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May 26 2016 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | Protection of transgender rights is long overdue. But does Bill C-16 go far enough in undoing the Harper government's damage to equality rights in Canada?
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May 26 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | While there is scant evidence that mass arrests and deportations have slowed the flow of Central American refugees to the U.S., they have certainly scared students and families living there.
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May 26 2016 | rabble staff | Homes not Bombs staged several actions protesting CANSEC 2016 and Canada's involvement in the global arms trade.
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May 25 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's climate policy debate may truly be a case where your best friends are your worst enemies and your worst enemies your best friends!
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May 25 2016 | Judy Rebick | rabble.ca is 15 years old this year. Founder Judy Rebick looks back at the early days of rabble and shares her views on rabble's role now and in the future to providing a voice for new movements.
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May 25 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Perhaps the most intriguing news from Nova Scotia's Province House this spring has been the tentative flowering -- finally -- of a real opposition to the McNeil government.
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May 25 2016 | Rafe Mair | Rafe Mair is none too happy about the NEB pipeline approval process that Justin Trudeau promised to overhaul -- but didn't.
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May 25 2016 | Dalia Thamin | Four of the top 10 best women squash players in the world are Egyptian Muslims -- but such feel-good stories never make the Western press.
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May 25 2016 | Kylie Kendall | The abortion drug Mifepristone will soon be available in Canada. However prohibitive restrictions from Health Canada may temper the drug's overall effectiveness and use.
May 25 2016 | Scott Neigh | Su Deranger and Robyn Pitawanakwat talk about Colonialism No More, an action in solidarity with Attawapiskat First Nation and #OccupyINAC that is ongoing in Regina, Saskatchewan.
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May 25 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Google announced a lot of fascinating stuff at its annual I/O developers' conference but two things really jumped out: it's serious about VR and it's leveraging its natural language and search data.
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May 25 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | Canada is only one of many countries dealing with climate refugees. South Pacific island nations are steadily being inundated by rising seas and India is seeing record-breaking heat waves.
May 25 2016 | rabble staff | Many health experts are citing flaws in Health Canada's approval of abortion drug Mifepristone that could affect access.
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May 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | We now live in the 21st century, a digital age, and it's time to recognize access to fairly priced banking service as a human right.
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May 24 2016 | Bruce Campbell | Regulatory capture exists where regulation is routinely designed to benefit the private interest of the regulated industry at the expense of the public interest.
May 24 2016 | Yusur Al Bahrahni | Despite the challenges that Palestinian participants face, Palestinian women all came together to break the barriers of discrimination against women and gender inequality.
May 24 2016 | David Suzuki | Agroecology appears to be a better way to feed humanity than doubling down on industrial agricultural, from many angles.
Image: Amanda Taylor
May 24 2016 | Albert Van Santvoort | Some members of the transgender community can't help but feel institutionally overlooked after the 2016 census failed to include options for transgender people.
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May 24 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | After four months on strike, the Halifax Chronicle Herald newspaper company has agreed to meet with its striking workers on Friday. The workers' union states it doesn't have "high expectations."
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May 24 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Most Canadians watching the U.S. presidential race were astonished to see Donald Trump emerge as serious contender for high office, let alone become the presumptive Republican nominee.