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It's amazing what love does. It creates community that supports women through crisis, distress and transition. It provides grassroots services and programs to bring positive change to lives touched by pain and sorrow. For close to 30 years, The Women's Centre of Halton (The Centre) has been a place ...
With the Vancouver Art Gallery as the backdrop, I was part of a group of 10 Iranian anti-war activists rallied to support the freedom to protest and freedom for political prisoners in Iran as well as holding signs against sanctions and Western intervention, along with a banner that said: "U.S./NATO Hands Off ...

Stephen Mandel, former mayor of Edmonton and a former Progressive Conservative cabinet minister, launched his campaign to lead the Alberta Party last week. Presumably the sales pitch behind Mandel's campaign is that if Alberta Party members choose him, he'll turn their party into Progressive ...
MONTAGUE, PE - Copper Bottom Brewing has announced that it will be adding a third beer to its core line-up later this week. rabble Rouser Red (5% abv) is "an American Red Ale with a crisp & bold malt profile," and is named in honour of Jim MacNeill, the late founder of The Eastern Graphic newspaper, ...
It was a travesty of justice from the very start. A mild-mannered university lecturer in Ottawa was falsely accused of a heinous crime, the bombing of a Paris synagogue in 1980. There was little credible evidence and no charges, but a Canadian citizen was made to suffer nearly a decade of judicial abuse ...
VIP culture visible at Jammu and Kashmir House Delhi, common people allegedly not treated at par with politicians, bureaucrats. BK Online Srinagar. January 13, 2018 BREAKING ... "If any common person is being given room for a night at Block-B, C, he is not being treated equally. He is being provided no water and ...

His books include Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East (pluto Press) and Disappearing Palestine: Israel's Experiments in Human Despair (Zed Books). His website is www.jonathan-cook.net. Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism.
Aharon Appelfeld, the Israeli novelist, died last week at 85. He taught me Hebrew in Jerusalem when I was 20 and he, 30. We studied a novel by Nobel laureate, S.Y. Agnon: (Bilvav Yamim) In the Heart of seas. It told the tale of pious Jews journeying to the Holy Land centuries ago. It was a simple story, ...
Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 89 years old this January 15. Assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968, his much-too-short life forever changed America. Among the landmarks of his activism are the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, ending segregation in public transportation; leading the 1963 ...
On January 29, 2018, Canada will commemorate the first anniversary of the horrible and shocking killing of six Muslim men, shot by Alexandre Bissonnette in a Quebec City mosque. Beyond the unanimous condemnation last year (rightly so) of such a violent and terrorizing act by politicians from all level of ...
Happy two-weeks-into-the-New Year, rebel to rabble Review readers! After a restful and restorative break from the biased mediaverse, let's start our first tour of 2018 over at Rebel Media, where site founder Ezra Levant recently unveiled the latest addition to his international masthead: London-based ...
Abu Dhabi: The deliberations of more than 1,100 government representatives from 150 nations at the Eight Assembly of International Renewable Agency (Irena) will have a direct bearing on common people's lives across the globe. They will discuss the policy formulations and changes to make use of the ...
Are Pakistan a rabble? A rabble without a cause? They have been dismissed as such by former cricketers and Pundits. It's easy to see why. Since Pakistan almost eliminated Australia in last year's Champions Trophy, their results have been abysmal. Australia, in particular, have hammered Pakistan ...
Poet and memoirist Maya Angelou once wrote: "You can't know where you're going until you know where you have been." In that spirit, and while Canadian federal politicians are still far from the capital on their winter break, this writer proposes looking forward to the coming year by looking back a decade ...
Even worse, with such a potent issue now off the agenda, the Greens are beginning to look like a rabble without a cause. In the fickle world of progressive politics, that is the quickest way to irrelevance. Adam Bandt was less than exuberant when the marriage Act amendments were passed. It wasn't victory, ...
On January 1, Ontario's workers saw the minimum wage jump from $11.60 to $14 an hour. For the province's low-wage workers, this has been a huge benefit. Unfortunately, some employers are trying their best to push back against this new reality by cutting shifts and paid breaks, laying workers off, and ...
On January 1, Ontario's workers saw the minimum wage jump from $11.60 to $14 an hour. For the province's low-wage workers, this has been a huge benefit. Unfortunately, some employers are trying their best to push back against this new reality by cutting shifts and paid breaks, laying workers off, and ...

