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Jul 4 2014 | Tyler Levitan | The NDP's allegiance to Canada's Israel lobby is a testament to the disproportionate influence of the lobby in Canada, which needs to be openly discussed
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Jul 4 2014 | Sam Gindin | Environmentalists have admirably studied and publicized the threats we face. The really difficult challenge is building the structures to give people collective confidence that change is possible.
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Jul 4 2014 | Trish Hennessy | The single most positive move a newly minted government could do is to finally repudiate the most powerful and lasting relic of the Mike Harris era: the 1999 Taxpayer Protection Act.
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Jul 4 2014 | Elizabeth May | Those of us who wish to protect our climate, our coast lines, our whales and our salmon and respect First Nations, recognizing that we live on their territories -- we will prevail.
Jul 4 2014 | rabble staff | As our annual supporter drive nears its end, we are only 75 monthly supporters short of making our goal. Will you be the one to help us make it?
Jul 4 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Two years of mobilizing have won a Federal Court decision, but continued mobilizing will be necessary to reverse the cuts
Photo: flickr/Angelica
Jul 4 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb, Meagan Perry | Ready to get your laugh on? WELL GOOD. Because it is Feel Good Friday, and we've got all the positive news and funny things you can handle.
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Jul 4 2014 | Eriel Deranger, Melina Laboucan-Massimo | People from across Alberta, Canada and the world took part in the final tar sands healing walk this June. Five years after the first walk, two organizers reflect on what the action has accomplished.
Photo: flickr/Mark Hillary
Jul 4 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The Federal Court has given the government four months to change cuts to health-care coverage for refugees or that the cuts may be struck down.
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Jul 4 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | A group of men is suing a Canadian mining company, Tahoe Resources Inc., over injuries they received while protesting at a silver mine in Guatemala.
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Jul 3 2014 | Christine Geovanis | Three months ago, BP's massive Whiting, Indiana tar sands refinery spilled 1,600 gallons of oil into the largest freshwater system in the world. But that's nothing compared to what's coming.
Jul 3 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | The teachers have legitimate grievances, says Rod Mickleburgh, but they have found themselves on an indefinite picket line against a government that is prepared to leave them out there.
Jul 3 2014 | Brad Hornick | Sam Gindin explores the lost potential of the workers in socialist politics. Quick to identify its shortcomings, he overlooks the promising incipient mobilization of the working-class is well underway
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Jul 3 2014 | Amy Goodman | Almedalen is a week-long festivity of debate and dialogue about politics in Sweden. The event exemplifies the type of debate democracy demands and provokes questions about other voting systems.
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Jul 3 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Dave Hancock needs to show up in the office and make the children behave themselves before anarchy is really loosed upon the world!
Jul 3 2014 | J. Baglow | Paul Manly's candidacy in Nanaimo-Ladysmith was vetoed by top NDP brass. The backstory shows just how far the NDP has drifted from its former principles.
Jul 3 2014 | No One Is Illegal | Bill C-24 makes citizenship, already out of the reach for most migrants, much harder to get and much easier to be taken away at the discretion of immigration officials.
Photo: flickr/Sharon Drummond
Jul 3 2014 | Nick Murray | Nick Murray knows a man who recently visited Ukraine and then returned with a completely different perspective of the crisis happening there.
Jul 3 2014 | Emily Monaghan | Emily Monaghan attends and reviews a screening of the 1984 documentary, Hookers on Davie.
Jul 3 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | A full day of workshops exploring the big questions for activists in Canada, brought to you by the Nouveaux cahiers de socialisme and Canadian Dimension Magazine.