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Jun 21 2016 | David Suzuki | South Australia gets 40 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind and hopes to reach 50 to 60 per cent within a few years.
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Jun 21 2016 | Lois Ross | Canadian farmers are contending with increasingly strict commercial rights on the seeds they buy. And there are fewer options in the public domain. These issues have led to calls for policy change.
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Jun 21 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.
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Jun 21 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Elizabeth May spoke with rabble about proportional representation, our "perverse" first-past-the-post voting system, and what to expect from the electoral reform committee over the summer.
The Council of Mothers stand with federal ministers at the Radisson Hotel in Ric
Jun 21 2016 | Sophie Woodrooffe | Carolyn Bennett and Mélanie Joly met with the Council of Mothers to discuss funding opportunities for Indigenous youth and languages on May 24.
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Jun 21 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Today marks National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Métis Nation member and union activist Michael Desautels about his work in Indigenous communities and the labour movement.
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Jun 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | This isn't just about incivility any more. Speaking up about it isn't mere "political correctness."
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Jun 20 2016 | Errol Salamon | The union requires the 57 Herald workers to spend at least 20 hours of their time per week supporting the strike effort to earn strike pay.
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Jun 20 2016 | rabble staff | Canada's major banks are at it again: they're hiking user fees. Last year, Canada's six major banks made $34,880,000,000 in profits.
Marcie Hume on her new film Magicians and The Power of Film for Social Change
Jun 20 2016 | Face2Face | Marcie and I talk about empathy and others, magic, a shift in perspective, the power of film for social change and a "real sense of belonging."
Activism In The Age Of Terror
Jun 20 2016 | Daryn Caister | Peabody Energy is a massive coal company that recently filed for bankruptcy revealing the monumental degree to which they funded science denial. Also... terrorism.
Jun 20 2016 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced in part at the annual national campus and community radio conference, held this year in Ottawa on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory.
Lisa Raitt
Jun 19 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Seniors living in poverty may suit Conservatives, the Fraser Institute and the media. It shouldn't suit Canadians.
Jun 19 2016 | Dennis Gruending | A recent column in the Sun newspaper chain shows that climate change deniers are still at it, both in Canada and south of the border.
Céline Hervieux-Payette
Jun 18 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | We can persuade the government of Canada to introduce sensible restrictions on gun ownership because Canadians who favour such laws vastly outnumber the country's noisy gun lobby.
Jun 17 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government will set up a parliamentary committee to oversee all security and intelligence activities. But that will be just the beginning of fixing what is wrong with C-51.
Jun 17 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble's bloggers try to make sense of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Jun 17 2016 | rabble staff | Former McGill student Cadence O'Neal is set to appear before the before Commission to receive access to emails between McGill and private weapons contractors.
Jun 17 2016 | Rick Salutin | One great thing about Muhammad Ali's funeral a week ago is that it responded to the hateful Trumpian garbage that got spewed after the Orlando slaughter and did so pre-emptively.
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Jun 17 2016 | Tyler Morgenstern | Tyler Morgenstern's powerful reflection on the Pulse Nightclub attack, violence against queer people and queer people of colour and building new worlds together.