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Michael Kovrig (centre left) and Michael Spavor (centre right) arrive in Calgary last night (Photo: Twitter/@Justin Trudeau).
David J. Climenhaga | One would almost think from the reporting last night that China was the only country taking hostages in this tangled affair.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in 2018. Image: G20 Argentina/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Being little and getting into deals with global prima donnas, with their nukes and egos, can be juvenile hell.
Chelsea Nash | rabble editor Chelsea Nash talks to Joyce Arthur, the executive director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, about how every federal election, abortion is politicized.
Jagmeet Singh pictured in front of Parliament. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | When the Liberals take a good look, with fresh eyes, at the government's balance sheet, taxing the rich might not seem so outlandish. Indeed, it might start to look like an economically sound idea.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent apprehends migrants who surrendered to him after crossing the Rio Grand River in El Paso Texas on March 18, 2019. Image: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Mani Albrecht/Picryl
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | 'What the hell are we doing,' asked Democratic California Congressmember Maxine Waters at a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, surrounded by members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
RadioLabour's Canada Report
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Thousands in Ontario put in danger. Alberta unions fight Kenny's dangerous incompetence. And more.
A person holds a cannabis leaf up to a sunset. Image: David Gabric/Unsplash
Joyce Nelson | Instead of spending millions on changing our infrastructure to suit electric vehicles, why not make a simple adaptation to our existing cars so they can be powered by ethanol instead of gas.
Milkweed going to sleep in early fall. Image: Doreen Nicoll/Provided
Doreen Nicoll | We are in a climate and diversity crisis of epic proportions. So, why are homeowners so reluctant to embrace naturalized yards and edible landscaping?
The U.S. Capitol building framed by a makeshift gallows on January 6, 2021 during the siege by Donald Trump supporters. Image: Tyler Merbler/Wikimedia Commons
Shira Lurie | PPC leader Maxime Bernier alleged voter fraud on Twitter early in the campaign. Still, a version of the "Big Lie" has yet to infiltrate Canadian politics in a meaningful way. Key word: yet.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Threatened with a vote of confidence yesterday by his rebellious United Conservative caucus members, Jason Kenney bluffed the lot of them into silence.
Justin Trudeau visits the Montreal Metro the day after the election. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Stephen Wentzell | Last week, as federal party leaders made their final pitches to Canadians on the campaign trail, national politics reporter Stephen Wentzell spoke to Washington Post columnist David Moscrop.
A young moose stands on the side of the road. Image: Anna Mircea/Unsplash
David Suzuki | International Union for Conservation of Nature offers "an optimistic vision of species conservation that presents a road map on how to conserve a species and achieve its recovery."