Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pro-bus cartoon videos – co-operation works.

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A debate on the limits to environmentalism

Keith Kloor, a freelance journalist kicks off a debate via Discovery Magazine on green economics vs what he calls doom and gloom, citing a new UK Royal Society report entitled People and the Planet. Discovery Magazine: The Limits to Environmentalism … Continue reading

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Urgent: Sign-On to Support the Rights of Mother Earth in the Rio+20 Negotiations

From: Anil Naidoo, Blue Planet Project Council of Canadians At the Rio+20 Negotiations in New York, April 24, 2012 Dear Friends, For the first time ‘Mother Earth’ has appeared in the Rio+20 negotiation text! This represents a potential shift in … Continue reading

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James Cameron – The Titanic as a metaphor for climate crisis

Transcribed from the last 2 minutes of the National Geographic 46 minute video documentary “The Titanic: The Final Word” by James Cameron. Bob Thomson, Ottawa, 15 April 2012 There’s something about the Titanic story. For me, it’s so much more … Continue reading

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US negotiators in Geneva attempt to stifle Southern voices

Former staff members of UNCTAD, including ex-secretary general Rubens Ricupero have signed a statement entitled “Silencing the message or the messenger … or both?“, which praised the history of the multilateral organization and challenged the North’s attempt to “stifle UNCTAD’s … Continue reading

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Alert Radio: Canadian Dimension focuses on degrowth

Artist: Canadian Dimension Alert Radio Title: ALERT! Radio # 210 Genre: Other Length: 58:45 minutes (26.89 MB) Format: Stereo 22kHz 64Kbps (CBR) Political scientist and Canadian Dimension collective member Dennis Pilon discusses what the federal budget reveals about Stephen Harper’s … Continue reading

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New Internationalist – Adverts: selling us our souls

‘We are surrounded by hundreds, thousands of messages every day that link our deepest emotions to products, that objectify people and trivialize our most heartfelt moments and relationships.’ Here’s one from the archive, still relevant in today’s commercial-saturated world. View … Continue reading

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