Politics, Re-Spun: Socialist, AND Nobel Peace Prize Winner

…And after reading that, do you have an urge to say, “yeah, but” – she’s young – she’s a woman – she’s uneducated – whatever other condescending, dismissive thing you can imagine? As a post-partisan eco-socialist, I affirm her words. And if you follow the link below, you’ll see that The Nation Magazine uses the ...

The Canadian Progressive: Harper Nobel Peace Prize nomination “a disgrace and insult”

A fast-growing online petition on Change.org is calling on the Norwegian Nobel Committee to reject Prime Minister’s Stephen Harper’s pending nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize for his unequivocal support of Israel. The post Harper Nobel Peace Prize nomination “a disgrace and insult” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Montreal Simon: BREAKING: Stephen Harper Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize !!!!

OK. I realize you are staring at that headline in disbelief. And wondering whether I've finally lost it.But then so am I eh?And I wrote it.Because as bizarre, or as horrible, or as insane, or as obscene as it may be, it's true.Read more »

Cowichan Conversations: 16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism

Dead Wild Roses: Why Bother with the Stupid Nobel Prize?

This from the Raw Story: “Yet in the peace-giving west, the award remains significantly venerated – a testament, surely, to being a dynamite idea in principle (if you’ll forgive the cliched reference to Alfred Nobel’s other gift to the world) but a mostly damp squib in practice. Understandably, it is less revered in the sort ...

The Canadian Progressive: Bradley Manning Nobel Peace Prize Nomination 2013

By: Birgitta Jónsdóttir | Mar 1, 2013: February 1st 2013 the entire parliamentary group of The Movement in the Icelandic Parliament, the Pirates of the EU; representatives from the Swedish Pirate Party, the former Secretary of State in Tunisia for Sport & Youth nominated Private Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize. Following is the reasoning ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice and Hero of the Day Special Edition: Malala Yousafzai

I have done a few ‘Hero of the Day’ posts and I have a few more on the ways. The recipients have done great work spreading important information, rallying against injustice, educating us masses, and have been generally awesome. But today’s hero is special. On top of those usual achievements, she’s done it all while ...

Impolitical: Rae nominates Malala Yousafzai for Nobel Prize

Just wanted to share this excellent nomination of 15 year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban. More on the nomination: Rae’s support helps the campaign, as Nobel Peace Prize regulations place requirements on who can submit a nomination. Rae, as a member of Canada’s Parliament, is eligible to make ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: The Nobel Peace Prize is slipping into irrelevance

by Brian Lee Crowley | Troy Media | Macdonald Laurier Institute My mother could have told you why giving the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union would produce such a predictable and deserved outpouring of derision. An aspiring writer, she took a creative writing course. One of the assignments was to describe a single ...