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Organizing to End Poverty: The Struggle for Economic Justice

January 2014

The fight for workers’ rights has a long and celebrated history in Toronto, as does the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts, now in its 29th year. 137 more words

2014

Body Police: Fatness and Food

The term fat-shaming refers to the criticism of fat bodies simply for being fat. The issue some people have with fatness is more than just deviating from what is considered the norm. 647 more words

2014

business as usual?

business as usual?

the word itself reeks

“business”

it reeks of sweat

blood
tears
misery

“business”

haggling over souls

bargaining over consciences

selling buying

anything… 18 more words

Scribbled Verse

Humble Doors Lead To Humble Homes

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Door.”

Some doors remind us

to always be humble

when face-to-face

with dirt and rubble.

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Creative Outlet

Sunday - Randy

Written by Randy

We finally made it to Haiti!!!! It took us almost 45 hours to actually get here from Austin… Thankfully, most of the luggage made it. 323 more words

Haiti

Seaview Gardens: Yuh tink me an yuh a size by Denise N. Fyffe

“Yuh tink me an yuh a size!”

Almost every Jamaican child has heard this volley back at them in the heights of their misbehavior. It is no simple utterance and must be taken as a premeditated threat with serious repercussions to follow, which aims to put you back into your place. 497 more words

Jamaica

Denise N. Fyffe, Writer reblogged this on THE ISLAND JOURNAL and commented:

“Yuh tink me an yuh a size!” Almost every Jamaican child has heard this volley back at them in the heights of their misbehavior. It is no simple utterance and must be taken as a premeditated threat with serious repercussions to follow, which aims to put you back into your place.