July 13
Contributor | The real price of prisons. There are more people behind bars in the United States today than ever before. Since 1980, the inmate population has more than quadrupled to 2 million - an unprecedented ex
July 13
Alternatives | How the real thing is more energy-efficient than doing it online. We're serious.
July 13
Theresa Williams | Each day since my return to Washington, D.C., I have witnessed a draconian shift towards intolerance and oppression more than ever before in American society. It comes in the forms of gentrification,
July 13
Paul Richter | Antimissile tests will force action "within months, not years." White House argues landmark treaty has outlived its usefulness.
July 12
Carlyn Zwarenstein | World representatives are meeting in Bonn, Germany, the quiet capital of the former West Germany, with the lofty goal of slowing down environmental change. With George W. Bush withdrawing his energy-
July 12
Penni Mitchell | The biotech industry is heralding the introduction of white rice that is genetically engineered to boost its dose of vitamin A. The companies say it will help alleviate blindness among the world's po
July 12
Tom Lyons | A July 9 hearing, which was repeatedly interrupted by audience laughter, ended with applause when Superior Court Justice Patrick Sheppard refused to prohibit OCAP leader John Clarke from organizing f
July 12
Keith Garebian | With <i>The Trials Of Ezra Pound</i>, Timothy Findley adds yet another icon to his gallery in fiction and drama. Findleys play exposes Pound to the judgement of others and of history, but it does no
July 12
CBC News Staff | The provincial Liberal house leader Gary Collins says of the NDP members who were elected: "Joy MacPhail will not receive $39,000 to be the leader of two people. Jenny Kwan will not receive an extra
July 12
Dimitri Katadotis | Ji-woon Kim's <i>The Foul King</i> and the crowning of Korean cinema. Currently, Korea has the highest percentage of young filmmakers in the world. The vast majority of movies coming out are directed
July 12
Contributor | On Wednesday's UN World Population Day, the United Nations Population Fund asked the Taliban to allow women access to the health care they need. One of every 100 Afghan women dies in childbirth, and
July 11
Lorraine Michael | A Canadian company is pushing to build a dam in an ecologically sensitive region of Belize. Newfoundlanders are working with protesters in the Central American country to stop the devastation.
rabble news July 10
Todd Lamirande | A journalist covers a First Nations protest in Sun Valley, British Columbia. He videotapes a heated moment between some native youth and non-Aboriginal local men. The police take seized tapes from hi
July 9
Murray Dobbin | A plan to develop a private water filtration plant in greater Vancouver went down in flames recently. The best part about it? Free trade is being blamed for the defeat.
July 6
Kate Heartfield | America's insatiable appetite for oil, gas and electricity could mean big profits for Canada - they're already running out of oil drills in Alberta. Trouble is, with the increased greenhouse gas emis
July 5
Dimitri Katadotis | <i>Lumumba</i>, Raoul Peck's biopic of the first democratically elected leader of Congo, is a kind of exhumation, with a portrait of the man pieced together from available documents, both written and
July 5
Gregory Boyd Bell | Second to the employment of heavy rocks to get rid of people who aren't like you, the most popular and primordial of human entertainments is to lock a bunch of people in an arena and let them fight i
rabble news July 5
Judy Rebick | John Clarke is suspected of messing up somebody's files, pushing desks around and maybe throwing a microwave oven out the window. Mike Harris is suspected of implementing policies that caused the dea
rabble news July 5
Judy MacDonald | Privatizining water; blame for Rwanda's genocide; the dangers of genetically modified foods; the perils of UN corporate partnerships: these are a few of the stories Project Censored believes that mai
July 4
Finn Harvor | Computers can perform miracles - when they're not eliciting curses. Commands are illogical, cursors jump around like fleas and systems freeze for no reason. It's time for a revolt of the complexity-l
rabble news July 3
Linda McQuaig | The multinational drug industry has fought the generic drug licensing system just about everywhere it has surfaced. Thirty-nine major drug companies jointly launched a lawsuit against South Africa in
June 29
Susan Swan | In twenty years, Canadian literature has shed its collective inferiority complex, and assumed a position of renown on the world stage. This was no accident. The transformation was accomplished throug
rabble news June 29
Joy Pincus | The now infamous Women of Afghanistan petition is still making the rounds, sometimes revisiting the same people five times or more. The irksome e-mail may have alerted millions to the deplorable stat
June 29
Audra Estrones Williams | On this Canada Day weekend, let's take few moments to remember and celebrate some great, unsung Canadian heroines. Some you may know; others you will; the rest you probably should. They are Maple. Th
June 28
David Jackson and Amy Smith | Yesterday afternoon, Nova Scotia's Hamm government passed its controversial Bill 68, making it illegal for the province's health-care workers to strike. Before the Bill's passage, nearly 3,000 health
rabble news June 28
David Leibl | Wal-Mart, Liz Claiborne and Mountain Equipment Coop were also honoured (or not-so honoured) at the Maquila Solidarity Network's awards ceremony.
June 28
Nate Hendley | Despite decreasing crime rates, the Ontario government is obsessed with tough, American-style law-and-order measures. Premier Mike Harris champions mandatory drug tests for welfare recipients, police
June 27
Miranda Kennedy | Nadine Bloch once sailed an inflatable raft into a nuclear test zone as part of a famed Greenpeace mission. Today, as a civil-disobedience trainer, she espouses the principles of Gandhi and Martin Lu
June 27
Public Citizen | The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is seven years old. A study released yesterday found that - contrary to promises and predictions - North Americas farmers and consumers have not benef
June 27
Ann Silversides | Twenty years after its first official recognition, AIDS continues to kill off its victims - quietly and steadily. In North America, those victims, increasingly, are the poor and the marginalized. Des

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