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Jul 22 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In Part One of this three-part series on rating the rating agencies, Joyce Nelson looks at the role the Big Three CRAs had in the economic crisis.
Sharon and David
Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
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Jul 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Hello Canada, I want to take encourage everyone to at least get out to one Pow Wow this year. A quick lesson around the creativity and commitment that is at the heart of making the regalia.
Jul 22 2014 | Jane Jewell | Gaza's Ark was destroyed by Israel on July 11. Why was Israel so afraid of our little boat, carrying Palestinian embroidery and boxes of dates, a boat that posed no threat to Israeli security.
Jul 22 2014 | J. Baglow | Harper's latest attack on dissent is being managed through a proxy -- the CRA. At an accelerating pace, dissent from the official government line is being stamped out in Canada.
Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
Peter Goldring
Jul 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Whenever you think it's safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth.
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Jul 22 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board laid out the parameters of the first phase of its planned review of Nova Scotia Power's "state of preparedness and response" to hurricane Arthur.
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Jul 22 2014 | Jordan Maclaren | Canadian university students, welcome to the perils of the Fire Swamp, where it can be incredibly difficult to qualify for the resources you need to go to school.
Jul 22 2014 | Ramsey Hart | Last week the Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq bent to the desire of B.C. to go it alone on the environmental assessment of another major resource development project.
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Jul 22 2014 | Rick Goldman | Is the whole economic logic underlying austerity fundamentally flawed? Does the "cure" aggravate the disease? Unfortunately it is and it does.
Jul 22 2014 | Faculty for Palestine | Faculty for Palestine issues a statement condemning Israeli aggression in the Gaza strip and calling for an academic boycott of Israeli post-secondary institutions.
Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | The new film Apartners delves into the trend of committed couples living apart.
Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | UK parliamentary MPs accuse Israel of war crimes and disproportionate violence.
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Jul 21 2014 | Marc Lee | As we look down the road towards an LNG industry that threatens to completely blow B.C.'s GHG targets, be wary of claims that offsets will absolve our carbon sins.
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Jul 21 2014 | Philippe Hurteau | Each year, Canada Day coincides with Moving Day in Quebec. Still too often, when leases expire families end up on the street, unable to find adequate and affordable housing.
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Jul 21 2014 | Cory Collins | There is an attempt to build a luxury home on Grace Islet, B.C. On a Coast Salish burial site. Yes, really.
Jul 21 2014 | Kelsey Mech | I've always known these projects are on the traditional territories of Indigenous communities, but there is something about actually witnessing the massive implications that makes it much more real.
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Jul 21 2014 | Nora Loreto | The colonial histories of both Canada and Israel are remarkably similar.
Mike Duffy
Jul 21 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | Young Mike Duffy used shrewd instincts and hard work to climb the ladder. Then he overreached, just as the RCMP are overreaching with 31 criminal charges.