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Peter C. Newman at rabble.ca's 8th

Peter Newman answers the question: "What is wrong with our newspapers?" at a rabble event in Toronto.

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Linda McQuaig on what's wrong with our newspapers

For rabble.ca's 8th birthday, an event was held with three prominent journalists who were asked to speak on the question: "What's wrong with our newspapers?" In this video clip, Linda McQuaig puts the blame for the demise of newspapers squarely on corporate ownership.

 

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Experts and Toronto Mayor speak at cutting-edge technology conference

Watch the rabbletv coverage from the cutting-edge social media/technology conference MESH in Toronto, featuring talks by technology and social media experts. Click on the following talks to watch On-demand:

Toronto Mayor David Miller speaks on the use of social media tools in the City of Toronto. --

Protesters march against IMF in Washington: Jensen comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Sunday, April 26th, 2009, a final march was held in protest of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank representatives' meeting.

A weekend of demonstrations and direct actions was held to demonstrate people's anger at the policies of these financial institutions, as well as the recently allocated $1.1 trillion bailout to the IMF by the countries of the G-20.

We're all in this together: A public forum with Naomi Klein and others

This forum was organized by the Recession Relief Fund Coalition on April 28, 2009 at the University of Toronto, and was recorded by Mike Yam. The panelists included:

NAOMI KLEIN - Author of The Shock Doctrine
UZMA SHAKIR - The Colour of Poverty
GAIL NYBERG - The Daily Bread Food Bank
PEGGY NASH - Good Jobs Coalition; CAW

Filmed by Mike Yam with the Flip video camera.

BACKGROUND:
http://recessionrelief.ning.com/

A look back into the terror of Air India 182

On June 22, 1985, Air India 182 left Montreal, bound for New Delhi. Four hours after takeoff, a bomb ripped through the baggage compartment, killing all 329 people on board. It was the most deadly act of air terrorism in history before 9/11. The film counts down the final weeks and hours before Air India 182 disappeared off Irish radar screens and we sleepwalked into the era of international terrorism.

This documentary is airing tonight on the CBC at 8:00 PM.  For more information on the flim, visit http://airindia182.com/.

Taking on the Canadian justice system for the wrongfully accused

This is a promotion spot for the new documentary "This Can Happen To You," with Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter.

Dr. Carter takes on the Canadian justice system in this fast-paced look into the case of wrongly convicted banker Ronald Dalton. Carter and Dalton spent more than 30 years in prison between them for crimes they did not commit.

This Can Happen to You is written and directed by Peter Thurling (Floating Over Canada) and produced by Joan Schafer, for Red Car Productions. It was made under contract for CBC-TV, with participation of the CTF, Canada film production tax credit and OFTTC.

U.S. gets tough with the credit card industry

Hidden penalties, sudden interest rate hikes, deceptive language -- those are just some of the abusive practices of credit card companies that Congress is trying to stop.

Consumer advocates applauded last week's committee votes on two historic bills to reign in the industry. But before a final bill reaches Obama's desk, there could be months more haggling -- one last chance for card company lobbyists to delay or kill the reforms.

Vancouver MP leads march against budget's failure to fund housing, social spending

Vancouver East MP Libby Davies at the April 4, 2009 Grand March for Housing in Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

HarperGirl: All in the family

HarperGirl is back at it again, protecting her 'man' from Mulroney and the 'family.'

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