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Feb 16 2013 | John Bonnar | On Thursday, marches and rallies took place across the country not only to honour and remember the women but to demand an end to the poverty, abuse and violence Indigenous women face on a daily basis.
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Feb 16 2013 | Faisal Kutty | Until the contributions of minorities are recognized, the need for Black History Month and similar remembrances will remain necessary.
Vancouver's 22nd Annual Women's Memorial March. (Photo: David P. Ball)
Feb 16 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | Indigenous communities, together with their mainstream Canadian allies, march every Valentine's Day in support of their disappeared women.
Vancouver's 22nd Annual Women's Memorial March was held Thursday.
Feb 16 2013 | rabble staff | Vancouver's 22nd Annual Women's Memorial March was held Thursday. (Photo: David P. Ball)
Feb 16 2013 | Jiselle Hanna and Piergiorgio Moro | Somyot Prueksakasemsuk was sentenced to 11 years in prions under Thailand's infamous Article 112 Lese Majeste laws.
Feb 16 2013 | Redeye Collective | Michael Shuman is the author of a number of books, including most recently Local Dollars, Local Sense. Shuman says we our communities will be stronger and richer if we spend more at local businesses.
Feb 16 2013 | Redeye Collective | The idea that wealthy people should pay a much higher percentage of their income in tax sounds pretty radical these days. But a new report says it’s an important way to make taxes more fair.
Feb 16 2013 | Daniel Tseghay | Last month Greenpeace published a report called Point of No Return: The massive climate threats we must avoid.
Feb 15 2013 | Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois | the Parti québécois is again closing the window opened by the student movement, locking the debate behind some sterile technocratic issues.
Feb 15 2013 | Garth Mullins | Before ever meeting a person with albinism, most people have experienced hundreds of negative references to albinism in popular culture.
Photo: Indymedia LA
Feb 15 2013 | rabble staff | This protests in California was one of thousands held worldwide on February 15, 2003
Capitalism, Mental Health, and the NBA: The Story of Royce White
Feb 15 2013 | Riaz Sayani-Mulji | Nathan Kalman-Lamb speaks to the controversy around NBA player Royce White and his request for accommodations for his generalized anxiety disorder.
Feb 15 2013 | Redeye Collective | Prisons in both Canada and the United States are filled with people of colour. In Canada, a fifth of all prisoners are First Nations. In the U.S., almost half the people in jail are Black.
Feb 15 2013 | Redeye Collective | The Supreme Court will hear a title claim by the Tsilhqot’in to their traditional lands in the Cariboo region of B.C. This is the latest stage in a court battle that began more than 20 years ago.
Feb 15 2013 | David J. Climenhaga | Body lice are showing up on residents of Edmonton homeless shelters, an affliction normally associated with Third World refugee camps.
Photo: tjdewey/Flickr
Feb 15 2013 | Ellen Russell | When a small group of people are exercising disproportionate public influence, it's a good time to consider conflict of interest issues.
Feb 15 2013 | Iglika Ivanova | A new CCPA report argues that Canada's tax system needs a "fairness" overhaul and presents a framework for progressive tax reform.
Photo: Paul Schreiber/Flickr
Feb 15 2013 | Rick Salutin | Kathleen Wynne is the most unexpected, intriguing government leader I've seen in Canadian politics. Yet it's hard to say why.
Photo: United Nations Photo/Flickr
Feb 15 2013 | Elizabeth May | Over the last month, in a series of statements by some of the most powerful people on Earth, the threat of the climate crisis seems to be on the agenda as never before.
Feb 15 2013 | Karl Nerenberg | Harper's Reformers swept into Ottawa twenty years ago as the squeaky clean guys who would put an end to old-style patronage.