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Oct 1 2014 | Greg Macdougall | Speak out against the plan to build condos on scared Algonquin land.
Image: Flickr/University of Saskatchewan
Oct 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect commentator Ezra Levant to act any differently, or Sun Media to do anything more about it except issue meaningless apologies, in future.
Oct 1 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Conservatives voted down an NDP motion that would have given the Speaker the authority to compel government MPs to stick to the subject in QP. NDP loss -- what about the impact on public opinion?
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Oct 1 2014 | Nora Loreto | Examining the creeping profiteering in Canadian elections
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Oct 1 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | In July the Federal Court overturned the Harper government's decision to cut health care for refugees. The Conservatives said they would appeal then did nothing. They moved quietly at the last minute.
Photo: flickr/Seth Anderson
Oct 1 2014 | Michael Geist | Has the CRTC started a fight it can't win? Possibly. It looks like threats of new regulation won't scare Netflix into submission.
Photo: Flickr/Centre for American Progress
Oct 1 2014 | Claudio D'Andrea | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking Green Jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about Labour and Green jobs. Here's that conversation.
Photo: Tania Liu/flickr
Oct 1 2014 | Hennessy's Index | There's been a steady decline in the number of quality jobs in Canada since the late-1980s, a reflection of the rise in part-time jobs and self-employment as well as lower pay.
Photo: Crustmania/ CC by 2.0
Oct 1 2014 | Stephen Leahy | The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost -- and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
Oct 1 2014 | Scott Neigh | Kathleen Pye talks about Reproductive Justice New Brunswick's success at making access to abortion a key issue in the recent provincial election.
Photo: Flickr/Centre for American Progress
Oct 1 2014 | rabble staff | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking Green Jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about Labour and Green jobs. Here's that conversation.
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Sep 30 2014 | Democracy Now! | Hong Kong is facing its biggest political unrest in decades as tens of thousands of protesters defy a police crackdown to demand greater freedom from China. This is the report from democracynow.org
Sep 30 2014 | Roger Annis | Opposition to natural gas fracking and forest despoilation as well as womens' rights issues played key role in ousting Conservative NB government.
Photo: flickr/Nic Redhead
Sep 30 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | NDP MP Paul Dewar's private member's bill would have forced Canadian companies to exercise 'due diligence' when dealing with 'conflict minerals' that end up in our cell phones and on store shelves.
Sep 30 2014 | David Suzuki | In standing up for the Peace Valley and saying no to the Site C Dam, Treaty 8 First Nations are acting not only on their own behalf, but also for other Canadians, including local farming communities.
Photo: flickr/Evan
Sep 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | What does it mean when a photograph is altered. What if the changed image is widely shared? How can photojournalists protect their work?
Sep 30 2014 | Robert Devet | Over 600 health-care workers went to Province House in Nova Scotia to show how angry they are at the proposed anti-union legislation, and to call for Premier McNeil's resignation.
Photo: Raewadee Parnmukh
Sep 30 2014 | Ellie Ng | As pro-democracy demonstrations continue, so does police violence. Canadian activists are protesting in solidarity. Ellie Ng reports from Hong Kong.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Sep 30 2014 | Duncan Cameron | As if 10 years in Afghanistan were not enough, the Conservatives want Canadians to support another war alongside the U.S.
Photo: Dave King/flickr
Sep 30 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | Will the world be driven into a rapid downward spiral by the nexus between oil, war and climate change? It is time for democratic debate on these and related issues.