Podcast April 2
Image – Flickr/Gigi Ibrahim – Shifaa Hospital, Gaza
Victoria Fenner | Mariam Abualatta, project officer with the Aisha Association for Woman and Child Protection in Gaza, talks about the COVID outbreak and how it's affecting daily life in the early days of the pandemic.
Podcast April 1
Image: Richard Bell and Karma Film. Used with permission
Face2Face | Richard Bell talks about his new film "Brotherhood," dignity and self-sacrifice, putting others before ourselves, rites of passage, real boys and toxic masculinity.
Blog March 31
Pop superstar Britney Spears receives RDMA "Icon" Award in 2017. Image: Walt Disney Television/Flickr
Amanda Harvey-Sanchez | Americans are not willing to die for the profits of the 1%, but they are eager to fight for those they love. If Donald Trump attempts to reopen the U.S. economy, working-class Americans should strike.
Blog March 31
Image: Vinoth Chandar/Flickr
David Suzuki | We're facing a crisis trifecta: COVID-19, climate disruption and plunging oil prices. This is exposing flaws in the systems we've been relying on far beyond their best-before dates.
Blog March 31
Jason Kenney gives a press briefing, March 31, 2020. Image: Government of Alberta
David J. Climenhaga | COVID-19 is here and the Alberta government is fighting with doctors, laying off public-sector workers and giving away billions to the oil industry.
Blog March 31
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rabble staff | rabble staff share some of our top work-from-home tips.
Columnists March 31
3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 -- also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19 -- virus particle. Image: NIAID/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Thoughtful international planning and informed national action are both needed to ensure public health is protected in inevitable future pandemics.
Blog March 31
Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage announces loan to the Orphan Well Association on March 2, 2020. Image: Sonya Savage/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | The mothballing operation will last for three months, or until the government decides it can get away with starting the war room up again.
Podcast March 31
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Scott Neigh | Justin Kong of the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter talks about organizing with workers in Chinese grocery stores, and about doing so in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blog March 30
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Greg Dwulit | If banks and landlords are expected to place a hold on mortgage payments and rent, credit card companies should be expected to do the same.
Blog March 30
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Penney Kome | A managed decline would offer security and ease transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Blog March 30
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees president Guy Smith. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Don't game the system, Justin Trudeau warns companies. Unfortunately, there's not much the prime minister can do about Conservative-run provincial governments trying to game federal supports.