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Jun 13 2014 | Amy Goodman | Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico are pouring across the southern border of the United States, expanding the crisis of the U.S.'s broken immigration system.
Kathleen Wynne
Jun 13 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | All the New Democrats really had to do to have a chance to win the government of Ontario was act like New Democrats.
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Jun 13 2014 | Hennessy's Index | At 52.1 per cent, the percentage of voters who cast a ballot in the 2014 Ontario election is up from the province's 2011 historic low of 48 per cent. How does it fit into voter turnout across Canada?
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Jun 13 2014 | Adrienne Silnicki | Please join us and our allies on June 16 in cities across Canada to oppose harmful and life-threatening health-care cuts to one of our most vulnerable populations.
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Jun 13 2014 | Rick Salutin | The leaders who gathered in Normandy a week ago for D-Day's 70th anniversary missed the point. Military heroism is rarely as straightforward as on D-Day.
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Jun 13 2014 | Mac Scott | A new report released this week showed that Canada's detention system is more broken than ever. Release is entirely dependent on arbitrary review and there's no presumptive period. What's going on?
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Jun 13 2014 | Jonathan Chapnick | In April, B.C.'s Law Society approved the accreditation of TWU's law school, which discriminates against LGBTQ students. This week, over 3,000 Law Society members voted to reverse that decision.
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Jun 13 2014 | Ish Theilheimer | Whether you liken Andrea Horwath's 2014 campaign to the Iraq invasion, Custer's Last Stand, or the Charge of the Policy-Light Brigade, it ended, predictably, in confusion and slaughter.
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Jun 13 2014 | rabble staff | The results are in for the Ontario election and Kathleen Wynne has won. Join the babble discussion about the Liberal win and the rest of the results.
Jun 13 2014 | Michael Stewart | Ontario voted Thursday. That's basically the only thing the pollsters got right -- as Kathleen Wynne unexpectedly led the Ontario Liberals to their fourth consecutive government and a majority.
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Jun 13 2014 | Natalie Knight | The following is a speech by Natalie Knight delivered at “Decolonization 101,” a panel organized by Streams of Justice on June 2, 2014.
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Jun 12 2014 | Andrea Palframan | On Tuesday June 10, the Hupacasath First Nation had their second attempt to claim their Section 35 rights to their land. Their appeal has exposed the unbalanced FIPA agreement.
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Jun 12 2014 | Mac Scott | A new report released this week showed that Canada's detention system is more broken than ever. Release is entirely dependent on arbitrary review and there's no presumptive period. What's going on?
Jim Prentice
Jun 12 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Calling Tory frontrunner Jim Prentice "Diamond Jim" and painting him as Alison Redford in pants is not going to be enough to turn Alberta voters away from old habits that are bound to die hard.
Jun 12 2014 | J. Baglow | Ontario voters are being deliberately misled. What is happening to our political process?
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Jun 12 2014 | Dr. Annette Browne, Dr. Barry Lavallee, Dr. Emma LaRocque, Dr. Josée G. Lavoie, Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum and Dr. Brenda Restoule, Professor Brenda Gunn | Aboriginal groups and Brian Sinclair's family said that the inquest into his death did not sufficiently address issues of systemic racism. A new expert working group is taking the task on.
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Jun 12 2014 | rabble staff | It's election day in Ontario, so Ontarians, this one is for you. If you live elsewhere, maybe send this roundup of rabble's election coverage and features to them?
Jun 12 2014 | Jon Milton | The city of Terrebonne was visited by the Peoples for Mother Earth on June 9, and a group of locals organized a solidarity demonstration
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Jun 12 2014 | Corvin Russell | On the whole, this election has been dismal and depressing. But Corvin Russell can't reward the ONDP and can't risk a Hudak government.
Jun 12 2014 | rabble staff | Join rabble.ca in celebrating the launch our new book, the Best of rabble.ca 2014 edition: The Year of Living Consciously