social activism

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.

The Modern Thinker

Partial cover image of The Modern Thinker: Timeless Ideas, Inspiration, and Hope for the 21 st Century

War Horse, Tin Tin, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and more big movies for Christmas

Steven Spielberg brings us both War Horse and The Adventures of Tin Tin this holiday season.

Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival presents Lynda Barry, author of "Picture This: The Nearsighted Monkey Book"

Best known for Ernie Pook’s Comeek, Lynda Barry, is also a novelist, philosopher, and champion of an unpopular cause.

In Canada's poorest neighborhood, a pastor serves mass and lunch

Not everyone is finished when Brian lets in the second group. Some in the first group have shoveled pasta into plastic bags they brought and are calling for more...

Brian Heinrich and the Lutheran Urban Mission Society in Vancouver’s DTES

This is part one in a three part series...

Citizens of the World Push Leaders to Action On Climate Change

Today, I received an email with news of a global petition addressed to all the world's leaders in Copenhagen, which calls for strong action to curb human induced climate change. I am inspired that...