Category Archives: Activism

How being a new mom affects my vote

As a new mom, I’ve been relatively quiet this election. I’ve been focussing less on politics and moreĀ on the day-to-day needs of keeping a six-month-old alive and growing. But that doesn’t mean I don’t care. In fact, in many ways, … Continue reading

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The cost of $1000

The (snarky and sarcastic) opinions expressed here are all my own.   I’m not best known for being great with numbers; but, I am pretty good at finding creative solutions. And I’m SUPER worked-up (some might say angry) about what’s … Continue reading

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#My25 reasons to vote for Paul Dewar

With less than a month to go before we select a successor to Jack Layton, the race is getting increasingly heated. And maybe I’m biased, but I’m getting pretty excited about the momentum Paul Dewar is carrying into the March … Continue reading

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Why you should be orange too!

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” – Jack Layton, 2011 They were the parting words to … Continue reading

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A haunting look at #OccupyWallStreet

I have been haunted for days by a photo posted by a friend/colleague on Facebook. (Thanks to SM for sharing it.) The image is of retired Philly Police Captain Raymond Lewis. He joined the masses in New York: to speak … Continue reading

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