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Mar 15, 2012

Parliament to debate abortion in April

Mercedes Allen
Conservative Party backbencher Stephen Woodworth has put forward a motion that will result in a debate in Parliament on abortion, tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 26.
News
Mar 15, 2012
Photo: Stephen Collis

To re-Occupy or not to re-Occupy

Stephen Collis
Spring is just around the corner and across North America Occupy is gearing up to take back public space. One Vancouver Occupier shares his vision for the movement's renewal.
Activist Toolkit

Slow food movement

rabblepedia
The history of the food justice movement called slow food
News
Mar 9, 2012
Pamela Palmater

Pamela Palmater named YWCA Woman of Distinction

Carmelle Wolfson
On International Women's Day Pamela Palmater won the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for Social Justice. Carmelle Wolfson spoke to Palmater at her office in Toronto.
Activist Toolkit

Sins Invalid

rabblepedia
The theatre troupe uses performance to express their experiences with disability and sexuality
Podcast
Jan 11, 2012
Redeye

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Redeye
Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
Podcast
Jan 5, 2012
Redeye

The problem with charity

Redeye
Every year in December the CBC holds an all-day fundraising event for the Food Bank. This year, poor people showed up in force at the event to share their thoughts on charity.
Podcast
Nov 6, 2011
Redeye

Zero tolerance policing

Redeye
Following the uprisings in London and other English cities, the U.K. government introduced plans to broaden the use of U.S. suppression models of policing including civil gang injunctions.
Podcast
Nov 1, 2011

#131 - Who are those that #occupy?

rabble radio
In this episode, intrepid rabble reporters talk to the people who chose to #occupy. Michael Stewart heads to Vancouver, while Matthew Adams and Meagan Perry take on Toronto.
News
Sep 16, 2011

On courage, social justice and policy-making

Janine Brodie
Neoliberalism cannot speak to questions of redistribution, arguably the essence of political ethics and social justice. Courage in policy-making evokes the responsibility to unsettle this imbalance.
Blog
Jul 14, 2011

When business and progressives agree

Armine Yalnizyan
It was news, not so much because of what was said, as who said it: The Conference Board of Canada released a report on rising inequality in Canada yesterday.

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