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May 6 2013 | Armine Yalnizyan | From inflation targeting to quantative easing, from stimulus to international trade, Armine Yalnizyan shares his thoughts on the, er, number-two choice for Bank of Canada governor.
May 6 2013 | Stuart Trew | Canada's politically connected business lobby groups get exclusive access to information on the Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP) and the rest of us get almost nothing.
May 6 2013 | Karl Nerenberg | In reforming the refugee system in Canada, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney declared Hungary a "safe country of origin." But what about the rise of fascist parties targeting Jews and Roma?
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May 6 2013 | Michael Stewart | In which Blind Man with a Pistol muses over whether it's time we let a poet run this province. Luckily for us, there's one not too far away from the reins of power.
Dr. Cindy Blackstock of Indigenous Waves Radio.
May 6 2013 | rabble staff | Dr. Cindy Blackstock has called attention to the government's "Big Brother" tactics.
May 6 2013 | Samantha Sarra | This week in Vancouver a conference brings together delegates from five continents to explore the health and human rights of incarcerated women and their children.
May 6 2013 | Cameron Fenton | For a climate organizer, the ongoing British Columbia election campaign has been a rare treat. For the first time in a very long time, climate change and fossil fuels are taking centre stage.
May 5 2013 | Steven Shrybman | Michael Enright's show this a.m. examines the steady decline of the Canadian jobs market. A key focus is on the failures of corporate Canada -- really?
Cindy Blackstock under surveillance
May 5 2013 | Dennis Gruending | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) reports how the Conservative government is muzzling scientists, undercutting Access to Information legislation and harassing whistleblowers.
Gary Doer
May 4 2013 | David J. Climenhaga | The front-line workers of Canadian diplomacy mounted an info picket in Washington yesterday, realizing they need a little showmanship to register on the domestic radar.
Photo: Nick Turse
May 4 2013 | Gerry Caplan | Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam is not just another history book. Its implications for today are both profound and unnerving.
Elephant trainers with their bullhooks
May 3 2013 | Riaz Sayani-Mulji | Wendy Bones, member of the Grassroots Ontario Animal Liberation network, speaks to the upcoming demonstration at African Lion Safari.
Photo: US Mission Canada/flickr
May 3 2013 | Rick Salutin | The Hot Docs film festival is a phenomenon. In just 20 years it's become huge. Built around documentaries. How does that happen? And why here?
May 3 2013 | rabble staff | The message to Big Green is clear: cut your ties with the fossils, or become one yourself.
Jeff Scott, president and CEO of Fraser Surrey Docks. (Photo: David P. Ball)
May 3 2013 | David P. Ball | Despite garnering little attention in the B.C. election campaign, the sudden swell of B.C.'s role in the global coal trade has become a burning issue for environmental advocates.
May 3 2013 | Mark Janson | An overwhelming majority of the Canadian public support CPP expansion, as does an ever-growing body of seniors' groups, pension experts and academics.
Alison Redford
May 3 2013 | David J. Climenhaga | You can only wonder if the Redford Government is now trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest broken promise in history.
May 3 2013 | Hugh Mackenzie, Trish Hennessy | Ontario's 2013 budget is a kinder, gentler version of the last budget Dalton McGuinty tabled a year ago, which launched Ontario into a year of austerity battles with labour.
Photo by Krystalline Kraus, rabbleca/flickr
May 3 2013 | John Bonnar | On Wednesday people gathered in front of City Hall, celebrating their victories while pledging to continue the struggle to build a city accountable to people everywhere.
Image: Siân for London/flickr
May 3 2013 | Iglika Ivanova | How much do working parents need to earn to be able to afford to live in our community? The living wage invites all of us to think about the actual costs of raising a family in our communities.