The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can do only...– author unknown
Hundred’s of nuts hold a car together but one can scatter it all over the...– author unknown
Change.org: Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei is the most famous artist in China, best known for his iconic “Bird’s Nest” stadium that was the focal point of the Beijing Olympics. Ai has always pushed the envelope, both with his internationally-acclaimed art and with his outspoken criticism of the Chinese government. But these past weeks have brought Beijing’s harshest crackdown on dissidents in more...
whatsajuthika: unrequitedbibliophile: thegirlwhoownstheworld: So in making/promoting our “it’s over steve” video, there’s been a heck of a lot of negative commentary from people on the Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton’s local) website. Not the Hamilton Spectator itself, but mostly men who have been commenting some awful, sexist things: —————————————————— What a Joke! I’m sure the smart women...
Hey you! Yeah, you!
whatsajuthika: tres-mal: shesawfullysweet: dfast: attackofthekillerderk: Are you Canadian? Are you between the ages of 18 and 25? Don’t approve of the Tory government? If the answer to those three questions is yes, for God’s sake, vote on May 2nd. We’re staring down the barrel. And don’t give me any of that cynical “voting doesn’t change anything” bullshit. If you’re young and...
Green Party pledges to protect Internet access and...
The Green Party is the first political party to support a bold new OpenMedia.ca public engagement initiative. OpenMedia is inviting Canadians to bring political attention to the online communications crisis in Canada that has been largely ignored during the election campaign. The organization is asking political candidates to pledge their support for the Internet. “The Greens are proud...
Another student barred from Conservative Party... →
whatsajuthika: abcsoupdot: From The Toronto Star: As a young voter looking to learn more about what political parties stand for, Joanna MacDonald was thrilled to learn Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper was coming to town for a campaign rally. The 21-year-old environmental science student at the University of Guelph immediately went online to the local Conservative candidate’s ...
Green Book: A Plan with Hope
From Johan Hamels, Executive Director, Green Party of Canada “You must be proud to be working for democracy,” the taxi driver said to Karen, one of our staff members, who had just spent 15 hours in Green Party headquarters and was exhausted and—truthfully—feeling a little sorry for herself, as she told me when she shared the story this morning. He continued, “I am from the Ivory Coast....
Green Party pledges to protect Internet access and... →
mcbek: Thank you Elizabeth May :)!
Worst places to live in Canada
Taken from MoneySense. These towns are struggling. Find out who they are and why they got there. A great number of Canadian cities face challenges in making themselves prosperous and attractive places to live. This is partially due to our vast geography that separates rural towns built near mines or pulp-and-paper mills from centres that provide amenities middle class families increasingly...
The really frightening thing about middle age is knowing you’ll grow out of it.– Doris Day
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.– author unknown
Never give the devil a ride – he will always want to drive.– author unknown
Canada has 'turned its back' on human rights →
samstars: I guess what actually sparked my tirade is this article and my growing frustration with the acceptance of Conservative party policies by the Canadian public. This is what I want to reiterate… We do not have a choice but to provide for those who cannot help themselves because we are all human beings, dammit (and the fact that we’ve used vulnerable people like toilet paper whenever...