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The Origins of Earth Day

As the 1960s emerged, many Americans had a sense of hope. After overcoming the chaos of previous decades, many believed the United States was beginning a new era, a golden age of sorts, led by the handsome and charismatic John F. 388 more words

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Taxation in Nigeria

“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s”

Taxation is not anybody’s favourite topic and if you belong to the American-Conservatives-fan-club you probably think taxes are bad. 1,828 more words


Human Rights in China - a panel discussion sponsored by UK International Center

On Thursday, April 16th at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the W.T.Young Library, the UK International Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on human rights in China. 167 more words


Editorial: Montreal's season of thawing dog poop

As much as we all want the snow to melt, what it reveals is a disgusting mess. Thawing dog turds concealed all winter in snowbanks are transforming sidewalks into slick slalom courses and leaving the pungent odour of excrement in the air. 194 more words


Radical Experimentation

The Burning Man Project’s Social Alchemist, Bear Kittay, has just given a TEDx talk in Stockholm, Sweden. He talks about harnessing creative energies to address social inequity. 515 more words



Two days ago, I had the privilege of attending a discourse organised by the Nigerian initiative, Take A Stand 775 more words