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Feb 27 2015 | Mercedes Allen | Canada's trans* human rights bill C-279 was amended by a Senate committee in a way that makes it legal to ban trans* people from washrooms.
Photo credit: Lisa Sandlos
Feb 27 2015 | June Chua | In a production using research with young dancers, choreographer Lisa Sandlos explores the over-sexualization of women, particularly young dancers in the world of competitive dance.
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Feb 27 2015 | Rick Salutin | What else might be included in the new Ontario sex-ed curriculum? How about why sex is important at all in human existence -- and how important it is.
Feb 27 2015 | Michael Laxer | In the days since Mulcair first announced his and his party's intention to oppose the bill, this "opposition" has quickly begun to look far more like a retreat.
Jimmy Carter
Feb 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | To paraphrase Democrat Lloyd Bentsen's famous comment to Republican Dan Quayle in the 1988 U.S. vice-presidential debate: "I knew Ralph Klein... Premier, you're no Ralph Klein!"
Feb 27 2015 | Jessica Prupas | A roundup of the highlights from rabble.ca blogs this week.
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Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Nova Scotia government fires its arbitrator as labour work to ensure labour rights in the face of Bill 1.
Photo credit: The Wrap
Feb 27 2015 | Kate MacIntruff | The wage gap is a thing. It exists. It isn't pretty. It is the face of discrimination. It isn't going to go away if we close our eyes and hold our breath and count to one hundred.
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Feb 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Big wins for activists! And big laughs for everyone in this week's Feel Good Friday.
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Feb 27 2015 | Lynell Anderson | Budget 2015 clearly shows that B.C. can afford to start implementing the $10/day child-care plan now -- and it can choose to do so without raising taxes.
Photo: CUPE
Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | This week in labour news: Ontario campuses and beyond!
Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
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Feb 27 2015 | Sophia Banks | With support, Senator Donald Plett wants to modify Bill C-279 so trans people will not be able to access any 'sex-segregated' facility and the term 'gender identity' will be removed. Horrible.
rabble.ca: Better Than Ezra. (Much, much better)
Feb 27 2015 | rabble staff | Far-right commentator Ezra Levant is raising thousands of dollars for his Conservative news website. Let’s send a message -- help us to reach our $30,000 goal for the winter fundraiser!
Feb 27 2015 | Anne Theriault | Spock, aka Leonard Nimoy, just died 216 years before he is due to be born on the planet Vulcan. Live long and prosper, bro.
Feb 27 2015 | Greg Macdougall | Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
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Feb 26 2015 | rabble staff | Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls.
Edmonton TFW Protest
Feb 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!
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Feb 26 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | A government that promotes war, that abandons the concept of serving people in the name of peace and friendship, and that fails to respect and support civil society, paves the way for extremist ideas.
Feb 26 2015 | Meghan Murphy | The actor says, "If I had total dominion over myself, I'd never look at porn again."