Tag Archives: justice

Why is all of this coming out now? #metoo , marches, debate..

Why is all of this upheaval coming out now? Well it isn’t recent. Progress is messy. Inequity marches and cultural adaptation today is only possible because of the institutional change that has taken place over since 20thc. The movements for … Continue reading

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Easter always seems to be full of violence

Just a simple contemplation since Syria air strikes yesterday. Easter always seems to be full of violence.  I’ve seen Ambassdors speaking with outrage at UN Counsel lectures. I’ve watched pie graphs and maps documenting ‘victories’ in Kuwait. I’ve watched documentaries … Continue reading

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Welcome to Winnipeg, where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst..

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/welcome-to-winnipeg-where-canadas-racism-problem-is-at-its-worst/ Thanks to my courageous and loving colleague for reminding me.  Clearly Winnipeg isn’t the only jurisdiction that deserves retribution.  We all need to look in the mirror! Complex answer obviously but why do we, after many global stories of racial … Continue reading

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Time is …now.

There is no such thing as the past. It exists only in the memory. There is no such thing as the future. It exists only in our imagination. If our watches were truly accurate, the only thing they would ever … Continue reading

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Political migraines? My rant Rx

Ok now my rant…its been awhile. I frequently read and see new cases of injustice and political dysfunction. It isn’t the cause of my migraines but ranting does blow off my suppressed political steam. I wish I had more strength, … Continue reading

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