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Nov 5 2013 | Eva Bartlett | Eva Bartlett in the first part of a long reflection on her time in Palestine, where she has lived in different areas throughout the occupied territory since 2007.
Nov 5 2013 | David Christopher | We’re off to a great start! Just weeks after the launch of Canada's largest-ever pro-privacy Coalition, it seems the whole country is demanding answers on the government's out-of-control surveillance.
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Nov 5 2013 | Duncan Cameron | What is inaccurately called the Senate expenses scandal is first about the accountability of the Prime Minister to the House of Commons, and second about the conduct of his political operatives.
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Nov 5 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | Grassy Narrows First Nations continues the fight for the protection of their land by challenging the Ontario Court of Appeal and speaking out about mercury in their land.
Nov 5 2013 | Raul Burbano, Stacey Gomez | As Canadian-based civil society organizations working for social and environmental justice as well as human and labour rights, we strongly oppose the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement.
Nov 5 2013 | David Suzuki | Natural diversity may be more important to human health than we thought. A new study shows children who grow up surrounded by nature are less likely to develop allergies.
Nov 5 2013 | David Christopher | Your OpenMedia.ca team is intervening on the side of Canadians to protect hard-won cell phone customer protection rules that are under legal threat from Big Telecom conglomerates.
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Nov 5 2013 | rabble staff | The main issue with the Rob Ford scandal is not his addiction, weight or crassness, it's his austerity because it hurts people.
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Nov 4 2013 | Marc Lee | Economist Marc Lee considers the implications -- both economic and environmental -- of the current infatuation with export LNG in his province.
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Nov 4 2013 | Bruce Livesey | In the current scandal over the NSA, it's clear that the real intention of the agency's spying on America's so-called allies like Germany, Brazil, France and Spain, is solely for economic purposes.
Nov 4 2013 | Jesse McLaren | We should remember why he was elected, how he was challenged, and the real scandal of the Ford agenda if we want an alternative.
Nov 4 2013 | Catherine Coumans | The Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility Counsellor (CSR Counsellor) was announced with much fanfare in October 2009 as a central pillar in the government's "CSR strategy."
Nov 4 2013 | Emma Pullman | It was a lively final day inside and outside the Conservative Party convention. One one side, the government fought labour, environment and public patrimony; on the other, the fight for democracy.
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Nov 4 2013 | H.G. Watson | At the October 21 CUPE convention, Lydia Dobson decided to run for the presidency of CUPE against Paul Moist to represent young workers and young workers' issues.
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Nov 4 2013 | Lori Theresa Waller | This year's Women's Forum brought together another wonderfully diverse group of women who shared on diverse topics such as revival of Indigenous women's leadership roles and barriers to employment.
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Nov 4 2013 | Shawn Whitney | With the crumbling of Harper's conservatives and Rob Ford's antics continuing, does this defenestration actually have any benefit for Canada's Left?
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Nov 4 2013 | Ralph Surette | The Senate uproar is a mere banana peel compared to the real Harper scandal -- the slyly evolving plan to turn Canada into an authoritarian petro-state, bulldozing democracy in the process.
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Nov 4 2013 | Michael Geist | Bell announced plans to implement new consumer monitoring and profiling practices that would expand how it uses its user information. This is unprecedented in Canada, and is it legal?
Nov 4 2013 | Redeye Collective | Javier Sicilia and Teresa Carmona have both lost a son in drug violence in Mexico. They are travelling around North America with Carlene Pickard of Global Exchange.
Nov 4 2013 | Redeye Collective | Journalist Chris Turner documents the systematic way the Harper government is muzzling and controlling Canadian scientists and withdrawing funding from research projects.