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Book Review
Mar 18, 2010

Canada's zionist roots

Yves Engler
Yves Engler recounts the players, religious and political motivations behind Canada's zionist past in this excerpt from Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid.
Podcast
Feb 22, 2010

Vancouver [de] Tour Guide 2010

Redeye
A new Internet-based resource using Google map technology to show visitors some of the hidden history of Vancouver.
News
Feb 5, 2010

We're all hackers now

Patrick O'Rourke
Lauren Strapagiel
Luke Vandezande
By Steph Gellatly
A hacker convention in an industrial section of Hamilton, Ontario, shows off the best of the digital democrats, those who want build the makerculture online to share with others.
Photos
Jan 29, 2010

History in the making

rabble staff
Journalism students from the University of Western Ontario piece together the history of Maker Culture.
News
Jan 29, 2010

History in the making

Anna Delaney
James Jackson
Marika Motawalla
Joel Tiller
What used to be a necessity is now a lifestyle. When people build, sew and bake they are making a conscious choice to return to their maker roots. Here are the stories of some modern day makers.
Book Review
Jan 28, 2010

Athletes as activists

Jane Williams
Dave Zirin's People's History of Sports explores the politics of sport and tells the stories of activist athletes. He came to Vancouver at the invitation of the Olympic Resistance Network.
Columnists
Jan 19, 2010

Haiti calls for help

Haiti, a country born in courage, faces its greatest challenge. Activists for disaster relief should make immediate forgiveness of every dollar of the Haitian debt a top priority.
News
Nov 20, 2009

Once upon a Waffle

Mel Watkins
The Waffle should be judged as part and parcel of the still vibrant sovereignty movement and the growing self-confidence that Canadians have about Canada's survival independent of the United States.
Book Review
Nov 12, 2009

Norman Bethune: Stepping forward to revolution

Tara Quinn
The image of Norman Bethune sketched by Adrienne Clarkson in this contribution to the Extraordinary Canadians series invokes duality: the guerrilla doctor and the humanist.
Podcast
Oct 1, 2009

A history of Palestinian political organizing

Redeye
Toufic Haddad is an American-Palestinian based in Bethlehem. He speaks with Mordecai Briemberg about the history of organizing efforts in Palestine from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Columnists
Sep 16, 2009

The battle for Quebec

Today the Plains of Abraham serves Quebec City well as a city park, though strangely it is still run by a National Battlefields Commission established by Ottawa 100 years ago.
Book Review
Sep 3, 2009

Oh Canada

Dave Markland
In his latest book, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, Yves Engler has undertaken the ambitious task of fully illuminating that blind spot by cataloguing Canada's crimes abroad.
Book Review
Aug 20, 2009

Five obvious food facts

George Fetherling
Bacon, A Love Story and Squeezed: What You Don't Know about Orange Juice are just two from a growing list of titles all about food. Read on for notable highlights of this increasingly popular genre.
Columnists
Jun 23, 2009

Quebec celebrates

Quebec celebrates its national holiday on June 24, and the French language is the hero of the party. The origins of La Saint-Jean as a national event go back 175 years.
News
Apr 8, 2009

After the G20: Panitch on the future of the Left

Sasha Lilley
<p>An interview with Leo Panitch, a political science professor and editor of the Socialist Register, about the G20, nationalizing the banks and what the financial crisis means for the Left.</p>
Book Review
Feb 19, 2009

One-way ticket to Canada

Bryan Prince
Bryan Prince's latest book tells the story of the Weems family who lived through and struggled to escape the slavery system and make a new life in Canada. The following is an excerpt from the book.
News
Jan 28, 2009

The legend of Evita lives on

Ron Verzuh
The Buenos Aires graveside of a secular saint still fascinates and puzzles tourists who flock to the La Recoleta cemetery.

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