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The Occupy Movement Has Changed the Narrative, But We’re Not Done

Posted July 8, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Recently, with the WEF spending the last few years acknowledging global income inequality is a problem, I’ve declared a kind of victory for the Occupy Movement: getting the lexicon on the 1% and inequality on the tongues of the sly gazillionaires who rule the world, and into mass consumption. Now we see that the CEO […]

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Activism

The 1% Has More Solidarity Than We Do

Posted July 7, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

The 1% are claiming we have it out for them; that if we don’t tone down the rhetoric and stop calling them names like “the contemptuous rich,” we might end up starting a class war. But they already know there’s a class war, and it’s been going on for generations. Today, the rich are winning […]

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General

ADHD and Learning – A Different Approach for Different Minds

Posted June 18, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

Jesus Solana via Compfight With a university or college graduation rate of 5% or less for young ADHD adults, clearly today’s post-secondary institutions have a long way to go before successfully engaging the special minds of ADHD students. With academic aspirations thwarted, many young ADHD adults go on to test the entrepreneurial waters. All too […]

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Climate Change

Hey, BC: Want More Jobs? Dump the LNG and Pipelines!

Posted June 16, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Well, I found yet another [like this] study showing how many MORE jobs we’d get by moving to a post-carbon energy infrastructure and dumping LNG, tarsands, pipelines and all the other Mordor Industrial Complex BC and Alberta are embracing. Not only is dumping the carbon energy infrastructure essential to do what we can to minimize […]

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Climate Change

Most BCers Want to Get Off Fossil Fuels. Not Joking.

Posted June 15, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

#PostCarbonEnergyInfrastructure. I know, I know, it’s a really clunky Twitter hashtag, so let’s just think of it as a concept for a second! Infrastructure: the systems in place for things like water systems, roads, the interwebz, electrical cabling, train tracks; and social infrastructure are things like the health, education, welfare, food security systems. Energy: makes […]

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Dating

The Love Advice For Athletes Who Cut Corners

Posted June 8, 2014 by Anonymous

No matter who it is, or how much time you have after training or later in the day. When you are training, you are doing it from start to finish. Easy subject, right? Well, you would be surprised… I really am no expert on this, so I am writing this as if I am giving […]

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General

First Day

Posted June 2, 2014 by Lyn Brown

I got up nice and early to hit the ground running today. After a relaxing weekend up at the lake I was rested and ready to face what may come my way in my new job. I had that “first day of school” feeling churning in my stomach and the tingle I get whe…

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General

Pay Day

Posted May 29, 2014 by Lyn Brown

My day started out a little rough yesterday. As I drove down my street a bird dropped from a tree above and I killed it with my car. I was heart sick all the way to work. The attendant at the drive through coffee shop tipped the cup as she handed it to…

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General

Nothing Ventured

Posted March 3, 2014 by Lyn Brown

It’s surprisingly liberating to stray outside the easy and comfortable for the risky and vaguely unknown. It’s been over a decade since I’ve strolled that pathway. My job has been rewarding and presented its challenges – but it’s been safe. I’m overdue…

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General

Nothing Ventured

Posted March 2, 2014 by Lyn Brown

It’s surprisingly liberating to stray outside the easy and comfortable for the risky and vaguely unknown. It’s been over a decade since I’ve strolled that pathway. My job has been rewarding and presented its challenges – but it’s been safe. I’m overdue…

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