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Aug 19 2012 | rabble staff | Today, Ethan Cox will be in attendance at the first of the televised leaders' debates of the Quebec election campaign. You can follow him @EthanCoxMtl for instant analysis and insights.
Aug 19 2012 | John Bennett | The federal government recently surprised many when Health Canada announced a $1.8-million study on health impacts of living near wind turbines.
Aug 18 2012 | Ethan Cox | As a new poll shows Jean Charest likely to go down in the history books as the Premier who didn't know when to quit, the upstart CAQ promise to take the Liberals' place as champions of neo-liberalism.
Greg McLean
Aug 18 2012 | David J. Climenhaga | Former Tory MP Lee Richardson's endorsement Friday of Greg McLean, a Calgary investment advisor, in the Calgary Centre Tory nomination race complicates matters considerably.
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in Ashland, Virginia. Photo: tvnewsbadge/Flickr
Aug 17 2012 | Rick Salutin | A toast to Paul Ryan -- or to Mitt Romney who made him his teammate in the U.S. presidential race -- for putting a grand old argument back on the front burner.
Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)
Aug 17 2012 | Toby Sanger | A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.
Photo: Carissa Rogers/Flickr
Aug 17 2012 | Andrew Jackson | The view that wages are "too high" boils down to saying that workers have no right to share in rising national income, all of which should go to profits and senior managers.
The citizen climate lobbyists in Washington, D.C.
Aug 17 2012 | Cheryl McNamara, Elizabeth Littlejohn, Ian Edwards, Lauren Bates | Canadians recently joined 175 citizen climate lobbyists in the United States to ask their representatives to put a rising fee on carbon.
Aug 17 2012 | rabble staff | Tax havens, political leaders, and uncomforable airplane situations.
Aug 17 2012 | Kaitlin McNabb | Babble Book Club, in partnership with Coteau Books, is giving away two free copies of the latest selection The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupre.
Aug 17 2012 | John Bonnar | The three accused and their lawyer weren’t surprised. They’d anticipated the outcome long before the judge rendered his verdict on Friday in Russia.
Ecuadoreans protest outside the UK Embassy in Quito. (Photo: Peter Boyle)
Aug 17 2012 | rabble staff | Ecuadoreans protest outside the UK Embassy in Quito: "We are sovereign, not a colony." (Photo: Peter Boyle)
Aug 17 2012 | Adam Bemma | #CityTalk hears from Eco-Quartier Peter McGill about their downtown Montreal alleyway greening project. Trash and debris will be replaced by 'grasscrete.'
Aug 17 2012 | The F Word | Queens law professor Kathleen Lahey speaks about positive change in sport and how the International Olympic Committee's definition of 'equality' is far off the mark.
Aug 17 2012 | David J. Climenhaga | There's a connection between jobs that will soon be lost in Canadian ports and the end of the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk marketing system.
Aug 16 2012 | Independent Jewish Voices | IJV is commending the United Church of Canada for adopting a report calling for the boycott of illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Barry Cooper is displeased by the thousands in Vancouver have protested against
Aug 16 2012 | Garth Mullins | Rich hippies have destroyed the BC economy. At least, that's what Barry Cooper, a University of Calgary Political Science professor, says in a recent Calgary Herald article.
Aug 16 2012 | rabble staff | From August 24 to September 7, a team of paddlers from the KI Indigenous Nation will venture 400 km beyond the nearest road to travel the ancient trading route from their remote fly-in community.
Aug 16 2012 | Niranjana Iyer | The Chelsea Papers, an ebook by Toronto writer, Nathaniel G. Moore, is hard to summarize in a single-sentence precis. To start, it's a surrealist erotic novella about sea monsters. Read on for more!
Aug 16 2012 | AW@L Radio, Dan Kellar | Smash the State's weekly summary of news, actions, reactions, call-outs, updates, and music, with an anarchist twist. This week, we cover Prisoners' Justice Day, Oak Creek responses and more.