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Facebook/Maryam Monsef
Dec 8 2016 | rabble staff | Instead of proceeding with a respectful and reasoned consultation on electoral reform, based on the House committee report, the government has launched a biased, mischievous survey of "values."
Joyce and Judith Scott. Photo by Erik Butler.
Dec 8 2016 | Franke James | Judith Scott, whose art now hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, was institutionalized for 35 years. A new book tells her story.
Dec 8 2016 | J. Baglow | The new online survey is biased against proportional representation.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Dec 8 2016 | Dru Oja Jay | Though the dozens of cynical consultations the Liberals have unleashed are ultimately discrediting the party, they may have already opened the door to a more hopeful and democratic future.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Dec 8 2016 | Gerry Caplan | If consistency, logic and adherence to principle mean anything, argues Gerry Caplan (pretty dubious, these days), if we need one referendum then we must need several.
Image: Facebook/Elizabeth May
Dec 8 2016 | Thomas Woodley | A "compromise" resolution endorsed in advance by both party brass and influential grassroots activists suggested that everyone could have what they wanted. Sort of.
Brad Trost
Dec 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If Brad Trost continues his mission to the Albertans, or if any more Brads from Saskatchewan join the chorus, this will require a new coinage: Bradspreading.
Image: Sarah Meghan Mah
Dec 7 2016 | rabble staff | Student activists and survivors of sexual violence have led the fight for policy development on Canadian campuses for decades. They've won important victories, but the fight continues.
Greg Clark
Dec 7 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | No one would really mind if the leader of the Alberta Party crossed the floor of the Legislature to join the Progressive Conservatives … because no one would really care.
Dec 7 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and Liam O'Neill Gordon talk about the Calgary School of Informal Education.
Flickr/Peg Hunter
Dec 7 2016 | Mark D'Arcy | Standing Rock has become the spark for an awakening of the human spirit, for a grassroots mobilization of peoples that is growing across North America and the world against extreme pipelines.
Photo: Kurt Bauschardt/flickr
Dec 7 2016 | Joe Fantauzzi | Low-income residents of Canada face a significant double standard when it comes to accessing banking services despite urgently wanting them.
Photo: Valerie/flickr
Dec 7 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Governments need to move away from throwing public money at private corporations that do not have a meaningful commitment to the North's people and land.
Image: Flickr/Canada 2020
Dec 7 2016 | Yves Engler | Israel nationalists' attacks helped solidify overwhelming support for Palestinian rights in the Green Party of Canada. Leader Elizabeth May downplays BDS's role.
Dec 7 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Instead of proceeding with a respectful and reasoned consultation on electoral reform, based on the House committee report, the government has launched a biased, mischievous survey of "values."
Ilan Ziv on 'An Eye for an Eye,' forgiveness, hate, racism and why the future ma
Dec 7 2016 | Face2Face | Ilan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his film "An Eye for An Eye," hate, racism, forgiveness, and why the future is not so bright.
Dec 6 2016 | Elizabeth Littlejohn, Nadine MacKinnon | Carrie Lester, Mohawk Land Defender and Water Protector, expresses solidarity from Toronto to Standing Rock/Tkarónto to Oceti Sakowin.
Image: Flickr/Howl Arts Collective
Dec 6 2016 | rabble staff | While mourning École Polytechnique we must remember Canada's largest, ongoing femicide. Aboriginal women and girls have been victims of large scale femincide for the past 150 years.
Image: Flickr/Howl Arts Collective
Dec 6 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Aboriginal women and girls have been victims of large-scale femicide for the past 150 years.
Chris Alexander
Dec 6 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Chris Alexander wasn’t waving his finger in time with the chanters, he said yesterday. He was trying to get the crowd to stop. Seriously, I'm not making this up.