Jul 20, 2009

Chretien hired as senior adviser to Burmese mine stakeholder

Tin Maung Htoo and Kevin McLeod
Former prime minister Jean Chretien has been hired on as a "senior international adviser" to Ivanhoe Mines, a company that helps the Burmese military regime operate the country's largest mine.
Jul 17, 2009

Celebrating Robin Long's resistance to war

rabble staff
He was deported from Canada and then did a year in the brig for resisting the war in Iraq. On Thursday Robin Long and supporters celebrated his release in San Francisco. (Photo: couragetoresist.org)

Harper Girl Does Canada - Calgary Fringe Festival 2009

Aug 1, 2009 to Aug 8, 2009
Old Garry Theatre
1229 - 9th Ave SE
Calgary , AB
51° 2' 30.93" N, 114° 2' 9.8988" W
Alberta CA
Harper Girl Does Canada - Stephen Harper's #1 Fan is heading to Calgary for the Fringe! Miss Ruby Jones wonders if her Prince in Tory Blue Armour will rescue her from this dang recession after all!
Jul 16, 2009

Viva Palestina convoy arrives in Gaza

rabble staff
The Viva Palestina convoy has arrived. About 200 activists from the United States have entered Gaza, bringing supplies and solidarity.
Jul 13, 2009

Canada 2010: A date with fate for G8

Robert Fox
If the G8 is to have any legitimacy, it must demonstrate that it is as good as its word. If it is just a venue for photo ops, then we really can’t afford it.
Jul 10, 2009

Fundraising for the hungry - report from the G8

Kelly Crichton
The buzz at the G8 all week was that the leaders of the rich world would ante up $15 billion in food aid and development money. Then a few hours before the final wrap, we heard it was $20 billion.


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