Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Problem is, by then the right-wingers will have bankrupted the government and given everything away to their rich friends, so there will be no money to implement it.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Now that Trudeau owns the pipeline (at exorbitant taxpayer cost), it will ultimately be his call. Meanwhile, my friend Khelsilem insists the project will not go ahead. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

It was so easy and a fraction of the cost of taking a taxi. The bedroom must be big enough for a wheelchair and the bathroom must be wheelchair friendly. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was extremely good and certainly enough to set you up for the day.

2018 182

What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

I’d spoken with my friend Izzy Gesell – someone who has written books on humour – and his advice was to notice stuff. We humans are prone to the ‘sunk cost fallacy’ believing that we’ve put in so much time, effort or resources that we need to keep going.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall. photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems.

2018 46

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. Capitalism, in contrast, rewards obedience, cost reduction, and coercive marketing.

2018 46

Markers – ready!

Michelle Laurie

The refillable marker was also an incentive given the cost of buying these markers (they are imported from Germany). It’s always fun getting ready to host a graphic facilitation workshop and I have one coming up Aug 15-16 in Prince George (a few spaces left in case you are keen).

2018 130

Risky Business

How to Save the World

But we’re desperate to believe that cheap oil won’t run out until we have “environmentally friendly” renewable energy available in abundance. Apparently in Davos, technology is still our friend.

2018 69

Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Our research indicates that this will increase the healthy life-span of our citizens by several years, at a fraction the cost the “industry”, and its parasitic insurance companies and lawyers, have been charging. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

2018 63

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: Editor Joel Caris brings to it an interesting philosophy and writes thought-provoking intros to each edition that alone are worth the cost of a subscription.

2017 60