Happy holidays dear readers!
Over the next week we'll be slowing down for the holidays -- but no fear, we'll still have lots for you to enjoy over the break. Keep reading our blogs and columns, listening to our podcasts and chatting on babble, our discussion board.
And, with the season of lists upon us we're making a few of our own -- click the headlines below for the full story:
We'd like to hear from you over the break -- what were your favourite stories, videos, podcasts or babble threads on rabble.ca in 2010? Enjoy a few of our favourite 2010 news stories we published this year.
A look back at the books reviewed in rabble's book lounge this year. Read reviews of a range of different books including poetry by and for activists, radical economics, environmental activism and foodscapes to community resistance in New Orleans, Gaza and the media.
This year we asked our columnists and bloggers to give us their favourite progressive books. Here's a must-read list of their recommendations.
OMG, BOB's here! Yup, it's the year's best in babble banter. babble's the place to get your fill of memorable quotes, rants and other zeitgeist. We're looking for more contributions here so don't be shy -- have a chuckle, then post!
rabble's ringtone's back!
And, just in time for the holidays, our special made-in-Whitehorse rabble ringtone is back -- download it here and share with friends!
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