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Jul 24 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
Jul 24 2014 | The F Word | Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Jul 24 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Gardy talks about women in science, sexism in the media, public health and the future of science research.
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Jul 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | While Alberta Tory leadership candidates Jim Prentice and Thomas Lukaszuk have offered 5 largely meaningless platitudes as priorities, Ric McIver has his own ideas. Unfortunately, they're pretty bad.
Jul 23 2014 | Roger Annis | Depictions of modern-day Russia in Europe and North America are ill-informed and are making reckless political adventures by western governments easier and more dangerous.
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Jul 23 2014 | Keith Reynolds | The value of B.C.'s contractual obligations going into the future has dwarfed the value of future debt. And much of the spending is far more questionable than the things our debt will buy us.
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Jul 23 2014 | Jim Manly | The Conservatives have become more and more unbalanced in their support for extremist Israeli actions, and opposition parties, fearing a Zionist reaction, have also been thrown off balance.
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Jul 23 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Anyone who knows anything knows that justice cannot be found when the police shove fistfuls of money into the wounded hole of a person, family or community.
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Jul 23 2014 | Bill Tieleman | The political equation driving Premier Christy Clark is solved. The B.C. Liberals have already saved $100 million from the teachers' strike. Money that can be spent anywhere but education, it seems.
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Jul 23 2014 | Sid Ryan | The Ontario election did solidify one thing: Canada's politicized labour movement is ready to defend the rights of workers. It stopped Tim Hudak and now it's taking aim at Stephen Harper.
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Jul 23 2014 | Josh Tabish | Big Telecom is mismanaging funds collected explicitly to deliver Internet services to rural and remote communities across Canada.
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Jul 23 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Microsoft is suffering on the PC and hardware side, and Apple's in bed with arch-rival IBM. What's going on in this topsy-turvy world?
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Jul 23 2014 | Matthew Behrens | In a sign that the government has gone overboard with its anti-migrant policies, even the Federal Court of Canada has been left with no choice but to try and rein in some of the more odious decisions.
Jul 23 2014 | Scott Neigh | Carol Wodak and Noel Somerville talk about a grassroots group of older adults in Edmonton who work for social justice.
Jul 23 2014 | John Baglow | Is the Canada Revenue Agency becoming an arm of the PMO? With its latest attack Canadian charities, it looks like it.
Jul 22 2014 | Jane Jewell | Gaza's Ark was destroyed by Israel on July 11. Why was Israel so afraid of our little boat, carrying Palestinian embroidery and boxes of dates, a boat that posed no threat to Israeli security?
Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | The new film Apartners delves into the trend of committed couples living apart.
Jul 22 2014 | J. Baglow | Harper's latest attack on dissent is being managed through a proxy -- the CRA. At an accelerating pace, dissent from the official government line is being stamped out in Canada.
Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
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Jul 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Whenever you think it's safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth.