in their own words July 15
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Lyla Miklos | "Pride is political. It always has been." Lyla Miklos' powerful essay on experiencing the Pussy Palace raid in 2000 and marching in Toronto Pride in 2016.
briefly July 14
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Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has refused a meeting with the immigration detainees. In the past five months, three people have died in immigration detention.
rabble news July 14
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
rabble news July 13
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Alyse Kotyk | "When we look at homelessness in Canada, it is a crisis. It is an emergency." Alyse Kotyk reports on Tent City in Victoria and its implications across Canada.
rabble interview July 12
Screenshot: We Can Do It (Dirty Money) music video
Tania Ehret | Amai Kuda, Kimalee Phillip, and Amy Desjarlais from Decolonize Now! discussed decolonizing social movements and the urgency of revolutionary change in education.
rabble news July 11
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Teuila Fuatai | Postal workers have repeatedly stated its members do not want to strike and that the worker pension, pay equity and service cutbacks are key issues in negotiations.
analysis July 11
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Sophia Reuss | The narrative that Black Lives Matter Toronto has "hijacked" Pride or is self-serving is a racist and incorrect interpretation of the movement -- one that holds solidarity in high regard.
rabble news July 7
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Sophia Reuss | The all-party committee decided against allotting time to Twitter questions, but has encouraged Canadians to engage using the hashtags #Q #ERRE.
rabble news July 7
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Teuila Fuatai | The union said gender equity amongst its members was too important to leave to a third party stating "paying women equally for work of equal value is the law of the land."
rabble news July 6
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H.G. Watson | While pay equity and pensions are front of mind during this round of bargaining, the Canada Post labour dispute has roots that stretch back years.
rabble news July 5
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Teuila Fuatai | CUPW president Mike Palecek says the Crown corporation is misrepresenting the numbers around the pension plan and has created the decrease in its own business.
rabble news July 5
Emily Blake | Last year B.C. made a progressive decision to create a province-wide system for transgender health care, but progress has been slow to take place.
rabble news July 1
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Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.
analysis July 1
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Laura Brightwell | In part two of this two-part feature, Laura Brightwell examines the existing health-care provisions for trans Canadians and asks what needs to change.
briefly June 30
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Sophia Reuss | The ruling cited a lack of meaningful consultation with First Nations affected by the pipeline.
in their own words June 30
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Rahim Thawer | "I want us to be in rage about homophobia, transphobia and racism. That would be healing. That would warrant a sense of pride."
rabble news June 29
Matt Cicero | "You don't develop an Algonquin sacred place," says Algonquin scholar and activist Lynn Gehl. So why is a proposed condo development continuing to be planned?
analysis June 29
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Laura Brightwell | There have been some improvements to trans health care in Canada, but is it much to celebrate? We speak to experts and find out what is available across Canada.
rabble news June 29
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Sophia Reuss | The Ontario government announced it would commit $300,000 to monitor mercury levels in the river near Grassy Narrows, but the community and scientists question the level of commitment.
rabble interview June 28
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Teuila Fuatai | Dysfunctional workplaces create an incredibly toxic environment that negatively affects workers' mental health. Teuila Fuatai speaks with OPSEU representatives about mental health practices.
rabble news June 24
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Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
rabble interview June 24
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Teuila Fuatai | One in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness or problem during their lifetime. In part 1, Teuila Fuatai speaks with Teamsters representatives about their approach to mental health.
in their own words June 23
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Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
rabble news June 22
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Sophia Reuss | Grassy Narrows continues to demand government action after a recent Toronto Star investigation revealed a former mill worker's confession to having dumped at least 50 barrels of mercury.
rabble interview June 21
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Teuila Fuatai | Today marks National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Métis Nation member and union activist Michael Desautels about his work in Indigenous communities and the labour movement.
rabble news June 21
The Council of Mothers stand with federal ministers at the Radisson Hotel in Ric
Sophie Woodrooffe | Carolyn Bennett and Mélanie Joly met with the Council of Mothers to discuss funding opportunities for Indigenous youth and languages on May 24.
rabble series June 21
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Sophia Reuss | Elizabeth May spoke with rabble about proportional representation, our "perverse" first-past-the-post voting system, and what to expect from the electoral reform committee over the summer.
opinion June 17
Greg Macdougall | Today is the "It Is Sacred" walk in honour of the at-rish sacred site that is slated for condo development. Greg Macdougall questions how this development is "an exercise in reconciliation."
in their own words June 17
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Tyler Morgenstern | Tyler Morgenstern's powerful reflection on the Pulse Nightclub attack, violence against queer people and queer people of colour and building new worlds together.
rabble news June 16
Photo:  Jules Tomi/Demilitarize McGill's Facebook page.
Sophia Reuss | After a four-year legal battle with McGill, former student Cadence O'Neal is set to appear before the Commission on Access to receive access to emails between McGill and private weapons contractors.

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