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A Wider Circle: JDSA-ing Their Way To End Poverty

While searching for folks who Just DO Something to make a difference, we came across A Wider Circle.  Its founder, Mark Bergel, was just named a 2014 CNN Hero.   466 more words

Social Issues

Allow A Vote On Unemployment Benefits

On December 28, 2013, more than 1.3 million Americans lost their Emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits. The program allowed people who have lost their jobs to receive additional unemployment benefits for up to 47 weeks. 527 more words

New Brunswick for sale: Everything must go!

After reading the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) assertion that, together, the country’s 86 wealthiest residents could buy New Brunswick, lock, stock and barrel, and still have enough in the kitty to pay for a round-trip expedition to Mars, I have but one thing to say to that estimable, left-leaning think tank: Oh, you tease. 681 more words

Humour

“Somewhere I read of the freedom of assembly. Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech. Somewhere I read of the freedom of the press. Somewhere I read that the greatness of America is the right to protest for right,” said Dr. 204 more words

Keep On Pushing

Recent Bright Futures provisions spur federal investigation

Every year, thousands of Florida high school students work diligently to, perhaps, receive the esteemed Florida Bright Futures scholarship. Over the past few years, Bright Futures has consistently changed its requirements and award amounts. 160 more words

Discrimination

Share Our Wealth...Bang Bang!- 26/03/2014

In today’s blog I will be continuing the theme of solutions we have forgotten about. There are many, many solutions to all the problems we face today. 1,862 more words

News

Review: Where Children Sleep

I don’t generally do book reviews on this site. That’s largely because I have been so disenchanted, bordering on disgusted, with the current state of the publishing/movie industry, and have been unable to find anything to which I could give an even marginally positive review. 612 more words