briefly August 22
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project.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.
rabble news August 2
Lenée Son | Support and solidarity were interwoven throughout the march on Saturday. Black Lives Matter members called for accountability.
rabble news July 29
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Teuila Fuatai | We're not crying, you're crying! We speak with four women from the housekeeping department about their fight for unionization and what it means.
rabble news July 28
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Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants to access municipal services. But lack of staff and will has led to a lack of change for these people.
rabble interview July 28
Coco Framboise
Laura Brightwell | This weekend the Toronto Burlesque Festival begins! Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
rabble news July 25
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Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale still hasn't agreed to meet with over 50 hunger striking immigration detainees.
rabble interview July 19
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
Cory Collins | In part two of our talk with Cheri DiNovo, hear what she has to say about Trudeaumania, unions, poverty, Israel and making the banks pay.
analysis July 19
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Sophia Reuss | Justin Trudeau's "Because it's 2015" feminism has a lot of political currency. But is all this rhetoric really addressing a huge issue in Canadian politics: the parliamentary gender gap?
analysis July 18
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's Supreme Court ruling in favour of fired nuclear energy worker Joseph Wilson has been rightly revered. But, it's being celebrated for essentially ensuring the law was followed.
rabble news July 18
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Alyse Kotyk | Huge deficits. Environmental destruction. Lack of permits. Why is such an unnecessary project like Site C being pushed through?
rabble interview July 15
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
Cory Collins | Bernie Sanders. Jeremy Corbyn. Cheri DiNovo? Get acquainted with the woman who wants to bring socialism back to the NDP.
in their own words July 15
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Lyla Miklos | "Pride is political. It always has been." Lyla Miklos' powerful essay on experiencing the Pussy Palace raid in 2000 and marching in Toronto Pride in 2016.
briefly July 14
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Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has refused a meeting with the immigration detainees. In the past five months, three people have died in immigration detention.
rabble news July 14
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
rabble news July 13
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Alyse Kotyk | "When we look at homelessness in Canada, it is a crisis. It is an emergency." Alyse Kotyk reports on Tent City in Victoria and its implications across Canada.
rabble interview July 12
Screenshot: We Can Do It (Dirty Money) music video
Tania Ehret | Amai Kuda, Kimalee Phillip, and Amy Desjarlais from Decolonize Now! discussed decolonizing social movements and the urgency of revolutionary change in education.
rabble news July 11
Photo: flickr/Duncan Rawlinson - - @thelastminute
Teuila Fuatai | Postal workers have repeatedly stated its members do not want to strike and that the worker pension, pay equity and service cutbacks are key issues in negotiations.
analysis July 11
Photo by Rupi Kaur
Sophia Reuss | The narrative that Black Lives Matter Toronto has "hijacked" Pride or is self-serving is a racist and incorrect interpretation of the movement -- one that holds solidarity in high regard.
rabble news July 7
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Sophia Reuss | The all-party committee decided against allotting time to Twitter questions, but has encouraged Canadians to engage using the hashtags #Q #ERRE.
rabble news July 7
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Teuila Fuatai | The union said gender equity amongst its members was too important to leave to a third party stating "paying women equally for work of equal value is the law of the land."