September 2
Elaine Carey | Here's a shocker: poor people live in more polluted neighbourhoods and more of them die from lung disease, according to a study released today. The study, published in the <i>Canadian Medical Associa
rabble news September 2
Stan Hister | If the purpose of the recent feast organized by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty was to make the well-heeled squirm, it wasn't much of asuccess. Of the Yorkville denizens who bothered topay atte
September 1
Alan Boyd | Western governments support Sam Rainsy to lead Cambodia into a new phase, one that could include World Trade Organization membership and badly needed investment capital. Now all the opposition leader
September 1
Samir Hussain | Pierre Pettigrew was given immense media coverage to preach the virtues of globalization during the August WTO meeting in Montreal. Meanwhile, those who opposed the WTO's agenda were discredited for
September 1
Dave Gilson | The late, unlamented Idi Amin may have been the most notorious, but dozens of other deposed despots are still living in luxurious impunity. As this list compiled by <i>Mother Jones</i> claims, plenty
August 29
Jason Gondziola | Still largely financed by speculative investment, the new and controversial biotech industry has found a home in Montreal, now one of the 10 largest clusters in North America. The city's 300 biopharm
August 29
Kristen Kidder | In the desolate sand expanses of Nevada, men reportedly paid $10,000 to go &#147;Bambi Hunting&#148; &#151; stalking naked women with paintball guns. For those few days in July, when the story broke,
rabble news August 29
Chris Arsenault | As summer winds down, festivalgoers in Antigonish got a taste of political and environmental awareness along with lots of music, food, beer and like-minded company.
August 28
Stephen Henighan | In 1982 I had my first argument with an American about Saddam Hussein. While our exchange hardly represented the summit of refined political debate, it does highlight the historical amnesia that is a
August 28
Jyotsna Singh | Environment and consumer activists in India have voiced strong support for the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the group that came out with a report earlier in August that Pepsi and Cola dr
August 28
Orly Halpern | It wasn't easy being a genius in Saddam Hussein's Iraq. For philosopher Khudair Meeri, it meant choosing between death and insanity. Meeri spent years acting like a madman in order to avoid execution
rabble news August 28
Krystalline Kraus | While no one got to literally &#147;Eat the Rich&#148; at OCAP's Feast in Toronto's Yorkville, people who would ordinarily only go into the posh neighbourhood to work as waiters got a chance to wine
August 27
Dan Isaacs | An appeal hearing is beginning in northern Nigeria for Amina Lawal, a woman convicted of adultery under Islamic law and sentenced to death by stoning. The case has caught the attention of human right
August 27
Asuman Bisiika | Paul Kagame is uncharitable to people who put an ethnic tag to the candidates or all Rwandans. And yet, although Kagame finds &#147;ethnic divisions&#148; repugnant, the mutual mistrust between the H
rabble news August 27
Laila Malik | They say that before she got sick, Bilqis Fatima made the best food on the block, and fed whoever came through her door. Despite her own meagre welfare cheque, she took care of the down-and-out, the
August 26
Michael Rom | Like kitty-cornered Starbucks, choosing a location is meaningful. Vancouver is now home to two distinct tent communities, each with their own character. For the tent dwellers of Crab Park, the focus
rabble news August 26
Sanjaya Dhakal | Mentruation is a horror that visits women in the mid-western and far-western regions of Nepal every month. The practice of isolation known as Chhaupadi forces hundreds of thousands of women to live
August 26
Barbara Crossette | The Bush administration's obsession with the International Criminal Court shows no signs of abating any time soon, with Washington willing to undermine all international peacekeeping if that's what i
rabble news August 25
Jeffrey Smith and David Webster | Four years ago this month, East Timor voted for independence following aquarter-century of brutal foreign occupation. Whether that independence will be secure depends on aneconomic question: who wil
August 25
Tony Sitathan | Indonesia is in the midst of a political storm over the implementation of a comprehensive anti-terrorist bill. Several prominent Indonesians warn against turning back the clock when it comes to prote
rabble news August 22
Declan Hill | As sabotage attacks over the past week indicate, the bombing of Baghdad's UN building was not an isolated incident. This isn't supposed to be happening. In April, the story from most North American m
August 22
Kimi Eisele | Diesel has just unvieled its new poverty-chic fall line, entitled &#147;Trabajadores,&#148; Spanish for &#147;workers.&#148; But as the number of undocumented, would-be migrant workers found dead in
August 22
Ted Rall | WorldCom Inc. ranks with Enron in the annals of modern corporate debauchery. After an $11 billion accounting scandal sunk the infamous telecommunications conglomerate into bankruptcy, the U.S. Genera
August 22
Adria Vasil | In a country riddled with sweatshops, last month's move by one Thai factory to halt years of union-busting was a breakthrough for both workers and industry. So why aren't the seamstresses of the Gina
August 21
Hillary Rosner | Earlier this week, Native Americans and environmentalists won a surprising victory when a power company abandoned plans to build a highly controversial coal mine in New Mexico. Pablo Padilla, a membe
rabble interview August 21
Daron Letts | Vaughn Barnett was one of 150 protesters rounded up ina mass arrest on July 28 during protests against theWorld Trade Organization mini-ministerial in Montreal.On August 15, he was interviewedon St.
August 21
Robert Salladay | Looks like Arnold is as much of an &#147;obsolete model&#148; off-screen as he is in <i>T3</i>. Of all the seeming contradictions about Schwarzenegger, now a candidate for California governor, none s
August 21
Al Giordano | Carlos S&#195;&#161;nchez L&#195;&#179;pez, a tireless social fighter, was assassinated last Sunday morning in the city he worked hard to make free, Juchit&#195;&#161;n. Al Giordano remembers his fri
August 20
Suvendrini Kakuchi | &#147;Gang rapists are somewhat better (than other men) because they have vigour,&#148; remarked Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Seichi Ota in late June, responding to the arrest of five male stude
August 20
Jonathan Beale | In a Delhi luxury hotel, a group of young Indian Sikhs strut down a makeshift catwalk to the pounding beat of the music. It's not the conventional look of Indian glamour. With their turbans and beard

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