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Aug 24 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Dalhousie University is ponying up $300,000 USD to cover the cost for nine of the province's best and brightest (and richest) to attend an "entrepreneurship acceleration program" at MIT. Why?
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Aug 24 2016 | Gerry Caplan | So before summer's over, please shell out a couple of hundred bucks to your favourite NGO. And get angrier about obscene inequality. You won't be sorry.
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Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
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Aug 24 2016 | Hanna Anderson | Canada has started the process to legalize marijuana. But what will this entail, especially for people currently in jail or with records related to marijuana?
Aug 24 2016 | Scott Neigh | Mary Shortall, Jim Dinn and Sara Langer talk about the new Common Front in Newfoundland and Labrador that is fighting the province's austerity agenda.
Aug 24 2016 | Kelly Okamura | For a workwear original, cheap denim has a high cost for those who can least afford the health and environmental damage.
Olympic athlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton. Photo: filip bossuyt/flickr
Aug 24 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Mainstream media can't have it both ways. It can't pretend that increasingly depending on sponsored native content to boost its bottom line will have no impact on how it produces news.
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Aug 24 2016 | Linda McQuaig | Whether you agree with the BDS movement's boycott strategy or not, it is a peaceful way to protest a serious violation of human rights.
Aug 24 2016 | rabble staff | Every five years the federal finance minister updates the "marching orders" that guide the Bank of Canada and its conduct of monetary policy. The time is right for some new thinking.
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Aug 24 2016 | Yves Engler | The primary public use of "anti-Semitism" today is to denigrate those defending a people facing the most aggressive ongoing European settler colonialism.
Aug 24 2016 | J. Baglow | The "burkini" ban should be seen for what it is: an ugly intersection of racism and misogyny.
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Aug 23 2016 | Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
Aug 23 2016 | Katy Anderson | Here in Canada, none of the Big Three wireless providers even offer unlimited data as an option -- and that's simply not fair. Now is the time to end data caps in Canada.
Aug 23 2016 | Meghan Murphy | The reason Kim Kardashian says she isn't a feminist is because she's not -- liberals should think about why that is.
Aug 23 2016 | rabble staff | Twelve countries have yet to ratify the TPP. Here's what they think of the agreement, and it doesn't look good for the TPP.
Cornucopia community garden in Calgary's Inglewood neighbourhood. Photo: Tavis F
Aug 23 2016 | David Suzuki | Incorporating food production into ever-expanding urban areas makes cities more liveable and enhances the natural systems that keep us alive and healthy.
Image via Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Aug 23 2016 | Mark Calzavara | In the middle of a severe drought in southern Ontario, bottled water giant Nestle is buying up more groundwater sources and now has permits to remove over 20 million litres of water per day.
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Aug 22 2016 | rabble staff | May announced on Monday that she will remain leader of the Green Party despite ongoing disagreement over BDS resolution.
Aug 22 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour news from the Asia-Pacific region and interviews on the CUB dispute in Melbourne and Fiji nuclear fallout documentary.
Political Hot Potato
Aug 22 2016 | Daryn Caister | This week's episode includes the move from ocean oil drilling to ocean strip mines, the connection between art and environment and the TPP, Hillary Clinton and privatization.