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Oct 1 2012 | Redeye Collective | The Achuar people live along the border of Peru and Ecuador. Last month they won a long battle to stop a Canadian energy company from drilling in their territory.
Oct 1 2012 | Redeye Collective | The Democratic Republic of the Congo has mineral wealth estimated at $24 trillion. The country has been invaded twice by Rwanda and Uganda who have the international protection of the United States.
Oct 1 2012 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy explores critiques of Hanna Rosin's new book: 'The End of Men: And the Rise of Women' with guests Jennifer Homans and J.A. Martino
Abortion rights rally. Photo: Eyton Z/Flickr
Oct 1 2012 | Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index looks at abortion rights in Canada and the numbers behind M312, a federal backbencher's private motion "that sought to re-examine how Canadian law defines a human being."
Photo: Jean-Marc Carisse/Trudeau pour Papineau/Flickr
Oct 1 2012 | Gerry Caplan | Is Justin Trudeau running for leadership of the Liberal Party because he couldn't resist the relentless pressure or because he has something important to say to his fellow citizens?
Oct 1 2012 | Kaitlin McNabb | Author Sarah Kathryn York stopped the babble book lounge to join the Babble Book Club in discussing her novel The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupre.
NSPIRG Rad Frosh
Oct 1 2012 | Theresa Ketterling | Rad Frosh is an alternative to Frosh week put on by the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group (NSPIRG) to introduce new students to the wider community they’ve been plunked into.
Oct 1 2012 | Mandy Hiscocks | I wonder what my next lesson in the finer points of ladylike behaviour will be? How to properly cross my legs while sitting? How to drink tea? A perfect curtsy, fit for the Queen?
Oct 1 2012 | No One is Illegal - Toronto | On September 10, Jason Kenney announced he would be revoking the citizenship of 3,100 people as part of an investigation of 11,000 who are seeking citizenship or trying to maintain permanent status.
Photo: ForgetTheBox.net
Oct 1 2012 | Yves Engler | Usually it takes social movements years, even decades, to significantly affect public policy. The movement unleashed by Quebec students last spring has had a much quicker impact.
Sep 30 2012 | Adam Bemma | This week's #CityTalk looks into Montreal's ranking as the fourth top Couchsurfing city in the world. Montreal trails Paris, London and Berlin as the city with the largest network of couchsurfers.
Sep 30 2012 | rabble staff | Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, Cloé Zawadzki-Turcotte and Ethan Cox are speaking at several events in Toronto over the next two days.
Sep 30 2012 | John Bonnar | Without any advanced notice and under orders from City of Toronto Parks Director Richard Ubbens, workers removed all live plants and food from the five month old People’s Peas Garden in Queen’s Park.
Sep 30 2012 | Nora Loreto | With the only person charged with assaulting a police officer during Toronto's G20 setenced, Nora Loreto asks just how equal is access to justice?
Alberta Bets
Sep 30 2012 | David J. Climenhaga | The XL Foods catastrophe keeps getting worse. But from our governments, all we hear is bland assurances that there’s nothing to worry about and complaints about "too much" regulation.
Sep 30 2012 | Ethan Cox | After fabulous events in London, Ontario, the #MapleTour with Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, Cloé Zawadzki-Turcotte and rabble.ca's own Quebec correspondent arrives in Toronto today.
Sep 30 2012 | John Bonnar | In their senior year, these students were hoping to make it a memorable one. But without the extracurriculars, it’s all school. No clubs. No sports. No arts programs.
Sep 29 2012 | rabble staff | At long last, Omar Khadr has been repatriated to Canada.
Sep 29 2012 | John Bonnar | The Anti-Colonialist Working Group unfurls their banner on the sidewalk in front of the building. That’s as close as they’ll get to the Consulate office - located in Suite 2800 - on Thursday evening.
Sep 28 2012 | Jenn Prosser | Minister Rona Ambrose's vote in support of M312 was only one action in a long line that illustrates the Harper government's steady institutional disempowerment of women in Canada.