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Category Archives: Politics

Social Enterprise

Great design can change the world. Resource depletion is an ongoing concern, as the world population continues to swell past seven billion. More and more, individuals with entrepreneurial spirit are creating social innovations and successful business ventures that address these concerns. As the interactively resourceful engage with an uncertain economic landscape, new social entrepreneurship business […]

The Providence Of Privacy

Isanyoneup.com is a website with a capitalistically shrewd and deviously ruthless business model. The site hosts amateur nude digital photos of people from all over North America, cleverly filtered by city, uploaded by the recipients of “sexted” photos: spurned lovers, ex-partners, and mean-spirited hook-ups. These people have chosen for various reasons to share with the world sexy […]

Put Your Best Food Forward

Recent documentaries such as Food Inc. (2008) and Fresh (2009) deconstruct and expose how industrialized food manufacturing is affecting our global environment, health, economy and workers’ rights; Fresh goes a step further by providing ideas on how to re-invent our food system in a more sustainable way. Food Forward, the registered not-for-profit organization based in […]

Social Change Is Upon Us

With the advent of Facebook and Twitter over the last four years, the world has experienced a social awakening in ways never before imagined. Transparent communication and information sharing has changed and continues to change how we see our planet. Our first two years on Facebook brought us shared baby photos, vacation snapshots, home renovation […]

Pride 30: Michael Thorner

I remember my favourite Pride moment (to date) like it was yesterday. In the summer of 1996, I was just coming off the transformative high of admitting to myself that the wizard design genius I met in March of that year, I actually considered – in my mind – to be an actual boyfriend; and […]