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Jul 12, 2018
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license

The power of concentrated wealth vs. working people

Nima Maleki
There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Blog
Nov 7, 2017
European Space Scientists View the NASA Data Visualizations. Photo: U.S. Department of State

U.S. climate report leaves little room for doubt

David Suzuki
It's hard to imagine anyone could read this report, or read about it, and not be convinced we have an urgent problem and failing to put everything we can into resolving it puts our survival at risk!
Blog
May 10, 2017
8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

Long work hours don't work for people or the planet

David Suzuki
We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.
Blog
Feb 14, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jeffery J. Nichols

Leduc No. 1 and Alberta's unluckiest lucky day

David J. Climenhaga
Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.
Blog
Jan 25, 2017
Sleeping at work

We need to work less to live better

David Suzuki
A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.
Podcast
Nov 15, 2016

Canada-Europe trade deal no longer a foregone conclusion

Redeye
With the regional government of Wallonia's vote to reject CETA, the future of the deal is less certain. Stuart Trew explains what Wallonia's initial opposition meant and how this impacts Canadians.
Podcast
Aug 9, 2016

Ears on the earth: The World Social Forum begins

rabble radio special
It's a time for high ideals as discussions begin on how to change the world. The rabble podcast team brings you some of the thoughts, ideas and sounds from the Forum.
Podcast
Apr 18, 2016
Saudi Arabia Smarter Than Canada?

Is Saudi Arabia smarter than Canada?

Green Majority Radio
Angela Bischoff from the OCAA joins us at the top of the show to discuss some news and also talk about the complete waste of money (not to mention huge public safety hazard) Pickering nuclear plant.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!

Rules are for the poor… suckers!

Green Majority Radio
The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?

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