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Nov 18, 2011

rabble.ca weekly blog roundup!

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rabble.ca weekly roundup highlights Remembrance Day, Ontario child care, the Vancouver election and the Keystone pipeline, as well as everything Occupy this week.
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Dec 17, 2008

The best of rabble

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In time for the relaunch of rabble.ca's website comes The Best of rabble.ca, 2.0, the second collection of this year's most notable original news, analysis, commentary, reviews and interviews.
News
Nov 8, 2008

Rhetoric alone is not enough

Tariq Ali
Does Obama have the vision or the strength to turn this clock back and forward at the same time? In the realm of foreign policy, the Obama/Biden approach has not been too different from that of Bush
News
Nov 8, 2008

The global crisis: The end of an age of reaction

James Laxer
Ask not for whom the bell tolls. It tolls the din of imploding financial institutions, crashing stocks, choked credit markets, and government bailouts. It tolls the end of an age of reaction. What is
News
Nov 8, 2008

Obama victory: A break from the past?

Duncan Cameron
The accession of the Democrat Barack Obama to the U.S. presidency marks a break with a pattern of American politics going back 40 years to the election of Richard Nixon.
News
Oct 9, 2008

Want to work with Aboriginal youth?

JYD
So I'm getting a little sick and tired of organizations, service providers, academics, institutions, governments, NGOs, and adults in general taking a "vested" interest in working with us...
News
Oct 9, 2008

Cease and desist? I don't think so

Wayne MacPhail
This is a tale of two cities - and two cease and desist orders. Is this how young Canadian online innovators are rewarded, with knee jerk legal responses?
News
Oct 8, 2008

Stem the tide: Waves of Resistance in Montreal

Sarah Ghabrial
The Waves of Resistance/Toujours RebELLES Pan-Canadian Young Feminist Conference is taking place from October 11-13 in Montreal. For those three days, some 500 young women from across Canada are exp
News
Oct 8, 2008

Breathe life into carbon tax

Alice Klein
With this election, environmental politics have grown from infancy, when they weremostly ignored by political caretakers (think Kyoto under Paul Martin), into asomewhat troubled and as yet politicall
News
Oct 7, 2008

Sri Lanka: Canada's attention is overdue

Kshama Ranawana
Canada is home to the largest Tamil population in the West, and with renewed conflict and attacks on human rights, it's time Ottawa starting paying more attention to developments in Sri Lanka.
News
Oct 6, 2008

McGuinty and Charest hiding details of trade deal

Stuart Trew
On October 2, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty met with his Quebec counterpart Jean Charest at the fifth annual Ontario Economic Summit to discuss their efforts to work more cooperatively, including p
News
Oct 3, 2008

Election bloggers rate the debates

rabble staff
rabble's own election roundtable has been debating and analyzing the issues in campaign '08 from a progressive point of view, together of course with your comments and the usual vigorous discussion o
News
Oct 1, 2008

An open letter to Stephen Harper

Wajdi Mouawad
Even if politically speaking they are marginal and negligible, one must never underestimate intellectuals, never underestimate artists; don't underestimate their ability to do you harm.
News
Oct 1, 2008

'Heaven' was their word for Canada

Michael Byers
In a 1967 CBC radio address, Martin Luther King, Jr. chronicled the history of slavery and the underground railroad, the path by which fugitive slaves found freedom to the north.
News
Sep 29, 2008

Indigenous people lead Bolivian democracy struggle

John Riddell
On September 11, rightist gangs massacred more than 30 unarmed supporters of the government of Evo Morales in the Bolivian state of Pando. The government of Stephen Harper has said not a word about t
News
Sep 26, 2008

Thousands expected at health protest Saturday

Natalie Mehra
We know that we can win significant victories, and hold off the worst of restructuring and privatization. But these have been the result of major organizing, protest and action.
News
Sep 24, 2008

Recession and Ontario's 'poverty reduction'

Beric German
Last week, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty began messaging that implementation of his controversial âeoepoverty reductionâe strategy âeoewill likelyâe be slowed down and scaled
News
Sep 23, 2008

The climate crisis: Five parties, no solutions

Ian Angus
Despite much sound and fury, none of the major political parties is proposing effective measures for dealing with the climate change crisis. The differences between them amount to âeoeDon't do a
News
Sep 23, 2008

Michael Moore's latest uprising: Free film on Web

rabble staff
We're proud to participate in Internet and movie history, as <a href="http://tv.rabble.ca/">rabbletv</a> will be one of the places you can watch legendary director Michael Moore's new film...
News
Sep 22, 2008

The teacher that changed my life

June Chua
It's September and no matter how old I get, I can't help but think about the start of school. We are also now embarking on the silly season &#226;e" the campaigning that infects all media in the run-
News
Sep 19, 2008

Election blog stirs it up, draws thousands

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With over 20 contributors from across the country, our rabble federal election blog is providing the best available progressive coverage of this election, with multi-media updates daily.

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