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Aug 21 2014 | Shannon Tien | Love short stories? Love Montreal? This collection is for you! Anna Leventhal moves past romanticizing her city to produce fiction that goes beyond the "quirky" to the screwed up and utterly strange.
Photo: peoplesworld/flickr
Aug 21 2014 | Amy Goodman | The ghost of Dred Scott haunts the streets of Ferguson. Miles from his final resting place, the echoes of his life and his struggles persist, amidst clouds of tear gas.
Photo: helga tawil souri/flickr
Aug 21 2014 | Mehdi Rizvi | Are we following the dictates of conscience or dictated conscience? This is the question that arises when we try to apply the principles in the Declaration of Human Rights to the situation in Gaza.
Aug 21 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | With an election looming, Albertans may be right to worry about a fleet of shredder trucks descending on the Legislature between now and election day.
Photo: flickr/Jorene Rene
Aug 20 2014 | Ajamu Nangwaya | Emotional responses to material forces of oppression are insufficient for the job at hand. We must employ reason and emotion in a methodical manner. We must organize.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Aug 20 2014 | rabble staff | Sana Hassainia says she will sit as an independent because she cannot stand by the NDP's position on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Join the discussion at babble.
Aug 20 2014 | Scott Neigh | Aurore Fauret and Lily Schwarzbaum talk about a month-long climate justice walk in Quebec that lay important groundwork for ongoing anti-pipeline mobilizations.
Screenshot from "This Changes Everything"
Aug 20 2014 | rabble staff | In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth. Watch the trailer here.
Image: Flickr/glassghost
Aug 20 2014 | Samantha Nock | Adapted from a presentation which took place at the 2014 F Word Conference, an annual feminist academic conference held at UBC on the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the Musqueam People.
Doug Horner and Dave Hancock
Aug 20 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | This government is bleeding in the water and even the normally docile Press Gallery sharks are starting to circle a little closer.
Photo: flickr/Chris Isherwood
Aug 20 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Robots that can walk, run, skitter and swarm are already among us. Should we be very, very afraid? Nah, not really.
Photo: Simon King/flickr
Aug 20 2014 | Jim Stanford | Ever since the global meltdown of 2008, it's been an article of faith in Canadian economics that we somehow handled the whole mess better than the rest of the world.
Photo by krystalline kraus at 2014 River Run
Aug 20 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A delegation of Anishinaabe youth, joined by nearly two dozen Anishinabe and non-Indigenous supporters carrying protest signs and banners, deliver a letter and a set of demands to Weyerhaeuser.
Image: Flickr/Peter
Aug 20 2014 | Nick Fillmore | Last week Globe reporter Campbell Clark gave a textbook example of how the mainstream media ignores and marginalizes the public in key debates that are clearly in the public interest.
photo: http://boilermaker.ca/
Aug 19 2014 | Union of National Employees | Union of National Employees reporters caught up with Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, after his speech at the UNE Convention for an exclusive interview.
Photo: flickr/Mike Licht
Aug 19 2014 | Robert Devet | Haligonians rallied in solidarity with Ferguson protesters today in downtown Halifax, part of a Canada-wide movement. Organizers talk about why it is important to stand in solidarity.
Aug 19 2014 | Victoria Fenner | An event co-sponsored by rabble.ca and the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on August 12, 2014, called "Living Consciously: Reinventing Democracy to Save Canada."
Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with United Steelworkers's Stephen Hunt, Director, District 3 – Western Canada, about the spill's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.
Image: Facebook/Frank Magazine
Aug 19 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Parker Rudderham, the Cape Breton businessman who owns Frank Magazine, has invoked the new cyberbullying law to sue a woman and son Twitter team. Is that what the law was meant to do?
The Swan Song
Aug 19 2014 | David Swanson | Dainis Rudens is a pioneer of the Latvian street art community. In this interview, we discuss his experience as a street artist.