rabble news March 11
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Steve Cornwell | As operators and suppliers like GE-Hitachi in Toronto look to further entrench their industry, we have to look no further than the victims of Fukushima to understand what's at stake.
rabble news March 8
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Sara Kozameh | Statements from Stephen Harper and Barack Obama do not represent the general regional attitude towards Chávez’s death.
opinion March 8
Matthew McKean | Anti-mosque protest is sleight-of-hand. Don't be fooled. It conveniently conceals anti-Muslim sentiment and outright Islamaphobia.
politics March 8
Sunera Thobani | The Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) event "Celebrating Women" was organized to coincide with IWD but nothing about the event was recognizable as having anything to do with IWD.
rabble news March 7
Hundreds of thousands mourned Chavez Wednesday in the streets of Caracas.
rabble staff | Stephen Harper remarks on the death of Hugo Chavez strongly implied that Venezuela had a lot to learn about freedom and democracy. The facts displayed in this infographic tell a different story.
rabble series March 7
Ryan Mallough, Mark Neil, Corinne Ton That | For the next two months, we, along with the rest of the online journalism class at Western University's Masters of Arts in Journalism program will be exploring the emerging world of citizen science.
in their own words March 7
Ryan Meili | The Saskatchewan NDP meet this Saturday, March 9, to select a new leader. One of the contenders, physician and author Ryan Meili, describes his vision for a healthy and sustainable future.
opinion March 7
Ted Snider | Harper should take a better look not only at Chavez, but at himself, before he insensitively responds to the death of a man whom a majority of Venezuelans had just re-elected.
politics March 6
Chris Nineham | Chavez put to shame all the so called progressive leaders around the world who hide behind fabricated public opinion to justify embracing the market and moving to the right.
arts/media March 6
Rick Roberts plays Jack Layton. (Photo: CBC)
Humberto DaSilva | A new film about the life of Jack Layton will air this Sunday on CBC. rabble.ca attended the premiere in Toronto to bring you this review.
opinion March 6
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Robert Lovelace | When will a journalist have the opportunity to ask Stephen Harper, "Can you give us your take on what your old friend Tom had to say last week."
rabble news March 5
FoodShare Webcast of UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Report.
Hannah Renglich | The report includes a section devoted to Indigenous peoples and their disproportionate vulnerability to food insecurity, diet-related illness and lack of access to land and traditional foods.
rabble news March 5
HMCS Ottawa enters Sydney harbour, Nova Scotia. (Photo: Crouchy69 / flickr)
Roger Annis | Less well known than the F-35s and entirely uncontested to date is the decision announced one and a half years ago by the same government to spend "$33 billion" on new warships.
opinion March 4
Tobold Rollo | When it comes to political science approaches to Indigenous rights, Tom Flanagan and Barry Cooper qualify as perhaps our biggest embarrassments.
politics March 4
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Jahanzeb Hussain | The tragedy unfolding in Baluchistan is the direct result of the license given to the Pakistan Army by the international powers in exchange for facilitation of the so-called War on Terror.
briefly March 4
rabble staff | Food Secure Canada is hosting over 50 events across Canada Monday, part of a webinar with Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.
rabble news March 4
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John Sorenson | The discovery of horseflesh in a number of otherwise-labelled meat products in Europe is being described as a scandal but it is an entirely predictable result of industrialized animal exploitation.
rabble news March 4
1913 Woman Suffrage Procession. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Nadine Bloch | One hundred years ago Sunday was the watershed 1913 women's suffrage march in Washington, D.C. Plus, Friday is International Women's Day.
opinion March 3
John Baird at the UN last year.
John Soos | John Baird, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs is confirmed to deliver a keynote address at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual policy meeting taking place March 3 – 5, 2013.
in their own words March 1
Lynn Gehl Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe | Regardless of the Algonquin Anishinaabe participation at the Treaty at Niagara, afterwards British Canada ignored our endless petitions for land and resources.
opinion March 1
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Nick Fillmore | I've been deeply involved in journalism for 40 years, and I've never experienced a time like this when mass media corporations are feeding us such distorted, one-sided news and opinion.
politics March 1
Marjorie Cohn | "I believed if the public, particularly the American public, could see this it could spark a debate on the military and our foreign policy in general as it applied to Iraq and Afghanistan."
rabble news March 1
Teachers rally outside the Ontario Liberal convention. (Photo: hdurnin / flickr)
Lori Theresa Waller | The union representing education workers in Ontario elementary schools said yesterday it has no intention just yet of telling its members to end their boycott of extra-curricular activities.
politics March 1
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Brian Van Slyke | Though I've always known the Canadian movement is much more vibrant than the American one, the full extent didn't truly hit home until I interacted with it in person.
rabble news February 28
DJ Joe (left), speaks at a press conference Feb 27 alongside Katrina Pacey.
David P. Ball | Advocates in Vancouver hope a new resource for survival sex workers will help hold police accountable -- the newest development in a simmering controversy over Canada's prostitution laws.
rabble news February 28
Chickadee Richard: “As you heal, you heal Mother Earth.” (Photo: Paul S. Graham)
Paul S. Graham | Discussions of the abrogation of historic treaty rights or the corporate pillaging Stephen Harper has buried in his omnibus budget bills, do not lend themselves to the tidy sound bites.
politics February 28
various | Lolita Chávez says it is love of life that motivates her to risk her own as an outspoken Maya K'iche' activist against racism, mining, and hydroelectric project developments in Guatemala.
rabble news February 28
Haseena Manek | Now almost a decade running, IAW has become more than an annual event. It is a global institution. Last year, events were held in 215 cities worldwide.
briefly February 27
rabble staff | On Tuesday there were protests in a number of U.S. cities, marking one year since the killing of Trayvon Martin , a 17 year-old African-American in Sanford, Florida.
politics February 27
various | Canada is the only G8 country without a coordinated national strategy for homelessness and housing.