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Harper's latest war can't be won

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Syria is the 14th country in the Islamic world that U.S. forces and their allies have invaded, occupied or bombed in the past 35 years. It hasn't worked.

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Sneaky: Tankers carrying tar sands bitumen on the great lakes

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Suncor is setting a precedent around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin with its new shipments of bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.

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What does it mean to have a 'good job' in Canada today?

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At the Good Jobs Summit in Toronto, about 1,000 people from across the country gathered over the weekend to examine that question, hear expert commentary and contribute to the dialogue around the employment challenges affecting millions in our country. They also set forth possible solutions toward establishing a more just society with greater job opportunities for all.

In the spirit of that dialogue, rabble asked a diverse group of five people about the issues raised at the summit and what they meant to them. Here's what they took away from the three-day gathering.

Amanda Cope, fourth year student majoring in Political Science and Labour Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario:

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MP Sana Hassainia leaves NDP because of its position on the Israel-Palestine conflict

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Sana Hassainia says she will sit as an independent because she cannot stand by the NDP's position on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Join the discussion at babble.

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Canada, would you help the injured children of Gaza?

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Is there any hope that our Prime Minister will pause in his sideline cheer leading for Israel long enough to act constructively on behalf of Gaza's wounded children?

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