The Political Road Map: Happy Birthday Canada!

A quick shout out to the best country in the world and to all of the lovely people who call it home! As the day is almost at an end, let us continue celebrating this amazing country into the night and remember why Canadians are citizens of the world. Here is to another 149 years ...

The Political Road Map: Happy Birthday Canada!

A quick shout out to the best country in the world and to all of the lovely people who call it home! As the day is almost at an end, let us continue celebrating this amazing country into the night and remember why Canadians are citizens of the world. Here is to another 149 years ...

Things Are Good: A Good New Podcast

Talking GOOD is “PR for people making a difference” and each episode focuses on one person who is improving the world. It’s a Q&A about the work they do and the impact it has. The most recent article is a groovy musician and involved with National People’s Action. 9. WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR ...

The Scott Ross: Dehumanizing Humanity

The more we call a murderer an animal or treat a hero like a god, we not only dehumanize them, we dehumanize ourselves. What differentiates us from animals is our higher consciousness, treating any other person like a wild animal to be put down or a deity to be worshiped strips them of their humanity. ...

DeSmogBlog: Old Talking Points Die Hard: "Climate Change Is Beneficial" Edition

Climate-Change.jpg If you follow the cycle of anti-climate change talking points, you’ll notice a pattern that repeats itself every few years. In between spurts of outright denial, the anti-science crowd will occasionally revert back to a less-heard talking point: Climate change is actually a good thing. Even as the year 2011 has ranked the 10th ...

Things Are Good: Good Bikes on the Streets of Toronto

The Good Bike project is bringing colour to the streets of Toronto. Bright neon bicycles are celebrating aspects of Toronto, they really are eye-catching. Over the past few weeks, more than 30 brightly painted bicycles, a few featuring baskets of potted plants, have popped up all over the city—orange at Queen and Dovercourt, blue at ...

Things Are Good: A Really Good Ad Campaign

People For Good wants to remind you to do good things everyday. Throughout Canada mysterious ads have appeared promoting People For Good and it turns out it’s a few marketers who wanted to take a break from selling things and wanted to sell good ideas. People For Good’s website is filled with small very easy ...

Things Are Good: More News for Optimists

This summer I’ve been doing a lot of travelling and haven’t been updating as frequently as I usually do (sorry, but vacations are fun in the summer), in the meantime I encourage people to check out another positive source for good news: Odewire. OdeWire presents news to inspire intelligent optimists. Our unique wire is constantly ...

World Headlines Review: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Cameras and Cops from Rochester to South Beach

This week the international media has reported on the development of a rather interesting confluence of incidents concerning police behaviour in the US.  Each of these involve initial misconduct by law enforcement officers followed by intimidation and ultimately arrest of witnesses who recorded the police actions legally.   Police Film London’s Student Protests- Cleaner Croydon The ...