The spark and the blaze [security]

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Sept. 10, 2011
… the “War on Terror” actually causes more violence and death than it prevents, the real threat is our narrow-minded understanding of security. As a young person growing up in this society, I fear not the threat of terrorism, but rather the threat of rapid global climate change, environmental pollution, world hunger, child poverty and growing inequality resulting in attacks on freedom and opportunity. All of these threats in actuality increase the likelihood of war and terrorism.

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Youth vote Simcoe North: Politics 2.0

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

It will be Bruce’s task to convince us here in Simcoe North that everything is OK, and that we shouldn’t care about the unfolding global economic, social and environmental collapse. To convince us the most important thing is low taxes and the freedom to buy, trade and consume like drunken sailors. To convince us that Canadians don’t care about honesty, transparency, accountability and respect for our democratic traditions because as long as we’re doing better than those foreign people on TV, who cares?

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