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Be Proud

Originally posted on just drive, will you?:
Today, June 1st, is the beginning of Pride Month, a worldwide celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. On the Human Rights Campaign website, it says, “Pride is a joyful celebration of all of the…

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How Do You Defend Yourselves?

Originally posted on WEDNESDAY'S CHILD:
Source of photo: Wikipedia I wrote the post below several years ago. Unless we are hunting – with a valid and very strict hunting licence – we aren’t allowed to carry guns in my…

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My name is Marwa

Originally posted on Reframing Life:
My name is Marwa and I am a resident of Gaza Camp. The inhabitants of Gaza Camp aren’t legally recognized by any country, we are more like visible ghosts. We don’t have a Palestinian passport,…

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Thoughtful Thursday: just be there

Nothing should be easier, right?

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Pay attention, democracy is more fragile than we like to think

A few weeks ago I came across a powerful blog post by Matthew Wright, an historian and author in New Zealand, entitled “Remembering the importance of democracy”. It included an historical synopsis of World War II’s European front that I … Continue reading

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Canada Declares Peace

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Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Normally you would find a satirical article here. In this case, it would attempt to skewer the fetishization of war so banally common in the world today –…

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101 years of Remembrance Days: what we remember and what we keep forgetting

Originally posted on Robby Robin's Journey:
November 11, 2018. One hundred years since the signing of the. Armistice that ended World War I.  One hundred years of remembering the many, many sacrifices made by millions upon millions of people.…

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Orange Shirt Day

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
It’s Orange Shirt Day in Canada, when we remember the Indigenous children who were sent to residential schools. For followers of this website unfamiliar with the subject or its details: Starting in the…

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