Taking Action

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. – Albert Einstein Is there a need for us to take action? Why? Who should take action? And how? It seems to me, considering we have wholesale environmental destruction, peak oil, one in […]

Conscious Parenting

What is “parenting”? The familiar definitions usually center around “the rearing of children”, or “discipline employed to guide behaviour”. To back this up, there is an endless collection of “parenting” literature on “how to make your child behave”; you need only peruse the library aisles for a few minutes to see that, between 1-2-3 Magic, […]

The SPP, Deep Integration and Corporate Control – The Agenda Continues

The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) between Canada, the United States and Mexico is officially dead but the project of deep integration between the three countries continues, as does the overarching worldwide neoliberal agenda of privatization, harmonization, free trade and corporate control. In August of 2009, the www.spp.gov website announced that the SPP was no […]

From Fast Food to Market Food

If you were to look at my lifestyle now, you would never believe the gluttony I lived in only ten years ago. I was addicted to sugar, drinking a six pack of pop daily. I also consumed a large cherry pie weekly – although it didn’t always take a week to eat the pie!    […]