Columnists
Rick Salutin | Terms used to describe Ford Nation include ordinary Canadians. But that's statistically inaccurate and something else is implied: what once were called commoners; they're who Ford connected with.
Blog
Michael Laxer | Need a primer on bigotry, racism, homophobia and misogyny? Look no further than the Fords. Time and time again, they demonstrate all four with their actions and comments.
News
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Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
Blog
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Christopher Holcroft | Defensiveness. Unaccountability. Insensitivity. Are these produced by our civic culture? A civic culture that could produce a Rob Ford Mayoralty of ignore, deny, attack?
Blog
Michael Laxer | Ford's conduct is not wrong because he has "problems." It is wrong because of who he is and what he represents. Rehab will not change the fact that he is an abusive bigot.
Book Review
Heather Morgan | The life and times of Rob Ford written by incredible reporter Robyn Doolittle. What more can we say?
RabbleTV
Operation Maple | It is Oscar time! And there is no shortage of contenders. Operation Maple has provided a sneak preview of the big winners.
News
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Dr. Lisa Tomlinson | Rob Ford speaking Jamaican may enhance his image as "down-to-earth" (not), but it should not discourage us from critically examining issues such as politicians friending socially marginalized groups.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | We keep count: over three recent days, U.S. media reports on Rob Ford were mentioned 200 times in Canada and 700 times in the U.S. That's reports of reports, not the story itself.
Columnists
Ish Theilheimer | The Rob Ford debacle may be humiliating for most Canadians and Torontonians, but it also shows clearly how the Right manages to triumph frequently in the face of reason.
News
Illustration by Arlene Bishop
Heather Morgan | The Rob Ford spectacle is hardly an "accident." His policies and behaviour were always evident, but Canada's right-wing politicians choose to ignore it in favour of their toxic ideology.
Columnists
Elizabeth Littlejohn | For Mayor Ford, and Ford Nation, if there is no such thing as good governance, then the desire to remain in power is enough if you are 'sincerely, sincerely, sincerely sorry' that you smoked crack.