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The Māori struggle is not a 'left' thing

Morgan Godfery wrote an amazing obituary to Shane Jones’s retirement from politics. I was going to write something on Jones specifically, but Godfery’s piece summed up most the things I would have tried to express (although I would have done a poor job in comparison). 826 more words

NZ Party Politics


TECMUN stands for Tecnológico de Monterrey Model United Nations. This was my third time in this model BUT the first time in the SENIOR version. 159 more words


Appalachian waterfalls

This has been one of my favorite piano pieces to play since high school. The cascading notes throughout the piece have always brought to mind the waterfalls that you are about to see in the following photos (below the break). 1,728 more words


Groundings on the East Coast - My Trip to PowerShift Atlantic

Article originally published here.

From March 28 to April 2nd, I was in K’jipuktuk/Halifax to both attend PowerShift Atlantic and meet local organizations in preparation to… 443 more words

Seminoles to Protest FPL Power Plant on Earth Day

By Fire Ant Wed., Apr. 16 2014 at 7:45 AM

Under the banner of environmental preservation and with leading participation by the… 527 more words


From the Archives – It's Dave for the North on July the Fourth

Dissertation writing can be a lonely business. From time to time, I’ll upload and comment on some of my favourite finds from the NWT Arctives, Yukon Archives, and Library and Archives Canada.  388 more words

Northwest Territories

Interview with Lucy Claridge on Increasing Access to Justice for Minorities

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of interviewing the Head of Law at Minority Rights Group: Lucy Claridge. Lucy oversees the legal cases program and focuses on strategic litigation to promote the rights of minorities and indigenous groups all over the world. 1,314 more words