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What Makes Us Tick?

What drives us, or “what makes us tick”, is an ancient question asked by philosophers, religious scholars, mystics and the curious for time immemorial. The time and space necessary... 



Stolen Watershed: Your Water, Your Life.

Several hundred island residents attended a forum May 30th in Nanaimo to discuss, share and learn about our world’s water crisis, the results of privatization in other countries and... 



What Happened on the BP Oil Rig?

After the Deepwater well blew out, the first announcement from British Petroleum (BP) assured the public that “we have the best engineers in the world.” Then they announced that... 



Farmers’ Market Q & A

Q: Why shop at farmers’ markets?  A: Only decades ago, 90% of Canadians were involved in agriculture, now it is less than 4%. Farmers’ markets reconnect people to farmers and farming,... 



Ten Suggestions for Effective Activism

Effective activism is a long-haul process, not “save the earth in 30 days, ask me how.” But there are some principles that seem to reoccur for people addressing every kind of challenge... 



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