Watch live TONIGHT: Great Lakes need great friends: Maude Barlow's final stop on the Great Lakes tour
Join Maude Barlow and other guests to celebrate the Great Lakes – a common heritage that belongs to the Earth, other species and future generations as well as our own. Hear how we can collectively protect them from private interests and government complacency and restore more democratic control over them. Maude Barlow will be joined tonight by Thom McClenaghan, President, Friends of the Coves Subwatershed and Patrick Donnelly, Urban Watershed Program Manager City of London.
rabble contributor Bill Clennett shares a taste of what the Montreal protests against Charest government's Loi 78 and proposed tuition increases are like. Recorded on the evening of May 24th, the video presents two of the demos: beginning with one of the local community actions in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood and from there to a major night time demo that brought thousands of people on the streets of downtown Montreal, and from there proceeded throughout the city for about four hours.
On the 100th day of the protest in the Quebec students' strike, hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Montreal, with solidarity rallies happening in cities across Canada, in the US and Europe. Here is a small taste of scene on the streets in Montreal today, from a rabble contributor. For ongoing live coverage of the student strike situation, watch CUTV (Concordia University Television) livestream here.
An Israeli historian, Dr. Pappe is currently a professor at the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter in the UK. He is also director of the university's European Center for Palestine Studies and co-director of the Exeter Center for Ethno-Political Studies. He obtained his PhD in history from the University of Oxford. Dr. Pappe spoke in Vancouver as part of a tour hosted by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East in May.
On the 64th anniversary of the occupation of Palestine, and as the Palestinian people enter the 64th year of dispossession and exile, the Vancouver Coalition to Commemorate Al-Nakba is organizing events to commemorate the Nakba, stand against the continuing Nakba, and call for the right of return for Palestinian refugees and freedom for Palestine. 64 years after the Nakba - the war of 1948 in which over 800,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes and land and the state of Israel created on that land -- Palestinians continue to struggle for their right to return, for freedom from occupation, for justice, and against the Nakba that continues today. Watch this community event live, beginning at 6PM PST, Tuesday, May 15th.
How does the Canadian government's support for Israel relate to Canada's own historical and ongoing colonization of indigenous people here? What are the implications for supporters of the Palestinian struggle in carrying out solidarity work from within a 'fellow' settler society? Listen in to this event recorded in Vancouver on March 5, 2012 to find out. Speakers include Charlotte Kates, Glenn Coulthard and Mike Krebs
Streamed live on April 23, 7:30 PM EST, watch the rebroadcast of the 2012 edition of the Inter Pares Speakers Series, as Asha El-Karib and Amanda Dale discuss the inspiration and the challenges of promoting peace and women's rights amidst violence and fundamentalism.
Every year rabble.ca publishes a print edition of our Best of rabble. This year, thanks to the inspired work of students in Western University's journalism program, we will be publishing a companion best of rabble 2011 in iBook format. Listen in as Matt Dusenbury discusses the process of developing the rabble.ca best of 2011 iBook using the newly released iAuthor platform.