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Aftermath of Munich shooting offers important lesson on the politics of fear: Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. The person I know best in Munich described the mood in the Bavarian city Friday as "surreal," so it seems fitting the Tweet from the Munich Police that night notifying the world the crisis...
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Sea Lice Exploded among Wild Young Salmon near BC Fish Farms: Study (in News): Parasites spiked in Broughton area salmon pens, and hit decade high among wild juveniles, says new report.  Related Stories Sea Shepherd ‘Pirates’ to Turn Spotlight on BC Salmon Farms (in News) Evidence of Fish Farm Disease Detected in BC (in News) Closure of Lauded Munk School Water Program 'D...
Tyee Readers, You’re an Interesting Bunch (in Tyee News): We thought we knew you. Turns out, you’re a life-saving, sheep-shearing, rather complex crew.  Related Stories Tyee Readers! We Love You, but We Hardly Know You (in Tyee News) Tyee's Media Model Nets Cross-Canada Headlines (in Tyee News) Ready to Freelance, Creative Worker? Survival Tips, This ...
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Morning Brief: Monday, July 25, 2016: Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). CCAB delivers awards that celebrate the central role Aboriginal business leaders, communities, businesses, entrepreneurs, and ambassadors have in shaping the future of Canada.   ____________________ De...
Clippings: Monday, July 25, 2016: Canada Privacy commissioner to investigate data breach of public servants’ personal info (CBC)Many Mounties oppose opening ranks to permanent residents, easing entrance requirements, spokesmen say (Postmedia) Britain will push for Canada-EU trade deal despite Brexit, says UK envoy (CBC) Donal...
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Calamitous Iraq invasion paved way for Trump and ISIS: It took years to complete and only days to forget. Given the fact that attention deficit disorder is endemic to much of the corporate media, it’s hardly surprising that Sir John Chilcot’s damning exhumation of the events leading up to the interminabl...
Online vitriol against Ghostbusters star highlights problem we must not ignore: While the movie Ghostbusters isn’t perfect (like most Hollywood blockbusters), watching a cast of talented women take the reins of a beloved franchise and make it their own is a joy. Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, and Kristen Wiig wor...
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Hindus welcome yoga classes at Paris airports: Hindus have commended launching of yoga classes at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly airports; calling it a step in the positive direction.   These classes, being offered till August 13 on Fridays and Saturdays, include yoga and breathing exercises in the boarding lounges of Paris-Charles d...
Hindus welcome yoga sessions at Santiago Airport: Hindus have applauded launching of yoga sessions at Santiago International Airport (SCL), Chile’s busiest airport; calling it a step in the positive direction.   SCL is offering complimentary yoga sessions three days a week during peak time passenger traffic at International Departures Gate 15. ...
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Les lumières du stade - La finale: Quand les lumières s’éteignent dans la nuit, on entend encore les cris, les chants et les klaxons portugais. Ils proviennent des environs du stade, de la sortie du RER Chatelet-les-Halles, de plusieurs grandes artères de la ville, de partout; de Mont...
La clôture: «Vous verrez, c’est au milieu ne nulle part» m’a t-on répondu pour indiquer le chemin devant mener à la «Jungle». Et ce «milieu de nulle part», c'est ici, à Calais, le bout du monde pour des milliers de personnes réfugiées arrivées de Syrie, d’Érythr...
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Social media is making liberal media bias worse: Much merriment was had on the internet last week when the Trump campaign unveiled a logo that looked like… well, we’re all adults here so I’ll spare the cute euphemisms — a penis entering an anus.  The logo was subjected to endless innuendo-filled analysis from Wired to Samantha Bee, and then ...
Get ready for another Senate gong show: The appointment process to fill the remaining 19 Senate vacancies is now underway, and all indications are that the government is planning to fill them all in one fell swoop by the fall, in defiance of all good common sense.  Make no mistake – while it’s vital that these seats are filled, as s...
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Britain To Push For Canada-EU Trade Deal Despite Brexit: UK Envoy: OTTAWA — Britain's envoy to Canada says his country will push hard for the speedy approval of the Canada-EU free-trade agreement despite the Brexit referendum decision to leave the 28-country bloc. High Commissioner Howard Drake told The Canadian Press that Britain is bound by all European Union ...
Russians Are Working To Elect Donald Trump, Clinton Campaign Says: PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. election that has already seen its share of drama witnessed a James-Bond-level plot twist Sunday — accusations of Russian meddling in the campaign. It's a charge levelled by Democrats as they gather for their convention. Hillary Clinton's campaign manager did a round on the ...
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Anti-Trumpsters are busy but not effective: As a Canadian, I can only watch the unfolding and the outcome of the Trump saga. Still, one is compelled to ask, how many people are out there who think that if the powers most people call the Establishment are successful in taking out Mr. Trump, things will not return to "normal"? The anger w...
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Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, December 1, 2015: Your news links for today: Dark Clouds Over the Internet - New York Times Surprise! The NSA Is Still Spying On You - Gizmodo UK ISP boss points out massive technical flaws in Investigatory Powers Bill - Ars Technica BlackBerry is leav...
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HEADING INTO THE STACKS: This is where I’m going to be for the next little while. (Photograph by Shutterstock.com) As you may have noticed, I’ve been absent from this site for the past few weeks. Part of the reason for that absence is the approaching end of the fall semester and all marking that entails. But I’m also p...
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Minority Math is Hard on the Liberals: The Liberals have run a strong and energetic campaign thus far under leader Justin Trudeau, so it seems unfair how hard it will be for them to find enough seats to claim the head of a minority government. Whether you're following one of the popular poll aggregator and seat projectors, or just wor...
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Tories in review: women’s rights: THE SUN HITS the back of my neck as I kneel over my poster board. It’s a hot summer afternoon in June and I’m colouring with markers, shared with the hands of girls decades my junior, helping with childcare at a sex worker solidarity rally. We’re at Toronto’s Allan Gardens, the day’s setting for ...
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How Harper systematically mined anti-Muslim prejudices: In this excerpt from his chapter in The Relevance of Islamic Identity in Canada, Haroon Siddiqui argues that Stephen Harper’s policies constituted an extensive, deliberate strategy to malign Muslims.
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Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Thursday we asked: How serious a problem is racism in Canada?- Very: 370 votes (26%)- Somewhat: 346 votes (24%)- Not very: 691 votes (49%)- Unsure: 7 votes (0%)  Thursday we asked: How serious a problem is racism in Canada?- Very: 370 votes (26%)- Somewhat: 346 votes (24%)- Not...
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Come on Colorado, Just Take One Whiff, What Harm Could It Do?: Colorado may be about to try out another experimental lifestyle habit, single payer universal healthcare: Colorado May Replace Obamacare with Single Payer Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to Defeat Single Payer in Colorado Lobbyists Move to Stop Colorado Report says ColoradoCare would ha...
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Puppet show:
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Canada’s Draft Open Government Plan — The Promise and Problems Reviewed: Backdrop On Friday the Canadian Government released its draft national action plan. Although not mentioned overtly in the document, these plans are mandated by the Open Government Partnership (OGP), in which member countries must draft National Action Plans every two years where they lay out tang...
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Thoughts on the #LPC electoral reform policy plank: As a party member who has been involved with supporting democratic reform initiatives in the Liberal party, I thought I would add a few thoughts to the discussion today on the Liberal Party of Canada's electoral reform plank, rolled out earlier today. The pledge to "Make every vote count" is as f...

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