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This is [i]rabble.ca[/i]'s staff blog. Visit this blog regularly for updates about rabble, comments and observations from staff members, and occasional visits by board members and volunteers.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 19
Sophia Reuss | In honour of rabble's 17th birthday, Judy Rebick, rabble's co-founder, and Duncan Cameron, president emeritus of rabble, reflect on our impact.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 18
Picture taken from a Sûreté du Québec helicopter of Lac-Mégantic, the day of the derailment, July 6, 2013. Photo: Sûreté du Québec/Wikimedia Commons
Bruce Campbell | The feds do not favour the request. Why? The reasons extend to Transport Canada decisions.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 11
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Judy Rebick | Part Two excerpt from rabble co-founder Judy Rebick's memoir, with a look at the court battle to support Dr. Henry Morgentaler, and Rebick's own exploration of her mental health.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 10
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Judy Rebick | Part One: Activist, feminist and co-founder of rabble.ca, Judy Rebick shares her life in this excerpt about her support for Dr. Henry Morgentaler's Toronto abortion clinic.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 4
rabble staff | rabble is excited to announce a brand new opportunity to amplify the work of organizations working for the good through our event coverage team.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 7
Hand holding pencils.Image: Ryan Wiegert/flickr
rabble staff | Do you understand the power of media in making political and social change, and want to do something about the need for a powerful, alternative media voice in Canada? You may be our next Editor!
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog February 27
Jim Laxer. Photo: James Laxer/Twitter
Mel Watkins | We met in mid-1969 at a small gathering in Toronto of NDP members. The bond we formed in the time of the Waffle was a defining moment of my life politically, and one of its great joys, personally.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog February 2
The game of tax avoidance. Photo: airpix/aboblist.com/Flickr
Ed Finn | The magnitude of this massive avoidance (if not evasion) of taxes in Canada is not yet known by most Canadians. It comes to at least $10 billion per year lost in tax revenue.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog January 19
Photo: Bradley Weber
Ed Finn | Old age need not be dreaded if it is the culmination of a well-spent life
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog December 22
Photo: David Strom/flickr
Meg Borthwick | As 2017 comes to a close, it's time for our annual babble roundup. We asked babblers what their favourites threads were for the year and we've collected them here.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog December 22
rabble staff | rabble.ca shines a light on key issues that we collectively need to address. Independent media like rabble depends on collective support.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog December 22
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Sophia Reuss | 2017 is over. Almost. For those of you who, like me, need a bit of a memory jog as we enter the new year and continue to reflect, reassess, and resist... let's recap.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog November 7
rabble staff | rabble.ca and the Institute for Change Leaders, are delighted to announce that Phillip Dwight Morgan is the recipient of the very first Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog October 4
rabble staff | We are almost there! Readers have pitched in $43,000 towards our $50,000 fundraiser goal. Support rabble now and get great gifts too.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 23
rabble staff | rabble is excited to bring you a series of Q&As with NDP leadership candidates, hosted by our discussion forum, babble!
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 23
rabble staff | If you believe what we do is important, we need you to chip in and donate.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 13
Maude Barlow | You can't build a strong independent, critical media without support from many people, people like you and me.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 4
Barb Byers | On this Labour Day I wish you all the chance, like me, of being an activist in your organizations and your communities.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 1
rabble staff | Amy Goodman, American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author of six books will be speaking as part of rabble.ca's fall fundraiser.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 31
Pam Palmater | What we need in Canada is an independent media system that is tuned to the activism that fights for a more just, wise, and equal world.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 24
Amira Elghawaby | By supporting rabble, you are supporting an independent, progressive, and ethical media platform.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 22
rabble staff | rabble.ca and Olivia Chow of the Institute for Change Leaders are delighted to announce the inaugural launch of the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 17
Bilan Arte | We need a media that seeks out the stories of equity seeking groups, and we need a media that is not dependent on corporate advertising.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 4
Kim Elliott | If you loathe the anti-journalism of clickbait and love the spirit of independent journalism please chip in right now to keep rabble growing.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog July 27
Judy Rebick | Not enough people know that rabble was one of the first independent journalism sites in the world. You can help rabble take it to the next level in amplifying the voices of social movements.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 30
rabble staff | On the 16th anniversary of rabble.ca, we're pleased to announce our new board of directors.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 20
Delivering fake news. Image: Flickr/The Public Domain Review
Kim Elliott | Please take a moment to support the independent media you trust. Please support rabble.ca today.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 5
rabble staff | rabble.ca is happy to announce that Meagan Gillmore will be joining the rabble.ca team as our labour beat reporter for 2017.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 27
Karl Nerenberg | The four declared candidates for the NDP leadership debated again in Montreal on Sunday. They knocked Trudeau for failing to live up to promises to young Canadians.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog March 23
John M. Kirk | When US president Obama and Cuban president Castro agreed to reopen diplomatic relations between their two countries, the future suddenly seemed positive. But then Trump got elected. What now?

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