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Jan 15 2016 | Michael Geist | The link between health care and the TPP's intellectual property chapter is easy to spot, but there are other chapters with implications for the issue.
Image: Flickr/Tony Webster
Jan 15 2016 | Nora Loreto | How should young journalists respond to calls for replacement workers?
Jan 15 2016 | Roger Annis | Bias over Russia reigns supreme in the Toronto Star as 2016 opens, whereas readers deserve informed news and analysis. Meanwhile, why is mainstream media silent over human rights outrages in Turkey?
Jan 14 2016 | rabble staff | As Canada's unions celebrate their first victory their counterparts in the U.S. and U.K. are engaged in similar battles for workers' rights.
Kevin O'Leary
Jan 14 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Being a loud-mouthed, deep-pocketed, obnoxious former entertainer whose mind is not exactly in the first rank is obviously no barrier to political success in North America.
Photo: flickr/ Obert Madondo
Jan 14 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals pushed the need for parliamentary oversight of security agencies hard during the C-51 debate. But their objections to C-51 did not start and end with the lack of oversight.
Photo: Council of Canadians blog
Jan 14 2016 | Brent Patterson | Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold has suspended work on its controversial Skouries mine after a year of confrontations with the Greek government that included permits being revoked and delayed.
Jan 14 2016 | rabble staff | rabble.ca covers the labour movement where other media ignore it. Teuila Fuatai is our labour beat reporter for 2016. To find out more, read on.
Photo: Council of Canadians
Jan 14 2016 | Ailish Morgan | Ontario must protect the moose population, but hunting wolves is not the answer. The Wynne government cannot protect moose and approve reckless projects like Energy East.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Jan 14 2016 | Yves Engler | Canada's connection to the carnage in northern Nigeria from the British colonial project to the recent military intervention in Libya.
Image: Flickr/bcgovphotos
Jan 14 2016 | Dru Oja Jay | The Liberals have made two extremely well-publicized promises that -- unless they break them -- unavoidably commit them to phasing out existing tar sands pipelines and stop approving new ones.
Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls via IIP Photo Archive/flickr
Jan 14 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The empty chair next to first lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union address Tuesday night created a moment to reflect on who else wasn't seated in that august gallery in the Capitol.
Jan 14 2016 | Azeezah Kanji | What does it mean to be Muslim and what does it mean to be Canadian? This new collection addresses this compex question with 11 thought-provoking essays.
Jan 14 2016 | Will Horter | Enbridge and Kinder Morgan were hit with another existential earthquake yesterday when the B.C. Supreme Court ruled the province failed to adequately consult and accommodate affected First Nations.
Photo: flickr/ Nicole Mays
Jan 14 2016 | Michael Geist | While protection for biologics is not well understood by the public, at issue is billions of dollars and access to cutting-edge medicines.
Jan 14 2016 | Jen Halsall | Mental illness runs rampant on campus, as stressed, depressed and anxiety-ridden students prepare for a bleak future. With so little invested in mental health services, it's not likely to change.
Jan 14 2016 | Jen Halsall | From tackling patriarchal norms to denouncing Justin Trudeau's tacit endorsement of the Saudi arms deal, it's time Canadians took their country in a new direction. This week, our bloggers show us how.
Lori Sigurdson
Jan 13 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If Athabasca University is to survive, Alberta's government may have no choice but to fire the board as permitted under the Post-Secondary Learning Act.
Photo: Tom Woodward/flickr
Jan 13 2016 | Ben Sichel | Any teacher will tell you that appreciation coming from the kids is a great motivator. But it'd be nice if we also got it from the government that employs us.
Photo: Allan Lorde/flickr
Jan 13 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | A new Errol Black Chair paper explains how a combination of governmental policies and initiatives in Manitoba allows social enterprises to reduce carbon emissions while employing inner city workers.