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Aug 17 2016 | Am Johal | With the rise of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's popularity, Authoritarian Surveillance Democracy, where rights can be suspended at any time for any reason, is on the rise too.
Felix Molina with Honduran Military Police
Aug 17 2016 | Duncan Pike | Honduran Journalist Felix Molina survived two assassination attempts in one day. Filmmaker Jesse Freeston tells CJFE why Molina was targeted and how Honduras came to be so dangerous for media workers.
Aug 17 2016 | rabble staff | #MeanwhileinCanada we're still trying to debunk these six myths in order to start the conversation.
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Aug 17 2016 | Robin Browne | Afro-Brazilian favela dwellers now have rich foreign neighbours -- but you have to look closely to see them.
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Aug 17 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | What can we learn from the sad fate of the Toronto Star's Star Touch tablet fiasco and its imminent demise?
Aug 17 2016 | Scott Neigh | Rachel and Eric talk about the work of End the Prison Industrial Complex, or EPIC, in Kingston, Ontario.
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Aug 16 2016 | Gerry Caplan | The NDP need a new leader. And Elizabeth May needs a new party. Isn't this a match made in heaven?
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Aug 16 2016 | Kyle Curlew | Algorithms in dating and hook-up apps are fundamentally changing what it means to live in a modern society -- only we can't see these changes.
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Aug 16 2016 | David Suzuki | Inuit hunters have observed altered migration patterns of some species, and reported horrific damage to the internal organs of seals and other animals exposed to underwater seismic blasts.
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Aug 16 2016 | Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
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Aug 16 2016 | rabble staff | Emily Blake tells us why she doesn't like the Olympics. And she's got reasons.
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Aug 16 2016 | Lois Ross | For decades, the trend has been a continuous loss of family farmers in Canada. But now individuals and groups working for food justice are providing alternatives to the corporate model of farming.
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Aug 16 2016 | Rick Salutin | For 50 years the NDP tried to get away from their socialist origins. Maybe it's time to go back to it -- not out of nostalgia, but out of sheer opportunism based on empirical evidence.
In the US election Donald Trump doesn't do the Beatitudes
Aug 15 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Both candidates in the U.S. presidential election are attempting to attract votes from religious believers.
Aug 15 2016 | J. Baglow | A young First Nations man was killed after seeking help to fix a flat tire. Will justice be done?
Aug 15 2016 | CKUW, GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community Radio Station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One territory.
Graphic image of a mammoth elephant painted red, white and blue
Aug 15 2016 | Penney Kome | Four arguments in favour and six against the survival of a party dedicated to a shrinking voter segment: uneducated older white men.
Aug 15 2016 | Hassan M. Ahmad | Now more than ever we see that immigrants, even occasionally to a greater degree than Canadian-born individuals, demonstrate a more poignant expression of citizenship and liberal democracy.
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Aug 15 2016 | Nora Loreto | Kathleen Wynne has declared open season on Red Tape. Workers need to organize to take the initiative back from the bosses.
Aug 15 2016 | Emily Blake | The pressure to enjoy the Olympic games can be overwhelming, but here are some reasons why you might want to turn your attention elsewhere.