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Apr 8, 2010

Free speech includes the right to protest

James Clark
The shutting down of American Neocon pundit Ann Coulter in Ottawa led to cries that she wasn't being allowed to speak. Not true. The natural allies of the Harper government don't have this problem.
Columnists
Apr 7, 2010

Tea-baggers take charge

The Obama administration says that the tea-baggers are driving the Republican agenda, and it appears to be so.
Blog
Apr 3, 2010

Left Forum 2010: Rekindling the radical imagination

Derrick O'Keefe
Noam Chomsky's closing speech painted a dark picture of political life in the United States -- with the left largely in static irrelevance while the far right is mobilizing.
Columnists
Apr 2, 2010

The obscenity of war

President Barack Obama has just returned from his first trip as commander in chief to Afghanistan.
Blog
Apr 1, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: The game plan for immigration reform

Erin Rosa
Sen. Lindsey Graham started a hubbub among comprehensive immigration reform advocates when he expressed to members of the Capitol press corps that progressive immigration legislation was "dead."
Photos
Apr 1, 2010
Not Rex commentary from Humberto: Teabag Ann

Not Rex commentary from Humberto: Teabag Ann

rabble staff
Ann Coulter can tell a Muslim student to TTC (take the camel), but George Galloway can't even get into Canada. The conservative idea of free speech... pah!
News
Apr 1, 2010
The U.S. border crossing at Point Roberts, Washington, one of the communities fighting to join Canada. Photo: Gniatroid/Wikipedia

Is Canada ready for Confederation with the 'Fab Four'?

Cathryn Atkinson
Several American enclaves in Washington state, Minnesota, and Vermont want to join this country, but the Harper government is anxious to avoid further upsetting the Obama administration.
Podcast
Mar 23, 2010

Prost! Here's to your health America

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
It isn't pretty (and doesn't cover everyone, except maybe insurance companies) but there is something to this vote that could change the political winds a bit in the U.S.
Blog
Mar 23, 2010

Weekly Audit: After health care, the economy

Zach Carter
Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center stage, including financial reform, unemployment and deeply rooted economic inequality.
Columnists
Mar 22, 2010

Will Israel attack Iran?

Has Benjamin Netanyahu miscalculated in his recent snub to U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden, and by extension Biden's boss, Barack Obama?
Photos
Mar 22, 2010
Annie Leonard: The Story of Bottled Water. Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr

Annie Leonard: The story of bottled water

rabbleTV
Today is World Water Day: How did Americans begin to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap? Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr
Blog
Mar 22, 2010

The Kucinich decision

Fred Wilson
The collision of principle and pragmatism for US progressives over health care reform.
Blog
Mar 19, 2010

Weekly Mulch: Bad news climate bill

Alison Hamm
Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) met with industry groups Wednesday evening to discuss their much anticipated tripartisan climate legislation.

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