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The most amazing words ever are by bell hooks

If you read nothing else this year, read these words by bell hooks on forgiveness and Trayvon Martin. Here is an excerpt: “The growing number of gated communities in our nation is but one example of the obsession with safety…. The person who is really the threat here is the home owner who has been …

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Wake up: Wife Beating an International Epidemic

The WHO (World Health Organisation) just published research on domestic violence. Almost 40% of all women killed worldwide were killed by an intimate partner. A lover! A husband! Nearly 600million women live in countries where domestic violence is not even a crime!  It’s time to name the problem for what it is. It is not about women, it …

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We need to listen when Human Rights Watch find RCMP abusing women

Bewteen 1969 and 2006 about 40 women (low estimate) have been murderd or disappeared on three northern BC highways.  Given the low population in these communities it seems very odd that the police (RCMP) have not found a culprit. Not one. So its no surprise when last week Human Rights Watch – an international organisation – wrote a report suggesting …

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