find out why.
May 10
Brian MacLean | Economist Brian MacLean tackles some mainstream media spin. Did the Bank of Canada's governor really muse about making our money American?
May 10
David Leibl | Just before the province's budget announcement, a new poll finds that Ontarians are willing to trade tax cuts for better, more affordable colleges and universities.
May 10
Hugh Mackenzie | When the Harris government was elected, it called its program the Common Sense Revolution. The new provincial budget - including yet more pointless tax cuts and another squeeze on public services - i
rabble news May 9
Bruce Wallace | Vancouver's Manhattan Minerals struck gold in Peru. Unfortunately, people live on top of it. There's an easy solution, though: move the town. It's an answer that has the townspeople striking back.
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
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 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 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 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
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.
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 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 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
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

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