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
rabble news November 14
Craig Segal | Refugees. Immigrants. Terrorists. Newfound fears are driving new laws that are sure to affect the first two groups, in the name of controlling the third. Chances are that a lot of innocents will pay
November 13
Global Agenda | The Northern Alliance has conquered Kabul. America's generals are cheering the victory; its diplomats are worrying about the consequences.
everyone's a critic November 13
Anne Marie Aikins | Overreacting vigilante-style to a man like Peter Whitmore, who has sexually abused children, will do nothing to protect our loved ones. It only continues to promote myths about sexual assault. Many t
November 13
BBC News Online | The Qatar-based satellite channel gained global fame for its exclusive access to Osama Bin Laden and the Taleban. It announced that, while none of its staff had been wounded, the channel's twelve emp
November 12
CBC News Staff | A twin-engine American Airlines airbus A-300 has crashed in the New York borough of Queens, leaving at least four buildings on fire. No word so far of injuries.
rabble news November 12
Byron Christopher | Should journalists describe the U.S.-led attack on Afghanistan as the "war on terrorism" - as Washington would like - or should it be described as a war or attack on Afghanistan? It's their choice. I
everyone's a critic November 9
Murray Dobbin | Because it can only be passed by a unanimous vote, Canada's opposition will help kill the African declaration on access to medicines at the World Trade Organization's meeting in Qatar this weekend. T
rabble news November 9
Judy MacDonald | Want alternative perspectives on the World Trade Organization meeting in Qatar? Here are some sites to see you through the weekend.
November 8
Robert Fisk | You don't have to spend long in Pakistan to realize that the Pakistani press gives an infinitely more truthful and balanced account of the "war" than The New York Times; and all this, remember, in a
everyone's a critic November 8
Marusya Bociurkiw | Our words and images are all we have to fight this war conducted in our names. It seems there will never be enough of this muted chorus to drown out the marching bands, the clarion calls, the clipped
everyone's a critic November 8
Maggie Helwig | Part six - I remember waking up the day after the bombing, seeing the headlines and immediately thinking, "Oh shit, we're in big trouble now" - a trouble we had no way of foreseeing or forestalling,
rabble news November 8
Judy MacDonald | Twenty-five-thousand dollars in one month. That's $25,000 as a result of our "rabble-raisers" campaign. Thanks to many of you. Such a resounding show of support has touched the staff of rabble.ca ver
November 7
Kevin Sullivan | The initial outburst of solidarity after Sept. 11 has frayed considerably as U.S. warplanes bomb Afghanistan relentlessly for the fifth week running. This is true not only in Arab and other Muslim co
rabble news November 7
Nate Hendley | This skin-care physician spends his off-hours exposing quack medicine - that is, fake cures promoted by fake healers. The doctor works constantly to prod indifferent authorities into action. He says
everyone's a critic November 6
Jaggi Singh | At the U.S. border, Jaggi Singh was blocked from making a speech. But he could not be blocked from writing it: "There's a new kind of McCarthyism that's being expressed, whereby opposition to capital
November 6
Jon Jeter | "All of this globalization garbage our new black government has forced upon us has done nothing but make things worse ... But we will unite and we will fight this government with the same fury that w
rabble news November 5
Chris Arsenault | A group of international volunteers recently visited a Zapatista stronghold high in the Mexican mountains. They were there to help rebuild the town of Guadalupe Tepeyac, which was destroyed by the ar
November 5
Zulfiqar Ali | The unrelenting U.S. bombing on Afghanistan is playing havoc with the biodiversity of the war-devastated country, which has been a prime sanctuary for variety of migratory birds and wild animals.
everyone's a critic November 3
Jaggi Singh | Jaggi Singh was scheduled to speak at the New England Anarchist Book Fair in Amherst, Massachusetts, on Saturday, November 3. When he was refused entry into the U.S., Singh wrote this piece, which wa
November 2
Bill Hayton | While corporations have been duelling over access to Central Asia for several years, the military too has been getting ready to intervene. Since 1996, the United States has been moulding and training
November 2
Contributor | Pakistan's largest newspaper evacuated some of its editorial offices today after lab tests on a letter received last week turned out positive for anthrax.
November 1
Matthew Tempest | Yesterday, the prime minister was forced to listen to a denunciation of the deaths of "hundreds" of innocent civilians in the U.S. bombing raids in Afghanistan from Syria's president, Bashar Assad, a
November 1
Ali Abunimah and Hussein Ibish | Among the more remarkable developments since September 11 is that the Western monopoly on global news production has met its first serious challenge from a Third World source. The improbable upstart
everyone's a critic November 1
Ann Hansen | Part Five - As always in the case of any militant political campaign, a corresponding campaign of police repression followed the bombings. It was part of a well- planned counter-insurgency program cr
everyone's a critic October 31
Wayne MacPhail | For the most part, Canadian newspapers have squandered this remarkable global resource, choosing instead to mindlessly dump their print product onto the Web as if it were a landfill site. But innovat
October 31
Ken Hechtman | The house in Pakistan was beseiged by 200-300 small children who'd got word than there was an American in the camp and were throwing twigs and pebbles and shouting "Osama, I like!" and "Bush Mordabad
October 31
Human Rights Watch Press Release and Feminist Majority | Human Rights Watch released a new report this week that details the stories of Afghan women living under the Taliban's horrific system of gender apartheid. It also urges that more aid be directed tow
October 30
Rory Carroll in Battar and Luke Harding in Islamabad | There were increasing signs last night of a full-blown insurrection in Pakistan's tribal regions, a possible prelude to a wider civil war.