The new year has started, but there's still time to make new year's resolutions. We know there are a lot of you out there who have followed rabble's progress ever since we went on the net in 2001. And even more of you who have discovered rabble.ca over the years. Today, we're bringing you reflections ...
Finally she said, "just common people peace. ... Nobody can get along." Alleman said it seems that even minor irritations can escalate into major conflicts these days. "Everything's violent anymore. ... People are on edge," she said. For her and her family's sake, she said, she'd like to see national leaders ...
As 2017 comes to a close, it's time for our annual babble roundup. We asked babblers what their favourites threads were for the year and we've collected them below. Whether it's our long-standing cooking thread (Hey good lookin', what's cookin'), our 2017 polling thread (what is it about polls that so ...
As 2017 comes to a close, it's time for our annual babble roundup. We asked babblers what their favourites threads were for the year and we've collected them below. Whether it's our long-standing cooking thread (Hey good lookin', what's cookin'), our 2017 polling thread (what is it about polls that so ...
To downtrodden masses of Midcoast and Central Maine: Join Belfast and the Random Beats Street Band as they throw off the 2017 shackles in the greatest little city in Maine: Belfast. Join them as they drum and pound and beat in the cacophonic new year and another successful New Year's By The Bay.
Until she died at age 91, my mother used to read the newspaper every day, even though the news often shook her badly. She would regularly announce that it was the worst of times: the world was becoming more dangerous every day, violent, downright mashugana. Doomsday, she was convinced, was ...
Every day I try to do something, one thing, for the first time. The action can be as small as hearing a new song or noticing a new author, or it can be as challenging as learning a new line dance or exploring a new city (or a new part of Calgary). This tiny daily goal helps me stay alert to what I'm doing.
In a statement to rabble, the MCSS said it will work with agencies to ensure the transition away from sheltered workshops is complete by January 1, 2019. All people in sheltered workshops must be in other employment or other programs by this time, the ministry said. It added that there were approximately ...
artists and common people should join hands to resist attempts to divide the society, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in a public meeting in Birbhum district on Thursday. "We will not allow division between Hindus and Muslims. Nor I will allow division between the poor and rich. I strongly belive ...
I think Billyard is a little confused about recent Canadian history. Specifically, he doesn't know the difference between the two Quebec referenda, on the one hand, and the Meech and Charlottetown accords. The most notable secession movement has been in Quebec as its desire to separate has been ...
Lying is so common in diplomacy that it can be hard to tell heads from tails in international disputes. In the recent tussle between Caracas and Ottawa, for instance, Venezuela says it is trying to protect itself from "foreign interference" while Canada claims it is promoting "democracy and human rights." Given ...
The target of our history writing nowadays is the common people. We are not writing histories of kings and queens and administrators and so on and so forth. We are committed to write the history of the common people," Shrimali said here at the 78th Indian History Congress. He said the common people are ...
Narendra Modi does 'Coffee Pe Charcha', poses for selfies with common people in Shimla; see cool pics. PM Narendra Modi on twitter wrote, "The coffee tastes as good as it did two decades ago." By: FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: December 27, 2017 3:55 PM. 0. Shares. Share. PM Modi, PM Modi in Shimla, PM Modi ...
My name is Martha Roth, and I'm a co-chair of Independent Jewish Voices Canada. IJV is a Canada-wide group of Jews who oppose the occupation of Palestinian lands by Israel. We support the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. We are not Zionists. What do we think about ...
Amidst all the critical and limelight-grabbing accomplishments, instances of ordinary people joining hands to save someone's life or help them find their way back home, hardly ever make it to the newsfeed or receive any acknowledgement. by Lekshmi Priya S December 21, 2017, 7:23 pm ...
To downtrodden masses of Midcoast and Central Maine: Join Belfast and the Random Beats Street Band as they throw off the 2017 shackles in the greatest little city in Maine: Belfast. Join them as they drum and pound and beat in the cacophonic new year and another successful New Year's By The Bay.
What a relief that election in Alabama was. Not because Trump lost (which he did) or a quite decent guy won (ditto) but because it was a genuine political event -- an election -- rather than an ersatz one, like an FBI or congressional investigation into a sensational plot featuring Russian villains. Lest we ...
