(March 17, 2022) The Vancouver Police Department latest recruitment video presented a shocking scene that showed officers (soldiers) in tactical gear with assault rifles rappel up and down fiery buildings and descend from helicopters, all to an intense, digitally boosted orchestral soundtrack music that sounds like it was lifted from the latest trailer for Call of … [Read more...] about Vancouver Police Department Call of Duty recruitment ad taken down while province increases its budget
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by Kathleen Adamson, March 14, 2022 The Next Civil War: Dispatches from the American Future, Stephen Marche, Simon & Shuster, January 24, 2022, 200 pp, $27.00 “What if America is already in the middle of an armed uprising and we just haven’t noticed? What if we’re just not used to armed uprisings happening in places we know?” The Next Civil War by … [Read more...] about ￼Is America’s next civil war already in progress?
(March 14, 2022) While public trust in Canada has been deteriorating since the first CanTrust study in 2016, between January 2021 and January 2022, there was a 10% drop in the number of Canadians who expressed positive trust in Canadian institutions and government. As of January 2022, only one third (34%) of Canadians expressed positive public trust, down from 45% in 2018. … [Read more...] about ￼Public trust in government and institutions further deteriorating
(March 10, 2022) Rufina Bazlova is a Belarusian embroidery artist, currently based in the Czech republic. Our Photo Essay this month includes highlights from her recent project, VYZHYVANKA, which began in August 2020, and has been ongoing with new works consistently appearing on Bazlova’s Instagram. She uses the visual language of Belarusian traditional embroidery, … [Read more...] about Rufina Bazlova: Embroidered chronicles of resistance in Belarus
(February 4, 2022) Community-centric fundraising (CCF) is a growing movement that challenges existing philanthropic practices as being colonial in their nature, and exclusionary in their practice. What started in Seattle, Washington has now gone global. A global council to guide the future of Community Centric Fundraising is being created. The appetite for … [Read more...] about Community-Centric Fundraising: Moving Towards Equity