Category Archives: soj


>”But the distinguishing marks of the movement remain smallness, decentralization, personal responsibility, the personal response to persons in need in direct encounter and a search for answers to the questions that arise from that meeting: Why are there so many … Continue reading

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>many people don’t know they own the internet

>it’s paid for by our tax dollars. we own it as much as we own the highways. don’t let anyone tell you different.

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>the big picture

>want to see the world the way david suzuki sees it? try his new book, the big picture

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>plastic rafts

>this is disgusting!

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>alberta tar sands

>canadians–you and me–are the biggest exporters of oil to the u.s.. much of that oil comes from the alberta tar sands, as detailed by andrew nikiforuk in his book Tar Sands. as a canadian, what are you going to do?

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>happy father’s day; found some old friends

>last night a friend from long ago and far away found me on facebook. a phone call later and we chatted for a couple of hours. tonight, the kids had me over at karen’s house for supper and aftewards while … Continue reading

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>excerpt from temporary insanity: a world in transition, by philip slater

>i was following up on one of the sociologists referenced in my textbook, Philip Slater. i never heard of him, but it seems i should have –not only is he a sociologist, he’s an actor and a playwright. in 1982 … Continue reading

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>Declaration of Interdependence

>Declaration of Interdependence Five members of the David Suzuki Foundation team wrote the following Declaration of Interdependence in 1992 for the United Nations’ Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. In 2001, Finnish composer Pehr Henrik Nordgren wrote his Symphony no. … Continue reading

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>be an ontario peakbuster!

> “The Ontario Clean Air Alliance is challenging communities across Ontario to reduce the need for dirty coal by reducing their use of electricity in peak periods. We will recognize the communities that do the most to use the least … Continue reading

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>Canada, Africa, and the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany

>Dear Prime Minister, Regarding Canada’s participation in this year’s G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 6-8. Africa’s issues with development are on the table, and I believe Canada can play a significant role: • Enabling sustainable economic growth in Africa … Continue reading

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