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Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 14
rabble staff | Today was the third annual march for housing organized by the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.
Blog - Andrew Brett June 13
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Andrew Brett | Canada is the world leader in criminalising people with HIV, according to Justice Edwin Cameron of the South African Constitutional Court.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! June 13
Matt Adams | Obama defends anti-gay marriage act breaking a campaign promise; LGTB Legal groups, ACLU denounce move.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 11
John Bonnar | Video and photos from the rally held outside the Peruvian Consulate in Toronto on Thursday, June 11.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 11
The Media Consortium | While the United States’ legal system is founded on grand ideals like all humans being equal, the law is rarely as benevolent or efficient in practice, especially for immigrants.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 11
John Bonnar | “The Liberals and the Conservatives have trivialized and ignored fragrant violations of foreign workers, labour and human rights."
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 10
The Media Consortium | The FBI is investigating the assassination of Dr. George Tiller to determine if the killer broke any federal laws.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 9
rabble staff | One of the lesser reported portions of the Lisa Raitt's Greatest Hits tape concerned the Liberals, and Ignatieff's decision to pull out of the coalition.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 9
The Media Consortium | The banking lobby still holds enough sway inside the Beltway to torpedo sensible consumer protection rules, even after releasing many predatory mortgages that kicked off the current economic crisis.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 9
John Bonnar | It costs substantially more to raise capital for public infrastructure indirectly through a P3 than directly through public borrowing, according to a report released Monday.
Blog - Ben Powless June 8
Ben Powless | The battle has been set for control of the Amazon. On one side, Indigenous Amazonians, On the other, the Peruvian state and its free trade agreements.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 8
John Bonnar | Non-profit regulation and legislation are so complex that even senior third sector leaders –- apart from a handful of charity law lawyers –- don't understand it well, according to a new report.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 8
Nima Maleki | The US has consistently enunciated its support for Turkish membership within the EU, and views Turkey as a key pivot in regional geostrategy.
Blog - Christine Saulnier's blog June 8
Christine Saulnier | By all accounts, tomorrow's election in Nova Scotia will be a historic moment. Nova Scotia is poised to elect the first NDP provincial government east of Ontario. But, will it be much different?
Blog - Word of the Rings June 7
Pina Belperio | Whistler and West Vancouver have been hit with a rash of ATM card skimming schemes in the past few weeks.
Blog - Ben Powless June 6
Ben Powless | I've just arrived at the head offices of AIDESEP, the Interethnic Association of Peruvian Rainforest Development, the representative body of Amazonian peoples of Peru.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 6
John Bonnar | No Canadian jurisdiction has established a prison-based needle and syringe program (PNSP), despite significant evidence that PNSPs reduce risk behaviours associated with HIV and HCV transmission.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 6
John Bonnar | David Chen and two of his staff were charged with assaulting and kidnapping a suspected shoplifter who had allegedly stolen a tray of potted plants from Chen's store.
Blog - Ben Powless June 6
Ben Powless | After 50 days, the situation took a turn for the worst. The government sent in police to violently remove Indigenous protesters, who were resisting free trade agreements that threatened the Amazon.
Blog - Corvin Russell's Blog June 5
Corvin Russell | Canada's national gay rights organization loses its direction.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 5
John Bonnar | To commemorate this horrific event, the Toronto Association for Democracy in China re-enacted the Beijing massacre.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 4
John Bonnar | “We hope that we don’t have to keep coming here,” said Peter Page, president of the ONIWG. “We hope that things would change. But it looks like we may be coming here for another twenty six years.”
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog June 4
Trish Hennessy | 2007 was a good year for Canadian incomes, but as the nation plunges into a hard and deep recession, we ask the question: Is 2007 as good as it gets?
Blog - Code Pink Canadian Delegations to Gaza June 4
Medea Benjamin | The Hamas government in Gaza reached out to President Obama on the occasion of his visit to the Middle East, announcing that Hamas was willing to talk to all parties.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 4
The Media Consortium | We must reshape the entire conversation on immigration and recognize the great value in accepting those who work to make their dreams come true and keep their families safe.
Blog - She who holds the pen... June 3
J. Liew | Questions for the feminist community about what we can do to move forward together.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 3
The Media Consortium | Dr. George Tiller, one of few physicians who performed second and third trimester abortions, was fatally shot on Sunday. It seems that Tiller was marked for death because of his work.
Blog - John Bonnar's June 2
John Bonnar | By 1:00 p.m. the barricades were up, streets were swept clean of cars, replaced with pedestrians, cyclists, buskers and street vendors.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog June 2
rabble staff | rabble.ca joins with the Open Internet Coalition for Town Hall discussions on the Future of the Internet: Access, Openness and Inclusion
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog June 2
The Media Consortium | This week's Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act

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