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Jul 21, 2008

Eyewitness to the G8 protests in Japan

Ben Powless
The Group of Eight Summit was held July 7-9 in Japan. I have had some time to reflect on the protest that took place July 5, organized by Japanese NGOs, and how it reflects the wider context of the m
Jul 16, 2008

rabble exclusive: Interview with Michael Byers

Am Johal
Dr. Michael Byers, a professor of international law and political science at the University of British Columbia, recently announced that he is seeking the NDP nomination for the riding of Vancouver C
Jul 15, 2008

Safe Third Country ruling overturned on appeal

Edward C. Corrigan
On June 27, 2008 the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal reversed the earlier landmark Federal Court decision that had struck down the Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States.
Jul 14, 2008

French lessons for the North American Left?

Derrick O'Keefe
Today is Bastille Day in France. It's the perfect time to look across the Atlantic for some political inspiration for North America's beleaguered political Left.
Jul 9, 2008

Stop imminent deportation of war resisters

War Resisters Support Campaign
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Immigration Minister Diane Finley appear set to act against the wishes of Canadians and deport Corey Glass and Robin Long.
Jul 9, 2008

A plan for peace-ing it all together

Peter G. Prontzos
A global system which wastes over a trillion dollars a year on weapons to kill people, while tens of millions of human beings die each year from preventable causes is dysfunctional and pathological.
Jul 8, 2008

It's the end of tourism as we know it

Celes Davar
The trickle-down economics of high aviation fuel prices seem pretty clear. And tourism isn't the only thing that's going to be changing along with the climate.
Jul 7, 2008

A tale of two cities in Dubai

Stefan Christoff
As a city-state, Dubai offers little possibility for democratic rights, as labour unions and political protest are outlawed and foreign workers are offered no possibility for citizenship. Stefan Chri
Jul 7, 2008

High-stakes secret review of Canada Post

Denis Lemelin
Over the next few months, our Conservative federal government is conducting a review that will determine the future of universal, public postal service in our country. This review is pretty much a se


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