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Aug 26 2016 | rabble staff | Canada Post could be the hub of the next economy -- an innovative, zero-carbon network that provides energy needs, farm-to-table delivery and local, low-cost postal banking.
Image: Flickr/andrewarchy
Aug 26 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | While the G20 Summit occurred in 2010, the issue still is not settled more than five years later.
Aug 26 2016 | Roger Annis | For the past year, Turkey has been waging a brutal internal war against its Kurdish population. Now it has carried that war into Syria.
Aug 26 2016 | Independent Jewish Voices Canada | After being defamed by the Vancouver Sun in one of the most reckless editorials you could imagine, Independent Jewish Voices Canada responds.
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Aug 26 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Fifteen years of cuts to education funding means that there are many public schools where parents are wondering about whether to include the following on their shopping list for school supplies.
Photo credit: Giants of Africa film
Aug 26 2016 | June Chua | Giants of Africa is a sports documentary all right, but it's a very human one that you won't forget. Why? The heartbreaking faces of its basketball players will be seared into your memory.
Photo: Viv Lynch/flickr
Aug 26 2016 | Rick Salutin | Our amicable divorce from nature has led us to lose touch with its danger and power to disrupt by re-entering our space.
Photo credit: Giants of Africa film
Aug 26 2016 | rabble staff | Giants of Africa takes viewers to special basketball camps set up by Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri, the first and only African-born manager of an NBA team.
Rachel Notley
Aug 25 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A poll last week put the NDP in the lead in Alberta. Total words devoted to the development by mainstream media: 32.
Aug 25 2016 | Scott Vrooman | In which Scott Vrooman finally outs himself as a Kremlin agent.
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Aug 25 2016 | Mel Watkins | It's hard for a non-American to make any criticism of America that hasn't been made by an American.
Aug 25 2016 | Gary Bauslaugh | All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.
Sarah Hoffman
Aug 25 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A year ago, Alberta's health minister told media she had seen no evidence the previous government's plan to further privatize medical lab services was in the interests of Albertans.
Aug 25 2016 | Linda Leon | Linda Leon returns to her blog, with an open letter to Rona Ambrose on the subject of negative politicking.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Aug 25 2016 | Steph Wechsler | On the one-month anniversary of police killing Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, Black Lives Matter chapters rallied in seven cities across Canada.
Photo: Citizen59/flickr
Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Photo: Thomas Cizauskas/flickr
Aug 25 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Rather than enabling more dangerous deep-water oil extraction, President Obama should be spending his remaining months in office working to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
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Aug 25 2016 | Robin Browne | Brazil's former colonial capital Salvador reflects the nation's complex past -- and present.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Aug 25 2016 | rabble staff | The criminal justice and police oversight systems in Canada disproportionately criminalize communities of colour. So Black Lives Matter Toronto is saying: shut it down.