Jan 2, 2018
Nuclear test. Image: FEMA News Photo/Wikimedia Commons

Is doomsday really upon us?

Gerald Caplan
How can any sensible person fail to be shaken by the political events in the past year?
Dec 29, 2017

Caracas versus Ottawa: Who to trust?

Yves Engler
Canada's recent record of foreign interference elsewhere belies Ottawa's claim that it wants to protect "democracy and human rights" in Venezuela.
Dec 23, 2017
Stitch-by-Stitch's Unsettling Canada Day Sewing Circle was held in solidarity with Unsettling Canada 150 National Day of Action by Idle No More and Defenders of the Land. Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Plenty to do in a year of challenges: 2017 in rabble news

Cathryn Atkinson
From Indigenous demands for respect and recognition, to Donald Trump's dog whistles to racists, to the Canadian housing crisis, to changes in the NDP, 2017 was a busy news year for rabble writers.
Dec 8, 2017

Canada should be doing more to help Sufis

Penney Kome
The November attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt and Erdogan's crackdown in Turkey both signs that Canada should recognize Sufis as an oppressed religious minority and grant them refugee status.
Dec 5, 2017
Die-in Bourke Street Mall in Melbourne on Sunday April 5, 2009. Photo: Takver/Flickr

An awkward meeting in Parliament

Karl Nerenberg
While Parliament honours the anti-nuclear campaign, the Trudeau government refuses to join the effort of more than 120 countries to ban nuclear weapons. Critics wonder why.


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