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Mar 6 2015 | Rick Salutin | The strikes at U of T and York are a reminder of the crisis in post-secondary education. The solution -- not to the strikes but the larger crisis -- is changing the customer model that has taken over.
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Mar 6 2015 | Joyce Arthur | We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
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Mar 6 2015 | Ella Bedard | Across Canada, Toronto's university workers aren't the only ones on the picket line!
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Mar 6 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Canada's Privacy Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, has sent a letter to the House Committee studying Bill C-51 saying it is far too broad and sweeping.
Mar 6 2015 | Linda Leon | The Harper government is playing the terrorist card to trample civil liberties with their new anti-terror legislation.
Mar 6 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The RCMP Commissioner shared the video recorded by the October 22 shooter with a House Committee, and answered questions about the adequacy of current anti-terrorist laws and police resources.
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Mar 6 2015 | Jess Klassen | Although progress has been made regarding women's rights and equality, the basic right to a safe and affordable home will be out of reach for too many women across the globe and here in Manitoba.
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Mar 6 2015 | Kaylie Tiessen | In anticipation of International Women's Day (this Sunday), let's look at how women are faring in Ontario's labour market.
Mar 6 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | A Quebec justice just nixed a Muslim woman's legal case because she would not hoist her hijab.
Mar 6 2015 | Ian Hussey, Kathleen Lahey | A new Parkland Institute report demonstrates that women in Alberta, who were early leaders in moving toward greater sex equality, face the largest gender wage gap in Canada.
Mar 6 2015 | rabble staff | Join in the celebration of International Women's Day 2015 by watching the rebroadcast of the rally and march.
Mar 6 2015 | Judy Rebick | In honour of International Women's Day, the Canadian Media Guild asked Judy Rebick to write about her experiences as a female journalist in the 1960s.
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Mar 6 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | The UN's International Women's Day theme is 'Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!' In Canada that means: the wage gap, MMIW, domestic violence, unaffordable child care and more.
Mar 6 2015 | rabble staff | Join in the celebration of International Women's Day 2015 via livestream. Starting 11AM on March 7!
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Mar 6 2015 | Murray Dobbin | What are the consequences when governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that comes to mind watching the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
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Mar 5 2015 | Celia Sankar | CRTC wants to give the go ahead to telephone companies to rip out the last payphones in Canada. But wait. What about universal access?
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Mar 5 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely this ironic juxtaposition is a hint the commitment of the Prentice government to the rights of women is not very deep or particularly sincere.
Mar 5 2015 | Meghan Murphy | A burlesque dancer named Ruby Rage was fired because men decided her body wasn't sellable.
Jennifer Henry
Mar 5 2015 | Jennifer Henry | Today, March 5, I am fasting for imagination. I want to feel hunger and thirst in a symbolic call for the "serious imaginative work" that is needed to address the current climate catastrophe.
Mar 5 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | I have been asked a few times about the upcoming All Nations Pow Wow and how attendance is figured into the ongoing strike action at York University.