Book Review
Amira Elghawaby | Is our parliamentary system destined to remain broken? 'Tragedy in the Commons' aims to salvage a system that seems beyond repair and asks the question, why are Canadians so disengaged from politics?
Blog
MP James Bezan
Christopher Majka | In criticizing MP Megan Leslie, MP James Bezan appears to believe that supporting freedom of expression implies that one also supports the content of what is said, a logical and democratic fallacy.
News
Karl Nerenberg | Are all the cuts to Canada Post necessary? The Conservatives stay steadfast in their reasoning, while NDP MPs echo Canada Post supporters that Canada Post shouldn't be slashed, but expanded.
News
Karl Nerenberg | The first day back to Parliament and Harper's Conservatives are already dancing around questions about unemployment, the Canada Jobs Grant, the Senate scandal and bank fees.
News
Karl Nerenberg | Byelections in Montreal and Toronto seem to be a local battle between the LPC and NDP. However, voters may want to express their views on the performances of the parties in the current Parliament.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | When the reign of Elizabeth II, a long-serving monarch, ends, it would be appropriate for Canada to update the Constitution to reflect current political realities.
Blog
Photo: Chris Fane/Flickr
Seth Klein, Shannon Daub | Here's the big dilemma: Whatever reforms are made to Parliamentary practice and conduct, the simple truth is that, for now, citizens have lost faith in politicians.
Blog
Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch has launched a national letter-writing and petition drive, and Facebook group, calling for laws to stop the unjustified shutdowns of legislatures across Canada.
News
Karl Nerenberg | The Conservatives in power now are of a different breed and their focus on refugees is almost entirely negative.
News
The climate justice hunger strikers getting some friendly support.
Karl Nerenberg | Today is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, a fast day on the Jewish calendar. Some of us might consider dedicating our fasts to atoning for our sins against the planet.
Blog
rabbe staff | On September 17, members of Parliament return to Ottawa and we want rabble’s award-winning journalist Karl Nerenberg back in the press gallery. Can you help us keep him there?