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Oct 23 2014 | Amy Goodman | The United States now has an Ebola czar. But what about a surgeon general? The gun lobby has successfully shot down his nomination -- at least so far.
Oct 23 2014 | Geoff Martin | The production and consumption of news is a fundamental liberal democracy. So what happens when one of Canada's richest families owns all the papers in New Brunswick?
Oct 23 2014 | rabble staff | On Thursday, October 16, 2014, police and city officials moved into Oppenheimer Park to enforce the city's injunction against the tent city.
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Oct 23 2014 | Linda McQuaig | Can we talk about the root causes of terrorism and go beyond limiting our focus to the horrific nature of terrorist acts in order to rouse us to go to war.
Oct 23 2014 | Jennifer Dales | What happens if you want to take your private life offline? You fear missing out. So why don't we all start populating sites that aren't controlled by marketers and spies.
Photo: media coop
Oct 23 2014 | Don Davies | Don Davies, the NDP Official Opposition Critic for International Trade, explains why Canada should not have a Free Trade Agreement with Honduras.
Photo: flickr/Judy McIntyre
Oct 23 2014 | Zach Fleisher | Winnipeg’s progressive community was dealt a major blow on Election Day. What went wrong and where do we organize from here?
Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn
Oct 23 2014 | Heather Morgan | It was easy to believe the stories spun by the Fords: that they worked tirelessly for their Ward. Now, Andray Domise is challenging the Ford dynasty's narrative.
Oct 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Annie Lennox says twerking isn't feminism, calls Beyoncé "feminism lite;" Internet implodes.
Photo: Scott Barron/flickr
Oct 22 2014 | Matthew Behrens | Like moral panics that have framed particular groups as the new internal enemy, youth both idealist and alienated now fit the focus of terror suspect, especially if they are Muslim and plan to travel.
Oct 22 2014 | Scott Neigh | Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.
Oct 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | If you are poor, you're likely to suffer more and die sooner from whatever ailments you have. A recent panel examined the links between poverty and bad health.
Oct 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | The Site C dam would flood 83 kilometres of the Peace River, putting wildlife habitat, agricultural land and First Nations heritage site under hundreds of metres of water.
Image: Flickr/Nadine Wills
Oct 22 2014 | Samantha Nock | The importance of Indigenous women's radical self-love as a key factor in decolonization.
Oct 22 2014 | rabble staff | A Globe and Mail reporter captures the exchange of gun fire in Parliament Hill building Wednesday October 22.
Oct 22 2014 | rabble staff | CBC's Peter Mansbridge give updates on Ottawa situation and what is currently known.
Photo: North Point Douglas Women's Centre
Oct 22 2014 | Mareike Brunelli | On October 8, over 60 women gathered at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House on Treaty One territory to share their views on municipal issues and address mayoral candidates.
Photo: Christopher Porter/flickr
Oct 22 2014 | Vanessa Brcic | Though my work binds me to a movement that is standing up for compassionate, equitable and healthy public policy, the Welfare Food Challenge has taught me something more.
Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.
Oct 22 2014 | Scott Harris | The Hupcasasath First Nation sent a letter to the Premier of China last week, giving notice that the Hupacasath does not consider itself bound by the terms of the agreement.