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Dec 1 2014 | Confederation of National Trade Unions | On November 29, tens of thousands of protestors took to the street in Quebec to protest austerity measures.
Nov 30 2014 | Redeye Collective | On Thursday, Judge Austin Cullen turned down Kinder Morgan's application to extend its injunction and threw out the contempt charges against more than 100 people arrested at the drill site.
Philip Breedlove
Nov 30 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | How else but profound ignorance bordering on a vegetative state can we explain the astonishment among the West's journalists at NATO's apparently shocking revelation last week? How else indeed!
Nov 30 2014 | Lizanne Foster | If we learned to read our environment, we would have personal knowledge of changes wrought by climate change, knowledge that could not be 'spun' by the fossil fuel industry into lies and denial.
Nov 30 2014 | Mark Bartalmai | The Donbass region of southeast Ukraine is facing a humanitarian catastrophe of unprecedented proportions.
Nov 30 2014 | Aleah Loney, Alex Cool-Fergus, Brenna Owen, Bronwen Tucker, Katie Perfitt, Kelsey Mech, Megan Van Buskirk | Canada's most recent INDC proposal avoids any mention of the tar sands and our increasing inability to meet emissions targets, and outlines only a handful of inadequate "solutions."
Nov 29 2014 | John Bonnar | Harry Leslie Smith grew up poor in England, saw the welfare state raise a generation out of poverty, then watched it systematically dismantled in the last 30 years.
Nov 29 2014 | AW@L Radio, Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | An interview from the #BlackLivesMatter #KW2Ferguson demo, audio from Mumia Abu-Jamal on Ferguson, and info on the murder of unarmed Black man Jermaine Carby by Peel Police.
Laurie Blakeman
Nov 28 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Sometimes rights are in conflict. Sometimes you have to make a decision. Jim Prentice and the Alberta PCs have -- the wrong one. There just ain't no way to square this circle!
Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Bill 6 -- which places a legal moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing -- has passed in Nova Scotia.
Nov 28 2014 | Piergiorgio Moro | Interview with Indian labour organizer Abhinav Sinha on the issues that workers in the new industrial belts of India face and how best to organize them.
Nov 28 2014 | Brent Patterson | Five years ago this week, anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca Roblero was killed in Chiapas. He had blamed the Calgary-based mining company Blackfire Exploration for contaminated rivers and crops.
Nov 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Dying on the Streets" finds that homeless people die at a young age of both of trauma and disease. The report's author Sean Condon argues these deaths are preventable.
Nov 28 2014 | Jessica Prupas | Highlights from the blogs this week
Photo: Rebel Sage
Nov 28 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | In the wake of Ferguson, we need to draw attention to the very conditions that seek to make black life an impossible life in North America.
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Nov 28 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | During his unprecedented 15-year run as head of the Fed, there was never any doubt which side Jim Sinclair was on. More than almost any previous head of the trade union body, he was an activist leader
Nov 28 2014 | Charlie Angus | We continue to see Aboriginal students falling behind and giving up. They aren't the failures. The failure lies with the policies of this federal government.
Photo: Sarah Mirk/flickr
Nov 28 2014 | Rick Salutin | Ferguson protesters trashed some buildings and blocked traffic. That's pitiable compared to lawlessness by police, governments and the finance sector.
Nov 28 2014 | rabble staff | Vancouver-based artist Kimmortal releases her first album, "Sincerity," a courageous community-based piece delving deep into the facets of life often untouched by dominant culture.
Photo: flickr/yaokcool
Nov 28 2014 | Denise Denning | Let's get one thing straight: If Bill C-2 is passed it will only present new barriers to health care for people with addictions.