Blog April 20
Alberta Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen and Chief Medil Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw during a telephone town hall with rgill workers on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Image: Devin Dreeshen/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's agriculture minister keeps insisting meat-packing plants are safe from COVID-19. It's becoming increasingly clear they're not.
Blog April 20
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Greg Dwulit | Even before the pandemic, there was a growing global consensus for cracking down on tax havens. Now it's time to make the rich and corporations pay their fair share.
Blog April 20
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rabble staff | As we all commit to staying home and and protecting our communities, consider joining us and taking part in rabble's #2020VeganChallenge -- from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Blog April 19
nadian environmentalist Tzeporah Berman. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Prime Minister Trudeau is bold enough to actually attach some strings to the oilpatch bailout money, you n count on it the UCP will go right back to screaming at him.
Blog April 18
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Dennis Gruending | COVID-19 has crashed the long-term re system, and much blame lies with for-profit corporations in the sector and Conservative politicians Doug Ford and Mike Harris.
Blog April 18
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Brent Patterson | The G7 is meeting regularly by video conference, so why not hold a similarly urgent summit to slash rbon pollution and fossil fuel subsidies?
Blog April 17
Justin Trudeau gives a speech in Parliament on April 11, 2020. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Trudeau is a politician too often characterized by timidity. This is an opportunity for him to do the right thing.
Blog April 17
Eurofighter Typhoon F-2000A. Image: Andrea Graziadio?/Flickr
Brent Patterson | The Guardian recently reported on BAE Systems profiting from the Saudi war on Yemen, but nadian mainstream media hasn't yet made the connection to the nada Pension Plan.
Columnists April 17
President Donald Trump, joined by Vice-President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 coronavirus task force, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020. Image: Joyce N. Boghosian/The White House/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Donald Trump n't recognize that others exist for independent reasons; to him, they're there solely to magnify or hinder his need for acclaim and worship.
Blog April 17
Water towers at sunset. Image: Chris Diroll/Flickr
David McDonald | No public service will ever be perfect, but a system of public services without the distraction of profits is our best security against the next crisis that will inevitably come our way.
Blog April 17
Kim Elliott, Matthew Adams | April is usually a pretty exciting month for us at . That's beuse it's our birthday. We usually have a special event to mark the day, but this year is different.
Blog April 17
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David Doorey | COVID-19 has helped expose deep cracks in the foundation of our economic and social models. This crisis provides an opportunity for governments to hit the reset button on economic and social policies.