Category Archives: Social Justice

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

The military rulers of Myanmar have jailed thousands of people in their continuing efforts to crush all dissenting views. Most prominent of those detained is Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has been the beacon of hope and change for nearly two decades in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly […]

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Yours Truly, BP

From the National Resources Defense Council.

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The Roots of Violence:

The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles. — Mahatma Gandhi

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Robin Hood Tax in Canada

I’m quite taken with the idea of the Robin Hood Tax. It has the potential to change the world by raising $650 billion annually to fight poverty and climate change. The Conservative government of Stephen Harper doesn’t support it. I’m hoping we can change his mind. If you haven’t heard about it, here’s a few […]

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The Death of Literature

Imagine our world without literature. Whenever I can cobble moments together, I write. It’s my first, best thing. I have a middle reader under development that will be a pretty good book once I commit the final chapter to paper. It’s what I do with every stolen minute. I write because I love to read. […]

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It’s a No-Brainer

From the Robin Hood Tax Campaign.

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The Single Mother’s Manifesto

If I didn’t already really like this author, I would now. She understands. Nobody who has ever experienced the reality of poverty could say “it’s not the money, it’s the message”. When your flat has been broken into, and you cannot afford a locksmith, it is the money. When you are two pence short of […]

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