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Human rights activist, documentary filmmaker and award-winning author
Sally Armstrong is a three-time Amnesty International award winner, author of Ascent of Women and was a member of the International Women’s Commission at the UN. She is the recipient of seven honorary doctorate degrees and is a Member of the Order of Canada. Armstrong has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world; from Bosnia and Somalia to Rwanda and Afghanistan, her eyewitness…Continue
Posted on August 16, 2015 at 2:00pm
Why Men Kill Women Is Not A Mystery
By Amanda Marcotte, slate.com, August 10, 2015
Houston, TX bore witness to a horrific mass murder over the weekend: Valerie Jackson, her six children, and her husband, Dwayne Jackson, were shot to death in their home. Police have arrested David Conley, who is Valerie Jackson's ex-boyfriend and presumed to be the father of her eldest son and one of the victims, Nathaniel Conley, 13. After negotiating with the hostage team for hours, David…
Posted on August 10, 2015 at 11:07am
Posted on August 4, 2015 at 3:12pm
Patrick Smith, Ottawa Citizen, June 17, 2015
A two-year-long wait finally paid off Wednesday, as OC Transpo introduced a new online tool that will allow riders to report harassment.
The service had originally promised a security tool similar to this one in its 2013…
Posted on July 1, 2015 at 8:53am
Doctor: Childhood Trauma Can Destroy Your Health Decades Later, Yet America Ignores It
Trauma haunts us for the rest of our lives.
By Dr. Nadine Burke Harris / AlterNet, June 25, 2015
The following story is adapted from a TED talk.
In the mid-'90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, the immune…
Posted on June 29, 2015 at 5:24pm