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Apr 3 2014 | Amy Goodman | The world's leading group of climate-change experts, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has issued its latest report, and the prognosis is not good.
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Apr 3 2014 | Linda McQuaig | Discussing the world's failure to tackle climate change, psychologist and death denial theorist Sheldon Solomon suggested it's because we're in death denial and busy distracting ourselves.
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Apr 3 2014 | Jim Sinclair | Jim Sinclair, President of B.C. Federation of Labour, responds to the issue of supporting Temporary Foreign Workers and migrant workers' rights in B.C. and states that BCFED supports these workers.
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Apr 3 2014 | Nick Fillmore | What are the pros and cons of Earth Hour? Organizers say the event is celebrated by 'millions' of people. Even if this is true, is it actually increasing awareness and 'saving' on electricity?
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Apr 3 2014 | rabble staff | Follow that money! Barrick Gold's retiring chairman Peter Munk has pumped millions into support for the unfettered free market. Too bad the media won't follow this money.
Apr 3 2014 | John Bonnar | On Thursday evening, Unifor held another press conference to announce the next step in the Toyota unionization drive.
Apr 3 2014 | Heather Morgan | The life and times of Rob Ford written by incredible reporter Robyn Doolittle. What more can we say?
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Apr 2 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The mighty Alberta PC Party -- whose ability to raise and spend money was once legendary -- is all but broke in the sense most ordinary families understand the term.
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Apr 2 2014 | Erika Shaker | Remember when Pierre Poilievre ran an essay contest for students that was really a guise to support the Conservative agenda? Well, doesn't it now seem like a test run for the Fair Elections Act?
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Apr 2 2014 | Elizabeth May | When it comes to Canada's youth, the question isn't whether our kids are apathetic and disengaged; it's how did the boomers get so apathetic that we do not fight for our children.
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Apr 2 2014 | Laith Marouf | Citizens have a chance to make Independent Community Television a reality in Montreal because it is attempting to free public funds earmarked for Community Television production from Peladeau.
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Apr 2 2014 | Hennessy's Index | The conclusion based on a review of the "best peer-reviewed research in Canada" is that there "is no evidence of a national labour shortage." So why is the skills shortage such a popular trope?
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Apr 2 2014 | Ray Silvius | Two questions more politically useful than "Is Putin Hitler" might be: "But what does 'geopolitical disaster' actually mean in the Russian context?" And: "What did Putin actually say?"
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Apr 2 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Back in the early '90s I was entranced by the idea of virtual reality and cyberpunk. And now, virtual reality is the bomb all over again.
Apr 2 2014 | Equal Pay Coalition - Ontario | Ontario's gender pay gap is 31 per cent. The gap is much higher for women of colour, women with disabilities or Aboriginal women. But why?
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Apr 2 2014 | H.G. Watson | As Toyota workers in Cambridge and Woodstock prepare to vote on whether to certify Unifor as their union, Unifor hints at what might be in a collective agreement if the workers choose to unionize.
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Apr 2 2014 | rabble staff | As Toyota workers in Cambridge and Woodstock prepare to vote on whether to certify Unifor as their union, Unifor hints at what might be in a collective agreement if the workers choose to unionize.
Apr 2 2014 | Africafiles, Heather Yundt | Human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has spent her career fighting for a strong rule of law in Zimbabwe despite facing harassment and arrest.
Apr 2 2014 | Scott Neigh | Donald Altman talks about the work of the Alliance for Affordable Co-operative Housing in the face of a looming threat to social housing in Canada.
Apr 2 2014 | John Bonnar | On Tuesday, Toronto350.org celebrated Fossil Fools Day at Dundas Square with a carbon bubble and distributed information about the threat of climate change.