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Surviving Progress: Does social technology hold the key?

The Toronto International Film Festival finished last week, and I was lucky enough to win a pair of tickets to the Canadian made documentary “Surviving Progress” courtesy of the new Longo’s Markets in Maple Leaf Gardens, during the festival. The movie

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Islam and Conscription FTW

How compatible is Islam with democracy? If you’ve been paying even a comatose level of attention to the right-wing politico media in the US for the past decade with any level of approbation above incredulity, then you’re answer might likely be, ‘not

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Striking Back: Is there a need for a gender revolution?

Might violent revolution be the correct answer to the continued oppression of Women? Is it time for women around the World to start striking back? It’s not that I disagree with the timeless truisms that ‘violence begets violence,’ or that

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Social Networking for Development

Below I’ve posted a little rant I went off on in response to a comment about Jumo, a website that is hoping to link non-profit organizations with ‘do-gooders’ through social networking. This article in Mashable covers it: “Facebook Co-Founder Launchers

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