Why I am sailing on the Women’s Boat to Gaza.
No triumph over sexism and harassment is insignificant, as we recently saw in Spaniard’s Bay. But the fight against patriarchy is global — and it’s far from over.
The terrorist attacks in Paris will shape the evolution of our security and privacy environments and accelerate profound effects on the way we interact and live. As a society we have a responsibility to understand what an event like Paris means and how we can best protect ourselves against such violence—and worse—in the future.
While people are literally dying for democracy here in the Middle East, it disheartens me to see so many back home in Newfoundland and Canada taking their freedoms for granted.
Newfoundland’s own, celebrated author and columnist Gwynn Dyer, poses a big question: was former U.S. President George Bush a ‘sleeper’? “In spy talk, a ‘sleeper’ is somebody who lives his life in the target country, keeping his nose clean and climbing up the ranks of the local hierarchy, until he reaches a position in which he can be of great service to his true employers abroad. It’s time to inquire if that description fits former US president George W. Bush.” Read Dyer’s full article here at the Embassy. Source: Embassy Magazine