RabbleTV December 24
rabble staff | December 21, 2018. Toronto Gateway Postal Plant. Activists send Posties a Christmas Card and wishes for their Charter to be respected in the coming years !
Blog December 24
Christmas at the Alberta Legislature, not a separatist in sight. Photo: Government of Alberta
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta separatism squall is over, folks. Watch for commentators to start backing away soon as they start to realize how little traction this partisan claptrap has.
News December 24
Photo Credit: Evangelos Petratos, Rakhine, Myanmar/Burma
Karl Nerenberg | Although Canada was the first country to label the Myanmar crisis a genocide, the Trudeau government’s actions to help the persecuted Rohingya people receive a C grade, says a panel of experts.
Blog December 23
David J. Climenhaga | About a week remains in December. Will there be any more allegations in 2018 about UCP voting irregularities, or will we have to wait till 2019?
Blog December 23
Image: Pezibear/Pixabay
Maya Bhullar | This year, we stood in solidarity with activists organizing against hate. Check out the Activist Toolkit's favourite fights of 2018.
Columnists December 22
Image: thierry ehrmann/Flickr
Rick Salutin | I'm not saying China is a mensch and we aren't. Yet it feels like Fu Manchu and the Yellow Peril are back. Where did they go, like Joe DiMaggio, so it seemed they'd vanished forever?
Columnists December 21
Typewriter. Photo: |vv@ldzen|/Flickr
rabble staff | A look back at the year as seen by our columnists, who cast a spotlight on the top issues concerning progressives in 2018.
Blog December 21
Freedom Conservative Party Leader Derek Fildebrandt, back in his UCP days, filling up extra gas cans to avoid the carbon tax. The next day gas prices went down (Photo: Twitter).
David J. Climenhaga | Derek Fildebrandt, the UCP exile who is the Freedom Conservative Party's sole MLA in the legislature, is trying to build a case for Catalonia along the Cordillera. Support for the idea is negligible.
Blog December 21
Jennifer Henry of KAIROS Canada. Photo by Dennis Gruending.
Dennis Gruending | The federal government has reinstated funding chopped in 2009 by the Harper regime for KAIROS Canada's Women of Courage program.
Blog December 21
Front page Toronto Star in 1998. "Plight of the homeless a national disaster."
Cathy Crowe | Homelessness has reached post-apocalyptic levels in the absence of a national housing program.
Columnists December 21
Photo: El Fondo Andaluz de Municipios para la Solidaridad Internacional/Flickr
Lois Ross | In a historic decision this week, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP).
Podcast December 20
ACT Alliance at COP 24
Victoria Fenner | COP 24, the Annual UN Climate Change conference ended this weekend. Simon Chambers of the ACT Alliance shares his first hand experience as a civil society representative.