Welcome to the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit, an exciting new project of rabble.ca currently in Beta. The Toolkit is a wiki-style section of the rabble site devoted to content collaboration. It contains a growing number of encyclopedic resources that you can write. The Toolkit is named after activist, organizer, and labour leader, Lynn Williams, whose commitment to social justice has inpired generations of United Steeworker activists. Read more about Lynn Williams here. Participate in the Toolkit! See our User Guide, and please check out the toolkit blog and podcast.
The CCPA and ACORN have just released a comprehensive report on predatory lending. Over 250 ACORN members were survey and they discussed why they turned to payday lenders. The results also show that many have been denied access to very basic...
Saturday November 26, Noah Rabbani is a 15 year old Canadian-Pakistani teenager was brutally attacked by two white men who stole his backpack and beat him severely with a baseball bat. The attack occured in Hamilton, Ontario. This article has an account of what he said, how he wanted to spare his parents alarm, how he says one man just kept hitting him with the bat.
Noah was released from hospital on December 3rd, after initial treatment for extensive injuries to his brain, jaw, limbs and spine. His skull was cracked.
His recovery will be a long process, and he will require extensive dental...