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Sep 3 2015 | Roshini Nair | Author-activist Helen Forsey shares her vision for a better-functioning Senate from her book "A People's Senate for Canada" and reviews the candidates' ideas for Senate reform in this interview.
Photo: flickr/ Siebuhr
Sep 3 2015 | Samantha C. Thrift | Political parties' reticence (or refusal, as the case may be) to participate in women's issues debates is part of a decades-old neoliberal chill put on women's advocacy work in Canada.
Photo: Wayne Chu
Sep 3 2015 | Ethel Tungohan | Chris Alexander promised the Filipino and migrant communities that changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program would protect them and quicken processing times. The opposite has occurred.
Tom Ogden - Ghosts, Mystery and Scepticism
Sep 3 2015 | Face2Face | Tom talks about why ghosts haunt places not people and about magic, ufology and superstition and why as a sleight-of-hand magician he still believes in the notion of mystery.
Chris Alexander Speaking  Photo: Flickr/Alex Guibord creative commons
Sep 3 2015 | rabble staff | Canada is no longer a welcome nation for refugees. Many Canadians are now realizing just how bad it's become.
Joseph McCarthy
Sep 3 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean won't repudiate offensive allegations made in a Chinese-language election brochure distributed in the Calgary-Foothills byelection.
Photo: Tech. Sgt. Sean Worrell/DVIDSHUB/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | Yves Engler | In 1966 Ghana's Canadian-trained army overthrew President Kwame Nkrumah, a leading pan-Africanist who was dubbed "Man of the Millennium" in a 2000 poll by BBC listeners in Africa.
Photo: The_Parasite/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
Photo: Alexandre Normand/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | Seth Klein | Which opposition party, with a potential to win the election, has the better platform when it comes to tackling climate change and inequality? Seth Klein weighs the parties on these core issues.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | Jim Stanford | Now that the recession has been confirmed, let's hope the election campaign now starts to address some of the deeper challenges facing Canada's economy.
Image: Newspaper Club/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
Image: Flickr/Alex Guibord
Sep 3 2015 | Nora Loreto | Canada is no longer a welcoming nation for refugees. Many Canadians are now realizing just how bad it's become.
Kenney and Alexander answer questions about Temporary Foreign Workers Program ch
Sep 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | It is a horror that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, who had relatives in Canada. But that indifference is not new.
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Sep 3 2015 | Lizanne Foster | I wish I could get excited about the new curriculum from the B.C. Ministry of Education, but I can't help but think of the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Prasad Panda
Sep 2 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean owes it to Albertans to actively repudiate his candidate's language in the strongest terms possible.
Sep 2 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Is sex overrated? Meghan Murphy speaks with Rachel Hills about her new book, The Sex Myth.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Sep 2 2015 | David Macdonald | Does the fact that we're in recession mean we can finally focus on the non-recovery of the job market or the fact that jobs are far more precarious than they have been in years? Let's hope so.
Sep 2 2015 | Scott Neigh | Cikiah Thomas, chair of the Global African Congress, talks about Canadian participation in the worldwide struggle for reparations for slavery.
Photo: Yasmeen/flickr
Sep 2 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | The dip in GDP is what's making the headlines, but there are three other trends in the new data released by StatsCan that suggest the economic slowdown is here to stay.
Image: North Atlantic Right Whale button produced by the Council of Canadians
Sep 2 2015 | Mark D'Arcy | Why would TransCanada start borehole drilling just as whales and migratory birds are coming into the Bay of Fundy in increasing numbers in August and September?