April 22
Julie Kay | Considered by many to be the largest, theme-driven, secular holiday in the world, people across the globe have used Earth Day to take environmental action. In countries where participants in environm
April 20
George Monbiot | For being too good at his job, the United States is seeking to remove Jose Bustani, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons head, from his post. Some reasons cited include, facilitating
April 19
CBC News Staff | Vancouver police began digging through a second property this week in their investigation of the disappearance of more than fifty women who have vanished from Vancouver's downtown eastside since 1983
April 18
Tom Turnipseed | What paranoid James Ellroy fifties crime novels are made of, with the ominous Otto Reich - a right-winger (obsessed with overthrowing Fidel Castro's regime) and big supporter of U.S. President Bush's
rabble news April 18
Judy Rebick | In these dark political times &#151; with war clouds swirling and repression rising &#151; we don't often have much to celebrate. But please raise a glass with us today: <I>rabble.ca</I> is one year
everyone's a critic April 18
Resisto the Clown | I've been juggling for years. I've juggled many strange and dangerous objects. I've reached the conclusion that it is impossible to juggle capitalism without dropping human, environmental and animal
April 18
Guardian Staff | Four Canadian soldiers died in Afghanistan last night after an American fighter jet mistakenly dropped a laser-guided 250-kg bomb on the Canadian unit. The bombing occured during a well publicized li
April 18
CBC News Staff | Canadian New Democratic Party leader Alexa McDonough has assumed responsibilities for Middle East issues, after the party's foreign affairs critic, Svend Robinson, made controversial statements about
April 17
Guy Grossman | I was the eleventh Israeli reserve officer to join Ometz Le'sarev (Courage to Refuse) and sign the declaration refusing to fight for the continued occupation of Palestinian land. This war is unjust.
rabble news April 17
Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | What are the seven major solutions to end urban sprawl? Find out here, in the second excerpt from the book, "Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change."
April 17
John Aglionby | In a landslide election, East Timor's former resistance leader, Xanana Gusmao, was officially declared the winner of the nation's first presidential election today. As the first president of an indep
April 17
Philip Willan | Raising the stakes in a long standing battle between trade unions and the government over changes in labour law, Italy's first full-day general strike in twenty years brought much of the country to
April 16
Bob Rae | Has Bob Rae finally come out? Today the former Ontario premier publicly tears his shirt to the New Democratic Party by condemning federal NDP Member of Parliament, Svend Robinson, for advocating what
rabble news April 16
Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza | Everything has to come from somewhere - from earth's fields, forests or oceans; and it has to go somewhere when it's finished. On average, North Americans could do with less.This is the first of thre
rabble news April 15
Darren Boisvert | It's the worst violence in Israel since the invasion of Lebanon in 1982. Even the best television reports can only tell part of the story. Here are some snapshots of different scenes all too common i
April 15
Guardian Staff | Inspired by Future Forests - the U.K.-based company which advises individuals and groups on how to reduce CO2 emissions - visual artist Damien Hirst's latest exhibit features a huge installation usin
April 15
Gregory Wilpert | Many feared that with the April 11 coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela was being degraded to being just another country forced to bend to the powerful will of the United States. Ins
rabble news April 12
Vittorio Longhi | Labour in Italy is poised for a general strike on April 16, but political manoeuvring by the government and terrorist attacks by the infamous Red Brigade threaten to sabotage the effort.
everyone's a critic April 12
Judy Rebick | Through the lenses of seven experienced directors, the documentary "View from the Summit" follows six people on both sides of the famous fence. The result is an intense, textured, roller-coaster ride
April 12
CBC News Staff | A veteran Yukon broadcaster is fighting back after being fired for breastfeeding her baby at work. Joanne Henry says Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon is a violating her human rights and breaking th
April 12
Rachel Rinaldo | As part of its war on terrorism, the American military has been eager to restore relations with its Indonesian counterpart. Those ties were cut off after military violence in East Timor in 1999, but
April 12
Gregory Wilpert | Media reports on the events in Venezuela are that President Hugo Chavez (now resigned) was responsible for killing thirteen demonstrators, but this eyewitness is not so sure. "I clearly saw that ther
everyone's a critic April 11
Herschel Hardin | I for one enjoy the Aspers' frankness about their CanWest media properties. I've relished the imposition of centralized editorials because it tears off the veil that surrounds ownership. When the fus
rabble news April 10
Byron Christopher | When a strike by teachers shut down Alberta schools for most of February, parents and politicians complained that thousands of students missed out on some education. Maybe not: students say they got
April 9
CBC News Staff | After his appeal was turned down by the Durham Catholic District School Board - ruling that it could not permit the grade 12 student to take his twenty-one-year-old date to the prom - Marc Hall calle
rabble news April 9
David Leibl | For a few weeks now, Winnipeggers have been able to buy meat bearing a seal of approval from the city's humane society. The program might not put an end to factory farming, but it does seem to be pop
April 9
Stan Josey | After Durham Catholic District School Board chair Mary Ann Martin read a prepared statement reaffirming the board's stand that same-sex dates will not be allowed at school social functions, seventeen
April 9
Kristie Reilly | Even after the collapse of the Taliban and the &#226;eoeliberation&#226;e of Afghanistan, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) continues to fight - under threat of death
April 9
CUPE | The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - representing 650,000 Canadians - demand that incoming Ontario Premier Ernie Eves
April 9
Jodie Sinnema | In Alberta, the number of special needs students within the school system has grown at a much faster pace in the last decade than the number of teachers' assistants to help look after them. And speci