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This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.

Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 11
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Kim Elliott | Truth and reconciliation, like thoughts and prayers, are empty without meaningful, concrete and ongoing actions.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 21
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Kim Elliott | The road to recovery will be a much smoother ride for some Canadians than others. We need to talk about why that is and how to fix it.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 10
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Chelsea Nash | To celebrate 20 years of rabble, take a history tour through our archives.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 19
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Meg Borthwick | From the World Trade Center attack in 2001 to the COVID pandemic, rabble's political discussion forum, babble, has discussed it all from a progressive perspective.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 18
Kim Elliott | Join in the celebration! Donate any amount and you could win a copy of "Everything on (the) Line: 20 Years of Social Movement Stories from rabble.ca," published by Between the Lines on April 18, 2021.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 12
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Kim Elliott | With the first federal budget in two years expected on April 19, a potential election looms large against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic and faltering roll-out of a national vaccine program.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 5
Why Palestine solidarity matters at the NDP convention
rabble staff | Join Libby Davies, Zahia El-Masri, Hammam Farah, Svend Robinson and David Mivasair for a discussion on the importance of Palestine solidarity in the NDP.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 18
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with employees of the Public Health Agency of Canada, July 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Meg Borthwick | rabble's political discussion board, babble, turns 20 next month. That's two decades of progressive social media, years before social media. Here's some of what we're talking about this month.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 5
Kim Elliott | We were able to surpass our fundraising goal this year. Your support is what sustains us.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog February 16
Bill Blaikie | rabble is a place where the left can see itself reflected, is taken seriously, and can engage in thoughtful and insightful debate.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog February 11
Pam Palmater | Keep the momentum of our movement strong and give what you can today.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog February 10
Kim Elliott | Tell us what's most important to you in a pandemic recovery that builds Canada forward -- not back.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog January 30
Olivia Chow | Where can you find the voices of the ordinary folks who discovered their power to challenge a workplace or a political system that has left them behind? rabble. And they need your support.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog January 11
Maya Bhullar, Victoria Fenner, Kim Elliott | There is a wealth of inspiration to be found in Canada's many communities.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog December 21
Kim Elliott | 2021 will be a year of rebuilding, reconnecting, and restructuring systems that have undeniably failed us. Much remains unknown - but we know that we need independent media more than ever.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog December 15
Maya Bhullar, Kim Elliott | We want to hear from you. What are the organizations that inspire you? Who are the activists leading progressive change? Who are the rabble rousers to watch in 2021?
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 29
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rabble staff | rabble.ca wants to collect stories from young artists whose work and lives have been affected by COVID-19.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 24
Matthew Adams | We've been computing all of your donations from the past two and a half months, and guess what? You did it! We've reached our $50,000 goal!
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 11
Bob Gallagher | Right now, rabble.ca is at $45,000 -- that is 90 per cent of the way to its $50,000 summer goal.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 10
rabble staff | Join us this evening at 7 p.m ET to hear candidates' views on Palestinian rights, Venezuela, NATO, the global climate crisis, as well as the international mining and arms industries.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 4
rabble.ca board of directors | While we believe we have much to be proud of in the last two decades, we also know that there are ways that we have failed to live up to our values and therefore failed communities of colour.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 3
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Matthew Adams | Now we just need a bit of a boost to finish our campaign.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 26
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Brent Patterson | I'm thrilled that rabble is still here, working away to ensure stories of resistance make it to your feeds. Can you keep the stories coming by supporting rabble right now?
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 22
rabble staff | rabble.ca and the Institute for Change Leaders proudly announce the fourth annual search for a recipient of the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 13
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Maya Bhullar | As progressives, we need ways to gather together and coordinate our work so that our vision of a better world flourishes.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 7
Monia Mazigh | rabble.ca is a platform that helps us to stay informed and well informed.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 30
Matthew Adams | Take a journey through 2019 with us through our annual report.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 24
Paul Taylor | I don't know about you, but I'm feeling hopeful and inspired by progressive social movements and the organizing taking hold this year.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 14
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Judy Rebick | It takes a village to keep social justice journalism going, and thanks to all of you, we have that village.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 9
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Matthew DiMera | We are in the early days of our annual summer fundraiser, and we must ensure we make our target of $50,000 this summer to meet all of our expenses. If you can, will you donate now?

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