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Ken Noster
Dec 2 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | How the Wildrosers will try to spin these embarrassing circumstances to prove the private sector is always more efficient than the public sector remains to be seen.
Image: Prachatai/flickr
Dec 2 2016 | Rick Salutin | Politics is rife with failures of all kinds. Take for instance the failure of identity politics in the U.S. or the failure of political rights under Fidel Castro.
Photo: Phil Roeder/flickr
Dec 2 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. media effectively iced out a major-party candidate who consistently held the largest rallies, even without a media megaphone, while giving blanket coverage to candidate Donald Trump.
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Dec 2 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | "Theatre of Life" brings homeless people, sex workers, refugees, drug addicts and common people together to break bread in a unique dining experience in Milan.
Dec 2 2016 | Mel Watkins | How about a wall to keep the bearers of bad ideas out?
Image: CPAC
Dec 2 2016 | J. Baglow | Remember Harper's war on science, data and reason? Looks like the "evidence-based" Liberals are giving us v.2.0.
Erin Heidenreich on 'Girl Unbound,' gender disparity, honesty, and inspiration
Dec 2 2016 | Face2Face | Erin and Face2Face host David Peck talk about gender disparity, her new film "Girl Unbound," honesty, inspiration and where our perspective comes from.
Image: Facebook/Maryam Monsef
Dec 2 2016 | rabble staff | The special committee of MPs tasked with studying electoral reform in Canada released its report today, on schedule. Min. Maryam Monsef's response was a disgrace.
Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
Dec 1 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Harper government gutted the former Navigable Waters Protection Act and other environmental protections in 2012, which paved the way for major energy project approvals.
Photo: IRCOM staff and participants via Policyfix
Dec 1 2016 | Jill Bucklaschuk | The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) stands out as an exemplary model in the fight to seek sustainable and healthy housing solutions as it builds inclusive communities.
 Kathleen Wynne's Home Demonstration. Kevin Konnyu//FreeGrassy.net
Dec 1 2016 | Mark Calzavara | Some of the world's top scientists are refuting claims by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne that attempts to clean up mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows First Nation could make the situations worse.
Image: Kyle Curlew
Dec 1 2016 | Kyle Curlew | National controversy flared up after the revelation of pictures from a party held near Queen's University campus where students dressed in racist costumes. But the problem is much deeper.
KK Watson
Dec 1 2016 | Lynn Thompson | Meeting new friends through the improv healing workshop on Kauai evolves into an improv conversation with Keoni Watson.
Image: Facebook/Maryam Monsef
Dec 1 2016 | Michael Stewart | The special committee of MPs tasked with studying electoral reform in Canada released its report today, on schedule. Min. Maryam Monsef's response was a disgrace.
Photo: picturenarrative/flickr
Dec 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | With Donald Trump's ascension to power imminent, Canada cannot afford to continue allowing government agencies to routinely hand over our private information to the U.S. government.
Photo: jopolopy/flickr
Dec 1 2016 | Naomi Klein | If Trump does what he says and rolls back the (insufficient) climate progress won under Obama, it will mean the end of the world for island nations like Kiribati.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Dec 1 2016 | rabble staff | Cynicism is part and parcel of the Liberal strategy to get elected at any cost -- but the disconnect between rhetoric and action is impossible to maintain for any length of time.
Image: CBC News/Michelle Bellefontaine
Dec 1 2016 | Redeye Collective | Calgary MLA Sandra Jansen crossed the floor to join the provincial NDP shortly after withdrawing from the Progressive Conservative leadership race. Duncan Kinney of Progress Alberta explains why.
Tina House and Annita McPhee at rabble's panel "Decolonizing the Mind."
Nov 30 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Excerpts from two presentations -- Ryan McMahon, Indigenous storyteller and podcast host; and Indigenous Anti-Oppression Activist Tami Starlight.
Image: Flickr/Marcelo Montecino
Nov 30 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Cuba's iconic leader led a nation with an economy frozen in the 1950s and captive of the Soviet Union.