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Oct 30 2014 | Joanne Wright | Jian Ghomeshi is framing himself as the good soldier who is entitled to a private sex life. However, this case seems to be more about masculine entitlement and self-defining masculinity.
Oct 30 2014 | Nathaniel G. Moore | Canadian poetry and activism mix? You bet! 'From the Poplars' puts a spotlight on B.C. history and the Qayqayt First Nation in this call to arms for environmental consciousness.
Oct 30 2014 | Kirsten Iler, Pro Bono | Controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association decided to intervene in a long-running case brought against Chevron by Indigenous peoples in Ecuador. Here's why.
Photo: kristin_a (Meringue Bake Shop)/flickr
Oct 30 2014 | Amy Goodman | Purging of voter rolls is just one way that Republicans are working to limit the vote. Key court decisions have all but guaranteed that many U.S. voters will be denied access to their right to vote.
Photo: flickr/Brian Turner
Oct 30 2014 | Jocelyn Formsma | The First Nations child welfare case is the most important Indigenous children's rights case. Why? Here's three reasons.
Oct 30 2014 | rabble staff | Can't make it to the Women's Forum 2014 today? No problem! Join us online.
Oct 30 2014 | rabbleTV | On October 13, 2012 a group of Aboriginal youth met a group of youth from the suburbs of Winnipeg. This film documents the day they spent together with elders.
Photo by CCPA-MB
Oct 30 2014 | Shauna MacKinnon | Our city would be well served if Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, inner-city and urban youth, Elders and other adults had an opportunity to come together at Circle of Life Thunderbird House.
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Oct 29 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | Glenn Greenwald spoke Saturday at an event in Ottawa. Before his lecture he was interviewed by rabble.ca's Amira Elghawaby. Here's their conversation.
Oct 29 2014 | Niki Ashton | The Women's Forum 2014 will be hosted tomorrow October 30. Can't make it? No problem! Join us online!
Photo: flickr/Devon Buchanan
Oct 29 2014 | Jodie Layne | Talking about Jian Ghomeshi? Here are some ways to talk about sexual assault allegations and be sensitive to the fact that many people are survivors of sexual assault.
Photo: Richard Webster/deathofevidence.ca
Oct 29 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | A new report, "Can Scientists Speak," finds that federal media policies in Canada remain highly restrictive and gives low to failing grades to nearly all 16 departments that employ scientists.
Oct 29 2014 | Scott Neigh | TJ Travis speaks about The Bloomfield House, a grassroots revitalization and community empowerment initiative in the Sandwich Town neighbourhood of Windsor, Ontario.
Oct 29 2014 | Redeye Collective | When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
Oct 29 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | In the wake of last week's events, the Conservatives are planning to bring in legislation giving the police and the spy agency more power to combat terrorism. Does the actual threat justify that plan?
Photo: Vianney (Sam) Carriere/flickr
Oct 29 2014 | Kirsten Bernas | There is some good news in the Province's recently released second annual All Aboard report, which tracks poverty and social exclusion in Manitoba. However, it's clear that much more needs to be done.
Photo: Iouri Goussev/flickr
Oct 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.
Oct 29 2014 | Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | By manipulating the numbers, the oil industry is trying to put a positive spin on a non-story. If there's a benefit to the Canadian economy from the oil sands, you won't find it in the job market.
Image: Tobias Klenze / Public Domain
Oct 29 2014 | Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki | UBC students just made quorum at a general assembly for the first time in 40 years -- to protest the massive tuition and residence hikes introduced by the administration with virtually no warning.
Photo: Xiaozhuli/flickr
Oct 28 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The never-ending war on terror launched by an American president has inspired the Conservatives and their supporters. That way lies fear as the source of public policy decisions.