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May 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere.
Rowboat
May 22 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's Twitteratic pundits hammer home their case, one Tweet at a time: "Rachel Notley can't swim!"
May 22 2015 | Kate McInturff | Women aren't a special interest. They are half the population. Women voters are paying attention to this election -- it's time for political parties to pay attention to them.
May 22 2015 | Brigette DePape | Will you join us in taking action and collecting vote pledges this summer? Alone we can do very little, but together, we can make a huge change.
Photo: flickr/Matthias Ripp
May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | All the news that's fit to post on one of the fastest growing workforces in Canada.
Photo: flickr/ mtsrs
May 22 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian parliament is not a U.S.-style Electoral College. Its purpose is not to select a prime minister. And having the largest number of seats does not mean you get to rule.
Photo: Megan Devlin
May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | Save the date: July 5. Coinciding with the Climate Summit for the Americas, that's the day the campaign for climate, jobs and justice is making a splash in Toronto. rabble.ca attended the launch.
Photo: flickr/Jef Safi
May 22 2015 | Ella Bedard | New research shows long- and short-term consequences of precarious labour in the GTA and Hamilton areas.
Photo: Megan Devlin
May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
Photo: flickr/ Kristin Nador
May 22 2015 | Brent Patterson | Access to clean drinking water for First Nations in Canada is a serious problem. Harper's solution? Privatize it.
May 21 2015 | Frieda Werden | "When a woman tells the truth, she is creating the possibility for more truth around her." A documentary portrays Adrienne Rich's history, activism and poetry.
Photo: Scott Schumacher/flickr
May 21 2015 | Amy Goodman | For the first time, convictions for sabotage for Plowshares activists in the U.S. have been reversed, a historic moment for nuclear disarmament.
May 21 2015 | Redeye Collective | The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
May 21 2015 | Redeye Collective | A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and B.C. Jim Mainguy speaks with filmmaker Tomas Borsa.
Photo: flickr/Takver
May 21 2015 | Suha Diab | The Harper government has transformed Canada from a country with a humanitarian tradition of welcoming outsiders and providing sanctuary into one that fears and distrusts refugees.
Lois Mitchell
May 21 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier-designate Rachel Notley gave her first official news conference in the Legislature yesterday. It was a bravura performance.
Photo: Screenshot from APTN report
May 21 2015 | Brent Patterson | The situation is serious in terms of access to clean drinking water for First Nations in Canada. Now the Harper government is looking at introducing privatization to First Nations water systems.
May 21 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The new political and public opinion alignment significantly weakens the argument for holding one's nose and voting Liberal just to get rid of Harper.
Students at R.C. Indian Residential School, Fort Resolution, N.W.T.
May 21 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission will soon issue its final report on the legacy of Indian residential schools. Here are some of hard facts about the schools.
May 21 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Scott Vrooman is serious.