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Feb 13 2016 | rabble staff | rabble wouldn't exist if not for the dedicated followers that support it regularly with their hard-earned cash. That's what we call love. And your love is what will keep rabble going.
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Feb 12 2016 | Michael Laxer | It was not a failure to communicate that doomed the NDP, it was what they were communicating.
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Feb 12 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | B.C. Premier Christy Clark's shot was aimed directly at the NDP… the B.C. NDP, that is, via their brethren out here on the other side of the Rockies.
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Feb 12 2016 | Monia Mazigh | Last week, a private terrorism blacklist called World-Check was brought to light, raising questions about who is being targeted in its database, and why.
Svea Vikander: Could have been worse
Feb 12 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
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Feb 12 2016 | Rick Salutin | Most of the muddle, perplexity and aggravation re: the Ghomeshi trial and its witnesses this week could have been avoided if this were happening in a novel or film instead of a courtroom.
Feb 12 2016 | Jen Halsall | Bernie Sanders, Indigenous childcare and sexual harassment, oh my! This week, our bloggers tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time.
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Feb 12 2016 | Sarah Miller | As people celebrate the victories of the Lower Mainland byelections, it's a good reminder that we aren't too far away from the next provincial elections.
Feb 12 2016 | rabble staff | The B.C. Liberals' throne speech emphasized topics like environmental protection and food security, while supporting controversial things like LNG projects and the Site C dam.
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Feb 12 2016 | Sarah Beuhler, Tristan Markle | For the NDP to become the real champion of the left, the party will have to finally reform its relationship with social movements.
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Feb 12 2016 | Michael Geist | Security and Internet experts have been sounding the alarm on the risks associated with exploited wifi routers and pointing to source code disclosures as potential solution.
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Feb 12 2016 | Michael Geist | Today's post examines the possibility that new policy innovations might also be stymied by the TPP, further limiting Canadian cultural policy.
Pamela Palmater
Feb 12 2016 | Christopher Majka | Pam Palmater's eloquent advocacy for rights of Indigenous people combines fierce intelligence and knowledge of native law and tradition with the warmth and generosity of Idle No More. Hear her voice.
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Feb 11 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Amidst the unrelenting commercial fanfare surrounding Super Bowl 50, a raw and undiluted expression of a powerful social movement made its way onto centre field.
Feb 11 2016 | Chris Walker | How can the left better challenge austerity measures and capitalism? "The Servant State" suggests we move beyond mere indignation and confront the horrifying reality in front of us.
Feb 11 2016 | rabble staff | On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Akua Benjamin and Rinaldo Walcott.
Feb 11 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | The Flint water crisis is right up there with some of the most egregious crimes of capitalism.
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Feb 11 2016 | Matt Fodor | After the disastrous showing in the last federal election, the NDP must again undergo a real soul-searching. Luckily, there is plenty to learn just south of the border.
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Feb 11 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Thousands of Toronto city workers are facing sweeping contract changes designed to eliminate job security, create less stability for part-time employees and significantly reduce benefits, says union.
Jim Prentice
Feb 11 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Never one to fumble an opportunity to fumble an opportunity, former Alberta premier Jim Prentice is the belle of the ball again, this time at a Washington think-tank.