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Nov 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | The ride-sharing app lowers consumers' costs, but makes it all but impossible for taxi drivers to make a living.
Nov 28 2014 | Ella Bedard | B.C. union members have voted Irene Lanzinger as the new B.C. Federation of Labour president.
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Nov 28 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Sometimes rights are in conflict. Sometimes you have to make a decision. Jim Prentice and the Alberta PCs have -- the wrong one. There just ain't no way to square this circle!
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Nov 28 2014 | Tracy Glynn | Newly elected Liberal Premier Brian Gallant has announced the removal of certain barriers to abortion in New Brunswick. While this is great news, there is still a lot of work to be done.
Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Bill 6 -- which places a legal moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing -- has passed in Nova Scotia.
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Nov 28 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Been a long week for you? Here's a list of things that have been making the rabble staff laugh and feel good this week!
Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | Five years ago this week, anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca Roblero was killed in Chiapas. He had blamed the Calgary-based mining company Blackfire Exploration for contaminated rivers and crops.
Nov 28 2014 | Jessica Prupas | Highlights from the blogs this week
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Nov 28 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | During his unprecedented 15-year run as head of the Fed, there was never any doubt which side Jim Sinclair was on. More than almost any previous head of the trade union body, he was an activist leader
Nov 28 2014 | Charlie Angus | We continue to see Aboriginal students falling behind and giving up. They aren't the failures. The failure lies with the policies of this federal government.
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Nov 28 2014 | Rick Salutin | Ferguson protesters trashed some buildings and blocked traffic. That's pitiable compared to lawlessness by police, governments and the finance sector.
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Nov 28 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | In the wake of Ferguson, we need to draw attention to the very conditions that seek to make black life an impossible life in North America.
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Nov 28 2014 | Denise Denning | Let's get one thing straight: If Bill C-2 is passed it will only present new barriers to health care for people with addictions.
Nov 27 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The politically charged rapper discusses the hyper-sexualization of women, political art, the Chilean student movement and more.
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Nov 27 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | For more than a decade Liberal and Conservative governments have had systems in place to prevent asylum-seekers from ever getting to Canada. Over a decade, they managed to stop more than 70,000.
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Nov 27 2014 | Lynn Thompson | Another in the series of discussion about the ego, with the focus today on how the ego is linked to our eternal nature.
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Nov 27 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | In the wake of Ferguson the insistence that "Black Lives Matter" is the desire to draw attention to the very conditions that seek to make black life an impossible life in North America.
Nov 27 2014 | Emma Morgan-Thorp | Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What is the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these questions and more!
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Nov 27 2014 | Amy Goodman | "We're going to shake the heavens," said one young man, as he faced off with the riot police. It is that fire, not the burning of buildings, that those who profit from injustice have most to fear.
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Nov 27 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The difference between the incredible advances made in space exploration and our minuscule advances on tackling climate change boils down to nothing more than political will.