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Blog - James Laxer's Blog November 27
James Laxer | Sometimes Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Peter MacKay are given insufficient credit for their wry sense of humour.
Blog - Bound but not gagged November 27
Samantha Power | On Buy Nothing Day we're reminded to consume less, not just differently.
Blog - Word of the Rings November 27
Whistler's new Passive House built by the Austria Passive House Group
Pina Belperio | Whistler residents were invited to tour the Austria Passive House and learn all about its innovative building technology.
Blog - John Bonnar's November 27
John Bonnar | With Ontarians losing jobs, increasingly reliant on food banks, and swelling social assistance rolls, now is the crucial time to invest in an anti-poverty strategy, a new report said on Tuesday.
Blog - Time for change November 26
Gary Shaul | Ontario Federation of Labour Convention continues...
Blog - Murray Dobbin's blog November 26
Murray Dobbin | Watching the sickening performances of the Harperites in the House of Commons this week brings home a hard reality: we are witnessing the Republicanization of our political culture.
Blog - Fred Wilson’s blog November 26
Fred Wilson | If you were wondering how three years of a Stephen Harper government might change Canada fundamentally, this could be it.
Blog - Time for change November 26
Gary Shaul | In Toronto's upcoming mayoral race, Toronto Ward 21 Councillor Joe Mihevc launches "Setting the Agenda 2010: What's your vision of Toronto."
Blog - John Bonnar's November 25
John Bonnar | People who have experienced homelessness or inadequate housing are the experts in what is needed in a housing strategy, according to a new report from the Housing Network of Ontario (HNO).
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog November 25
Lindsay Beyerstein | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is determined to get a health care bill passed in the Senate by Christmas.
Blog - John Bonnar's November 25
John Bonnar | In early December, Gaetan Heroux is slated to move his administrative office inside the offices of Neighbourhood Link (his employer) at Danforth and Victoria Park Avenue. But Heroux said he won't go.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog November 24
Trish Hennessy | Today, 20 years after failing to make good on a unanimous federal government motion to eliminate child poverty by the year 2000, Parliament has unanimously agreed to try again.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog November 24
Zach Carter | Unemployment figures in the U.S. are staggering: The official rate stands at 10.2 %, the highest in 26 years.
Blog - Word of the Rings November 24
Pina Belperio | The tone is less than celebratory for Whistler homeowners who purchased a home in the Whistler Athletes Village.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog November 23
rabble staff | Activists occupy office of Canadian Environment Minister to demand government push for climate justice in Copenhagen.
Blog - Campus Notes November 23
UAEM students with banner, "got biogenerics?"
Andreas Pilarinos | UAEM Canada attends the advocacy group's international conference at Yale University, and pushes for reform of CAMR.
Blog - Making Waves November 23
Meera Karunananthan | Coke will be using the Olympics to promote its products as environmentally friendly. Meanwhile thousands in India are demanding that its plant in Varanasi be shut down for causing water shortages.
Blog - Time for change November 22
Gary Shaul | The Ontario Federation of Labour is holding its biennial convention in Toronto.
Blog - John Bonnar's November 22
John Bonnar | Canadians Concerned about Sri Lanka (CCSL) came to the steps of the Sri Lankan Consulate in Toronto Saturday to express their deep concern about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog November 21
James Laxer | I have been watching parliamentary debates for over forty years. No government over that span of time has come remotely close to this one in its disregard for the institution.
Blog - John Bonnar's November 21
John Bonnar | A few weeks ago, Kumanan Thurairajah and Parvathy Thamboo approached the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) about organizing a union in their workplace. Last week they were fired.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog November 20
Kim Elliott | Times are a-changin' here at rabble.ca at as we say goodbyes and hellos.
Blog - Earth Rising November 20
Chris Shaw | Much has been made in the mainstream media about the "disgraceful" disruption of the opening of the 2010 Olympic torch relay by a motley collage of anarchist low life "professional protesters."
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog November 20
Raquel Brown | Last weekend in Singapore, President Barack Obama acknowledged that a comprehensive international climate deal will not be reached during the climate change summit in Copenhagen.
Blog - She who holds the pen... November 20
J. Liew | Women are still being attacked on our domestic battlefield.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! November 20
Stephen Benedetti | One review of Sarah Palin's autobiography.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog November 19
Nezua | First it was immigrants from Mexico, now Muslims in the armed services.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog November 19
Nima Maleki | For the past six and a half decades, Okinawa has strained under a very heavy burden of U.S. military bases, often recognized as a key element in the U.S. Asia-Pacific military security policy.
Blog - Eric Mang's blog November 18
Eric Mang | We know that the Liberals have floundered at the polls recently. But can one man make it all better?
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog November 18
Lindsay Beyerstein | A Michigan woman threatened a Minnesota newspaper with mass murder for criticizing Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN)'s anti-health reform rally, reports Paul Schmelzer in the Minnesota Independent.

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