A protester holds a "Justice for George Floyd" sign outside the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, as the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin began. Image credit: Lorie Shaull/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Derek Chauvin's trial is basically symbolic. In fact "events" themselves are essentially symbolic, compared to the slow seismic causes moving underneath.
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Humberto DaSilva | At 20, is still going strong as a platform for powerful progressive voices, and an incubator for the future voice of the working class.
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Colleen Fuller | If you had to choose between fighter jets we don't need and doubling one year's worth of education, health care, social services and equalization payments for all Canadians, which would it be?
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Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Armine Yalnizyan, Leah Vosko | If COVID-19 has taught us nothing else, it is that we need a new approach to caring for each other in this country.
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rabble staff | With the first federal budget in two years expected on April 19, a potential election looms large against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic and faltering rollout of a national vaccine program.
Ontario Premier Ford on a tour of the Niagara Health Mass Vaccination Site in St. Catharines. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Health officials in Ontario say the province has not had it so bad since the beginning of the pandemic. By contrast, in Quebec the current rate of increase is not nearly as severe.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Amazon workers were subject to intense anti-union tactics by management. National Organizing Director of the AFL-CIO Richard Bensinger discusses the implications for Canada.
Conservative Party of Canada Leader Erin O'Toole. Image credit: Erin O'Toole/Facebook
Tina Beier | Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole's claims to be pro-choice mean nothing if he allows his cabinet to issue and vote for anti-choice private member's bills.
U.S. soldiers in a firefight with Taliban forces in Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 31, 2011. Image credit: Cameron Boyd/ The U.S. Army/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Ending the war in Afghanistan should be a beginning, accompanied immediately by reparations to the Afghan people.
 Protesters engulfed by tear gas during Summit of the Americas protests and demonstrations in Quebec City. Image credit: Gates of Ale/Wikimedia Commons
Judy Rebick, Leah Gazan, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger | Three activists reflect on the future of movement organizing and the power of independent media.
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Joyce Nelson | Opponents of nuclear technology they call "dirty, dangerous and distracting" will be watching the federal budget to see just how far the Liberals will go in their push for small modular reactors.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney displays the speculative agreement he had just signed promising to promote "small modular reactors." Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | After a feasibility study, four Conservative provincial governments have now signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the advancement of an unproven and expensive technology.