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|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 10 rabble staff | While we can't have everyone over to show slides of our journey through 2018, we can invite you to peruse our annual report!|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 10 David J. Climenhaga | When it opted to build a $590-million "superlab" in Edmonton, Alberta's former NDP government was relying on sound advice from the Health Quality Council of Alberta.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 10 Brent Patterson | Given that coal drove the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, we need to guard against the abuses that could come with the mining of rare earth minerals for the green industrial revolution.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Your tax dollars at work: Public funding for religious schools likely helped large anti-abortion march in EdmontonDavid J. Climenhaga | In at least some cases, busing costs appear to have been paid by school districts -- as were the costs of substitute teachers to hold classes for students who didn't participate.
Blog - Alberta Diary
Albertans, in their 'bitumen bubble,' may have missed the significance of West Coast Green goings onDavid J. Climenhaga | It's no longer hard to imagine a Green tsunami on the West Coast as voters there, disillusioned by unkept Liberal and NDP promises, shift their support to May's Green Party.
|Blog - Making Waves May 9 Emma Lui | Grassroots groups and the water justice movement will play a critical role in building an alternative post-capitalist economy, one that prioritizes water justice over profit.|
|Blog - May 8 Valerie Croft | The Xinka Parliament calls on Pan American Silver to cease all interference in the consultation process that will determine the future of the Escobal mine in Guatemala.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 8 David J. Climenhaga | Brace yourselves, people. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced his "blue ribbon" panel to do a "deep dive" into the province's books and figure out how to get them into the black.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 8 Brent Patterson | Peace Brigades International, which sees labour rights as indivisible from human rights, works in countries where union activists face repression and even death.|
|Blog - David Suzuki May 8 David Suzuki | Although Canada isn't embracing the full policy package needed for significant behavioural change, we're making progress, with commitments to reach 100 per cent zero-emission vehicle sales by 2040.|
|Blog - Activist Communiqué May 7 Krystalline Kraus | Instead of hearing the voices of those protesting cuts to social services and programs, Doug Ford's government is making much ado over a political prop at this year's May Day demonstration in Toronto.|
|Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog May 7 Judy Rebick | After more than 50 years, Indigenous women are still fighting for gender equality under the Indian Act. You can help.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 7 David J. Climenhaga | The plan in a nutshell: blame Ottawa; say you're doing something; if the problem gets fixed, take credit; if not, assign blame again.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 7 Brent Patterson | Murray Thomson, who passed away on May 2, co-founded a human rights group that has observed violations of Indigenous rights in Canada and protects human rights defenders around the world.|
|Blog - Pulpit and Politics May 5 Dennis Gruending | Revered Canadian peace activist Murray Thomson has died at age 96. Here is a post written at the time of his 90th birthday in 2012.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Rachel Notley sets out to do a little narrative building of her own about what Jason Kenney is up toDavid J. Climenhaga | Alberta's new Opposition leader did not give the impression of a person who has given in to despair, or who is ready to wrap herself in a blanket and start rewatching Game of Thrones.
|Blog - On The Other Hand May 5 Penney Kome | If the Pope invited the prime minister's family to visit for the holidays, and sent a private jet to pick them up, would the Opposition be hinting at a breach of ethics?|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 4 David J. Climenhaga | On the question of his housing claims while an MP, Jason Kenney has only been vindicated in the way U.S. President Donald Trump was vindicated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 3 Brent Patterson | In 2018, 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents. Let us remember their sacrifice and the risks many take to bring us the news.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
B.C. premier sounds like the grown-up in the room as he responds to Jason Kenney's 'turn-off-the-taps' lawDavid J. Climenhaga | There may be an argument for Canadian refineries to buy "ethical" Alberta oil, but giving Alberta governments the opportunity to turn the taps on and off to achieve policy goals sure undercuts it.
|Blog - Independent Jewish Voices Canada May 2 Harold Shuster, Sid Frankel | Freedom of expression is central to our liberal democracy. The state has no right to intervene in events like the panel discussion with Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 2 rabble staff | rabble.ca is pleased to announce that Zaid Noorsumar will be joining the rabble.ca team as our labour beat reporter for 2019.|
|Blog - The Journalism Doctor May 1 John Miller | Publishers bargained away their most precious commodity -- their professional integrity.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 1 David J. Climenhaga | In the new Alberta premier's defence, he didn't really have any caucus members to pick from in Edmonton.|
|Blog - David Suzuki May 1 David Suzuki | Some federal and provincial political leaders continue to downplay or deny the reality and severity of climate disruption, loudly opposing proven measures to address it.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 30 rabble staff | We need your important opinions and feedback to make sure our election planning includes the voices and stories of our readers all over Canada.|
|Blog - Toward a world with commons and without psychiatry: The Bonnie Burstow blog April 30 Bonnie Burstow | The story about "electroshock therapy" is overwhelmingly a story about violence against women -- and women are fighting back!|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 29 David J. Climenhaga | Right now we seem to be headed for an intramural game of chicken between Ottawa and Edmonton.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson April 29 Brent Patterson | Ottawa City Council declaring a climate emergency was a first step, but it needs to pursue a much more ambitious agenda in keeping with the urgency of climate breakdown.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson April 28 Brent Patterson | Abelino Chub Caal was imprisoned for defending Indigenous rights and Maya Q'eqchi' land in Guatemala from the expansion of a palm oil farm.|