US politics

Aug 14, 2009

Obamacare and the limits of politics

It is awfully tempting -- painfully so -- to feel superior to the United States over its national debate, and I use the term irresponsibly, on health-care reform. But give Americans their due.
Aug 5, 2009

Canadian health care explained

rabble staff
Lalo 'motor mouth' Espejo and Patrick 'patrick' Pennefather present their commentary on Canadian Health Care to counter Republican darling, Shona Holmes.
Jul 11, 2009


Gary Shaul
The latest US scandal - Obuma-gate
May 8, 2009

Race, torture and the curious case of Obama’s myopia

Sunera Thobani
For too long, the world has been made to look at America through American eyes. The torture debate is an opportunity to show America to Americans through the eyes of those tortured in their name.
Apr 16, 2009

A lexicon of disappointment

If the superfan culture that brought Obama to power is going to transform itself into an independent political movement, we are all going to have to stop hoping and start demanding.
Feb 18, 2009

Obama - disappointing, but not surprising

Blair Redlin
Obama's interview with CBC's Peter Mansbridge last night was disappointing, but not surprising. It shows how North American social movements have their work cut out for them.
Feb 15, 2009

Yes we can hope for change... to NAFTA

Blair Redlin
Free trade, like deregulation and privatisation, is part of the right wing package that got us into this economic mess. Can we hope for change of NAFTA?


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