The flood of people fleeing war and misery is swelling daily, reaching the borders of Europe in a desperate bid for safety. There's little hope for a solution as long as massive arms sales continue.
To all the voices opposing the arrival of refugees, labelling them terrorist threats or job-stealers -- think twice about what you are saying. Remember what happened in the history of humanity.
As the federal election draws near, rabble.ca's discussion board, babble, is buzzing. The Syrian refugee crisis has galvanized the mainstream media, but what do progressives think?
For many Westerners, it is only "safe" to mourn a tragedy they don't have the political courage to lament.
The National Union of Public and General Employees joins with its sisters and brothers in the labour movement in calling for greater assistance for Syrian refugees.
In Canada, the image of Aylan Kurdi, reinterpreted by somber political cartoonists and repeated on site after site in the latter half of last week, wrought political fallout. But will it bring change?
David J. Climenhaga
On Labour Day, the world's attention is focused on the great migration of desperate human beings streaming into Europe from the economic and military catastrophes of North Africa and the Middle East.
This weekend rallies were held across Canada to support refugees and demand more action in the growing refugee crisis.
Cross-country actions took place this weekend to raise awareness of the crisis in Syria and Canada's poor treatment of refugees.
Harper has blood on his hands, from his imperialism wars abroad and racist attacks on refugees at home.