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The Green Rights Circus!

Posted on Feb 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Awards, Screenings, Festivals, Keynotes, Everything! The whole idea of promotion is to get people to pay attention to your project. For a while, not much happens – and then the project roars off like a rocket sled, and you’re frantically hanging on. Here’s some of what’s going on with the Green Rights project. IMPACT DOCS AWARD Impact DOCS is an...

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Mayor Kelly Muffs His Moment

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 | 0 comments

  History just tossed Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly the political opportunity of a lifetime. Kelly blew it spectacularly. And everyone in the city is diminished by his failure.   For decades, the chattering classes have been deploring the apathy of the young. The young don’t care about public affairs, they don’t vote, they have no interest in...

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David Orton, 1934-2011

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 | 0 comments

In today’s Globe and Mail there’s a fine "Lives Lived" memorial piece about deep ecologist David Orton. See it here:  www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/lives-lived/david-keith-orton/article2221506/  David Orton was a bold thinker and a deeply principled man who made a remarkable effort to live in accordance with his...

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Occupy Nanaimo: Why they’re there.

Posted on Oct 31, 2011 | 0 comments

 Here’s a message from Rafe Mair, former BC cabinet minister and radio talk show host. Post it widely. And my congratulations to Occupy Halifax for making the decision to vacate the Grand Parade for Remembrance Day, and return later. You’re acting like the grass. The tree may be blown down, but the grass bends and pops back up. Bravo!  RAFE...

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