briefly October 5
The Zaytouna-Oliva. Image credit: Fotomovimiento/flickr
Meg Borthwick | Women's Boat to Gaza lost contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva minutes before 4 p.m. local time. It is now understood that Israeli Occupation Forces have surrounded the boat in international waters.
in their own words October 5
Three women from the Women’s Boat to Gaza (L-R): Mairead Maguire, Renè Abu Joub
Ann Wright | It is Day Six on the Women's Boat to Gaza's thousand-mile journey from Sicily to break the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Sitting in the cockpit of our sailboat are 13 women from 13 countries.
rabble interview September 29
Image: Flickr/Peoples' Social Forum (Ben Powless)
Phillip Dwight Morgan | Despite nearly a decade of environmental deregulation under Stephen Harper and recurring boil-water advisories, many Canadians continue to believe that Canada is immune to water scarcity.
rabble news September 27
Photo: Andrée Lévesque
Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
rabble interview September 20
Photo: flickr/Rumbo a Gaza
Sophia Reuss | The Women's Boat to Gaza wants to bring a message of solidarity and hope to Gaza. And, most importantly, for the focus to be back on Gaza.
rabble news September 19
Megan Devlin | Organizers this year emphasized that simply bringing people together is a form of resistance.
rabble news September 19
Alyse Kotyk | The now two-tier housing market in Vancouver has split the population into people who have a lot of money and the rest. Two rallies over the weekend demanded immediate action.
rabble interview September 16
Poster image: White Pine Pictures
Phillip Dwight Morgan | What is the role of free press in protecting democracy? Phillip Dwight Morgan interviews Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! on the subject.
rabble news September 14
Photo: Sophia Reuss
Sophia Reuss | Yesterday, the National Day of Action against the North Dakota Access Pipeline saw thousands of people in support, including nearly 100 demonstrators in the Toronto solidarity action.
rabble news September 9
Photo: Mita Hans
Sophia Reuss | Indigenous youth and elders protested the Dakota Access Pipeline outside of the U.S. consulate in Toronto yesterday, emphasizing the importance of cross-border solidarity.
opinion September 2
various | Ms. Shoufani's suspension from the DPCDSB on the basis of her support for Palestine is a dangerous infringement of her freedom of speech.
analysis September 2
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti.
Teuila Fuatai | So how's Trudeau doing on the labour file? Teuila Fuatai checked in and found four areas that were, let's just say, interesting.
rabble news August 31
Photo: OFL Communications Department/flickr
Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and Canada Post have tentatively agreed to new working conditions for Canada's posties, announcing two separate agreements for CUPW's mail carriers.
rabble news August 29
Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers extended its strike deadline at 11 p.m. last night as negotiations continue with Crown mediator William Kaplan.
rabble interview August 28
Photo: Flickr / uniforcanada
H.G. Watson | Unifor completed its second national convention since its founding in 2013. H.G. Watson caught up with President Jerry Dias to reflect on the past three years.
rabble news August 25
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Steph Wechsler | On the one-month anniversary of police killing Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, Black Lives Matter chapters rallied in seven cities across Canada.
rabble news August 25
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
analysis August 24
Photo: flickr/Gekko93
Hanna Anderson | Canada has started the process to legalize marijuana. But what will this entail, especially for people currently in jail or with records related to marijuana?
rabble news August 23
Photo: flickr/Nicolai Grut
Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
briefly August 22
Photo: flickr/Laurel L. Russwurm
rabble staff | May announced on Monday that she will remain leader of the Green Party despite ongoing disagreement over BDS resolution.
rabble news August 18
Photo: flickr/Don Sniegowski
Sophia Reuss | After refusing to meet with hunger-striking immigration detainees, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has announced a $138-million funding package for upgrading immigration detention centres.
rabble interview August 16
Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
rabble interview August 12
Photo: David Kattenburg
David Kattenburg | David Kattenburg spoke with Green Party leader Elizabeth May at the World Social Forum this week about the new policy resolution supporting the BDS movement.
rabble news August 11
Photo: flickr/Jeremy Board
Alyse Kotyk | Secwepemc Women's Warrior Society and Ancestral Pride officially launched the Imperial No More Campaign against Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the 2014 Mount Polley disaster.
rabble interview August 10
Alyse Kotyk | Gregor Robertson's commitment to rezone a city-owned lot for social housing is a "little victory" says Jean Swanson. There's much more that needs to be done to address the reality of homelessness.
rabble news August 5
Lenée Son | "Today was about giving us a space. Taking space in the city at Pride time," Fatima Jaffer. A lot of people don't feel comfortable at Pride, so this alternative space was created.
rabble interview August 5
Image: Dave Molenhuis
Sophia Reuss | Myth: Canada is a safe haven for marginalized people. Status: Busted. We spoke with people on the frontlines about why these myths are so harmful.
rabble series August 4
Photo: flickr/Eric Constantineau
Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
rabble news August 3
Photo: flickr/scottpartee
Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at the implications of the province's Change Workplaces Review.
rabble news August 3
Photo: Sasha Patterson, End Immigration Detention Peterborough
Sophia Reuss | Resistance against indefinite detention amps up as massive solidarity action planned for October and groups continue to pressure Minister Goodale.