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A protester wears a picket sign during a rally in support of CUPE 3902 on Feb. 16, 2012. Photo: Mick Sweetman
Feb 24 2012 | Mick Sweetman | A tentative agreement was reached early in the morning between the University of Toronto and CUPE 3902. However, two bargaining committee members have resigned in protest of the deal.
Feb 24 2012 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | The results of a vote over the European Fuel Quality Directive made headlines across Canada yesterday. The two-year-long extensive bully-and-confuse lobbying campaign has not succeeded.
Feb 24 2012 | rabble staff | Target's coming up! Almost... there... almost... there. Fire away with your donation today!
Feb 24 2012 | Jens Wieting, Valerie Langer and Eduardo Sousa | The Great Bear Rainforest is one of the last of its kind in the world. But despite promises of saving it, protection for this spectacular place is falling short.
Feb 24 2012 | John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn as he talks about the devastating effects cuts to public services and new user fees will have on average Ontarians.
Feb 24 2012 | Adam Bemma | jhr Montreal correspondent Adam Bemma speaks to Tolerance Foundation Executive Director Anne Lagacé-Dowson about her anti-bullying organization.
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Feb 23 2012 | Kaitlin McNabb | A listing of powerful Black Canadian writers who inspire Canadian writing and literature.
Feb 23 2012 | John Bonnar | He worked for Fraser Papers for 37 years before retiring in 2006 with a good pension. But four years later, the company cut his benefits by 35.4 per cent, costing him $1,000 a month.
Feb 23 2012 | Kendra Coulter | Many Canadians know that U.S. retail giant, Target, is coming to Canada. What most people do not know is that thousands of Canadians will be losing their jobs as a result.
Feb 23 2012 | Steffanie Pinch | On this week's Activist Toolkit weekly roundup: How to lobby, use QR codes in campaigns and understand the significance of blackface.
Feb 23 2012 | Krystalline Kraus | Excited about the victory against the Keystone XL pipeline? Not so fast. U.S. Republicans are doing everything they can to revive the project and continue the debate through the presidential election.
Feb 23 2012 | Lindsey Pinto | Canadians are using creative tactics to draw attention to the invasive and excessive nature of the government's online spying bills.
Brian Topp
Feb 23 2012 | babblers | Yesterday, rabble.ca's online discussion forum, babble, hosted longtime party strategist and NDP leadership candidate Brian Topp for an interactive interview.
Feb 23 2012 | Scott Harris | The University of Alberta is embroiled in controversy over the decision to award an honorary degree to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the Chair of Nestle.
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt
Feb 23 2012 | Paul Weinberg | In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
Feb 23 2012 | Amy Goodman | "The president is wrong." So says one of the newly appointed co-chairs of U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.
Redeye
Feb 23 2012 | Sean Mullen | Stephen Harper and two key ministers, Peter Kent and Joe Oliver, have said the Environmental Assessment Act allows too much public input and threatens economic development.
Redeye
Feb 23 2012 | Mordecai Briemberg | Earlier this year, the Obama administration released a guidance to determine where the Pentagon would put its energy in the foreseeable future.
Photo: Brian Topp
Feb 22 2012 | Babble forum | Brian Topp is the next NDP leadership candidate to take questions, today, 2:30 p.m. EST/11:30 a.m. PST!
Feb 22 2012 | Âpihtawikosisân | Many stories labelled "Native American" did not originate within our cultures at all. Do you know how to spot the fakes?