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PostArctica: Person Of The Year

And now it’s time to make the long awaited announcement!

Neath Turcot’s Person Of The Year

*gnaws open envelope*

And the winner is…for making something artful, for bringing sublime elegance to activism, for courage beyond the call of duty, for a willingness to be silly while being serious and not seeing a paradox in that, and for having the foresight to do something unique in order to make his wife laugh while she began chemotherapy, but most of all, for making complete strangers smile from straight out in left field in a multitude of locations…

Bob Carey of The Tutu Project!

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Canadian Progressive World: Activist Communique: The Slackers Guide to Activism—Superhero Style

Submitted by JEN MESZAROS

My name is Jen, and I’m creating an activist group in vancouver to increase the community’s participation in world issues–such as exposing Monsanto, Arctic drilling by Shell, the impact of Stephen Harper on Canada and the proposed pipelines. Our group plans to bring attention to issues through street performances, music, art and flash mobs. We have the following event coming up:

What: The Slackers Guide to Activism Group—Superhero Style

When: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 @ 8:pm

Where: Boteco (Brazilian Restaurant), 2545 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver

Who (Contacts): Facebook Event Page: The Slackers Guide to Activism—Superhero Style

CALL

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Things Are Good: Bus 52: Travelling Good News

Bus 52 is a bout telling people the good news that’s out there across the USA. They are trying to give hope to the youth of today by celebrating how people can make a large difference in their community by focusing on doing good work.

Bus 52 is made up of five young people who are sick of hearing news that just brings you down. While living, cooking and working on the bus, they will spend 52 weeks tracking down inspiring stories across America, documenting the good work, great ideas, and amazing people that are making a difference in their

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