Karl Nerenberg

Karl Nerenberg joined rabble in 2011 to cover news for the rest of us from Parliament Hill. Karl has been a journalist and filmmaker for over 25 years, including eight years as the producer of the CBC Radio show "The House." In his work, he has dealt with a great variety of subjects: from civil war in Central America, to the crisis in South Africa's Apartheid system. During his time at CBC, and its French language counterpart, Radio-Canada, Karl directed and wrote numerous documentaries and long-form television reports for such programs as "Le Point" and "Actuel" and "The Journal." Karl also founded and, for five years, edited the magazine "Federations: What's new in federalism worldwide." Karl has been awarded a Gemini award, a Best International Reportage Series award (from "la Communauté des televisions francophones"), and a CBC Radio Award for Best New Series (for "C'est la vie"), among others. In 2010-2011, he wrote, produced and co-directed (with Malcolm Hamilton) "Never Come Back," a documentary on the Roma communities in Canada and in Europe. Karl can be reached at [email protected]

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Nov 18, 2020
NDP finance critic Peter Julian. Image: Peter Julian/Facebook

NDP pushes wealth tax and universal drug plan

Karl Nerenberg
MP Peter Julian has introduced a private member's bill to create a national prescription drug benefit for all Canadians, in conjunction with the provinces.
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Oct 30, 2020
Image: Erik (HASH) Hersman/Flickr

U.S. defies basic standards of democratic elections

Karl Nerenberg
The 2020 U.S. presidential election could see a repeat of 2000 or 2016, where the Republicans win electoral votes in just enough states to carry the electoral college, while losing the popular vote.
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Oct 20, 2020
Moderate living fishery fleet. Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik

Nova Scotia lobster fishers clash with First Nations

Karl Nerenberg
The RCMP has called in reinforcements from other provinces, but will the police recognize that the Indigenous fishers are the law-abiding people here, while their tormentors are the criminals?

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