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Archive for July 2010

STEREOTYPING by Ann Lapenna

Jul 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Life, Written Word

STEREOTYPING Hi my name is Ann and I would like to talk about an issue that affects not only me personally, but in some way affects everyone. Stereotype is defined as a commonly held public belief about specific groups or types of individuals. The concepts of “stereotype” and “prejudice” are often confused with many other [...]



The Lady Who Couldn’t Pay Her Phone Bill by Mary Fish

Jul 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Life, Written Word

  The Lady Who Couldn’t Pay Her Phone Bill by Mary Fish 09/09/07   Lillian finally moved into an affordable furnished one bedroom. She was on a very tight budget but it was a special apartment. It had a patio and a little fenced in back yard and a nice soaker tub in an old [...]



“A Taste of South in the Global North” Demonizing Democracy in Canada: Anita Oǧurlu

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

The Socialist Project “A Taste of South in the Global North” Demonizing Democracy in Canada Anita Oǧurlu They never “opened fire” but by Canadian standards the public got a shock – a well-thought out theatrical performance – Southern style! “This only happens in places like Mexico,” one protester told me. Helicopters circling the city 24 [...]



Hey Joe Taxpayer: STOP POOR BASHING NOW

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Written Word

Hey Joe Taxpayer: STOP POOR BASHING NOW I am a 55 yrs old breast cancer survivor, survivor as well, of incest, rape, domestic violence, child physical, psychological and emotional terror, raised by the State with 7 placements over my first 15 yrs of life and I don’t know for sure the truth of any living [...]



IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION FIRST NOTICE

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Poetry and Inspiration, Written Word

On opening the IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION FIRST NOTICE  letters from ODSP by c.smith June 2010 first your heart misses a few beats then you fall all the way down to zero with the what if’s… the when’s and the “oh my god’s” and then you hit the mighty wall of bureaucracy as you begin to fight [...]



Request for Help from across Canada to Challenge Poor Bashing in the Electronic Media

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Resource

click on image twice to enlarge: Peacock Buttons, 2009 Request for help from across Canada to challenge poor bashing in the electronic media Posted June 30, 2010 From a Canada Without Poverty memorandum: The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is a federal agency responsible for the regulation and supervision of the broadcasting and telecommunications [...]



The Bushmen of Batswana

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

The Bushmen Botswana government denies water to the Bushmen The Botswana government has banned the Bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve from accessing a borehole which they rely on for water. Without it, they struggle to survive on their lands. One of the ways the Botswana government is stopping more Bushmen returning to the [...]



Reinstate the Special Diet Allowance in Ontario Canada: Sign the petition

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Resource

Reinstate the Special Diet Allowance in Ontario Canada 14 Signatures Published by Nancy Monnell on Jul 20, 2010 Category: Human Rights Region: Canada Target: Ontario Legislative Assembly Background (Preamble): The Ontario Government is scrapping the Special Diet Allowance that MANY people depend on literally in order to survive. How many will have to get sick, [...]



Defying Gravity: Carolyn Myss New Mexico 2010

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Resource, Poetry and Inspiration

New Mexico 2010 Defy Gravity » Play in Windows Media Online » Download for iTunes use “Play in Windows Media Online” or “Download” must be sure to “select one”, ( part 1-6) Share this:



Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama [HD]

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Resource, Health, Poetry and Inspiration

Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama [HD] AND MORE…follow the link by Dalai Lama (videos) Time magazine’s interview of His Holiness in New York City for its “Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama” originally published in June 2010. Transcript is available in the Notes sections and many more videos also available Share this: