opinion April 30
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Sarah Kurchak | Our society consistently ties the value of a disabled person's life to the value we provide -- or fail to provide -- to abled people.
analysis April 27
President Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, at a coronavirus update briefing Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in the White House. Image: D. Myles Cullen/The White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Clinical trials are taking place right now to assess the effectiveness -- and potential side effects -- of chloroquine as treatment for COVID-19 patients. None of those trials are, as yet, conclusive.
analysis April 24
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter/Video screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | Don't expect this Liberal government, that likes to be all things to all people, to take on powerful corporate interests, especially at a time of extreme economic emergency.
arts/media April 23
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Christina Turner | The mainstreaming of vegan food has produced a range of helpful cookbooks. Here's how to dive in.
analysis April 22
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter/Video screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | When a quorum of MPs returned to Parliament on Monday, they unanimously expressed the horror all Canadians feel about the extent of a single man's murderous rampage in Nova Scotia.
analysis April 15
President Donald Trump addresses his remarks during the coronavirus update briefing April 8, 2020, in the White House. Image: D. Myles Cullen/The White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Canadians can breathe a sigh of relief that our federal political system is mostly rising to the occasion of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is not so much the case in the republic to our south.
analysis April 9
President Donald Trump listens and responds to questions from members of the press Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in the White House. Image: Andrea Hanks/The White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | How will COVID-19 change our world? Some are optimistic it will be for the better, but there are also darker potential scenarios.
rabble news April 3
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Karl Nerenberg | Colleagues and friends pay tribute to the late Mel Watkins, a towering figure.
analysis March 27
President Donald Trump participates in a governors' video teleconference about COVID-19 on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the White House Situation Room. Image: Shealah Craighead/White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The simple fact is that if there is any plausible danger of the virus spreading from one country to the other, that danger all flows one way -- from the south to the north.
rabble interview March 26
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Meg Borthwick | Meg Borthwick interviews journalist and author Paul Weinberg on his recent book, about anti-poverty research and activism in the 1960s and 1970s.
analysis March 24
President Donald Trump holds a copy of the president's coronavirus guidelines brochure at a coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing on Monday, March 23, 2020, in the White House. Image: Shealah Craighead/White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | On the same day Trump was announcing that the economy takes precedence over people's lives, Trudeau was scolding fellow citizens who refuse to follow strict social distancing guidelines.
analysis March 23
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | Canadians have little appetite for political sniping in the current health crisis -- even Conservatives are now playing nice.
analysis March 20
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | The NDP's main and most urgent request is that the government start taking practical steps to put its emergency fiscal measures into action immediately.
arts/media March 19
Christina Turner | Fiction, memoir, and other reads to keep you busy during this time of social distancing.
rabble news March 17
Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu. Image: Patty Hajdu/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | Most Canadian workers do not have paid sick leave, and those who benefit from such leave are disproportionately in the upper income category.
analysis March 11
 Fort McPherson (Tetlit Zheh), N.W.T. Image: Tetlit Zheh Gwich'in band council, 2017
Karl Nerenberg | In 2009, when H1N1 attacked Canada, it was Indigenous people, particularly those in the North, who paid the highest price.
rabble news March 9
Thousands of Torontonians celebrated International Women's Day with a march calling for gender pay equity, an end to cuts to education and social welfare, support for universal childcare, and more. Image: Marites N. Sison
Marites N. Sison | Marchers urged resistance to government's cuts in public education, health care, and social welfare in Ontario.
rabble interview March 9
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Zaid Noorsumar | rabble talks to OPSWA president Miranda Ferrier about her efforts lobbying the government to regulate the profession.
book review March 8
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Jessica Rose | Two new books reimagine power structures and the ways women can disrupt them.
opinion March 6
Ontario Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliot announcing new legislation for home and community care on February 25, 2020. Image: Government of Ontario/Flickr
Zaid Noorsumar | As the population ages, and seniors experience increasingly complex conditions as they live longer than ever before, home care is projected to expand rapidly. And Ontario is open for business.
analysis February 28
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | The protracted presidential election campaign now underway in the U.S. underscores a number of fundamental differences between our two countries.
analysis February 25
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney reacts to the Alberta Court of Appeal ruling on the carbon tax. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Jason Kenney is leading a militant and official backlash against Indigenous resistance, introducing a law imposing harsh sanctions on protesters who interfere with "critical economic infrastructure."
rabble interview February 24
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Zaid Noorsumar | rabble interviews the sociology professor about janitorial work and the decline of the Canadian welfare state.
rabble interview February 21
Grassroots organizer Suzanne Narain. Image: Errol Young. Used with permission.
Zaid Noorsumar | As many as 100 temp agencies operate in the highly diverse neighbourhood, says advocacy report.
analysis February 19
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the House about the rail blockades. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | For some federal politicians, the crisis engendered by the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs' refusal to allow a natural gas pipeline through their territory is also an opportunity.
rabble news February 19
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Zaid Noorsumar | Patty Coates, the president of the Ontario Federation of Labour, speaks to rabble ahead of its rally against Conservative cuts.
analysis February 13
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention. Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | American citizens should, at least, be forewarned when politicians and commentators tell bald-faced lies about Canada, especially about our health-care system.
opinion February 13
2014 Black Lives Matter protest in New York City. Image: Otto Yamamoto/Flickr
Silvia Argentina Arauz | In this excerpt from a new collection on Black Lives Matter in Canada, Silvia Argentina Arauz reflects on being a mother in an activist movement.
rabble news February 12
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Anna Bianca Roach | "Don't cry on the shoulder of the man that stole their land," says one activist. Land defenders gather at minister's office after police extend the exclusion zone around the Unist'ot'en checkpoint.
analysis February 6
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | The new heritage minister and the government have lost the first round of the debate over extending broadcast regulations to include the internet.