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MORE Sexism Against Female Canadian Athletes!

Posted January 21, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Today is a terrible day for gender equity in sports. What it looks like is either continued sexism, or increased anti-feminist backlash against women who have been asserting their human rights to safety and dignity around the world. Female World Cup soccer players have to play on plastic artificial turf while the men have played … Continue reading MORE Sexism Against Female Canadian Athletes!

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Activism

Yet Another Logistical Solution to Homelessness

Posted January 16, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

So, Utah has been eradicating homelessness by giving people homes. The bonus is that it’s easier and cheaper to provide social services to people when their housing needs are met. From Amsterdam, we see yet another logistical solution for emergency housing while we have a national dialogue on a national housing plan. A rich country … Continue reading Yet Another Logistical Solution to Homelessness

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Does YOUR Favorite Corporate Exploit Tragedy for Sales?

Posted January 13, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

It’s not like capitalists deserve your pity when they accidentally offend people while they try to embrace their communities to build spirit. And profit. It is partly because corporations are pretend human beings, with no emotions, no social conscience [beyond PR gains] and no capacity for human empathy, which is a fundamental part of human … Continue reading Does YOUR Favorite Corporate Exploit Tragedy for Sales?

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Why the Police Don’t Know Why People Don’t Trust Them

Posted January 5, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

This is why the police don’t know why people don’t trust them. That, and killing First Nations youth, people of colour, immigrants and the mentally ill. Laval police delete controversial photo from social media | Montreal Gazette. Now, contrast that with this fellow, Pittsburgh’s police chief, who is getting vilified for suggesting that there is … Continue reading Why the Police Don’t Know Why People Don’t Trust Them

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Activism

Capitalists Working on Climate Change?

Posted January 2, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

As you know, I’m not one to tout the marvels of capitalism, however there is this. Out of the 6 of the most hopeful climate stories of this year at the Climate Reality Project, is this one about businesses doing [if only slightly] more than greenwashing or PR sexied up as climate action. My hashtag … Continue reading Capitalists Working on Climate Change?

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Shhh, The Bold Revolution Has Started

Posted January 1, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

We live in tumultuous times: Ferguson and other non-indictments of white police who murdered people of colour ISIL and other extremism Stephen Harper’s continued assault on democracy and embrace of soft fascism [has he had CRA audit YOUR favourite progressive group yet?] Accusations against Jian Ghomeshi Accusations against Bill Cosby The epidemic of campus rape, […]

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