This Monday is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. South of the border, the Yanks will be celebrating Columbus Day. Two holidays born out of racism and genocide, but celebrated by all, as strange as that may seem...The essay presented below is a description of the American Thanksgiving, but is applicable to the Canadian one as well. A poem appears after that, presenting a side of Christopher Columbus that we don’t always hear about.
As long as we continue to prop up the very system of capitalism, whether it be through corporate conceived sustainable economic development projects, or economic bailouts, we will never truly address the root causes of poverty.
I recently blogged very critically about BC NDP leader Carole James addressing a business audience in Vancouver and in the course of it took liberties which I don’t usually take. Blogging has a way of subtly lowering journalistic standards, something that as a journalist I have to be acutely aware of.
“If I come as an immigrant, you have the obligation to make me a citizen.” Those are the words from 58-year-old Zeituni Onyango...
Thanks to the Supreme Court's 5-4 January ruling that it is unconstitutional to limit corporate campaign contributions, this year's election cycle is on pace to shatter previous election spending records.
Chief Arvol Looking Horse speaks on the White Buffalo Prophecy, of the time of change that mankind is now experiencing. The appearance of the white buffalo is a blessing and a warning on climate change and other changes. Chief Looking Horse calls for a spiritual unity and respect for the way of life.
This article provides excellent critique of mainstream news coverage of the latest WikiLeak.
Tea Party racism, or the perception of, is upsetting some members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. At the NAACP convention in Kansas City this week, NAACP members will vote Tuesday on a resolution that condemns the Tea Party for racism. Some Tea Party members countered by saying the NAACP is racist.
Help us feed the poor and marginalized in our community. All we ask is that you watch this video and share with others. Be well my friends.
-The Creative Awareness Collective
Feb 14, 2010
Richard Pelletier, a service officer for the American Legion, says the Canadian and American governments are responsible for spraying toxic defoliants Agents Orange, White and Purple over Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, New Brunswick, and possibly exposing guardsmen and Reservists from Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont to the toxins.
Le budget des liberaux ce veut le plus gros mensonge de la part d'un gouvernement du quebec ou au Canada, il y a déjà pas si longtemps la peur des services hospitalier privee fesait craindre la perte du service gratuit au quebec et les liberaux allors disait rien a craindre jamais cela ce fera et les gens qui ont voter pour eux esperait aussi des baisses d'impot or ce gouvernement a fait tout le contraire sans mentionner ou va l'argent des contribuables pour nous dire maintenant que tout va monter que les soins de santee ne seront plus gratuit bref comme si les salaires des ministres doit monter et de toutes les soins hospitalier et professeur d'ecole que nous sommes plus capable de maintenir nos services mal gerer pendant que la population payes maintenant un loyer 800 dollars pour un 4 et demi allors que il y a pas si longtemps s'etais 450 dollars????
Can a small simple cardboard robot succeed where reporters, world leaders, activists and educators have not?