in their own words July 31
Photo: The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Kate McInturff | The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative mourns the loss of feminist researcher and scholar Kate McInturff.
opinion July 30
Vintage Racist Sun button. Photo: York University Libraries
Humberto DaSilva | If you ever wondered what you would do if you lived in 1935 Germany, it’s an easy question to answer. Look at what you are doing today.
for the sake of argument July 24
Michael Laxer | The next time you hear about someone wounding or killing five or 10 or 15 people in a community in Canada or the United States you won't even have to think about one aspect of it.
rabble news July 23
Meg Borthwick | With 250 participants currently registered, the NDP-led movement’s online seminars are presenting women with solid tools and strategies for succeeding in electoral politics.
in their own words July 20
Photo: Charles McVety on Twitter
Antonia Zerbisias | Charles McVety, the so-called “evangelical leader” who delivered unto Doug Ford a social conservative Christian base, is less about loving the poor and disadvantaged and more about promoting hate.
analysis July 19
Toronto Transit Commission Board Meeting - June 12, 2018. Photo: Toronto Transit Commission
Rosemary Frei | Part Two: Going Green at the Toronto Transit Commission should not be done at the expense of best practice or due diligence.
rabble interview July 18
Image: Flickr/SFU library
Tavleen Purewal | The author discusses his new book, I've Been Meaning To Tell You, which is written as a letter to his daughter.
analysis July 18
Photo: TTC’s Vehicles Program head Bem Case by Rosemary Frei
Rosemary Frei | Part one: New information, including FOI requested documents, suggests political pressure is at play when it comes to assessing analysis that compares the options for pricey green-bus technology.
in their own words July 17
Photo: Patrick Feller/Flickr
Carmela Hutchison | Her father, believing he acted out of "mercy" when he killed her, was judge, jury and executioner. Now he says he is being victimized because his second-degree murder conviction is public record.
in their own words July 16
Photo: Rick Chung/Flickr
Jessica Parish | For my final two years of my PhD I decided I’d rather bartend than teach in the post-secondary sector. Why? Because I needed time and money to continue writing and bartending made better sense.
analysis July 11
Vancouver. Image: Cliff Hellis/Flickr
Cheryl Whiting | Eye-opening studies show that the operation emissions of a building after 60 years are only half of the embodied emissions that are present as of day one, thanks to its construction methods.
analysis July 6
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Ed Finn | Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
in their own words June 29
The south façade of the Ontario Legislative Building. Photo: Benson Kua
Barâa Arar | That intimate relationship between legislation, extreme political rhetoric, and the rise in hate crimes as shown by Donald Trump’s America, is exactly why I am afraid of a Ford majority government.
analysis June 28
Photo: Humberto Da Silva
Nino Pagliccia | The elections are over but the electoral process in Venezuela has not ended.
arts/media June 27
The Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF) is showing Pride at the Carleton Cinema.
Michelle Guo | The Canadian International Labour Film Festival recognizes and celebrates the working class.
analysis June 25
From the film "Flying Paper".  Photo: Flying Paper Doc/Flickr
Jonathan Cook | Kites, a symbol for Palestinian children of normality and joy, are now being used to outwit military oppression.
analysis June 23
Photo: Takver/Flicker
Karl Nerenberg | In 2002, Canada and the U.S. signed an agreement that says asylum seekers can be sent back to the U.S. when they try to enter Canada. Trump’s recent actions make that agreement look ridiculous.
in their own words June 22
Photo: Can Pac Swire/Flickr
Gordon Laxer | NAFTA is a corporate rights agreement, not a free-trade agreement in the original sense.
in their own words June 22
Photo: Neil Moralee/Flickr
Jerry Dias | Labour leaders warned that getting rid of mandatory retirement would create a block to young workers entering the workforce.
book review June 20
Damming the Peace. Photo: Cathryn Atkinson
Cathryn Atkinson | A new book on the B.C. project on the Peace River breaks down its history, impacts and problems in 15 fascinating chapters.
analysis June 19
Looking down at Montreal from Mount Royal. Photo: Corey Templeton/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Mayor Valérie Plante of Montreal has initiated a pilot project banning cars from driving over Mount Royal. The vehement opposition, even from some of her erstwhile supporters, is worrisome.
analysis June 16
Photo: Dylan Passmore/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Populist-right election victories signal a revolt of drivers. Conservative politicians exploit suburban commuters’ fears of carbon taxes and higher costs at the pump.
analysis June 13
Photo: Alan Stanton/Flickr
Ed Finn | The prospect of saving billions in the future by spending more to alleviate child poverty today doesn’t appeal to conservative corporate CEOs or their political minions.
arts/media June 9
Photo: Tania Ehret
Tania Ehret | The Dril Art Collective wants the installation to offer “a way to process the things that stimulate us through the senses.”
analysis June 8
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 41 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
analysis June 6
Andrea-Horwath-Nomination-Meeting-Ontario-NDP-Campaign-Kickoff-2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Ontario Liberals who prefer a PC to an NDP win have prevailed. Progressives tempted by Kathleen Wynne’s party might want to re-consider before rewarding Liberal cynicism with their votes.
arts/media June 5
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, addressed MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday 16 February, 2017, one day after the the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA). Photo: European Parliament
Ed Finn | A new book by Joyce Nelson provides practical challenges to corporate rule.
analysis June 4
Photo: Dominion Voting Systems
Howard Pasternack, Rosemary Frei | Among other things, scrutineers, appointed by parties to watch for cheating, will no longer be able to observe the count for 90 per cent of the ballots.
satire May 31
Photo by Hadani Ditmars
Hadani Ditmars | How a very Vancouver accident led to a concussion and reflections on the changes overtaking Lotusland.
rabble news May 30
A kindergartener in Maghazi Refugee Camp, Gaza, drinks clean water from a Maia Project unit installed in Dec. 2009. Photo: Mohammed Majdalawi/Middle East Children's Alliance
Mark Zeitoun, Ghassan Abu Sitta | While an attitude persists that "today, no one in Israel experiences water scarcity," Gazans are suffering deplorable conditions of poisoned water.