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May 16 2014 | Ngoc Loan Tran | Ngoc Loan Tran is a prominent organizer in immigrant, queer and trans communities, and this work reminds them of their mother's identity and how it fits into "the struggle" and their own politics.
May 16 2014 | rabble staff | NDP Aboriginal Affairs critic elicits a response of sweeping disdain from Minister Valcourt when she shares the Confederacy of Nations invitation to meet over Bill C-33.
May 16 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | The Ontario Energy Board has been collecting comments as part of its ongoing Energy East Consultation. The Council of Canadians has added a formal submission outlining why this pipeline is all risk.
May 16 2014 | rabble staff | India elects hard-right Hindu nationalist as new Indian Prime Minister backed by corporate interests. Watch this report from Democracy Now.
May 16 2014 | Michael Butler | Today after 14 years of winding its way through the courts, the Supreme Court of Canada began hearing Grassy Narrows' legal case (Keewatin v. MNR) for treaty rights and against clearcut logging.
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May 16 2014 | Josh Tabish | The FCC has changed their proposal for the future of the Internet from one that only considered the creation of an Internet slow lane, to one that considers a free and open online highway.
May 16 2014 | Pamela Palmater | This has been a difficult month for Prime Minister Stephen Harper in terms of Crown-First Nations relations. The First Nations Education Act has met fierce resistance.
May 16 2014 | Dylan Penner | While campaigning has made a difference, there are still many problems with the amended bill that is now making its way through the Senate. Our work is not yet done.
May 16 2014 | labour, Piergiorgio Moro, soma mine disaster, turkey | Interview with Kemal Ozkan from IndustriALL Global Union on the Soma mine disaster in Turkey and labour news round up from the region.
May 15 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | A closed-door campaign conducted by mostly anonymous agents on behalf of a silent candidate. Is this any way to run a democracy?
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May 15 2014 | Dylan Penner | The Supreme Court decision Wednesday to uphold the Security Certificate process is devastating news for Mohamed Harkat and a serious blow to human rights in Canada.
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May 15 2014 | Linda McQuaig | Tim Hudak's job creation plan begins by eliminating 100,000 jobs, leaving him obliged to create even more new jobs -- 1.1 million. Since they're imaginary, this turns out to be easy.
May 15 2014 | Scott Harris | While expectations still are that negotiators will soon reach a final agreement on CETA, with growing concerns in Europe, there are still plenty of opportunities to derail this dangerous deal.
Photo: Martina Celuzza/flickr
May 15 2014 | Stephen Leahy | Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels will make many key food crops like rice and corn less nutritious, a new study shows, resulting in what some call "hollow food" -- food with insufficient nutrition.
May 15 2014 | John Bonnar | On Wednesday, students and young workers set up an obstacle course just south of Queen's Park to demonstrate the hurdles students face juggling rising tuition fees and low-wage work.
May 15 2014 | Harold Shuster | In commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the Nakba, Independent Jewish Voices continues to expose the Jewish National Fund in Canada.
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May 15 2014 | Carolyn Sale | The firing of Dean Fairbairn for "insubordination" is the clearest evidence yet that something has gone terribly awry with how public universities are being conceived of and run in Canada in 2014.
May 15 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | A history lesson on Nigeria, now in the spotlight because of the abducted school girls. The country is an artificial creation of colonialism, and had a bloody civil war and decades of military rule.
May 15 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | I signed my first affidavit earlier this week. I'm proud to be part of the Council of Canadians effort to appeal the NEB's premature and flawed list of issues for the Energy East pipeline.
May 15 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | Is our parliamentary system destined to remain broken? 'Tragedy in the Commons' aims to salvage a system that seems beyond repair and asks the question, why are Canadians so disengaged from politics?