December 2
Canadian Press | Ken Hechtman, who writes for the weekly Montreal Mirror, was turned over to Canadian officials at the Pakistani border outpost at Chaman and was later taken by car to the nearby town of Quetta.
December 2
Todd Lewan and Dolores Barclay | In an eighteen-month investigation, The Associated Press documented a pattern in which black Americans were cheated out of their land or driven from it through intimidation, violence and even murder.
November 30
Alexander Panetta | The provinces said Thursday there's new hope they can work with Ottawa to access $680 million in federal funding to create affordable housing that is in high demand across Canada.
November 30
CBC News Staff | Critics of the new Public Security Act are concerned the government will use the increased powers to shut down political protests at next year's G-8 Summit in Kananaskis.
November 30
Tim Butcher | Four white South African policemen were jailed yesterday for setting police dogs on illegal black immigrants in 1998. Judge Willie van der Merwe dismissed a plea by the defence for non-custodial sent
November 29
Hans von Sponeck and Denis Halliday | A major shift is occurring in U.S. policy on Iraq. It is obvious that Washington wants to end eleven years of a self-serving policy of containment of the Iraqi regime and change to a policy of replac
November 29
Tonda MacCharles | The bill passed yesterday in the House of Commons. It creates new criminal offences, expands police powers to investigate, wiretap and prosecute suspects, and allows the federal government sweeping p
November 29
Stuart Duncan | While the presence of hate groups has dwindled in larger metropolitan areas like Toronto and Ottawa, their scattered remnants seem to be alive and well in pockets of southern Ontario.
everyone's a critic November 28
Judy Rebick | What became clear over the course of last weekend's New Democratic Party convention is that the New Politics Initiative is really about transforming leftwing politics by bringing together the best tr
November 28
Straight Goods | Straight Goods' Afghanistan correspondent, Ken Hechtman, is reported to have been taken prisoner, presumably by the Taliban.
everyone's a critic November 28
Bruce Campbell | Rather than focusing only on specific acts of terrorism, the government has adopted a generalized approach that is far-reaching and unwieldy. Before introducing any new legislation, the government mu
everyone's a critic November 27
Bruce Campbell | Bill C-36, an Act to Combat Terrorism, has a lot of people worried. Here's part one of a two-part critique written by the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
everyone's a critic November 26
John W. Warnock | They were gun-toting slave liberators, rebellious British subjects, Scottish mercenaries and German revolutionaries who somehow made it through a lax immigration process into both the United States a
November 23
Contributor | Somalia's only internet company and a key telecoms business have been forced to close because the United States suspects them of terrorist links.
rabble news November 23
Wayne MacPhail | How a Russian camera created a Web phenom and caused the thunk heard 'round the world.
rabble news November 22
Kaie Kellough | As writer and performer of an upcoming play, Montreal artist nah-ee-lah tackles death, addiction, love and loss. Her one-woman play, Stuck, is an intimate account of a young woman of colour's movemen
November 22
Glenn Wheeler | The New Democratic convention this weekend is supposed to be about renewal for a party boldly charting a new course for the future. The rank and file have had enough of the party establishment, and t
November 21
Steven Chase | The federal NDP is under strong pressure to reinvent itself in the face of waning electoral support. Likely the biggest decision facing delegates this weekend will be whether to support a plan put fo
rabble news November 21
Krystalline Kraus | Last weekend's G20 protests in Ottawa were largely peaceful. One window was smashed at a McDonald's. And some folks did throw a lot of confetti. But was there really any justification for the police
November 21
David Olive | From the start, Lord Conrad Black knew it was feckless to buck the odds in attempting to base a world-class business in such a backward locale as Canada, where only the pursuit of libel actions would
November 21
Robert Fisk | We cannot dominate Afghanistan with the cliches now being honed by our journalists. We may want a "broad-based" government but do the Afghans? We may regard cities as "strategic," but the Afghans hav
rabble news November 20
Kelly Holloway | CUP: Professors across Canada say university administrators are doing nothing to protect faculty from government snooping.
rabble news November 20
Judy Rebick | Across Canada, thousands of marchers were out in force this weekend. Protesting the G20 in Ottawa? No, they were in the streets for non-violent action, global justice and peace. Didn't read about it
rabble news November 20
Kaisa Walker | CUP: A prominent international trade law firm says multilateral trade agreements pose a threat to public education.
November 19
Straight Goods | Many people are not sure what Bill C-36 actually does or the effects it may have. Here's everything we think you need to know about the pending anti-terrorism legislation.
rabble news November 19
Lenny Stoute | Osama bin Laden: militant flavour of the month. George Bush: Homer Simpson as United States President. Genetically Modified Food: nothing will be done until someone slices a tomato and a lobster craw
press release November 16
Judy MacDonald | Let the celebrations of rabble begin. Saturday night in Vancouver will witness "A Rabble-Rousing Conspiracy." Wednesday November 21, helps launch the book, Grey: Stories for Grown-Ups, in
November 16
Royson James | Ontario has the option of following its provincial counterparts, governments across Europe and elsewhere in expanding support for regulated child-care. Instead, it is dismantling what others are busy
everyone's a critic November 15
Judy Rebick | In a polarizing climate of fear, where any critical viewpoint faces immediate and vicious attack, the times are very tough for any movement for social change. But the danger is greatest for the anti-
rabble news November 15
Carla Loewen | CUP: Health Canada experts speculate as many as 20 per cent of the nearly 17,000 people living with AIDS in this country could be aboriginal. Recommendations from a task force studying AIDS in Manito