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Jul 19, 2015
Book Cover: Rebalancing Society

Rebalancing Society: Pipe dream or prophecy?

Christopher Majka
Henry Mintzberg's new book, Rebalancing Society, makes a case for balancing public, private, and plural social sectors. It's an appealing idea but is there data to support it? We investigate further.
RabbleTV
Jul 7, 2015

Harperman: A protest song

A protest song for the upcoming election: Harperman is written and performed by Ottawa folksinger Tony Turner, Anne Downey on upright bass, and the crowd of well-wishers.
Blog
Jun 30, 2015
Green Party leader Elizabeth May and former NDP leader Alexa McDonough

Who splits whose votes?

Christopher Majka
So long as Canada is burdened with the first-past-the-post electoral system, what Canadians want and what they get remain disconnected. Unlike Mick Jagger, we can't even get what we need.
Blog
Jun 26, 2015
Halifax member of Parliament, Megan Leslie

Worth the cost? Nova Scotia's Parliamentarians

Christopher Majka
There are real insights to be gleaned from analyzing the budgets of MPs. However, cherry-picking data, a lack of critical thinking and questionable graphics mislead readers rather than informing them.
Blog
Apr 16, 2015

Is Canada's warm welcome what Narendra Modi deserves?

Dionne Bunsha
When Stephen Harper hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Canada this week, they will be greeted both with adoring fans and with protests. Which response is more appropriate?
Podcast
Mar 26, 2015

Judy Rebick on gender politics

The Swan Song
Former CBC host and founder of rabble.ca speaks with David Swanson about feminism in the age of Occupy, the evolution of gender rights and the importance of International Women's Day.

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