everyone's a critic October 22
Wayne MacPhail | Online publishing turns content producers into eyeball pimps for advertisers. The thin, underfed content itself is pushed out onto the site in spike heels and a red dress in hopes of attracting wolf
October 21
Jim Rankin and Sonia Verma | Organizers of the October 16 "snake march" into Toronto's financial district have faced harsh words for holding such a protest at a time when people are still in shock and mourning over the September
October 19
Heather Scoffield | A month is barely enough time to organize a large demonstration. But, by chance, the finance ministers' meetings coincide with plans for a countrywide peace-and-justice protest on November 17 that wo
October 19
Gillian Steward | To the delight of medi-business and its boosters Alberta has gone further down the road of health-care privatization than any other province. But so far, the experiment is proving to be an example of
everyone's a critic October 18
Ann Hansen | Part Three - Litton building number 402 at 11:15 p.m. on October 14, 1982. I parked the van with its 550 pounds of commercial dynamite. It was set to explode in fifteen to twenty-five minutes. We mad
October 18
Ottawa(CP) | India, which exchanged fire with Pakistan earlier this week over the contested Kashmir region, called off its plan to hold the Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Delhi next month. So Canada, as
rabble news October 17
Penney Kome | Rosalie Bertell, an expert on weaponry and peace-building, says that U.S. war effort will accelerate weapons development and undermine civil liberties in the United States and maybe Canada.
everyone's a critic October 16
Geoff Olson | U.S. mainstream media, serving up bread and circuses at the heart of the empire, has played its part all too well in diverting public attention away from its past imperial adventures.
October 16
CBC News Staff | Mike Harris has announced he will step down as Ontario premier and head of the provincial Tory party as soon as the party executive can pick a new leader.
rabble news October 16
Nate Hendley | Monday, roughly 2,000 people ate pancakes, marched and put flowers on blockaded cars to kick off a campaign of economic disruption headed by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty. A few were arrested
rabble news October 16
Judy Rebick and Judy MacDonald | Almost 2,000 readers are coming to rabble every day. More than 47,000 people visited in September alone - with 3.5-million hits. The site is only six months old, yet it's become a vital resource for
October 13
Martin Regg Cohn | "Most people are not angry because the Pakistan government supports the anti-terrorist actions," said banker Moeen Khan, 36, as he left the Lawrence Road mosque. If even 500,000 people were protestin
in their own words October 12
Finn Harvor | Some of the restaurant staff objected to the presence of our protest, but could do little aside from issuing threats. This was a place where rich folks felt "safe" from the rabble that they kept out
rabble news October 12
Wayne MacPhail | Over twelve months after they hit the market, electronic books still have more to do with novelty than best-selling novels. Even the best-selling e-books move only about a thousand copies. Hardly the
everyone's a critic October 12
Anne Marie Aikins | Race must not be minimized as a significant factor in a child's life. According to the National Association of Educators of Young Children in Washington, the question of identity and the need of belo
rabble news October 11
Doug Smith | Five years ago, George Harris decided to take the government to court and force it to reassess one of Canada's wealthiest families, which was allowed to move $1-billion out of the country on a tax-fr
rabble news October 11
Dan Smoke-Asayenes | Ontario Provincial Police officer Ken Deane said, "I accept the finding of the court that I am criminally responsible for the death of Dudley George. I profoundly regret this tragic incident." Under
everyone's a critic October 11
Ann Hansen | Part Two - why the group Direct Action formed. Why its members decided to bomb the Litton Systems plant. "Anything less than 550 pounds would just be a symbolic bombing," he said. "We want to get the
everyone's a critic October 10
Lynn Coady | In their blithe, gleefully uninformed manner, pundits like Christie Blatchford claim that the opinions expressed by Sunera Thobani reflect the thinking of "those who actually run the country" - the "
October 9
Robert Fisk | Must we journalists, because of our rage at the massacre of the innocents in America, because of our desire to cowtow to the elderly "terrorism experts," must we lose all our critical faculties? Why
October 9
Michel Chossudovsky | The "blowback" thesis is a fabrication. The evidence amply confirms that the Central Intelligence Agency never severed its ties to the "Islamic Militant Network." Since the end of the Cold War, these
October 8
Nelofer Pazira | To save the West from the threat of the Taliban and its allies is to seek alternatives to war. It is hardly logical to argue that a war is needed to fix the problems that the Cold War created.
October 8
Madeleine Bunting | At its worst, western fundamentalism echoes the characteristics it finds so repulsive in its enemy, bin Laden: first, a sense of unquestioned superiority; second, an assertion of the universal applic
October 8
CBC News Staff | Foreign reporters in Quetta have been locked inside their hotel by police, who refuse to let them out to cover the story.
October 5
Kate Heartfield | The Canadian Women's March Committee launched its Declaration against War and Racism the morning of October 4 on Parliament Hill. Some journalists at the press conference were more interested in reac
rabble news October 4
Peter Steven | Former Squamish Five member Ann Hansen talks about the place of sabotage as an agent of social and political change, the mistakes she made and the book she's written. "We didn't see ourselves as terr
October 4
Duncan Campbell | "The worst side of this is the self-censorship, what people do not say," said former Republican, Arianna Huffington. "I'm all in favour of being very respectful but that doesn't mean there should be
October 4
Catherine Solyom | Montreal Mayor Pierre Bourque said he would be more "vigilant" in the future around the issue of squats, but that he gave the squatters the building for the right reasons, to avoid violence at the fi
October 4
Don Harrison | British Columbia's Premier Gordon Campbell refused to call the freeze a freeze, saying he promised during last May's election campaign to maintain the education and health budgets at their current am
October 3
Kathleen Kenna | In a regime that renders women invisible, Dr. Sima Samar had stood out like a neon light. She defied the Taliban to open schools for girls, mobile clinics for women and children and hospitals where w