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PostArctica: To My Alien Abductor

To My Alien Abductor

Life sucks, life is awesome. Lucky. Didn’t ask to be born. But writing bad poetry. Makes this shit. More fun than a barrel of Monkeys. I’ve had. My ancestors. Would laugh. Because. I think. Well, You only go around once. lofuckingl. Augustine on your pillow. Plato on your bed. And all . . . → Read More: PostArctica: To My Alien Abductor

PostArctica: To My Alien Abductor

To My Alien Abductor

Life sucks, life is awesome. Lucky. Didn’t ask to be born. But writing bad poetry. Makes this shit. More fun than a barrel of Monkeys. I’ve had. My ancestors. Would laugh. Because. I think. Well, You only go around once. lofuckingl. Augustine on your pillow. Plato on your bed. And all . . . → Read More: PostArctica: To My Alien Abductor

Writings of J. Todd Ring: What can be done?

What can be done? How can we help others? How can one person make a difference? Well, there are many ways, of course. Most people in modern Western society, and in many parts of the world, feel powerless today. They feel that they can’t do anything to help – they can’t do anything to change . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: What can be done?

Writings of J. Todd Ring: No more excuses

There is no question: this generation will be held responsible for our actions, and even more, for our inaction. Apathy, complacency and denial are morally unacceptable. In fact, at this time in human history, they are nothing less than complicity in the worst of collective atrocities. We must act now. There are no more excuses. . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: No more excuses

Things Are Good: A Step Beyond Positive Thinking

Positive thinking gets a lot of praise because people think that just changing one’s thoughts their lives would improve. This is not entirely true. It turns out to really make change in your life you need to change how you act. Sure this sounds obvious upon reading it, but read on for insight that isn’t . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: A Step Beyond Positive Thinking

The Scott Ross: Belief of Action

An idea is not important because you think it; an idea is only important because you make the world think it.

There is an egotism in the world today that is responsible for the decline of political activism, and that egotism is from the misconception that all our ideas and beliefs are of equal . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Belief of Action

The Scott Ross: Ideology Involves Action

Efficiency has no allegiances and your beliefs are meaningless if you do nothing about them. These are two messages for the federal Liberals in Canada and they come from Tea Party supporter and Arizona Congressman David Schweikert (video below)

“How do you teach people that a movement isn’t sitting around a room and . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Ideology Involves Action

350 or bust: A Plea For The Future Of Life

“Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number- Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you Ye are many-they are few.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley I’ve been away on holidays for the last 10 days, but the Canadian government and its soul mates south of the border have taken . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: A Plea For The Future Of Life

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” ~ Martin Luther

Occupy Ottawa: On International Women’s Day, A Focus on Canada’s Gender Deficit

As the world celebrates women’s achievements, Naomi Klein (pictured) stands out among the many gifts Canada has given to the world. Her work and passion around globalization, capitalism, human rights and, recently, the Keystone XL …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Activist Communique: Ottawa Rally Against Robo-calls Electoral Fraud

Hundreds of people, including members of parliament, rights activists and average citizens, are expected on Parliament Hill at noon tomorrow to protest the unfolding Robo-calls election scandal. Renowned activist Brigette Depape (pictured) and MPs Pat …Read More

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

“Guard your light and protect it. Move it forward into the world and be fully confident that if we connect light to light to light, and join the lights together of the one billion young people in our world today, we will be enough to set our whole planet aglow.” ~Hafsat Abiola  

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Occupy Ottawa: Conservatives Robocalls Scandal: What Canadians Are Saying

Thanks to the still-imploding Conservatives robocalls scandal, the end of the age of innocence in Canadian politics has begun. The scandal is being described in the kind of terms common in authoritarian countries. Only Federal …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Conservatives Bill C-30: Upset Canadians #TellVicEverything

This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Public Safety Minister, Vic Toews, attacked the Internet and Canadians through Bill C-30. He insulted Canadians, and threatened their right to online privacy and a host of individual freedoms. …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Willie Nelson +300,000 Activists Sue Monsanto

Willie Nelson +300,000 Activists Sue Monsanto (via Planetsave) Willie Nelson,Monsanto,farms,small farms,Willie Nelson smile,Food System,agribusiness giant monsanto,Keystone XL pipeline,Justice Through Music,Justice Through MusicWillie,inhumane living conditions,Food System facebook,Willie states,environmentalist enemy,factory farms,genetically modified,Democracy Now,epic obesity,family farmers,Federal Court,Farm Aid,factory …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Occupy Ottawa Activist Communique: 2nd Annual Day of Justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women

Hundreds of Ottawans are expected on Parliament Hill tomorrow to demand justice for 600 missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The event is part of the nationwide February 14th Annual Women’s Memorial March, which …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: China to quiz Stephen Harper on human rights?

As Prime Minister Stephen Harper leads a high-powered Team Corporate Canada to China, there’s justifiable speculation that the PM will not question China’s appalling human rights record. At least not publicly. Once, powerful western democracies …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Occupy Boston: No War On Iran

On Saturday, February 4, The Action for Peace Working Group of Occupy Boston will co-sponsor a rally and march as part of an international day of action to demand NO WAR ON IRAN. The march, …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: In Davos, A Topless Occupation

In case you missed the news: #the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, was #occupied. Activists pitched yurts and igloos. And three brave Ukranian women went topless, braving the cold to draw attention to their …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Occupy Ottawa to protest Crime Bill C-10 on Parliament Hill

Hundreds of activists are expected on Parliament Hill at noon on Tuesday, January 31, to protest the Harper Conservative government’s widely condemned omnibus crime Bill C-10. The protest is being organized by the Political Action …Read More

Occupy Ottawa: Adbusters: Occupy May 2012 NATO and G8 Chicago Summit

Hey you redeemers, rebels and radicals out there, Against the backdrop of a global uprising that is simmering in dozens of countries and thousands of cities and towns, the G8 and NATO will hold a …Read More

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

If an elephant has its foot on a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. ~Archbishop Desmond Tutu

On consequentialism.

On solidarity.