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John Ashton
Jan 12 2017 | John Ashton | A useful primer on the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission by former NDP Caucus director John Ashton.
Jan 12 2017 | Taryn Blanchard | By educating ourselves and practicing safe behaviours online, we can make sure those who would violate human rights and hoard power do not have an easy time putting all Internet users at risk.
Jan 12 2017 | Humberto DaSilva | Russian hackers planted malware in Hydro One computers, but the best of Ontario's electricity systems had already been hacked away by a government a little closer to home.
Luke Galati on Community, Basketball, Toronto and Gentrification
Jan 11 2017 | Face2Face | Luke Galati on community, the changing face of Toronto and gentrification. "Eastern" captures the story of a high school basketball powerhouse but is a story of the changing face of a neighbourhood.
Jan 11 2017 | Scott Neigh | Mairi Anderson and Cam McMillan talk about the work of transit advocacy group Bus Riders of Saskatoon.
Jan 11 2017 | Penney Kome | As gift economies go, the First Nations' potlatches were more efficient at redistributing wealth.
Image: Flickr/Eric Norris
Jan 11 2017 | rabble staff | The U.S. and to some extent Canada still don't have workplace regulations to protect workers from chronic pain.
Jan 11 2017 | David Suzuki | Biomimicry has inspired applications ranging from producing energy through artificial photosynthesis to building lightweight support structures based on the properties of bamboo.
Jan 11 2017 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Notice and…takedown? Staydown? Notice? We explain what these phrases mean and why they're vital to the fight for free expression in 2017.
Image: Facebook/KarinaGould
Jan 11 2017 | Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Trudeau has given another very young and very inexperienced MP the difficult electoral reform job. That worries many. But there may be method to the PM's madness.
Justice Myra Bielby
Jan 11 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | The population of Alberta has grown about 20 per cent in less than a decade and, face it, most of those folks didn't move to Manyberries, Vegreville or Zama City.
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Jan 10 2017 | Duncan Cameron | Higher American interest rates will push the U.S. dollar up and lower the already weak Canadian dollar further. Expect the Trump administration to target Canada for currency manipulation.
Photo: Sergei ~ 5of7/flickr
Jan 10 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Coming eventually to a political theatre near you: the Wildrose plan to unite the right under Brian Jean.
Image: Flickr/Thomas Hawk
Jan 10 2017 | Meghan Sali | The fake news phenomenon is taking over the airwaves. But what does "fake news" even mean? Is it possible to legislate against it without sending us down a censorship rabbit hole?
Jan 10 2017 | Duncan Pike | Despite the differences between our prime minister and the incoming U.S. president, press freedom in Canada will need to be defended every bit as vigorously in 2017 as in the United States.
Photo: Daniel X. O'Neil/flickr
Jan 10 2017 | rabble staff | AW@L Radio speaks about the contract negotiations at WLU through a lens critical of neoliberal ideologies and with a discussion of their impacts on communities and lives.
Image: Flickr/Eye Steel Film
Jan 10 2017 | Gerry Caplan | With a new book due to be published soon, it may be that Gen. Romeo Dallaire's long battle with PTSD may be turning a corner.
Ell Williams tests out Local Motors' 3D printed Strati
Jan 9 2017 | Joan Michelson | The U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of energy, and Katherine Hammack has spent six years working to make it more energy-efficient.
Jan 9 2017 | Dan Kellar | As contract faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University negotiate a new contract, many in the union have recognized their struggle as a moment in the widescale resistance to neoliberal ideologies.
Oneil Carlier
Jan 9 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | It's time for the NDP to get over their rude welcome to governing and get back to implementing the progressive agenda they were elected to enact.