According to statistics, at this time of year many of us donate to charitable organizations. Given the huge need around the world, and here in Canada, this guide is meant to help you inform your giving. This list is by no means exhaustive and so please send me suggestions at toolkit@rabble.ca and I will be ...
The rebel to rabble Review: Rebel Media launches fundraising drive to help the soldiers that Justin Trudeau "hates" ... The Rebel to rabble Review is an experimental weekly feature here at iPolitics that aims to deliver a roundup of political stories circulating outside the mainstream media cycle.
In the second story in a series on prisoner rights and humans, rabble.ca looks at some of the barriers people face finding employment, and what can be done to help them secure work. Ontario's human rights laws could be changing to make it easier for people who have criminal records, or have had contact ...
Last month, the federal government released what it is calling the country's first national housing strategy (NHS). Some highlights include establishing a National Housing Co‑investment fund, providing support to provinces and territories to build a community-based housing sector, developing a First ...
People just want to be treated with respect. That's one of the strongest messages that Meagan Gillmore says she's taking away with her as her internship as rabble.ca's labour reporter ends. Work isn't just a way to make money, she says. It's about finding one's place in the world and in our communities.
If this is an American article, as it seems to be, then no worries. The U.S. is in no danger whatsoever of everyone affording college. Top. Log in or register to post comments. Thu, 2017-12-07 20:39. #4. Left Turn Left Turn's picture. Bryan Caplan, the author of the article, hints at an underlying reality that he ...
Last week, some voices rose up criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the list of apologies he has made since he took office in 2015. Some argued that his late father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, would not have done so; in this patriarchal analogy, a son has to follow in the footsteps of his dad, whether ...
Chishimba Kambwili is not a political lightweight by any standards. He has made his political bones over the years. People have learnt to take him seriously as the man has over the years made good on his word to speak out for the poor. He has followed through with stunts as daring as marching at State ...
On the banks of the Ottawa River, some 200 kilometres northwest of Ottawa, sits the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL). Created in 1944 by the U.K, U.S. and Canada to produce plutonium for nuclear bombs, this Chalk River facility experienced numerous serious accidents in the early decades of atomic ...
Solutions Media was the theme of this year's Media democracy Day in Vancouver on November 18, 2017. rabble.ca is proud to have been a media sponsor of Media Democracy Day, as we are every year. Today on Needs No Introduction, we're playing a showcase of solutions-focused journalism projects ...
Help me out here, folks. The leader of the Alberta Party, who obviously enjoyed being the leader of the Alberta Party, suddenly stepped down from the job hours before Remembrance Day. Greg Clark, the only person ever to have actually been elected to the Legislature as a candidate for the Alberta Party, ...
It has been more than three years since I left my home country of Lebanon in the Middle East. Since then, I have lived in the U.K. and more recently in Canada. Being from an upper-middle income family, and a dual Lebanese-Canadian citizen presented me with the opportunity of leaving home with ease ...
In all, 60 complaints have been received from the common people during the public hearing- started by the Dehradun District Magistrate SA Murugesan- held at the Collectorate on Monday. Such hearings are being held on every Monday since November 20. DM Murugesan heard out the grievances of the ...
When the history of Canadian newspapers (or, more likely, their obituary) is written, this may go down as the week we heard the first death rattles. It started with the largest mass closure of newspapers in Canada's history. Staff at 11 Ontario community newspapers and two free dailies in Toronto and ...
THE rabble, a theatre piece that tells its story through physical language, masks, imagery and sound design, will play the magnet Theatre in Observatory this December. Produced by artscape and funded by The National Arts Council in conjunction with the University of Cape Town, the production is the ...
On November 30, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear a landmark case for press freedom in Canada. VICE News successfully sought leave to appeal an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that VICE News reporter Ben Makuch must hand over all communications between him and an ISIS fighter ...


 

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