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Dirty Dancing online

I had a wonderful time at the Balsillie School at Waterloo last week – good company, constructive conversations and endless hospitality – and I’m truly grateful to… 850 more words


Lower hurdles, higher spikes: How politically sensitive NGO's in China will be crucified

The recent arrest of 5 women’s rights activists reignited debate about governance of China’s civil society. All the arrested activists were connected to Yirenping, a Chinese NGO dedicated to HIV prevention, the Beijing offices of which were… 928 more words


Skip Child Support. Go to Jail. Lose Job. Repeat.

So he died because of child support. He lost jobs because of child support. And he resented that his wife took welfare and the state extracted that from him as well. 23 more words

Absence of Grace

A few days ago while sitting in the galley of a courtroom waiting on a personal matter the judge sitting at her bench called a well-dressed attorney and his young female client to center stage. 777 more words


I Don't Have Much to Add

Unpaid child support became a big concern in the 1980s and ’90s as public hostility grew toward the archetypal “deadbeat dad” who lived comfortably while his children suffered.

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Music Mondays- UMP Begrudgingly Shells Out $11.5 Million in Lawsuit

On this day of all days, the estate of “Mary Jane” crooner Rick James and other UMG (Universal Music Group) musicians have yet another reason to celebrate: UMG has agreed to settle a lawsuit which will award $11.5 million in unpaid royalties from the past forty years. 276 more words