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rabble.ca's staff blog

This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.

Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 13
Sophia Reuss | As the Toronto election campaign heads into its final days, follow all of our coverage here.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 11
Pam Palmater | What we need in Canada is an independent media system that is tuned to the activism that fights for a more just, wise, and equal world. That's what rabble is.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 5
Sophia Reuss | It was a busy week. We wasted no time in distilling the good, the bad, and the ugly in NAFTA 2.0; analyzing the outcome of the Quebec elections; looking at the latest Trans Mountain Pipeline updates.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 5
Humberto DaSilva | Whatever your progressive news needs, you need only reach for your smartphone, and your daily news needs are met, at rabble.ca.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 27
Monia Mazigh | Constantly challenging mainstream stories or bringing new voices and angles for readers is hard work. But rabble.ca does it daily and reaches hundreds of thousands of readers.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 19
rabble staff | The heroes of the indie media movement are the many thousands of individual community members chipping in to build something different.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 14
Sophia Reuss | Doug Ford's use of the 'notwithstanding clause' to press forth with municipal gerrymandering, Rise for Climate actions across the globe, and next steps in the fight over the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 14
rabble staff | rabble.ca can grow and develop to be an even stronger journalist voice for social movements, an even better platform for national politics. How? You
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 9
Image: Rise for Climate
Sophia Reuss | On September 8, hundreds of thousands of protestors in 95 countries rallied to demand a swift, just transition to 100 per cent renewable energy.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 7
Sophia Reuss | Trans Mountain Pipeline project reveals need for reckoning on Indigenous land rights, belated labour day reading, and NAFTA drama.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 7
rabble staff | rabble.ca is excited to announce its Amplify! event coverage services.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 4
rabble staff | While we can't have everyone over to show slides of our journey through 2017, we have our annual report up for your perusal.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 31
Sophia Reuss | A federal court overruled the government's approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline, the U.S. prison strike spreads to Canada, and Doug Ford wages war on the poor.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 24
Sophia Reuss | Maxime Bernier splits from the CPC in a flurry of enraged tweets, the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship application is open, and an interview about workers co-operatives.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 22
rabble staff | We're announcing the second year of the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship, in partnership with the Institute for Change Leaders. Read on for more information on how to apply.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 17
Sophia Reuss | The majority of this week’s roundup revolves around the Trudeau government’s failure to deliver on many of its progressive promises -- and the hollowness of those promises in the first place.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 10
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Sophia Reuss | We can't sit around waiting for Trudeau to change his tune on reconciliation and climate change. He's not interested in a politics of liberation, of real material change. His is a politics of fashion.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 27
Sophia Reuss | In the wake of the Danforth shooting and recent mass violence in Toronto, might Canadians do better to approach violence as an issue of public health, rather than public safety?
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 27
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Swedish government officials accompanying a refugee to Afghanistan tried to force Elin Ersson away from them. Turkish Airlines flight attendants tried to take her phone. But she persisted.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 20
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Sophia Reuss | With the news that Greyhound Canada is pulling all intercity bus services from Western Canada, we ask: is transportation a human right?
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 13
Sophia Reuss | To delve into the political landscape this week, we're going to get back to basics. The most basic of the basics: the atom.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 15
rabble staff | rabble.ca is part of a Canadian labour and community delegation which is heading to Venezuela to observe the May 20 national federal elections and meet with local community and labour leaders.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 7
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Gerry Caplan | The party will have to think very hard and cleverly -- and very soon -- to win back citizens.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 4
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Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is engaging in multiple ways in these key struggles with imminent dates over the next ten weeks.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 19
Sophia Reuss | In honour of rabble's 17th birthday, Judy Rebick, rabble's co-founder, and Duncan Cameron, president emeritus of rabble, reflect on our impact.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 18
Picture taken from a Sûreté du Québec helicopter of Lac-Mégantic, the day of the derailment, July 6, 2013. Photo: Sûreté du Québec/Wikimedia Commons
Bruce Campbell | The feds do not favour the request. Why? The reasons extend to Transport Canada decisions.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 11
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Judy Rebick | Part Two excerpt from rabble co-founder Judy Rebick's memoir, with a look at the court battle to support Dr. Henry Morgentaler, and Rebick's own exploration of her mental health.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 10
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Judy Rebick | Part One: Activist, feminist and co-founder of rabble.ca, Judy Rebick shares her life in this excerpt about her support for Dr. Henry Morgentaler's Toronto abortion clinic.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 4
rabble staff | rabble is excited to announce a brand new opportunity to amplify the work of organizations working for the good through our event coverage team.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 7
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rabble staff | Do you understand the power of media in making political and social change, and want to do something about the need for a powerful, alternative media voice in Canada? You may be our next Editor!

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