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Sep 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
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Sep 29 2016 | Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | As governments in Europe debate CETA's merits this fall, it may be time for Canadians and their representatives in Parliament to take a second look at this supposedly "progressive" agreement.
Tar Sands Healing Walk. Photo: taylorandayumi/flickr
Sep 28 2016 | Naomi Klein | We have a new federal government, a new tone around First Nations and the environment. But when it comes to concrete action on lowering emissions and respecting land rights, much remains the same.
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Sep 28 2016 | rabble staff | Geologists say that humanity's impact on the Earth has been so profound that it's ushered in a whole new, deeply unstable, geological era, which they are calling the Anthropocene.
Sep 28 2016 | Meghan Sali | Not only is OpenMedia defending your digital rights at the Supreme Court, but our work will help to eliminate cases of censorship-by-copyright online.
Image: Flickr/Damián Bakarcic
Sep 28 2016 | David Suzuki | No matter what contradictory and easily debunked nonsense deniers spread, climate change is real, humans are contributing to it and it will be catastrophic if we do little or nothing to address it.
Tabakoto North Underground Gold Mine - Mali, West Africa
Sep 28 2016 | Yves Engler | Public money masquerading as "foreign aid" has financed private interests through mine-related educational activities abroad, mollified resistant communities and liberalized local legislation.
Sep 28 2016 | Scott Neigh | Gabriel Allahdua talks about journeying to Ottawa to demand justice for migrant farm workers as part of the Harvesting Freedom caravan.
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Sep 28 2016 | Stephen Kimber | It goes without saying the Tilt-a-Whirl that is Halifax city council has too long tilted toward men, who traditionally also happen to be white, middle-aged and middle class.
Sep 28 2016 | Redeye Collective | On September 6, the B.C. Supreme Court began hearing Cambie Surgeries Corp's constitutional challenge to the Medicare Protection Act. Colleen Fuller says the case poses a grave threat to our system.
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Sep 28 2016 | Wael Haddara | Leo Mascioli was an Italian-Canadian architect who lived in North Bay, Ontario for over 50 years -- only to be interned by his own country during the Second World War.
Image: Flickr/Blue Coat Photos and www.bluecoat.com
Sep 28 2016 | Kyle Curlew | How have the world's social media platforms not only convinced us into giving away virtually every bit of information about us, but made us happy to do it?
Hillary Clinton in a bright red top against the blue debate background.
Sep 28 2016 | Penney Kome | Hillary Clinton proves Ann Richardson's dictum, by dancing circles around Donald Trump.
Image: Council of Canadians
Sep 28 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government has approved the Pacific NorthWest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in British Columbia. The export facility is now set to be constructed on Lax U'u'la (Lelu Island).
Photo: Andrée Lévesque
Sep 27 2016 | Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
Photo: Amy Templeman/flickr
Sep 27 2016 | Lois Ross | Land use, access to agricultural land, and who stewards land, are key issues in food production. Land-grabbing is a growing concern because it determines not only access but also how land is used.
Image: Flickr/Gord McKenna
Sep 27 2016 | rabble staff | "Payday loans of the mining industry" are introducing a new, intense pressure on an industry already reviled for Indigenous land theft, dangerous working conditions and environmental infractions.
Neal Hancock, in mufti, with Jason Kenney
Sep 27 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Will the "Bernard the Roughneck" campaign continue now that "Bernard" himself has proved to be both more and less than original advertised? Oh, probably …
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Sep 27 2016 | David Macdonald | When the National Balance Sheet came out this month, the focus was on the need for households to pay down that debt... somehow. But we need to look at the broader debt picture across all sectors.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Sep 27 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Justin Trudeau's popularity with the public may still be sky high, but the media's attitude toward the Prime Minister and his government has palpably turned sour and frustrated.