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Dec 21 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Despite the daily barrage of patriarchal terrorism in our own neighbourhoods, the self-styled feminist government of Justin Trudeau acts in a manner inconsistent with the extent of the crisis.
Dec 21 2016 | Scott Neigh | Herb Varley and Ivan Drury talk about the work of the Alliance Against Displacement in British Columbia.
Photograph by Denis Sinyakov / AFP / Getty
Dec 21 2016 | Redeye Collective | An article in the Washington Post on Nov 4 claimed to present evidence of Russian propaganda in the form of the website Prop-or-Not. Veteran reporter Dave Lindorff calls the article sloppy journalism.
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Dec 20 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Yes, celebration erupted at the camp where it was announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline -- at least temporarily.
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Dec 20 2016 | Tania Ehret | #HerDigitalVisions is an afterschool program that works with self-identified girls, building media literacy skills in order to better establish power in an online world.
Dec 20 2016 | Christopher Majka | Should Canadians be concerned that Bombardier has paid $2.46 billion to a shell company in Belize with no office or employees? Deregulated corporate capitalism breeds graft. There are alternatives.
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Dec 20 2016 | rabble staff | The majority of femicides are preventable. It's a sad truth, but a truth none-the-less. So, my gift to you this holiday season is the ability to save a woman's life in 2017.
Dec 20 2016 | Michael Stewart | Breaking: 2016 sucked. But maybe not all of it.
Image: Aleppo - The Forgotten City by Daniel Arrhakis/flickr
Dec 20 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The climate of Cold War fear-mongering now prevailing in the U.S. is reminiscent of the 1960s, a decade when big issues were made intelligible by songs composed by Bob Dylan.
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Dec 20 2016 | Lois Ross | For more than 25 years, Cuba has been modelling its food production on agroecology and applying organic agriculture to a multitude of small-scale projects. It's time we took note.
Photo of Opposition Leader Brian Jean. Flickr/Sergei ~ 5of7
Dec 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Persistent reports from a variety of sources indicate Wildrose Leader Brian Jean is also seriously eyeing a run for mayor of the Municipal District of Wood Buffalo.
Katherine O'Neill
Dec 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Suggestions to the contrary notwithstanding, what was dished out to Sandra Jansen had nothing to do with normal robust political discourse.
Dec 19 2016 | rabble staff | A Canadian activist guide to fight for food, shelter, the environment and peace this holiday.
BC budget surplus
Dec 19 2016 | Redeye Collective | British Columbians are in desperate need of affordable housing, higher social assistance rates and public school funding. Instead the government is spending a budget windfall on paying down the debt.
Dec 19 2016 | Yves Engler | Despite issues with Toronto's proposed road tolls, they're still the best way to upend our dependence on individually owned automobiles.
Brian Jean
Dec 19 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Is Brian Jean hoping to steal a march on Jason Kenney by declaring the Wildrose Party to be the Conservative Party of Alberta?
A 2016 rabble blog piece on Justin Trudeau's "over-promising" drew hot comments.
Dec 19 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Dennis Gruending looks back at his 21 blog posts on rabble in 2016, and talks about what he got right and what he got wrong.
Dec 19 2016 | J. Baglow | The tragic deaths of two Somali women in Ottawa was an excuse for the Right to make more #FakeNews.
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Dec 18 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | The majority of femicides are preventable. It's a sad truth, but a truth nonetheless. So, my gift to you this holiday season is the ability to save a woman's life in 2017.
Flickr/Αλέξης Τσίπρας Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας
Dec 18 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | First-past-the-post often produces wild fluctuations from election to election. To preserve stability, the prudent course would be to reform the electoral system now.