October 31
Human Rights Watch Press Release and Feminist Majority | Human Rights Watch released a new report this week that details the stories of Afghan women living under the Taliban's horrific system of gender apartheid. It also urges that more aid be directed tow
everyone's a critic October 30
Todd Lamirande | The Assembly of First Nations and many other Native organizations often push for the goal of self-government, using rhetoric laced with calls for more sovereignty. A laudable achievement, but not one
October 30
Rory Carroll in Battar and Luke Harding in Islamabad | There were increasing signs last night of a full-blown insurrection in Pakistan's tribal regions, a possible prelude to a wider civil war.
October 30
Tariq Ali | The offending book was an essay by Karl Marx, <i>On Suicide</i>. The arresting officer gave me a triumphant smile. "After 11 September, you can't travel with books like this," he said. "In that case,
October 29
Judy MacDonald | We're more than halfway to our "rabble-raisers" campaign target of $25,000. And momentum is building. We've got enough to convince us to keep going for the month of November. We're very grateful to
October 26
Tara Atluri | ... you believe murder is an import | just like dishes that are too spicy | you can send it back from where it came ... Well I have a news flash for you ... America was built on mass genocide | for w
everyone's a critic October 25
Wayne MacPhail | What would an interview between the world's friendliest host and the West's most hated villain look like? This author has an idea.
everyone's a critic October 25
Ann Hansen | Part Four - We sincerely regret that any injuries occurred as a result of this action. We never intended any harm to come to anyone. We do not regret, however, our decision to attempt to sabotage the
October 24
Elaine Sciolino, with Neil MacFarquhar | Even before the discovery that most of the hijackers were Saudis, the attacks had exposed the hidden flaws in the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
October 24
Sunera Thobani | To successive United States administrations, the deaths resulting from its policies have been just so many statistics, just so much "collateral damage." Rendering invisible the humanity of the people
rabble news October 24
Judy Rebick | One brief Saturday evening made it clear that Sunera Thobani is a hero to many in the South Asian community for the same reasons she was recently vilified in the corporate press. That afternoon, the
October 23
Arundhati Roy | The International Coalition Against Terror is largely a cabal of the richest countries in the world. Between them, they manufacture and sell almost all of the world's weapons. Between them, they have
rabble news October 23
Doug Smith | The Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company went to court in September, arguing that the Manitoba government's workplace health and safety division has no jurisdiction over the company.
everyone's a critic October 22
Wayne MacPhail | Online publishing turns content producers into eyeball pimps for advertisers. The thin, underfed content itself is pushed out onto the site in spike heels and a red dress in hopes of attracting wolf
October 21
Jim Rankin and Sonia Verma | Organizers of the October 16 "snake march" into Toronto's financial district have faced harsh words for holding such a protest at a time when people are still in shock and mourning over the September
October 19
Gillian Steward | To the delight of medi-business and its boosters Alberta has gone further down the road of health-care privatization than any other province. But so far, the experiment is proving to be an example of
October 19
Heather Scoffield | A month is barely enough time to organize a large demonstration. But, by chance, the finance ministers' meetings coincide with plans for a countrywide peace-and-justice protest on November 17 that wo
everyone's a critic October 18
Ann Hansen | Part Three - Litton building number 402 at 11:15 p.m. on October 14, 1982. I parked the van with its 550 pounds of commercial dynamite. It was set to explode in fifteen to twenty-five minutes. We mad
October 18
Ottawa(CP) | India, which exchanged fire with Pakistan earlier this week over the contested Kashmir region, called off its plan to hold the Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Delhi next month. So Canada, as
rabble news October 17
Penney Kome | Rosalie Bertell, an expert on weaponry and peace-building, says that U.S. war effort will accelerate weapons development and undermine civil liberties in the United States and maybe Canada.
October 16
CBC News Staff | Mike Harris has announced he will step down as Ontario premier and head of the provincial Tory party as soon as the party executive can pick a new leader.
rabble news October 16
Nate Hendley | Monday, roughly 2,000 people ate pancakes, marched and put flowers on blockaded cars to kick off a campaign of economic disruption headed by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty. A few were arrested
rabble news October 16
Judy Rebick and Judy MacDonald | Almost 2,000 readers are coming to rabble every day. More than 47,000 people visited in September alone - with 3.5-million hits. The site is only six months old, yet it's become a vital resource for
everyone's a critic October 16
Geoff Olson | U.S. mainstream media, serving up bread and circuses at the heart of the empire, has played its part all too well in diverting public attention away from its past imperial adventures.
October 13
Martin Regg Cohn | "Most people are not angry because the Pakistan government supports the anti-terrorist actions," said banker Moeen Khan, 36, as he left the Lawrence Road mosque. If even 500,000 people were protestin
in their own words October 12
Finn Harvor | Some of the restaurant staff objected to the presence of our protest, but could do little aside from issuing threats. This was a place where rich folks felt "safe" from the rabble that they kept out
rabble news October 12
Wayne MacPhail | Over twelve months after they hit the market, electronic books still have more to do with novelty than best-selling novels. Even the best-selling e-books move only about a thousand copies. Hardly the
everyone's a critic October 12
Anne Marie Aikins | Race must not be minimized as a significant factor in a child's life. According to the National Association of Educators of Young Children in Washington, the question of identity and the need of belo
rabble news October 11
Dan Smoke-Asayenes | Ontario Provincial Police officer Ken Deane said, "I accept the finding of the court that I am criminally responsible for the death of Dudley George. I profoundly regret this tragic incident." Under
everyone's a critic October 11
Ann Hansen | Part Two - why the group Direct Action formed. Why its members decided to bomb the Litton Systems plant. "Anything less than 550 pounds would just be a symbolic bombing," he said. "We want to get the

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