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Publisher: Harper Collins
Jan 4 2017 | Victoria Fenner | Canada's seventh poet laureate talks about being Africanadian, and his most recent book "The Motorcyclist."
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Jan 4 2017 | rabble staff | On the heels of Trump's election to the White House, the Broadbent Institute posted an article on its blog titled: "Whiteness trouble: The Left's challenge after Trump."
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Jan 4 2017 | David Suzuki | Like Pope Francis's 2015 encyclical, the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity" was an attempt to galvanize the world to recognize the implications of humanity's path and the urgent need for change.
Robin Campbell & Jim Prentice
Jan 4 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | In Alberta, the conservative capacity for cognitive dissonance appears almost unlimited.
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Jan 4 2017 | Wayne MacPhail | If all you do is consider AirPods earphones, you limit your ability to think expansively about what they could be, and what they presage.
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Jan 4 2017 | Rudayna Bahubeshi | The much-criticized electoral reform consultation process has gone far too fast and got the important parts wrong. Even so, there's still time to fix it.
Photo: Julia Kilpatrick, Pembina Institute/flickr
Jan 4 2017 | Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government says talks toward a Canada-China Free Trade Agreement could begin as early as February 2017.
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Jan 4 2017 | Paul Meinema | The Canadian cannabis industry is poised to become a significant player in our economy. That future must include comprehensive workplace safety and labour rights for every worker.
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Jan 3 2017 | rabble staff | Around the world, our digital rights are under threat as never before. Let's take a look at some of the big challenges ahead.
Don MacIntyre
Jan 3 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservative parties are so mired in their market fundamentalist ideology that, ironically, they have no time for the marketplace of ideas.
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Jan 3 2017 | Brent Patterson | On the day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, he also announced his government's approval of the lesser-known Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.
RCMP in Alberta participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, a participatory re-t
Jan 3 2017 | Cheryl McNamara | KAIROS Blanket Exercise becomes part of the RCMP's Alberta Division's mandatory Indigenous cultural training for all officers and employees.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, 2013
Jan 3 2017 | Benjamin Diepeveen | Opponents of the right to medically assisted death have been active at the provincial level. In Ontario, their efforts have taken the form of a new variation on an old theme: conscientious objection.
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Jan 3 2017 | Duncan Cameron | Whatever the public relations designs for marking this 150th year for Canada, it should also allow for extended critical reflection on what history has to suggest for Canadian politics today.
Desmoging Journalism
Jan 2 2017 | Daryn Caister | The incoming Trump administration *shudder* has put a sooty fog over the climate movement, but let's not stop paying attention to the areas where we can do some good.
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Jan 2 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Readers are welcome to take note and write in December 2017 to remind me of how many of these predictions I got wrong.
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Jan 2 2017 | Yves Engler | The individuals driving Jewish studies and anti-Semitism lessons in Canada overwhelmingly back Jewish and white supremacy in the Middle East.
Image: Flickr/Michael Ignatieff
Jan 2 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | High on the Harper government's bill of indictment against Michael Ignatieff was that he had advocated a carbon tax when he ran for the leadership of the federal Liberal Party.
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Jan 2 2017 | D'Luxe Brown | The Broadbent Institute issued a bold challenge to change the white liberal songbook if we're going to tackle racism and sexism after a Trump victory. But will it follow its own advice?
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Jan 2 2017 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | 2017 is here, and it's clear it will be a make-or-break year for Internet freedom. Let's take a look at some of the big challenges ahead.