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Judy Rebick's Blog

Judy Rebick is one of Canada's most celebrated and well-known feminist thinkers, critics and writers. She is the founder of rabble.ca.

Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog April 19
Judy Rebick, Eduardo Galeano | "Human rights the rights of nature are the same dignity" says famed writer Eduardo Galeano in his open letter to the historic first World People's Summit on Climate Change in Bolivia.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog April 6
Judy Rebick | 40 years after the Ontario government banned fishing in the English-Wabagoon river system, the people of Grassy Narrows are still suffering the terrible effects of mercury poisoning.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog March 22
Judy Rebick | Overlooked in the Throne Speech was a mild indication that Canada would explore signing the UN Declaration on Indigneous Rights. First Nations groups are pressing for the gov't to sign quckly
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog March 8
Judy Rebick | On International Women's Day 2010, an assessment of what's been achieved and what remains to be done in the feminist revolution.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog March 3
Judy Rebick | The folks who organized those amazing demos against prorogation are re-inventing themselves as Canadians Advocating Political Participation creating what hopefully will be a new democracy movement.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog March 2
Judy Rebick | On the first evening of Israeli Apartheid Week, South African activist Na'eem Jeena explored how Israel fits the three pillars of apartheid policy practiced in South Africa.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog February 16
Judy Rebick | Black Bloc vandalism in the middle of a big protest is not only a diversion from the issues but puts everyone into unneccessary jeopardy without their consent.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog January 29
Judy Rebick | The sudden attention to women's issues by Harper and Ignatieff may be creating a new opening for feminists to push forward.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog January 24
Judy Rebick | Veteran activist looks at the significance of yesterday's unprecedented rallies for democracy: a new generation organizing in new ways.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog January 21
Judy Rebick | The Democrats defeat in Massachusetts and the unprecedented uprising against Harper's prorogation are both citizens' reaction to a broken democratic system. We need something better.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog January 19
Judy Rebick | On Thursday, the day before his official inauguration, Evo Morales will be inaugurated as spiritual leader of Bolivia, a recognition of immense significance and hope.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog January 7
Judy Rebick | Whatever you are doing, whatever your issue, however cynical you may be about electoral politics, please join this profound grassroots rebellion against Stephen Harper's assault on democracy.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog December 9
Judy Rebick | Evo Morales and the MAS have won an overwhelming electoral victory in Bolivia. After four years of transformational change and a battle against a sometime violent Right, the victory is extraordinary.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog December 6
Judy Rebick | Feminists in Montreal remember the massacre at Ecole Polytechnique discussing the killings as an act of terrorism.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog November 30
Judy Rebick | Judy Rebick responds to George Monbiot open letter asking Canadians to clean up their act on climate change.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog November 14
Judy Rebick | Bolivians go to the polls December 6 and will surely re-elect their indigenous government whose achievements are extraordinary with the promise of more.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog November 1
Judy Rebick | I am asking that everyone reading contact Jack Layton and Michael Ignatieff to discipline their caucuses to vote against the PMB that will gut the gun registry.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog October 24
Judy Rebick | The Waffle was a youthful, radical, left nationalist and socialist formation within the New Democratic Party. Wonder when the last time someone in our around the NDP used the world socialist?
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog October 15
Judy Rebick | Today is Blog Action Day on Climate Change. I'm not sure what effect thousands of blogs on climate change will have but I know we have to do something to stop the climate criminals in Canada.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog September 20
Judy Rebick | Art and activism comes together in a new way with Peter Mettler's Petropolis, Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands, a searing vision of the devastation that is the tar sands.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog September 8
Judy Rebick | Environmental justice visionary Van Jones resigned his post in Obama's White House Sunday under a barrage of red-baiting from Fox News. How can we support him and what he stands for.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog September 3
Judy Rebick | You can join a growing list of filmakers, actors and musicians who are signing on to the open letter protesting TIFF's spotlight on Tel Aviv by writing tiff.letter@gmail.com
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 29
Judy Rebick, John Greyson | In a singular act of courage Canadian film maker John Greyson pulled his short film Covered out of TIFF to protest their spotlight on Tel Aviv.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 26
Judy Rebick | While the First Nation of Beausoleil and community of Tiny Township wins a major victory in protecting their water with a moratorium on Dump Site 41, KI faces another threat to their land from mining.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 10
Judy Rebick | The only thing we are hearing so far about the NDP convention is the proposal for a name change. That's the least of their problems.